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On anonymous blogging: why I chose a secret identity

I love the FIRE blogging community, and something I’ve noticed is that many of them are using secret anonymous blogging identities. They give themselves clever names, and refer to themselves as Mr. this and Mrs. that. And they often have Little this or thats to round out the family. It makes complete sense to me even if it is becoming a tad predictable. So, you know, naturally I had to join in the fun.

It seems likely to me that other bloggers’ reasons for keeping their real life identities detached from their blogs are similar to mine, but I thought it would be worth a brief post on the subject.

The reasons I chose anonymous blogging:

1. It makes me seem mysterious

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