I think this topic was somewhat touched on before but I can no longer find that thread, so here I am with a question which is the cause of my irritation for awhile now .... We all enjoy hanging out in this cyberspace, probably more than anywhere else on the internet. If anyone is like me, I always have a tPF window opened, whilst I do my work on MS Office or other internet window researching for other sorts of information, news etc... And I just keep toggling back and forth > tPF, others, tPF, others ... you get the drift. This begs the question, so what is it so shameful about other people knowing that you are a member of tPF? Am I missing something here? More specifically, is it such a terrible thing that your SA or store manager might know you participate in a similar interests forum? They must know that all the Hermes knowledge that we have is attained from somewhere or taught to us by friends from somewhere. So, what is wrong with revealing your tPF connection? Many a times at 2 of the H stores here, when I request for something that I have seen here but has not arrived at our stores, the SA would always smile and say alot of customers know more things than they do, and know them earlier than they do. And it's like they say it a wink even! One of our stores have done fantastic sales, and I believe it's record high. The sales figures justified for our very own craftsman to be remain here. I bet the Hermes management knows about tPF. They are in the business, they can't possibly not know. So once again, why would H customers feel the need to hide their tPF connection? Am I being too naive here?