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I just logged into my StackOverflow account and it's completely wiped. It looks like I just registered -- 1 reputation, and no profile (I had one filled in before). My Code Review profile is still intact though. How could this happen?

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According to your profile, you joined Stack Overflow today. Did you maybe have an unlinked, unregistered account? –  ughoavgfhw Feb 9 '12 at 21:26
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how did you login? did you use a different site to login through(used google instead of facebook)? that could explain this. –  MozenRath Feb 9 '12 at 21:26
    
I haven't logged in for like a week, I come back everything is reset, even my join date is set to today and last login 20 minutes ago or what not. I can't imagine what is going on, I haven't done anything out of the ordinary, I only had like 3 posts, maybe 10 answers. –  Rob Feb 9 '12 at 21:28
    
Do you have another account with a different OpenId provider? –  Bill the Lizard Feb 9 '12 at 21:33
    
No, just logged in using stackexchange user/pass, I never login to any site using facebook/google to begin with. –  Rob Feb 9 '12 at 21:34
    
If I did do something to abuse the system that's fine, I would just like to know what I did so that I don't do it again. I just can't imagine what. –  Rob Feb 9 '12 at 21:35
    
You've been a member of the Code Review SE site for 23 days...could that registration have been different that your "normal" SE registration and somehow it got linked over to SO, creating a new SO account? –  cdeszaq Feb 9 '12 at 21:43
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Can you link to your old SO profile? (find one of your questions / answers) –  SLaks Feb 9 '12 at 21:45
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What about the questions/answers you've posted before? Do they still list you as the poster? Or does it look like a different account? –  Jim Feb 9 '12 at 21:46
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+1 to get you started on your new profile ;) –  Lix Feb 9 '12 at 21:49
    
It's all gone. Actually I can even search some of my questions/answers on google which still show up in the results but are not on stackoverflow. –  Rob Feb 9 '12 at 21:52
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@Rob: Post some links to those questions that you find on google. Even if you can't see if they're there, any mod or 10k user can see deleted questions. –  ho1 Feb 9 '12 at 21:59
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I find no matching account with any of the data you have in your profile (e.g., email or website). –  Won't Feb 9 '12 at 22:05
    
Here is a link to one of the threads I found on google: stackoverflow.com/questions/5020348/… –  Rob Feb 10 '12 at 3:52
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@Rob: The only deleted answer on that question is one with a link to some website called websanova, I assume that's your answer? If so, your username was user1155165 but the account seems to have been deleted. Is it possible that most of your answers contained links to external website, possibly even all being links to websanova, and possibly to older questions? I'm thinking that one common reason for an account to be deleted would be if it's thought to be a spam account, so it might have been thought that you were trying to promote that site or similar. A mod can probably check that though. –  ho1 Feb 10 '12 at 8:29
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