And that is the problem because...?
If you say what you mean and mean what you say, than STAND behind it, for god's sake! Man up!
If you do not want your mom to google you and have you wash your mouth with a soap, then do not say it. Couldn't be simpler!
The ability to say something anonymously, and then hide behind its consequences is precisely the reason people are asking for full names.
Some people are in sensitive jobs or political positions, where anything they say can be twisted. We see this every day in the news. What about job seekers, who's Facebook pages a scrutinized?
I am much like some others....I have never pretended to be anything but what I am...and with a search of this, or other forums, one could easily find out what I did and currently do, and I have been open when asked.
I have been using the same forum name on most forums, pretty much since I started registering....on this one since 2005. I added my name to the signature as I really do not think it matter and to show I have nothing to hide....but I feel that others, who are sensitive to their information and thoughts being exposed on the internet should be allowed the privacy they deserve.