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Old 05-22-2009, 02:22 PM   #21
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Default Re: An EASY way to give out personal information :(

I see what you're saying, but there's no way to know if that number really means the age of the person or the year they were born. My friend has a number after her username, danirox08, but that doesn't mean she's 8 years old or was born in 2008! the "08" after her username really is there because that's when she adopted her first webkinz; in 2008. Mine, kittycats10, doesn't mean I'm 10, (which I'm not!) Those numbers could also be like favorite numbers; Example: my favorite number is 14; but that's not my age! You see? So those numbers don't necessarily mean that that person is giving out personal information.
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:26 PM   #22
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Default Re: An EASY way to give out personal information :(

True! I constantly have to watch myself. I know alot of people's username numbers are not there date of birth, but a day somethings special happend, and anniversary or soemthing like that. They could have had webkinz since "05" or soemthing like that. But yes, i don't suggest putting dates or anything!

(i voted this thread 5 stars because it is extremely important to remember not to share personal info)
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:40 PM   #23
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I know....It is a very easy wy to give out personal info....I bet a lot of people don't notice this even when the have joined.
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Old 05-22-2009, 08:33 PM   #24
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Default Re: An EASY way to give out personal information :(

I've seen that, and thought about it. I think that when someone registers, there should be a notice saying "Please don't give out personal information! EX. last name, town/city, DOB". Good point
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Old 05-22-2009, 08:38 PM   #25
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I have often wondered why they allow usernames like that. Like a username that says GroovinSince95 just tells us your birth year...so also your AGE. And they don't allow the giving away of age so why this?
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Old 05-23-2009, 04:12 PM   #26
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Thanks for the reminder
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Old 05-23-2009, 04:15 PM   #27
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I'm with chewbaka11
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Old 05-23-2009, 04:19 PM   #28
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Default Re: An EASY way to give out personal information :(

Well, in my WW ID I don't have PI but I DO have my birthday (kinda..) I have: 7-11 (July 11th..lol it rhymes )

But I totally agree like my whimsy was to join WI and he broke the rulez, his username would be: BubbleGum08. Or maybe even BubbleGum81808 (August 18th 08 also the day I joined WI! )
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Old 05-23-2009, 04:36 PM   #29
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Default Re: An EASY way to give out personal information :(

I really don't see how it matters that you put your birthyear in your username. It's not dangerous at all. Pretend that I was born in 2009 and my name was Kiki, so I put my user name in as Kiki2009. There is tons of people that will be born and name Kiki this year. Even if I put my month and day I was born it would be pretty hard to stalk m down just using my birthday. For all you know I could be sitting in New York or I could be on the other side of the country in California mabye even somewhere in between. There will be tons of Kiki's born today in the US not to mention other countries. What does it matter if someone finds out your age? If someone who is young enough to be taken advantage of is on this site then a parent would probably be watching what they are doing on the computer. Even the last name doesn't matter so even if my full name was Kiki K. Kiwi it would practically imposible to find Kiki K. Kiwi born on 9/9/09. Ease up a little gosh. Not everbody it out to get you. Yeah there are some creeps out there but I highly doubt that they are reading our posts, threads, and user names just to find out a sliver of information about us.

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Old 05-23-2009, 07:28 PM   #30
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Default Re: An EASY way to give out personal information :(

View Post Originally Posted by lillyismydog
I really don't see how it matters that you put your birthyear in your username. It's not dangerous at all. Pretend that I was born in 2009 and my name was Kiki, so I put my user name in as Kiki2009. There is tons of people that will be born and name Kiki this year. Even if I put my month and day I was born it would be pretty hard to stalk m down just using my birthday. For all you know I could be sitting in New York or I could be on the other side of the country in California mabye even somewhere in between. There will be tons of Kiki's born today in the US not to mention other countries. What does it matter if someone finds out your age? If someone who is young enough to be taken advantage of is on this site then a parent would probably be watching what they are doing on the computer. Even the last name doesn't matter so even if my full name was Kiki K. Kiwi it would practically imposible to find Kiki K. Kiwi born on 9/9/09. Ease up a little gosh. Not everbody it out to get you. Yeah there are some creeps out there but I highly doubt that they are reading our posts, threads, and user names just to find out a sliver of information about us.
That is a good point, but on WI members are not allowed to say their age. though on other sites it may be allowed, it isn't on WI. It is true that it is probably impossible to find that certain person, but it's always good to be safe
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