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poll: known or hidden

i think because the posters identification is hidden some people are rude and just mean.
how many think the owner of the post should be known or hidden?
maybe PT will change it if we get enogh saying we dont like it...or it will stay the same if most like it the way it is

Wed. Sep 6, 10:30am

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so you think if i have to include my name you somehow "know" me better and that scares me from being rude-even though rude is a judgement call?

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 10:44 AM

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I think people should just THINK before you post. I think anonymity is nice but I do think people should post comments here as if their comments are identified. They should also try to remember that the person they are being rude to may just be one of their own PT friends!

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 10:45 AM

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Being able to post anonymously here is very important to me. While my group members don't necessarily know me, they do know my username and I post things here that I would be embarrased for anyone to know at all. I'm able to get true and honest feelings out here and I feel like I get better feedback because people can say what they really think. Sure, there are snarky comments sometimes but I also get honesty.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 10:55 AM

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Maybe have both a public forum and a private forum.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 11:06 AM

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I like the anonymity; makes me not worry about being embarassed by any questions.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 11:46 AM

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I love the ability to be annonymous. It lets me ask questions I might be too embarrassed to ask if I had to identify myself. I also love being able to offer my opinion (I hope while NOT being rude or obnoxious) without being publicly identified with it.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 3:38 PM

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anonymous... if ppl want to identify themselves, they can...

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 4:04 PM

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Please this site is anonymous for a reason, so people can speak freely. If you don't like what someone has to say don't frigging keep reading it. If you want to go to a different site where people know who everyone is leave. But of course it is the internet and you can be anyone you want. Just because someone says they are so and so doesn't make it true. Grow up.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 6:12 PM

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I like the animinity! If you want to insult me who cares. Water off a ducks back. I personally try and be positive. I find most people are

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 6:27 PM

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Please please please keep it anonymous PT. I love having a place that I can speak freely.

Thursday, September 07, 2006, 11:49 AM

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