Some questions are easier to ask than answer

By Kathleen Atkins

You might think it a stretch to classify a question about an icon as bordering on philosophical.

But some discussions seem to go that way. When Lounge member NealNYC posted a photo of a screen icon he couldn’t identify, he probably hoped for swift enlightenment.

Instead, he learned that people can download free icons and assign to them any meanings they want — and that this particular icon was a mystery not easily solved. Find out what other forum members suggest to solve NealNYC’s icon riddle. More»

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions to which you might be able to provide responses:

☼ starred posts — particularly useful

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.