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I mean to get back them, really I do. So, how can I view all my unaccepted questions across the StackExchange network?

Searching for user:me hasaccepted:0 works for a single site, but the stackexchange.com search doesn't work the same way (it searches for the text). Is there any way to do this?

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Here's some Python code that will run the query on each Stack Exchange site on which you have an account. For me it opens the search on each site in a separate tab (not a separate window), though that may depend on your browser's configuration. You'll need to plug your own username and id into http://stackexchange.com/users/3370439/kuzzooroo?tab=accounts. You can change the days=60 code if you want to change how far back in time this looks. Hat tip to @psubsee2003's answer on my near-duplicate question for constructing a good model query string.

# This code requires the Beautiful Soup library, which doesn't come with Python.
# Depending on your setup you'll need to run something like `pip install beautifulsoup4`
# to get the library.
import datetime
import re
import webbrowser
import urllib2
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
from urlparse import urlparse

today = datetime.datetime.today().date()
old_day = today - datetime.timedelta(days=60)
date_str = "{}..{}".format(old_day, today)

soup = BeautifulSoup(urllib2.urlopen("http://stackexchange.com/users/3370439/kuzzooroo?tab=accounts"))
sites = set()
for tag_a in soup("a"):
    pr = urlparse(tag_a["href"])
    if re.match("/users/[0-9]", pr.path) and '' != pr.netloc:
for site in sites:
    url = "http://{}/search?q=user%3Ame+hasaccepted%3Ano+answers%3A1+lastactive%3A{}+".format(site, date_str)
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failing a site-side feature this is great. accepting untested. does this include meta sites? –  d3vid Feb 24 '14 at 8:16
Yes, it does get meta sites. –  kuzzooroo Feb 24 '14 at 12:44
BTW, this code requires the Beautiful Soup library, which doesn't come with Python. Depending on your setup you'll need to run something like pip install beautifulsoup4 to get the library. –  kuzzooroo Feb 27 '14 at 14:52
@kuzzooroo You should add that last comment to the answer. –  gerrit Feb 27 '14 at 22:56
@gerrit, I added a comment at the top of the code. Is that what you had in mind? –  kuzzooroo Feb 28 '14 at 2:12
@kuzzooroo Good. –  gerrit Feb 28 '14 at 4:42
I would not expect the average user on every site to have the technical skill to implement this answer. (Consider cooking.SE). May I ask that people throw their support behind this feature request here? –  Travis Bemrose Apr 13 '14 at 23:29

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