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Are public Repl.it's ACTUALLY private?
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LMGPro300LMG

I don't want people viewing my repl.it's so i want to be as low in the totem pole as possible. But the thing is, if i tried searching my name but there is no search bar for users therefore i cannot view their repl.it's

So if you dont expose your account, are you actually safe?

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Bookie0

But the thing is, if i tried searching my name

To search for a user, you can either click on their name:

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which will redirect you to their profile and their repls, posts, comments, etc.

You can also click on your own profile:

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and instead of your username, you can type the username of the person you're searching for
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But that only works if you know the username.

And when you search on repl talk, if you haven't posted much, chances are you won't appear there.

So for you, public repls are public, and will never be completely 100% private. You can always search for them and find them one way or another.

So if you don't expose your account, you kinda are safe especially if no one knows you, but don't count on that it's not 100% reliable! =)

Good luck! :)

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JBloves27

Well, it isn't nearly private, as moderators and devs will always be viewing users for banning or other reasons. But yes, if you dont post and do other stuff on the forum, it will be like you never existed(no offense)
I hope this helps

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LMGPro300LMG

@JBYT27
Thank you soo much! I really appreciate it!

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RYANTADIPARTHI

no, the repls aren't private. Mods, and admins can check them if they have any bad contents, are if they can do something about it. But, if you don't expose, no one can see it, except them. But technically, they aren't private.

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Baconman321

Nope.
I mean, technically it would be harder to find but that doesn't mean you are "safe". Plus if you are making a website and all then they can see your username and look you up. If you just want to store sensitive info like passwords just use env's.

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tussiez

Technically, all Repls aren't really private, as moderators/admins will be checking them for "bad" content randomly. However, since there's no "user search", as long as you don't use Repl Talk, it's going to be extremely difficult to find you.