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A reminder to all - no one here is really that anonymous. 

Take a minute to imagine your post history becomes a morning read for your boss / prof / the admissions committee. 

In the last two weeks we have dealt with a number of posters opening themselves up to potential offline consequences. Since this whole forum is built on a belief that people can easily self moderate and that they deserve the reputations they earn, we don’t allow anyone to delete their post history. 

This is not meant to scare anyone. But if it scares you, maybe think over any future posts here very carefully... your future self (and the mods) will thank you for it. 

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