Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

Well ?

Seen "Online"
9
41%
Hidden Online (covert lurking setting).
13
59%
 
Total votes: 22

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Zilth Pilchards
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Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Zilth Pilchards » 01 Dec 2010, 17:08

with that online band around your avatar or not as the case might be....and why :?:

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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Jude » 01 Dec 2010, 17:14

I'm not a lurker. I don't see the point, really. :?
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Uncle Spellbinder » 01 Dec 2010, 17:14

I was hidden for a while, but had no clue how that option was enabled in the first place. Once I realized it was on 'hidden", I changed it to visible. Curious as to why anyone would not want to be seen as "online."
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Zilth Pilchards » 01 Dec 2010, 17:24

Uncle Spellbinder wrote:Curious as to why anyone would not want to be seen as "online."


But people do don't they ? like I am now.

It's a sort of a social experiment to see if people will admit to doing it and if they will give their motives,er,reasons for doing it.

Just interesting I think. :)

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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Underwater » 01 Dec 2010, 17:28

I'm still hiding from the Prof.

Can't give him any clues, you see.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Rated B » 01 Dec 2010, 17:45

Hidden. Habit.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Loki » 02 Dec 2010, 02:17

Since I'm a chod, I don't have much reason to lurk. Yet.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Still Baron » 02 Dec 2010, 03:15

Hidden!
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby hookfinger » 02 Dec 2010, 19:26

I'm usually hidden because I log in in the morning and then check back at various points during the time. At times I have forgotten to log out at night and I didn't want to appear as being on here 24 hours a day.

Plus Nolamike sends me mash notes when he sees my name online.
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Postby Nolamike » 02 Dec 2010, 19:48

yulefinger wrote:I'm usually hidden because I log in in the morning and then check back at various points during the time. At times I have forgotten to log out at night and I didn't want to appear as being on here 24 hours a day.

Plus Nolamike sends me mash notes when he sees my name online.


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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Goat Boy » 02 Dec 2010, 19:51

Seen.


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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby The Fish » 02 Dec 2010, 20:19

I'm often left logged in so appear online when I'm not.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Loki » 02 Dec 2010, 20:28

I'm not sure if it works the same on all sites, but on another one, I believe it shows you offline when the actual screen isn't up / showing. Not sure tho.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Mr Maps » 02 Dec 2010, 20:47

What I do is secret.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Loki » 02 Dec 2010, 21:23

What a mystery man.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Still Baron » 03 Dec 2010, 03:14

I actually don't understand why you would want your name to show up wherever you are.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby sloopjohnc » 03 Dec 2010, 04:52

Baron Grumblechops wrote:I actually don't understand why you would want your name to show up wherever you are.


That's me. I wanna get in and get out.

At tonight's company Christmas party, I got in, had a drink, and left without anyone noticing. No muss, no fuss.
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Neil Jung » 03 Dec 2010, 09:52

It might be handy if you've flounced and want to check back to see if anyone's missed you...
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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby Lemon Yoghourt » 03 Dec 2010, 09:56

Definitely hidden.

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Re: Do you prefer to be seen as "online" or hidden online ?

Postby quix » 03 Dec 2010, 16:47

hidden. otherwise i'm bombarded with pms from people wanting to say hello when they see me online. :D