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On S[OFU] and on *stackexchange i would like my profile to be the same for each and everyone of them. Can we have a global profile update? It sure beats copy/pasting to every SE site i belong to (i think the count is 8 + SOFU and meta's)

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I've been using "SOFUE", which--I suppose--may be pronounced "so few"... –  dmckee Sep 29 '10 at 8:13

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Just go to the site that has the profile you want everywhere, go to the "accounts" tab on your user page, and click "copy profile to related accounts."

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Oh thanks! I never notice or used that account tab. I thought it would be in the edit page (as save to all). This is really useful thanks! –  acidzombie24 Sep 29 '10 at 11:50

No need, we auto-copy the profile with the highest reputation to each new site you join, at the time of account creation.

The only time that would get weird is if you had a lot of reputation on a site you didn't want the profile to copy from.

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re: weird - yeah, it'll suck when cutepuppiesandkittens.stackexchange.com goes into beta, then any new profiles I might make would say, "I love my Snuffles and Woofums and hope to share exciting pictures of their adventures with you daily!" as I eclipse 50k on that site. –  Adam Davis Jan 17 '11 at 19:25
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@polly yes this happened to Sam Saffron -- his waffles account on meta has the most rep so it gets copied around, instead of his SO profile –  Jeff Atwood Jan 17 '11 at 21:40
    
My StackExchange profile gives the following message: "Sync with oldest profile (Meta Stack Overflow). Last sync 17h ago.", but my most active site is StackOverflow (also, this is where I would like my profile to come from). StackOverflow and Meta both read 'Joined September 22'. Even after doing a copy from my StackOverflow, my StackExchange profile is empty. –  Sean Vikoren Dec 2 '11 at 15:03

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