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user-inactivated  ·  1293 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I Made a Community Throwaway So People Don't Have To Create One

Someone requesting that exact feature was the inspiration for this solution. It was a request for an option to have a checkbox-ish solution for anonymous posting, which I thought was a pretty good idea. And it was supposed to be a way to avoid creating a bunch of one-off throwaways, but it would involve the site deciding as a whole that they wanted that ability. That's why I created ThrowMeAway1, so that we could just have a shared profile. And it's also equally interesting that you may be able to follow the throwaway as a profile in itself.

I know there's a demand for anonymous posting. It was requested in the first place, and ThrowMeAway1 was used instantly. But it has to be balanced with the identity of hubski as well especially with the large amount of fair-weather users that are only here as part of a temporary surge from Reddit. No offense to them, but many won't stay, but they do affect the site while they are here.