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Do you think that there should be an option

when you post a question that doesn't allow for anon responses?


Asked by ShouldHaveLeft at 11:45 PM on Dec. 19, 2010 in About CafeMom

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Answers (17)
  • I would like that!

    Answer by hibbingmom at 11:46 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • No. I really don't care who answers my questions. I'm looking for answers/advice. Not looking for names. Why does everyone get so bent outa shape over an anon answer or post?

    Answer by specialwingz at 11:47 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Maybe, but then you wouldn't get the honest opinions people claim that they're looking for, because most people are not brave enough, or confident enough to express their true opinions and put their name behind them. Also, I think people don't want to be thought of as bitches, even though they are being "honest" (albeit sometimes mean).

    Answer by DMac08 at 11:48 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • no, when i'm asking a question i want answers, whether anon or not...i'm not asking bc i want to see WHO is answering, i just want to see the answer. the stupid ones i jus skip over.

    Answer by angevil53 at 12:07 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Absolutely.

    Answer by LishaBee at 11:47 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Yes!

    There may, sometimes, be good answers that will not be posted because, for whatever reason, the poster does not want to be identified; but if YOU are asking the question, YOU should have the option of risking missing those answers.

    But more than that, too many times, anons are primarily responders who want to be mean, rude, or stir up trouble. The anon feature makes it easy for this bad behavior to prevail.

    Answer by ss_mom at 11:50 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • i could care less if it were an option or not


    Answer by Gen at 11:51 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Yes, I'd love that.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 11:55 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • i think it would be great!

    Answer by alexis_06 at 11:57 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I'm on the fence about it. On the one hand, a lot of anons are annoying and just trolling. On the other hand, some people are too embarrassed or something to even show their screen name on a forum with a bunch of strangers.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 2:16 AM on Dec. 20, 2010