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My "account" says I have asked no questions, but I'm specifically asking about the question I asked to the Statistics board, which was moved to SO.

How do I subset for specific transfers (A to/from B pairs) in a long list in R?

I initially was able to comment on a comment to the question. This is the expected behavior. I can no longer comment on that "chain", nor can I comment on a proposed Answer that does not work. I can only check Feedback if it is Useful Y/N, or edit the Question/Answer. I tried to Edit the Answer, but this was apparently rejected. I don't know why, and cannot make use of the site without knowing the "rules".

Am I supposed to join in a discussion (a chain of comments) to the Original question and proposed answers or am I supposed to serially modify (Edit) the Question and Answers to add the information?

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You have an unregistered account on Cross Validated and a registered one on Stack Overflow. The question belongs to the former. –  lunboks Mar 20 '12 at 16:54

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You don't currently own the question, so you can't comment, edit it, or accept answers. It still belongs to your unregistered account over at Stats.

What you need to do is access your unregistered account, and log in with the same OpenID that you used to create an account here and on Stack Overflow. This should automatically associate your accounts and make you own your question again.

If you've lost access to the account used to originally ask the question, then there's a certain problem. You'll need to create a new account on Stats and request that it be merged with your original, unregistered one.

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I managed to get access to my unregistered account by clicking on the activation email on on the same computer as I asked the original (anonymous) question. Guess it had to have some cookies. –  Vuade Jan 9 '13 at 14:23
    
To merge two accounts, fill in the form by clicking on the click here link on the user merge page if you have lost access to the one. May take a couple of days for a human to attend –  Vuade Jan 12 '13 at 7:40

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