I have no objections at all to people coming here to get help fixing their problem as soon as possible.
I do not think we should expect visitors to
have any prior knowledge about using Ubuntu - they might be installing for the first time and we support that (effective research is really hard when you know nothing about the subject)
have a desire to become a ...
Here is my opinion which has been shaped from Oli's answer to another question:
There are some processes that are pretty daunting to new users. Boot errors, graphics driver foul ups, random crashes. You can throw them at a 10,000 word generic answer ... but they're left having to follow it. It's not always possible for every level of user.
I'm sure ninety-...