Re: Pseudonyms

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Posted by Stuart Gilman ( on July 27, 2003 at 06:59:28:

In Reply to: Pseudonyms posted by Jonah on July 26, 2003 at 15:23:03:

Jonah uses the term "egregious" - and does not understand that sometimes there can be a reasonable (tho unacceptable in Jonah's view) cause of multiple names, viz-

When a topic arises that is interesting, important, perhaps vitally important and no-one responds, I would post a reply and wait. A week later, no other posts. Not wanting to appear to be "hogging" the board, I would post under another name so as make the discussion seem ongoing and reactive, no malice intended. This I no longer do.

I know of no instance where "up to two dozen names have been used with multiple ip addresses." I do not believe it.


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