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    i know loads of my mates have used this site and we have discussed it , but that generally only happens after we've sat an exam and all gone searching for unofficial mark schemes ! :L after that , it never comes up in discussion
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    I don't see it as that secretive a thing. I don't hide it, but I don't talk about it much either.

    It does sometimes feel a bit weird, though. There's a fine line between my online and offline life. I used to do this flight simming stuff, and I made and still have friends who I found through there. Some of them treat me and their other friends like I treat my school friends, but I don't really see people I meet online as my friends in the same way I do people I know outside of flight simulation and TSR and stuff. Otherwise you get into the realm of being very strange, like for example someone I know from VATSIM (the name of this flightsim community) posted a status on Facebook saying something like, 'How can people be so heartless.' when some other guy I know off VATSIM's girlfriend broke up with him. I don't really see the relationship status of this guy I know from Warwickshire any of my business, but whatever the weather, I suppose.
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Inspired by this thread: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2304508 and from several conversations that I've had with people...

    Do you use TSR secretly? I mean... do you avoid talking about using TSR with your friends and family? What makes you hide the fact you come on TSR? Is it embarrassment because you think it's a bit geeky, or is it that you're worried people will go looking for you and see all your crazy opinions? Are there other reasons?

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    i keep it strictly on the qt. i do not want people to think that i am "a smug preening tosser ", to coin a phrase.
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    No, because no one cares.
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    My friends know I use TSR/forums in general, so do my family.

    Nobody questions it, most teenagers/young adults in particular use some sort of forum at some point.
    I probably wouldn't go into an in-depth analysis of as to how often I use TSR/hoe involved I am, but I'm not ashamed to say I use the forum. :sly:
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    I don't hide it. Some people know I use it but I don't go out of my way to say, hey I'm on TSR.
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    I used to be really open about it at college using it all the time so family/old college friends know but never use it around people i know at uni.

    Obviously the gf knows(sat behind me right now) but not everyone...

    A few people found me on here once(from uni) and proceeded to stalk my posts including my nearly naked(just undies) progress pics in my fitness blog. other than that i just talk about F1/Motorbikes so would be incredibly boring for anyone to read so i don't really know why i hide it...
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    I only use TSR to ask/answer questions about maths and physics. So no, I have no reason to hide the fact that I come on TSR.
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    No but I'm anon on here purely because of the pathetic things I type on here. My friends have accounts though, my friend was a mod
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    I don't tell anyone, but if they asked I'd tell them.

    So I don't hide it, but neither do I flaunt it.
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    I do not hide it, I only joined TSR a few days ago as it is the Easter holidays and I am quite frankly bored, there is no shame in using TSR! In fact I have got 2 of my friends to join up. :-)
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    Like I said on the other forum, I don't tell anyone I use it because there's no need to.


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    A handful of people know I use it but not my username as I signed up to talk about things that I didn't really feel comfortable talking to people I see everyday about
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    I'm open about this being my forum of choice, but I don't know anyone else on here, and I keep my username secret.
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    I don't hide the fact that i use it it's just that it's never really come up. If someone asked me if i did i would say yes.
 
 
 
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