Looking to setup a wtb post but looks like I am locked out of that still. I try not to add to the discussions as most of the time mine is just another opinion that doesnt need to be thrown in to stir up the pot. Hope I can get past this phase of membership soon.
The more helpful you are, the more likely you are to reach the 35 Rep requirement. Help because you want to help though. Don't help because you're trying to get Rep. It may seem counterintuitive, but if you're trying to get Rep, you won't get it. If you're only trying to help and if all you care about is helping, you'll have a greater chance of getting Rep - especially when you're not expecting it or when you honestly don't want it because all you want to do is help. That's why I have as much Rep as I do. I don't want anything in return. I just want to give. Period.