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They are just lazy to type their question, in case you don't happen to be there right now. So if you don't respond quickly, then they save the work of having to formulate the question.

Typical scenario though is that then they move on ask somewhere else. So they have to type it out anyway. If you don't reply, they can copy-and-paste the question to somebody else.

Or they put up with having to put in a little effort to figure it out themselves or look up the info in the internal documentation.

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