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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269553Post Milims
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:06 pm

Because I'm chicken! :wink:
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It won't make us rich
But damn it how happy we'll be!
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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269592Post Millymollymandy
Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:56 pm

And I'm quackers. :iconbiggrin:

Forums are about anonymity hence our nicknames. Facebook/G+ etc are about being yourself/real name. I wouldn't have me as an avatar here but I do have a cartoonised avatar of me on my blog (and some real photos of me!).
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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269597Post thesunflowergal
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:46 pm

There is a thread some where with lots of photos of countless members of the forum, if your really interested.
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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269628Post MKG
Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:01 pm

boboff wrote:I have said before that I am a Teenage boy grooming Cougars who like gardening, this Fat bald Middle aged persona I come across as is a well worked charade.
You've also said that you're a blonde cross-dresser, I think. 'Fess up! Will the real Boboff step forward?

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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269634Post merlin
Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:30 pm

Interesting, I really thought it was a judge, a nun you say?
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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269642Post diggernotdreamer
Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:56 pm

Thought it was just me, I thought it was like some kind of sage looking fella, I never saw the nun, not until it was pointed out

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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269658Post The Riff-Raff Element
Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:52 am

That is Soeur Marie-Thérèse des Batignolles, a well-known French nun whose remarkable life has been documented in a series of beautifully drawn books. A deeply pious and admirable character who likes a drink or two. And, yes, the avatar is one that the publishers allow people to use freely.

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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269693Post Flo
Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:28 am

You wanna be scared?

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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269772Post citizentwiglet
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:09 pm

What a bizarre question to ask. I do have a photo, but I don't look down or be suspicious of those who don't. What next, full address and phone number?

People choose avatars that represent them, or mean something to them. To basically accuse people you don't know of having something to hide is rather judgemental, no?
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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269779Post Rosendula
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:17 pm

I'm rubbish at hiding. I have a name I made up for using on internet forums so I could stay anonymous, but anyone who matters to me in real life knows it, and anyone who matters to me on the 'net knows my real name. I suspect a few people who don't matter much to me also know them both. I recently completely befuddled myself by creating a pseudonym for my pseudonym! Talk about brain-ache.
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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269784Post citizentwiglet
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:24 pm

I'm the same as you. At the end of the day, those I know and trust know who I am in 'real life', but I'm not an open book to everyone - particularly as there are so many scammers on websites these days. I moderate a dating site, and scammers are very subtle. They like to steal innocuous looking profile pictures to set up fake accounts that won't get spotted using TinEye or Google Reverse Image Search, for example.


Wait until your pseudonyms start developing their own distinct personalities.....
I took my dog to play frisbee. She was useless. I think I need a flatter dog.

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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269786Post Rosendula
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:29 pm

I had to unfriend myself from one of them on FB because she kept talking to me and she speaks such twaddle!
Rosey xx

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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269790Post citizentwiglet
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:37 pm

No, that was me....
I took my dog to play frisbee. She was useless. I think I need a flatter dog.

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Re: Why hide?

Post: # 269793Post Rosendula
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:41 pm

citizentwiglet wrote:No, that was me....
:lol:
Rosey xx

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