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A nudge is as good as a wink to a blind man...

So, a lot of people seem to be getting militant about the new nudge feature in livejournal. I am rather left wondering why this is. Any conciencious objectors out there care to fill me in on their reasoning?

I can see how having randoms annoying you would be a bad thing but the feature is only open to mutual friends and only if you've not posted for a week. Does anyone out there who doesn't post weekly have mutual friends who couldn't just email them anyway?
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It doesn't make rendering a user's userinfo page any more complex than rendering their journal page.

Userinfo page:
- exampleusername
- Date updated: 2002-09-04 21:04:53, 175 weeks ago

Journal page:
- exampleusername
- Thursday, September 5th, 2002
- 12:04 am If you've ...

(okay, one's in local time and one's in UTC, but that's a trivial difference)