When some member(s) asks a question, he/she gets answers that are most helpful while other people ask questions, they get railroaded ?? I don't believe there is any sign etiquette which needs to be learned as to how to ask a question, but I do think there are certain conditions that might enter into the end results. Professionalism should always be at the top of the list. End results should be professional, techniques and methods should be professional and business attitude should be professional. When someone asks a question, especially around this place, it becomes quite evident of someone's knowledge, especially what some of the questions contain....... or lack. When you look at someone's profile, it also gives an indication of someone's level of knowledge. Now, most of you will say..... well, YOU didn't know this coming in and you hafta start somewhere. Stop being so hard on us. Well, that's all fine and dandy, but we didn't learn while making a professional sign..... on our own. We learned along side of professionals. We actually learned our trade before we hung a shingle out. Some of us are self-taught, but none of us think someone else is having to tell us everything in an instant and on your terms. You are the one asking questions and are in need of answers..... not us. I pity the poor customers who are under an illusion that while you pretend to be a professional, you're really not and only faking it. However, they are paying for your mistakes and possibly in the end paying for an inferior product. Then, with a bad taste in their mouths, that same customer now badmouths all sign people as being all corrupt. Now, we hafta educate the customer about your kind and how many hacks are really in this business. Therefore, when someone asks you if you have adequate insurance, or an electricians license or permitting or certain knowledge in woodworking, mechanical fasteners or just in general how to do common basic things.... it is generally, because the OP doesn't seem to have any idea these things are needed, let alone required in most cases. While I'm a good one to remain focus and stay on topic, the topic must be identified and if the OP cannot do that, then we hafta go fishing, cause the OP has communication problems..... and can't even ask a decent question to help themselves. Let's discuss this and see if we can find some middle ground to try and get things done. There is no test or evaluation to get into this place, but your answers are gonna depend on the rest of us and if you want solid answers, you're gonna hafta at least try. If you think google is your friend, it might at least point you in the right direction so you can at least know what you might be talking about, before you get here, asking silly questions or using wrong terminology. We all use it, but to say you learned the sign trade by google and u-tubes is a joke.