Should the board show posters IP addresses? Should the board show posters IP addresses?

View Poll Results: Show IPs (or hash of) in Posts?

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  • Yes - death to sockpuppets

    21 52.50%
  • No - it's more fun guessing who's who

    11 27.50%
  • Errm - AndyW probably wouldn't approve

    8 20.00%
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    Default Should the board show posters IP addresses?

    The sock-puppetry nonsense is getting completely out of hand!

    Should the board be modified to show the IP address of the poster, or perhaps a hash of the IP, so that we can see exactly who's who?

    I know that IP addresses are not totally reliable, but it would make the obvious sockpuppets stick out like a sore thumb, unless they went to exceptional lengths to change IPs between posts.

    You've come right out the other side of the forest of irony and ended up in the desert of wrong.

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    Poll, poll - we need a poll!!!
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    A hash yes - the ip no. I dont want anyone working out I work for megabank.

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    It's not that difficult to have two or three browsers open pointing to different proxy servers...
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoStu View Post
    It's not that difficult to have two or three browsers open pointing to different proxy servers...
    Is that a rumour. Or something you have tried and proved?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrilloPad View Post
    Is that a rumour. Or something you have tried and proved?
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    Since we're Spartacus, surely the IP address would still be the same
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheFaQQer View Post
    Since we're Spartacus, surely the IP address would still be the same
    Depends where I'm posting from today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoStu View Post
    Depends where I'm posting from today.
    The kitchen - making a ham and mustard sandwich, with tomato, I assume??
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheFaQQer View Post
    The kitchen - making a ham and mustard sandwich, with tomato, I assume??
    You too? What a coincidence
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