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Re: st: Thanks and Amazement


From   Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Thanks and Amazement
Date   Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:40:47 +0500

It is the quality of the statalist. Brilliant People contribute their
brilliance here. I am not brilliant as I am still a student of using
Stata. What I think about these people is to realise that Great People
only works for others' benefits.

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 4:30 PM,  <drreg@earthlink.net> wrote:
> Well said.
>
> reg jordan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
>>From: Ben Hoen <bhoen@lbl.gov>
>>Sent: Nov 21, 2011 3:45 PM
>>To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>Subject: st: Thanks and Amazement
>>
>>To all Stata-listers,
>>
>>I just wanted to write down my thoughts regarding the Statalist, and how
>>surprised/delighted/amazed I find consistently myself with the speed,
>>thoroughness, and unbridled brilliance of the members of the list. I am
>>forever indebted to the users who have so often graciously offered their
>>advice.  This indebtedness is amplified because I am usually stoic about
>>offering any advice to others (for often I either do not know the answer or
>>fear the answer I would give would not be the best advice possible) and
>>therefore my use of the list is primarily a one-way-street.
>>
>>As a Stata user for a bit more than a year, who had not learned any
>>programming language of any kind before, and who has a (potentially)
>>unhealthy need to try to do things right the first time (as opposed to
>>working around problems) I frankly do not know what I would do without the
>>Statalist.
>>
>>It is sheer delight I feel after sending off a Statalist post on a subject
>>that has stumped me for the previous hours, only to find a message in the
>>list-serve in 5 minutes that not only answers my question directly, but
>>offers tangential advice on other commands that I might be interested in too
>>(often that I did not even realize I should know).
>>
>>I suspect I speak for most of the users on this list when I say that
>>StataCorp is extremely well served by your bright minds, and willingness to
>>help out.  I, for one, am undying in my thanks to all of you.  It really is
>>truly remarkable what you all do.
>>
>>Sincerely,
>>
>>Ben
>>
>>
>>Ben Hoen
>>Principal Research Associate
>>Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
>>Office: 845-758-1896
>>Cell: 718-812-7589
>>bhoen@lbl.gov
>>http://eetd.lbl.gov/ea/emp/staff/hoen.html
>>
>>
>>
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Regards
---------------------------
Muhammad Anees
Assistant Professor
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Attock 43600, Pakistan
www.aneconomist.com

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