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AIBU? be warry of posters who ask too many questions?

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purplemonkeydishwasher · 08/02/2007 11:10

You know. Newbies who come on and ask for everyone who lives in such and such place. what ages are your kids. etc etc.
I just generallly assume they are compiling info and trying to sell something.
it's a conspiracey i tells ya!!

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happystory · 08/02/2007 11:11

I suspiciously think they might be trying to identify someone


MrsGordonRamsay · 08/02/2007 11:13

Sorry who are you ???

Can you just answer the followning questions please....

RL name

RL address

RL occupation


ishouldbeironing · 08/02/2007 11:15

yep I agree I always shy away from threads when I feel that someone is asking for too much info
One of the mainy reasons why I like MN is because of the anonymity.
Thats why I didnt reply on the Scottish thread


DimpledThighs · 08/02/2007 11:15

I sometimes think I am so paranoid it is ridiculous - I even had a post deleted because it mentioned the vague field I work in. But then I am surprised at some of the info and pictures people do post.


purplemonkeydishwasher · 08/02/2007 11:15

lol mrs!

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purplemonkeydishwasher · 08/02/2007 11:16

right - so you are in scotland and you should be ironing. duly noted...

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ishouldbeironing · 08/02/2007 11:18

perhaps - not telling


Niteewotcha · 08/11/2022 23:39

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DunkinDonutsToday · 09/11/2022 00:11

I agree op , especially posts where they ask to see your engagement ring or bedroom decor for 'inspiration'..🙄, sure some are probably legit but I also think first that is possibly someone fishing for private info to hack you and rob you.....can't help it, I'm a worrier but people on here are strangers, stay private!


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Kanaloa · 09/11/2022 00:17

To be fair I think anyone who knows me would recognise me from my posts - like they’d put together my number of children, their ages, my work etc and would think ‘oh isn’t that Jane?’

But I only write the stuff I’d say in life. So anyone who recognised me would only know stuff that’s obvious like above - my job, how many kids I have etc. I think if I was going to post about something I wouldn’t want people to know/something personal, I’d just name change and start a new thread.

I don’t know about selling info though. How would somebody knowing I have 4 kids help them sell anything? Because they’d know that anyway/could find it out easily.


BamBamBilla · 09/11/2022 00:22


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