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Why does BHW members use non pictures of themselves in their profiles

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Xquisite, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. Xquisite

    Xquisite Newbie

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    Hey guys just wondering why most BHW members don't use their real picture on their profile.
     
  2. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You mean like you are doing?
     
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    J0sh Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I'm guessing you probably wouldn't browse BHW much if actual photos of the members were shown :smirk:
     
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  4. dongianfranco

    dongianfranco BANNED BANNED

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    because most of us are full time ninjas, and we cover our identity...
     
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    Thats my real picture
     
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    You can start with yourself.
     
  7. macdonjo3

    macdonjo3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    because it's a bh forum
     
  8. deal with it

    deal with it Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    im a ghost, a male one
     
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    damusic2010 Regular Member

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    Makes me seem more interesting.
     
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  10. Xquisite

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    I'm a member too..so that includes myself;)

    Yeah you're right buddy.

    Thats awesome.. I can relate

    ohh really. Super cool:smirk:

    oh! Man:(

    yeah right.

    wow that's fascinating i guess, having ghosts on BHW;)

    Pretty cool. I can relate. Same reason i didn't have my real picture in my profile
     
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    I am here incognito, don't tell my wife, Shhh.
     
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    Since this is a forum and not a social media site, I guess that there are many reasons. One of them is that avatars allow people to express themselves more than a regular picture would. Others choose to put their logos instead of their own pictures. But, as others said, ask yourself why you do the same?
     
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    Maybe for avoiding u buddy
     
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    Because I could never look as good as Ric Flair in a santa hat and beard
     
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    You took the word right out of my mouth.
     
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    TasDePixels Junior Member

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    My current avatar describes me better.
     
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    I don't even use my real picture on social media. Up until about 3 years ago when I changed to doing real estate full time, I had no pictures of me anywhere online and only two mentions of me in Google. Took a lot of effort.
     
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    I have a real picture, I'm just not human
     
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    That's my real picture.... five year ago when I served in Army.
     
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