There are certain parts of the website that are blocked from indexing by search engines. They are:
This is to prevent the leaking of potentially sensitive information while still allowing a place for these topics to be discussed. A good example would be sharing shoplifting techniques in the Making a Living section, but not just handing that info over to any loss prevention agent that happens to be doing a Google search.
You should assume that anything outside the above areas can be seen by the public. That said, nothing is foolproof; so please put some thought into your posts before you make them. They might be around for a long time. If you need a post removed for some reason, please see our content removal policy.