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    How to ask an anonymous question?

    This is gonna seem like a bit of a strange question, but let's just say I knew that people around me knew who I was on Hexus, and therefore I wanted to ask a question without them knowing about it, what would be the best way to do so? Create a new account just for the one question?

    Is that against the rules of Hexus, even if the question asked is definately not against the rules?

    This is all hypothetical of course.....

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    In most forums the dupe account is a well respected tradition. Provided that you're not using it to spam or otherwise break the rules, why not ?
    Admins can see the IP address anyway and are unlikely to be fooled.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Phage View Post
    Admins can see the IP address anyway and are unlikely to be fooled.
    Yeah, I know they would... but I have nothing to hide from them at all.

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Sorry, I'm already married, but I'm flattered :blush:
    |Kata: "Read title as 'fisting'. Not sure why I clicked. Relieved, really."|
    |TAKTAK: "It was so small that mine wouldn't fit into it"|

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Ask someone else to ask it for you. And above all, don't announce your plans to ask an anonymous question beforehand. Oh.

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Use a brown paper bag with eye holes and get an actor to dub your voice...

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Quote Originally Posted by mycarsavw View Post
    Sorry, I'm already married, but I'm flattered :blush:
    Dang!

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Ask someone else to ask it for you.
    Not a bad idea.....

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    And above all, don't announce your plans to ask an anonymous question beforehand. Oh.
    Not even I'm stupid enough to make a thread like this and then the next day create a new account asking a strange question as a first post!

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Wear a wig and false moustache while you're posting
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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen View Post
    Not even I'm stupid enough to make a thread like this and then the next day create a new account asking a strange question as a first post!
    oh, you want to make it interesting then? ok im in
    Quote Originally Posted by Ephesians
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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen View Post
    This is gonna seem like a bit of a strange question, but let's just say I knew that people around me knew who I was on Hexus, and therefore I wanted to ask a question without them knowing about it, what would be the best way to do so? Create a new account just for the one question?

    Is that against the rules of Hexus, even if the question asked is definately not against the rules?

    This is all hypothetical of course.....
    Don't worry......hair sprouting and voice getting deeper is normal

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Try starting a thread called "A mate of mine wanted to know..."

    It can't fail.

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Is that about when you got punched in the neck a few years back?

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Quote Originally Posted by steve threlfall View Post
    Is that about when you got punched in the neck a few years back?

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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    *Posts about trouser tent based malfunctions from a new account in order to incriminate Allen*


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    Re: How to ask an anonymous question?

    Yes, I'm starting to think asking this in GD was NOT a good idea...

    Maybe I AM stupid enough then?

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