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Desperation is when you search for a problem in StackOverflow and you find not even a similar question... so you write the question yourself.

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    Feel free to drop a link here if you think anyone here might be helpful.
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    We won't even vote to close your question as a duplicate of something unrelated
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    The question exists. It is a couple of months old. There are no responses to it.
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    No, the best scenario is when you search it and find an SO question, but it's actually an unanswered question *you* wrote a few months back and forgot about.
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    Experienced it.
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    @refi64 I sometimes self-answer questions on Stackoverflow for that very reason if I find the answer somewhere else. The number of times I've then found answers that I wrote to my own questions is then a bit scary.
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