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Commenter – Though many blogs don’t allow anonymous comments, we do. On Prince of Petworth you can write comments to blog posts without an account. We believe that keeping blog commenting open to everyone is vital to the strength of the community. It means that we have to keep a close eye on the comments, but we think it’s worth it. To participate at this level, you just enter your name and email address and post. Remember to follow the Community Standards: http://www.princeofpetworth.com/community-standards/ Member with Web Identity – Though you can participate on the site as a Commenter without an account, we encourage you to create an account and get more involved. You do not have to include your real name. With a Member Profile you can create a web identity, including a user name and an avatar, and get a profile page where you can keep track of your activity across the site. You can also follow things or people that interest you, like forum threads or items in the classifieds, or people who write interesting things. Member with Real Name – When you register for a Prince of Petworth Member Profile you can choose to use a web identity, and you can also choose to use your real world name. This is completely up to you. If you like to use your real name on the web, or if your business is more social or public you should add your real name to your Member Profile. Some examples of people who might use their real names would be an elected or government official, a real estate agent or general contractor, or anyone who is visible in their community.