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in reply to Re^2: Anonymous Monk?
in thread Anonymous Monk?

However, at least in the short time I've been here, I feel it's often used as a cover to say something "less positive" that a user wouldn't say under thier signed name.

Assume much?

I know we probably wont get rid of Anonymous Monk altogether but it would be great if we could address some of the issues I think a number of us have with it.

HA! I rearry rearry doubt it.

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Re^4: Anonymous Monk? (oh brother)
by tye (Sage) on Jan 18, 2011 at 09:55 UTC
    However, at least in the short time I've been here, I feel it's often used as a cover to say something "less positive" that a user wouldn't say under thier signed name.
    Assume much?

    Bury your head in sand much? Just in this very thread, we have AnonyMonk saying:

    And I downvoted you for being an ass.

    and

    and I downvoted you for complaining about his complaining

    There are plenty of other examples to choose from.

    As for monastic "ethos", I think s/Anonymous Monk/Brother/g sums up my thoughts nicely.

    - tye        

      There more positive than negative ones

        What point are you arguing against? "I feel it's often used" says nothing about relative frequency. And "there are positive anonymous posts" is a stupid response to:

        I know we probably wont get rid of Anonymous Monk altogether but it would be great if we could address some of the issues I think a number of us have with it.

        So, taking this example specifically, I really wouldn't feel much loss if a change in site policy had somehow prevented it from being posted. :)

        - tye