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I appear to have had some form of account association glitch.

I was perusing meta and got presented with a "Welcome to" top-hat. I entered my openid credentials and have ended up with a new account, when I should be logged in as http://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/7872/rob.

This is the second time I've had a "weird thing" happen with my account/account associations (the last time was, I think, with superuser). Is it something to do with me "self hosting" my OpenId on robertwray.co.uk? Either way, can I:

  1. Get the two accounts merged
  2. Get a canonical answer as to what I'm doing wrong that's caused this, and how to make sure it doesn't happen? =)

Note: I'm well aware that it's almost certainly something I'm doing wrong, but I'd quite like to know what that is so I can stop doing it! :)

More importantly: How can I login as my other (primary) account, as I'd really rather use that one rather than this one that has no rep, etc,...

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+1 for confusing me. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Sep 11 '10 at 1:51

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One of your openids is through AOL, the other is through your blog. They are two different OpenIDs. I merged the accounts.

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