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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Joe,
    Can you explain why the number of members online is sometimes greater than the number of names dispalyed.
    Like right now it says there are 7 members and 3 guests but only 5 names are dispalyed.
    Yeh, I know. Picky, picky. But I'm kinda bored right now.
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    Every lane is a bike lane Chris L's Avatar
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    Apparently one can log on "undercover" (i.e. so they can post without their name being displayed). I'm not quite sure how though.
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    Every lane is a bike lane Chris L's Avatar
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    A potentially stupid question:

    Does one's name still appear in red on the thread view in this mode?
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    BikeForums Founder Joe Gardner's Avatar
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    Nope, the will stay black, even when online...

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    ... surf the forums without appearing in the 'Logged In Users' list.
    Ok, maybe I'm missing the big picture, but why would a member want to log on in this manner?
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    BikeForums Founder Joe Gardner's Avatar
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    I have no idea

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    Must make them feel stealthy.
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    Every lane is a bike lane Chris L's Avatar
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    Maybe they just don't like anybody else.
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    I think the 'secret agent man' mode is kind of cool, but I can't for the life of me think of a reason that I would need it. It's like a car with a heated gas pedal - it's a nice feature, but, well, why?
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    Carfree since '82. Grrr! JonR's Avatar
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    I think most forums offer a lurking or stealth mode... I use it because I'd rather fellow members think I'm not here at all, than that I'm reading and not finding anything I want to respond to. Especially since I am visiting the forums much less than in the past, when I was typically spending two hours a day just trying to keep up.

    It's just a personal preference--maybe I'm all wrong, but it wouldn't be the first time.

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