I've asked a number of questions on Biostars so far, and the community has been very helpful with answering very many of these. However, there are times when I've tried the solution suggested and it's worked at first, but soon afterwards I run into a very related problem. My question is, what is the proper protocol on Biostars for asking a follow-up question?
On the one hand I could reply to the person who gave me the original answer, but my feeling is that that puts a lot of pressure on that particular person. After all, by being helpful and answering my first question, that person isn't intending to turn into my personal consulting service for future questions - it would be much better if I could ask the follow-up question to the community as a whole. For this, I could either start a new thread and link to the old one, or write my new question as an "answer" to my previous question. Are there any preferences among the community about this?