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Chris Arnold
(ChristopherActual) - F

Locale: Oregon, USA
Privacy settings on 03/08/2011 12:59:34 MST Print View

I didn't realize my full name was going to show up on your board. I was under the impression that your login name would be the only one to show up. Is there anyway I can get my last name to NOT show up in threads?

Lance Marshall
(Lancem) - F - MLife

Locale: Oregon
Re: Privacy settings on 03/08/2011 13:19:05 MST Print View


Check this previous thread: particularly Addie's post near the bottom.


Edited by Lancem on 03/08/2011 13:31:43 MST.

Sam Haraldson
(sharalds) - MLife

Locale: Gallatin Range
Privacy settings on 03/10/2011 10:30:58 MST Print View

Thanks for posting the link, Lance.

Chris, here is our official response to this request:

Regarding your request to change your name on the Backpacking Light forums it is noted that in accordance to our Terms & Conditions policies ( by signing up for our forums you agreed to the following statement:

"If you choose to participate in our community forums, your first and last names will be associated with your post. We discourage anonymity and encourage integrity in your communications so that your identity fairly reflects your reputation for appropriate communications. "

It is possible for you as a user to visit the account section of the Web site and change your name to something else, perhaps your first and last initials but as we discourage anonymity we cannot do this for you.