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When you answer a question are you careful about what you answer?

Like if someone asks something pretty personal such as " What is your kids name & birthday?" for example?


Asked by iluvmykidsxoxo at 4:53 PM on Mar. 30, 2011 in About CafeMom

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  • Yes. There have been times people have come here very obviously fishing for info. You'll see several new questions in one day, in different sections, but each one asking for a different piece of personal info - where do you live, how old are your kids, do your kids go to the same school you did...all things that, by themselves, seem perfectly benign, but when you notice it's the same person asking, usually on a brand new acct with absolutely no mom-like info on the profile, and then a day or two later they start spamming via pm or chatterbox to people who answered the questions and fit their demographic. Others were probably looking for more than sales leads.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:10 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Yes, I don't offer too much info.

    Answer by tasches at 4:57 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I'm not too concerned about it. People who live by me probably know more and I don't offer it up.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 5:23 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Yes I pay attention and read the question very well

    Answer by christinahenry at 4:53 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Yes.

    Answer by misses_nick at 4:53 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I don't offer much info. And I would never give more than my kids first names. No one needs to know their middle, last names or birthdays.

    Answer by Renee3K at 4:58 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I'm probably not as careful with information as I should be, but I don't answer questions I feel are too personal

    Answer by Lucky209 at 5:02 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • yes

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:06 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I don't even refer to my children b name in answers and I will not answer any questions asking "how many and how old" type things. It's nice to think everyone on here is a decent honest person, but you never know who you're "talking" to on here.

    Answer by Austinsmom35 at 5:20 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • wow, never thought of the NotPanicking!!!! GREAT ANSWER!!!!! I am going to start being more careful!!!!!!

    Answer by MOM2DYLnHAYLEE at 5:20 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

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