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There are two reasons that we don't allow anonymous comments. First of all, Pobble is a safe environment for children to engage with a global community. Therefore we ask everyone on Pobble to be honest and open about who they are. Secondly, comments and encouragement are so much more powerful when you know who's on the other side. It's amazing how much a small comment from the other side of town, or from across the world can do for a child's motivation.