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A really dumb ass question?

Started Aug 2, 2014 | Discussions thread
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A really dumb ass question?
Aug 2, 2014

Why do people come to sites like this, to ask what lens or camera to buy? Seriously? Some posters have some idea what they want to shoot and others, not a clue. Do they really expect a unified answer from the replies, telling them this is your camera/lens ? I can’t see how anyone can make decisions based on the replies received? Even when the poster has narrowed it down to a certain mfg and posted in the appropriate forum, the replies vary all over the place. I love the same poster asking the same question in two forums and asking “should I buy from mfg X or mfg Y and why is X’s cameras or Y cameras better?”. In each forum, they will be told that forum’s cameras are better.

Do people really make buying decisions based on information received this way?

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