Marianne Spitzform wrote:Hi -- I'm new here, and would like not to be deleted! Especially since it was reading Gaia's Garden over Christmas that got me here! Thanks.
Starr Black wrote:Hey Paul,
PLEASE don't delete my name--Starr Black may sound like a "fake name",
but its actually my birth name (even the passport office gave trouble some time back).
What can I say, my mother was a child of the 60's who was a fan of Ringo Starr....
ivan. wrote:I'm already using my real name.
Tint van der Merwe wrote:I'm sad to see this. I'm new here, but Tint is my name all over the internet - on many forums and in my blogs. People know me by that name... both online and offline. My own name is rather unique and recognisable. Sure, I can use another fake name, but I'm bound to forget it. I'm one of those name-challenged people *laugh* Is there any way I can keep my name? I'll abide by the rules, but would prefer to stick to what I have if it's at all possible.
I'm not seeing the "why" behind this policy.
Now, we have to change that to participate on this site?
I haven't been able to participate in the discussion of this policy until now.
If we get locked out, will our past posts be deleted/removed?
I do understand that this is "Paul's Site"
And I expect that there will be some people that will choose to leave. I think that what we will gain will be far greater than this loss.
Mike Dayton wrote:What will happen to the names on all of our old posts? Will they be corrected to our new names, or will they stay listed under out old name? Just wondered, there are some people that I truely repect what they have to say, I hope I can still know who they are when they post.
This is awkward. I've grown a second evil head. I'm going to need a machete and a tiny ad ...
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