Why Oh Why May 29, 2007 2:16 PM   Subscribe

Why is THIS anonymous?
posted by Stynxno to Etiquette/Policy at 2:16 PM (7 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

Potential backlash. So to speak.
posted by NotMyselfRightNow at 2:24 PM on May 29, 2007 [2 favorites]

How do you expect to receive an answer to this?
posted by drezdn at 2:28 PM on May 29, 2007

Because your mom posted it.
posted by four panels at 2:29 PM on May 29, 2007 [19 favorites]

It's anonymous because MeFites have a long memory and maybe the guy doesn't want to go around being known as "that BDSM guy." I have no idea why that isn't blindingly obvious.
posted by jessamyn (staff) at 2:33 PM on May 29, 2007 [9 favorites]

You'd think if someone liked being beat up, they'd love posting to AskMeta! ::rimshot::
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 2:33 PM on May 29, 2007 [8 favorites]

I suppose their is a chance that you might not just be being difficult for the sake of being difficult, so let me be succinct: BSDM falls outside of the sexual norm, people are weird about vanilla sex, therefore, would probably be weird about asking about BSDM. Got it?
posted by stormygrey at 2:34 PM on May 29, 2007

There's "ha ha you should totally do this" conversations in #mefi, and then there's "omg you obviously shouldn't have actually done this, what are you, a retard?" comments and a creeping sense of regret in metatalk fifteen minutes later.
posted by cortex (staff) at 2:34 PM on May 29, 2007 [4 favorites]

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