making a link "anonymous" ??

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  1. Blip

    Blip Active Member

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    Help!:eek3:

    I posted a thread in the main forum for my daughter, who I entered in an online photo contest for children. In the thread I have a link to the contest site where people can vote for her.

    THREAD: http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=2627411

    LINK: http://www.evenflo.com/Homepage/BYAS/tabid/210/photoType/ViewPhoto/PhotoID/4272/ContestID/3/Default.aspx

    The thread is getting quite a few views and she seems to be getting a lot of votes, so a few posters had mentioned that I may want to make the link "anonymous", so the contest site doesn't see OT as the referring site for all the votes. They suggested they may disqualify her if a bunch of votes are coming from one site. Maybe? I don't know. But I'd rather not risk it.

    Does anyone know if it's possible to do that to the link, and how???

    Thanks in advance for any advice!:bowdown:

    Hope this doesn't violate the policy up in the sticky.
     
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    If I just click on that link my browser will tell evenflo.com that I'm coming from offtopic.com. If I copy the link and paste it in a new tab/window, then the browser won't do that.

    So edit your post in that thread and either: tell them to copy and paste the URL into a new tab/window, or uncheck "Automatically parse links in text" in Advanced edit mode and then remove the link and insert it as plain-text (so then they must copy and paste the URL).
     
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    That is a popular method that posters use on illegal porn password sites. Another popular site is http://webwarper.net/

    simply put http://webwarper.net/ww/<URL>

    like so

    http://webwarper.net/ww/www.yahoo.com/

    To find more of these sites, browse illegal porn pass sites. To find sites that anonymize your link of course. Or which ever floats your boat.

    heh
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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