If one posts a question on an anonymous Q&A website there is an assumption that other users either do not, should not, or need not know the identity of the person. Thus all interactions between users of the site should depend solely upon the content of the posts and not the identities of their composers.
Would it be dishonest, therefore, to portray one's own identity as something other than that which it is in the asking of a question in order to increase the likelihood of getting the type of response desired? Would such an act qualify as deception or is there no presumed "truth" from which to be deviated since no identity can ever be assumed?
I am concerned with the ethical implications of the act and not the impact it has on the speaker independent of that.
(I am a 5-year-old indigenous New Zealander, by the way.)