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Unread 05-23-2020, 01:50 PM   #1
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Why is it sometimes posts show up under my real name and not my forum name? On other firearms forums, anonymity is maintained as one's real name is NEVER revealed.
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Unread 05-23-2020, 05:09 PM   #2
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As I understand it, only PGCA members know your real name.
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I have never seen anything but someone's "screen name" appear on the PGCA forum. Even if you originally used your real name when you first started posting (as a PGCA Member) once you take on a screen name, your newly adopted screen name will appear on all of the posts you ever made as a PGCA Member, even those earliest posts you made.





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When I look at this thread you started I see the threads name and below it I see your real name. When I open the thread I see your scree name. If I click on your screenname I see your real name. Why it's set up this way, only John Dunkle can answer that.
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When I look at this thread you started I see the threads name and below it I see your real name. When I open the thread I see your screen name. If I click on your screen name I see your real name. Why it's set up this way, only John Dunkle can answer that. I don't know what a Forum Associate can see.
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I like to look at the screen name if I don’t already know who the poster is. I would suspect John would tell us not to post anything we wouldn’t be proud of.
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I think Bill is correct.
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I always assumed that the lack of anonymity was purposeful and that it was a part of membership by design. Yes, we could choose a sobriquet or nickname, but we would not be anonymous (you can see every poster's name by "thanking" them or checking their profile). Each person would be responsible for his/her comments. Frankly, I think that's an important part of why I appreciate this Association. I hope this does not change.
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Mobird, sobriquet?? WOW!!! And here I thought that is what we used to cook on a charcoal grill?
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Mobird, sobriquet?? WOW!!! And here I thought that is what we used to cook on a charcoal grill?
Isn't it??!!
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