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Old 03-09-2020, 09:14 AM
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I know I am going to get blasted with this post, just as all posts do but I wonder if there would be less people being snarky and rude and downright mean if we had our names and village as our username instead of hiding behind a made up username.
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And your real name and address is?
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It doesn't stop some of the people who do post those things now.
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I’m not gonna blast you. The goal is an admirable one. But it simply ain’t gonna happen.
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I know I am going to get blasted with this post, just as all posts do but I wonder if there would be less people being snarky and rude and downright mean if we had our names and village as our username instead of hiding behind a made up username.
Damn straight there would be less! But unfortunately that isn't how "the internet" works. Besides, how would one prove their real name? It would make a whole lotta work for the mods.

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Could posting all that on a public forum could lead to identity theft?
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Could posting all that on a public forum could lead to identity theft?
Or worse.

You wouldn't be able to post that you're heading on a cruise next week - because you'd be setting yourself up for a burglary while the criminals know you're not home.

You have to be careful on any forum, but especially on one that is exclusive to a very specific location - that is also available for anyone who is NOT a member to view.
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I know I am going to get blasted with this post, just as all posts do but I wonder if there would be less people being snarky and rude and downright mean if we had our names and village as our username instead of hiding behind a made up username.
Not blasted by me. Perfect idea. I second your 💡 idea. Lol
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It's too late to make that happen. However, a computer photo or any recent photo will work as well. However, I'm also post on 3 Villages Facebook pages where most everyone has a photo, a profile and a real name for the most part, and there are still rude, inconsiderate, know-it-all people. What they try to do, is eliminate political posts like this website use to do.
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The suggestion is fine.
It of course has certain associated risks, which for the most part can be mitigated with common sense.
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I have no problem with that. Christine Tuttle, Alhambra!
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Bond! James Bond.
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Bond! James Bond.

Excellent!
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Homer Simpson here
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