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Comment Microsoft MVP (Score 1) 221

Microsoft takes advantage of this, but awards the best helpers as MVPs and gives them a certain level of benefits (some $$ to spend on MS stuff, a conference, advance software, etc).

It seems like a decent trade, especially as people in the field can often better answer questions than people at MS that don't really use the end product in a real environment.

"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."