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People who signing their own posts with their user name. Is it an ego thing?

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posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:00 PM
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I can't understand why some people feel the need to sign their posts with their user name. Are they worried that someone might log into their account and pretend to be them and not be smart enough to forge (via typing) the account holders user name?

The only explanation that I can think of is that these people are looking for some sort of a celebrity ego boost by seeing their name repeated over and over on the internet. Its akin to people posting what their having for dinner on Facebook or getting off on large post count numbers.




posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:02 PM
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originally posted by: NOrrTH
I can't understand why some people feel the need to sign their posts with their user name. Are they worried that someone might log into their account and pretend to be them and not be smart enough to forge (via typing) the account holders user name?

The only explanation that I can think of is that these people are looking for some sort of a celebrity ego boost by seeing their name repeated over and over on the internet. Its akin to people posting what their having for dinner on Facebook or getting off on large post count numbers.


Nitpick much?

What a stupid thread.


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posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:03 PM
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a reply to: NOrrTH

Agreed.





-DBCowboy



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:07 PM
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If the person is over 60, no. If they are under 60, yes. Why? My mother does this on Facebook all the damn time, and I bother her about it. I tell her, you are not writing a letter, it's just a response.



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:07 PM
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If the person is over 60, no. If they are under 60, yes. Why? My mother does this on Facebook all the damn time, and I bother her about it. I tell her, you are not writing a letter, it's just a response.



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:07 PM
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a reply to: NOrrTH

Crazy ego thing.

-xuenchen

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posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:10 PM
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It saves me the effort of glancing left to see who wrote the post.

Or, if it's an especially long post I might have forgotten who authored it by the time I get to the end, so having a user name handy at the bottom saves me from having to scroll up to get a squiz at the name.

It's a small thing but it makes life easier


berenike



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:12 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: NOrrTH

Agreed.





-DBCowboy


Me too

-DBCowboy



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:14 PM
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Now why didn't I think of that?


123143
edit on 1/20/17 by 123143 because: FORMATTING.



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:15 PM
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a reply to: NOrrTH

I solved that because I chose my name so wisely I almost kind of made it into your head line. I did. You just misspelled. I am in your head.
That is an ego thing. The other is just a leftover from when written thought exchange was subject to norms. Letters. You know those on paper?



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:16 PM
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We just like the sound of our name.

Neo96.



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:18 PM
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a reply to: NOrrTH

You properly right, but who knows for sure? You having a problem with it, is properly a thing too, so who cares?

-IamNotYou
edit on 20-1-2017 by IAMNOTYOU because: Edit to add name



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:18 PM
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originally posted by: NOrrTH
I can't understand why some people feel the need to sign their posts with their user name. Are they worried that someone might log into their account and pretend to be them and not be smart enough to forge (via typing) the account holders user name?

The only explanation that I can think of is that these people are looking for some sort of a celebrity ego boost by seeing their name repeated over and over on the internet. Its akin to people posting what their having for dinner on Facebook or getting off on large post count numbers.


What a self righteous thing to say.

The older generation do this as a matter of course. Lets you know when they have finished. They find it quite normal.

I suggest you may want to think about celebrating our differences rather than being so wound up that you can only see through narrow blinkers of your own making.

P



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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a reply to: NOrrTH

I forget who I am sometimes so I have to remind myself.

SEARCHER FOR TRUTH

Curious why some people purposely spell words the wrong way, like SOuuth, doesn't really makes sense, unless they just have a HUGE ego and want to call attennnnntion to themselves for strange odd weird reason.

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posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:21 PM
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a reply to: NOrrTH


Ummm...I totally agree..it must be an ego stroke thing...

What's even more of an affront...is those people that feel it's necessary to start their posts with...Ummm...

The absolute worst of all...are the EMO emoticon abusers...


YouSir



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:24 PM
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Yes and it is dumb!



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:24 PM
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Ummmm, how dare you have the audacity to throw poor defenseless EMO's under the bus, what did they ever do to you?

:id ea:


United we stand together in hand! POWER to the EMO's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Signed,

SEARCHER FOR TRUTH

Sincerely



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:25 PM
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originally posted by: YouSir
a reply to: NOrrTH


Ummm...I totally agree..it must be an ego stroke thing...

What's even more of an affront...is those people that feel it's necessary to start their posts with...Ummm...

The absolute worst of all...are the EMO emoticon abusers...


YouSir


Loving the signature, it's hilarious!!
edit on 20/1/17 by Cobaltic1978 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:26 PM
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a reply to: Naturallywired

Dumb is kind of harsh, silly maybe, butt harsh, NAH


In response to Naturally Wired,

SFT (shortened because I am LAzzzzzy)
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posted on Jan, 20 2017 @ 05:30 PM
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And of course,everyone trolls the OP.
The trollish egos are big in this thread.

OP,yes I think it is an ego thing,I mean,people can see the name just fine.
It is kind of pretentious and pompous.
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