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How much value

do you give anon responses on your posts? or do you just ignore them altogether?

 
ShouldHaveLeft

Asked by ShouldHaveLeft at 12:26 AM on Dec. 20, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • Well i don't ignore them all together but usually seems like anon response do so because they are hateful and don't want anyone to know who they are.....not always the case but mostly...... but i do read and decide if i should take them at face value or not.
    harris4

    Answer by harris4 at 12:28 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Everyone who answers my questions gets a vote up. I don't believe in votes down. I read all my answers. If it's a troll post or something that is in response to someone who answers one of my questions, I really just ignore it.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:40 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • I usually read them, but if they start out poorly (e.g., mean spirited) I stop reading and go on to the next answer.

    Even when they seem well intended, I tend to wonder why the person chose to answer anon. I'm sure there are some good reasons to use anon, but it seems that most often it is used to prevent association with one's bad behavior.
    ss_mom

    Answer by ss_mom at 12:46 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • None - if it's a debate question, they obviously aren't that sure in their convictions if they don't even want to have them attached to their fake online user name. If it's a question about something serious like kids' health or finances, why on earth would ANYONE listen to someone with negative credibility? When you have no way to know if the person giving you advice has any experience with the problem or even if they're someone who maliciously gives the wrong info intentionally, it's as good as no advice at all. If there's a name attached you can view their answers/journals history and see if they have the first clue what they're talking about.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 12:57 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • If there's a name attached you can view their answers/journals history and see if they have the first clue what they're talking about.


    do people actually do this? geez
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:06 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • I give them the same value as anyone else's.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 10:36 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • I read the answers and I either value it or I don't. So ultimately, I could care less "who" answered it (meaning if they posted anon or not).
    firenicecream

    Answer by firenicecream at 12:28 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Just as much as non-anon.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:53 AM on Dec. 20, 2010

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