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Wanting Clarification

Not an answer: I suggest you contact the mods ASAP and remove the references to what appear to be real names of organizations and individuals. posted by Tomorrowful at 4:11 on March 4 [36 favorites +] [!] Why? Is this policy? Or etiquette, or... [more inside]
posted by hal_c_on on Mar 3, 2014 - 40 comments

If someone doesn't want to share their real name here, why can't we respect that?

If someone doesn't want to share their real name here, why can't we respect that?
posted by Vidiot on Sep 18, 2005 - 121 comments

IRL, do we introduce other MeFites as friends, acquaintances, or what?

I was out at Jillian's in Boston yesterday, and I saw another MeFite there who I recognized from a previous MeFi meetup. Thing is, I didn't remember her real name, and I'm not sure that she'd remember mine. Should I have said hi, and if so, what would be the rules on having friends of MeFites meet each other? Do we introduce other MeFites as friends, acquaintances, or what?
posted by sachinag on Apr 9, 2005 - 45 comments

What is the correct form of address here at MetaFilter? Real names or screen names?

What is the correct form of address here at MetaFilter? Or isn't there one? Real names seem to be used more and more. In this thread holgate and ljromanoff address each other as Lance and Nick. Can we use a real name when we know it - by exchanging emails with someone, for instance? Isn't it confusing for everyone else? Does it make others feel left out? (Examples inside.)


posted by MiguelCardoso on Nov 6, 2001 - 59 comments

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