Win a copy of The Prairie Homestead Cookbook this week in the Cooking Forum forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • James Freyr
  • Mike Haasl
  • paul wheaton
  • Dave Burton
stewards:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Joseph Lofthouse
garden masters:
gardeners:
  • Carla Burke
  • Steve Thorn
  • Eric Hanson

Name instead of online name?

 
Posts: 68
Location: Northern Tablelands, NSW, Australia
2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Why is this site now displaying one's first and last names instead of one's chosen online name?
 
steward
Posts: 3999
Location: Wellington, New Zealand. Temperate, coastal, sandy, windy,
97
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
permies now has a first-name-last-name policy. It doesn't have to be your actual name at all, just something that sounds 'real' https://permies.com/t/12298/tinkering-site/real-sounding-name.
I really like being able address people by a name, whether it's just in my head or in a post and online 'handles' don't give me the feeling of a genuine conversation that a name does. "Hi, someonefromsomewhere" just doesn't do it for me!
 
Ray South
Posts: 68
Location: Northern Tablelands, NSW, Australia
2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I see. I have no problem addressing someone as 'fourreddots', if that's how they wish to be addressed. However, as this forum is owned and paid for by someone, I guess he/she is free to dictate policy. Thanks for the response.
 
This parrot is no more. It has ceased to be. Now it's a tiny ad:

The permaculture playing cards make great stocking stuffers:
http://richsoil.com/cards


  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!