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read the fucking manual

rude slang An exclamation of frustration and exasperation directed at someone who has asked a question or series of questions that have already been answered in the manual for something. Would you stop asking such boneheaded questions and just read the fucking manual? I don't have time to hold your hand on every project we do. I don't understand how you could be having so many problems installing the software. Read the fucking manual, dude.
See also: fucking, manual, read

Read the fucking manual!

and RTFM
exclam. & comp. abb. Simply read the manual and stop asking someone else to explain it to you! (Usually objectionable.) Why should I write you a how-to book? RTFM!
See also: fucking, read
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When the manual itself is completed, the world community will have at its disposal a practical tool to use in addressing one of the gravest threats to international peace and security in the new millennium," said Annan at the 20 November 2000 presentation of the report.
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A company will call me and say, `I have an employee manual and I need to update it,'"explains Rienzie, who charges $75-$115 an hour per review.
Proponents of legalization," the manual says, "are generally well-prepared and credible people whose arguments, though compelling, are faulty.
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An improvement of future editions of the Guidelines text would be the inclusion of specific page references for identifying content in the Resource Manual for each behavioral objective.
Our major goal is to increase the documentation supporting DSM-IV diagnoses and explain the reasons for any changes to the people who use the manual.
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Prune Production Manual is one of the most comprehensive prune growing manuals in the world.