I'll post it all in here if you like...then Bob can decide how silly it is himself.
A less grumpy version of this would be to say that when somebody asks questions to which they know the answer, and I know they know the answer ,just to demonstrate how smart they are (possibly even to themselves) I find it annoying.
Sure. Post it all on the clearance thread so as not do distract from this one. I ask questions to understand what is going on.