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In this case, the following question was migrated from SO to Server Fault: how to redirect bounce email to one email address

The asker has never been to Server Fault before. I can't click on their profile, and I can't look them up on SO—there are too many users named Kai and and I have no idea what the user ID is.

Question asker cannot be determined on migrated questions until the asker signs in.

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It's not a bug to not have a profile for a user that doesn't exist –  random Aug 19 '11 at 14:53
    
So the point is that you want to look at the user's SO profile, but can't because you only have the name to go by, not the unique user id? Seems like this should be a feature-request of some kind. –  shanethehat Aug 19 '11 at 15:09
    
OP of that question has only one post on SO. Not much to see there. –  Won't Aug 19 '11 at 15:41

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  • Step One: Accumulate 10k reputation on Stack Overflow.
  • Step Two: Click on the link below from the question page on Server Fault:

    migrated from stackoverflow.com Apr 11 at 5:12

    This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

  • Step Three: Harvest the user from the deleted question (it's that Kai).

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You only need 10k for when the question is ultimately deleted. For the first 30 days (I think) the question still exists on the original site and following the link back will show you the page from where you can get to the user profile. –  ChrisF Aug 19 '11 at 16:01

If user hasn't account on site question was migrated to, you just can't find "his profile"

It's not a bug.

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