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I'm trying to use my newly created stackexchange open id on:

But when I try to login I always get prompted for my user and password on the stackexchange site ( even if I was already logged in )

This message appears

this appears

And I can't use it.

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Looks like they're borking discovery.

Try using a vanity id (which were added to work around this particular, somewhat common, relying party bug).

When logged into OpenID.SE, go to and pick some short unique name for the second field (the overlay is "john.smith (optional)"; I use kevin.montrose, for example).

After saving, put{your-vanity-id} into the login form at masterbranch; that should bypass discovery completely.

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It worked, thanks: – OscarRyz Jun 29 '11 at 21:45
I wonder why do they want the email I use on SO? How can they know that's not my email? – OscarRyz Jun 29 '11 at 21:48

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