I would like to make a polite request about using names on the forum here. I've noticed a trend where posters will start talking about someone by name without identifying who the person is in relation to them. To give a recent example: a poster was talking about how she was at a zoo and "Loren" yelled at some little boys who were being rude without identifying who Loren even was. Is she a friend? A daughter? Should I know who she is?
I've noticed a few other posters do that here as well and I have no clue who these people are or if there is a backstory that I should know. I would like to politely suggest that people either use the common identifiers like dear daughter, dear friend, etc. or identifiers attached to the names like dear daughter + Name, etc. so that people know who you're talking about. I think this is important because we have lots of people on this forum and sometimes I don't remember back stories for everyone so identifying people by relationships gives me a good idea about relationships, ages, etc. Plus, I think this helps newer members who might not understand who other posters are talking about or the backstory involved.
To be honest, the only non-identifier individual that I can readily identify is Stonecold and that's only because she's so infamous on this thread.