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Old 06-19-2020, 01:46 PM   #1
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invisible mode? why use that?


I just saw that I have the option of using invisible mode, whereby I would not be publicly noticed browsing a sub-forum. I'm known to be paranoid, but I'm not sure why I should care who can see me on LQ.

I'm not sure whether I should have posted this in non-NIX general or in, perhaps, LQ suggestions and feedback. Moderators are invited to move it if they wish.

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Old 06-19-2020, 01:55 PM   #2
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I have never used that. I guess that is the ultimate in lurking? Lol...
 
Old 06-19-2020, 03:20 PM   #3
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Doesn't that just stop your user name from showing when you're on the forum.
 
Old 06-19-2020, 03:51 PM   #4
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Doesn't that just stop your user name from showing when you're on the forum.
That's what I said, yes. I don't know why I would want to browse invisibly.
 
Old 06-19-2020, 04:54 PM   #5
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Reminds me of the scene in the movie Little Big Man where his grandfather said, "I've never been invisible before!", and then walks without fear through a battle zone.

Yes I guess S&F would have been better. Didn't know about the option. Wouldn't bother with it anyways. But enjoy if you like using it!
 
Old 06-19-2020, 06:05 PM   #6
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Reminds me of the scene in the movie Little Big Man where his grandfather said, "I've never been invisible before!", and then walks without fear through a battle zone.

Yes I guess S&F would have been better. Didn't know about the option. Wouldn't bother with it anyways. But enjoy if you like using it!
S&F?
 
Old 06-19-2020, 07:49 PM   #7
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S&F?
Suggestions and Feedback forum.

If you want to ask it to be moved, click report on your first post and ask for the thread to be moved.
 
Old 06-19-2020, 08:19 PM   #8
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I just saw that I have the option of using invisible mode, whereby I would not be publicly noticed browsing a sub-forum.
I've never used it, but my best guess is this: One of the icons in the left sidebar of a user's post will display whether or not the user is online. Perhaps it mutes that icon.
 
  


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