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Why don't people search Google before asking questions on WikiAnswers?

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You have to remember that many people here do not understand how Search Engines like Google, and therefore cannot use such sites. If everyone used Google or sites like that instead of asking us, it would partially defeat the object of WikiAnswers.

The above is not entirely true, because there are certain answers that cannot be found by using a simple google search. However, most of the questions on WikiAnswers have terrible grammar and can just be googled. It's pretty sad.
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