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How do I change my OpenID provider(s)?

My Blogger account is going away at the end of the month, but I use it to login to my StackOverflow account. I want to have another OpenId for logging into my StackOverflow and have it go to my same account here (aneccodeal). However, when I tried to add another opanid login ('add more logins' under 'my logins') it seems to create an entirely new StackOverflow account (user445366) with a reputation of only 1 (like starting over again).

How does one go about associating another OpenID with an existing account?

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marked as duplicate by Cody Gray, Pops, Arjan, animuson, ChrisF May 18 '12 at 10:42

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Please rewrite the title to indicate you're having problems. Related: How do I change my OpenID provider(s)?, which seems to be what you actually tried. –  Arjan May 2 '12 at 6:38
    
(And, as an aside: Stack Overflow likes a space in its name!) –  Arjan May 2 '12 at 6:39
    
That account was definitely not just created... As noted by the "member for 1 year, 7 months". Are you sure you hadn't previously used the OpenID for another account and forgotten about it? –  animuson May 2 '12 at 6:44
    
It's possible @animuson - Is there anyway to merge the two accounts? –  aneccodeal May 2 '12 at 7:00
    

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Apparently I had mistakenly created another account some time ago. I deleted that one and then I was able to use my gmail email address to setup a new login.

(accounts and logins on Stack Overflow/ Stack Exchange, etc. seem very confusing.)

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