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I wanted to find the posts eligible for archaeologist badge and came across the following link


I clicked on the Login link and was shown a page as below

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After clicking the Google Open Id provided, I was automatically logged in as the user jon.doe11019 instead of being prompted for my Google credentials or automatically picking my credentials that I had already used as seen in the above image.

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OS : Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. Browser: Firefox 20.0.1

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marked as duplicate by Bart, hims056, psubsee2003, Lucifer, animuson Apr 26 '13 at 12:22

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Did you use same Gmail account (in Data Explorer) which have you added in your login? – hims056 Apr 26 '13 at 7:29
It auto-logged me into the following account ' jon.doe11019'. I did not see any page to enter my credentials. – Patrick D'Souza Apr 26 '13 at 7:32
Closely related: Why merging accounts is not possible in Data Explorer – hims056 Apr 26 '13 at 7:34
I would have preferred it if I was auto-logged in as Romulus or at least be prompted to enter my credentials? Can anyone else reproduce this? – Patrick D'Souza Apr 26 '13 at 7:34
@Romulus Please see the links in the comments above. – Bart Apr 26 '13 at 7:35
@hims056: I always log in with just one Google account and no other way. – Patrick D'Souza Apr 26 '13 at 7:36
As well as Wrong user when logging into data explorer – Bart Apr 26 '13 at 7:36
I think as mentioned by Bart the problem is "Data Explorer's login mechanism is not linked to the Stack Exchange Network, because Data Explorer is open-source and the Network site code is not." – Patrick D'Souza Apr 26 '13 at 7:38
Should I delete the question? – Patrick D'Souza Apr 26 '13 at 7:38
@Romulus - Nope. Duplicate question should be closed not deleted (if the question is well described). – hims056 Apr 26 '13 at 7:39

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