Iwgy, only moderators and the admin[Gizmo] can get your IP from your post. But yes, if the authorites got your IP they probably could get ahold of your personal infomation. So, do not post anything illegal and becareful about bragging. But in the United States, the Supreme Court ruled that message board postings cannot be used as evidence against someone. Also though, this site is often visited by people with Government IP Addresses.