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Stackoverflow creates different accounts for one openId at google on different machines. Is there any way to use one account on all machiches?

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Maybe using that odd http://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id URL? (See googlecode.blogspot.com/2008/10/…) –  Arjan Feb 2 '10 at 21:30
    
Possibly related: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/38038 –  Marc Gravell Feb 3 '10 at 9:10
    
it just works for me with google's openID from my home and work machine –  Ian Ringrose Feb 3 '10 at 9:57

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I use the google openid, and I've never had any of these problems. Are you sure you have a registered SO account, rather than just having an unregistered account linked to your google-mail email address?

If you let me know some way of identifying your posts (any clue at all) I'd happily take a peek...

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My suggestion is that you use myopenid.com (or another solid provider) instead of the Google OpenID provider.

I am sure there is a way to make the Google provider work, but there have been issues with the Google provider since the start and in my opinion it is not worth the trouble. I have used myopenid.com since I started on StackOverflow in the beta, and I have never had an issue, and I cannot remember the last time I even needed to log in. Things just work which is the only way it should be.

Once you have a solid OpenID set up, email team@stackoverflow.com with the accounts you know of, and they can merge them.

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