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Can a user "log out and forget" being logged in to a SE site so that it doesn't appear on my accounts page nor appears in the daily notification digest?

There are a couple sites that I popped in to that I would rather not be on my various lists.

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That's the ticket. – monsto Feb 4 '13 at 21:15

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Note that the accounts page lists (linked) accounts that you have to choose to create; it does not show sites that you happened to visit while logged in elsewhere.

If you have not voted or posted on a site, then you can self-delete your account on that site (or if you have posted, you can request a deletion), which will remove the site from your accounts list.

Unlinking accounts without deleting them is not supported, though I imagine in principle you could try to convince the SE team to edit your existing contributions to refer to a new account.

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I didn't think you could get notified unless you posted? So yeah I've posted and don't want anything from those sites anymore for the foreseeable future. So what do I request deletion from those sites? How/where is that? – monsto Feb 4 '13 at 21:15
Here's a direct link to the deletion request form. Remember, this will remove your name from all of your posts on that site, among other things! – Kevin Reid Feb 5 '13 at 1:20

The reason that logging in to a SE site determines notifications, is because that is how you register for a site. Once you're registered for a particular site, then you will be notified from that site. If you want to not be notified for a site, then never log in, and it won't set up an account for you there.

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OP already has an account; unless you have a time machine you're loaning out, "don't make an account and you won't get notifications" doesn't seem very helpful. – Josh Caswell Feb 3 '13 at 20:01
@Josh, it was a direct answer to his question, and an explanation of why. – Lance Roberts Feb 3 '13 at 23:26
I wish I could downvote this again. Severely unhelpful. – monsto May 13 at 22:12
@monsto, Well hopefully someday you get a better attitude, but I won't let your attitude keep me from trying to help people. – Lance Roberts May 13 at 22:16

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