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How are User IDs calculated in the Stack Exchange Network? On Super User, a user might have an ID of 3568 and on Stack Overflow, might have an ID of 4924...How does this work?


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I think it's assigned by order, I'm 14 on gaming and I registered just when it went live.

The rest are the team and the few that beat me.

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Look at any parent site's user page and sort it by oldest, you'll see that the user numbers are sequential. –  Neil Fein Oct 2 '10 at 17:23

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