I NEVER would have thought that Mark and Bill would have needed a reminder to follow that advice.
Read the clue, re-read the clue, MEMORIZE the clue. Take the clue
home, feed it and make it a member of the family. Find out about the
clue's past, what it likes, dislikes. What allergies the clue has. What
the clue likes to do for fun.
In other words, KNOW YOUR CLUE!!!