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DocWils Offline

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Post: #11
RE: User Names Not to Use
That's like Fleischkaese, right?
11-20-2013 09:38 PM
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SuperSleeper Offline

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Post: #12
RE: User Names Not to Use
(11-20-2013 09:38 PM)DocWils Wrote:  That's like Fleischkaese, right?

Yes, but it's a "poor man's Fleischkaese" primarily for those with a fondness for off-colour British television.




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11-20-2013 10:35 PM
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Post: #13
RE: User Names Not to Use
We now have edits in place to prevent new users from using their email addresses as their user names. However, we are now seeing an increase in new users using their real names. This is not a good idea because these users are sharing personal information about their health with the viewing public.

If are using your real name as your username, please contact SuperSleeper and get it changed. If you don't think this could be an issue, send me a PM and I'll sent you your snail-mail address to prove my point.


INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA.
INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
12-18-2013 09:39 PM
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Post: #14
RE: User Names Not to Use
Pump time,again!!
08-01-2014 10:40 PM
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justMongo Offline

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Post: #15
RE: User Names Not to Use
Another suggestion -- do not use the same user name, signature or avatar that you might use on other forums, or retail sites where you might write reviews. The CIA (Central Indiana Agent) can glean enough information to profile you.

INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
08-02-2014 07:46 AM
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PollCat Offline
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Post: #16
RE: User Names Not to Use
Shhh, Mongo, no one needs to know that I used to work for DHS!! BananaBanana
08-02-2014 08:56 AM
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Post: #17
RE: User Names Not to Use
I don't mind using similar or same usernames or even an email address for a username. It a question of restraint, say nothing online that you would not say in person, then you should be fine. People think they are anonymous, but little do they know and I have scared a lot of people by proving how open their lives are to anyone. As for emails, the email address you find on my account here is unique. There are sites that give you this ability and if you own your own domain, you potentially have unlimited email addresses. Nothing freaks out someone more than seeing their business name before the "@" symbol in an email address. And nothing stops SPAM faster than blocking a single address at your website console. Also helps to identify exactly who leaked your email address, no doubt.

In saying all that, sometimes you do need to help people help themselves, so well done for putting in some system controls to do this.
08-06-2014 04:56 PM
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