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It would be nice if there was a method to unlink your profile for a particular site from your network profile so that you could log in just using the one account, but not have people know who you are for certain sites

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marked as duplicate by Monica Cellio, Josh Crozier, Lance Roberts, Martijn Pieters, psubsee2003 Jan 23 '14 at 1:32

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This isn't such a bad idea but let's take something into consideration. Although I'm not sure it would be possible according to how the login and account system is currently implemented.


Nothing is keeping you form creating a separate account in the first place. So why would you create your account linked to this one once you already created it? It goes against your own statement :

not have people know who you are for certain sites

You let them know by creating your account on your current network profile.


This is a bit off topic but.. What is wrong with people knowing that you participate on other sites. That is if they even go there to check.

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If you create a separate account, you have to be extremely careful. The system is not designed around allowing duplicate accounts (although they aren't forbidden), so it can be extremely easy to accidentally trigger an automatic merge on your account – psubsee2003 Jan 23 '14 at 1:34

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