1. Use clear, concise lanuguage. (i.e. avoid words and phrases like ‘thing’, ‘shitty’, ‘it’s being stupid’, “I hate it”)

  2. Describe what you are trying to accomplish with a specific piece/block of code.

  3. Describe what’s actually happening.

  4. Note the error messages you’re getting in return and attempt to decipher them.

  5. Beg for a swift, merciful death. answer to your question.