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How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered)

I asked a question and mistakenly created an unregistered user. Now I'm unable to access the question and respond to people answering it.

I have created a stack exchange user - how can I gain access to the unregistered account, and preferably move the question to my stack exchange user?

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You need to flag the question that you asked for moderator attention, and ask them to merge it into your current account.

Like so:

Click the "flag" link on your question underneath the tags, type a comment in the "other" box, and click the "Flag Question" button.

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I'm unable to access the question so I can flag it... –  Boz Jul 25 '11 at 12:23
    
Here is the question : stackoverflow.com/q/6803119/859787 –  Boz Jul 25 '11 at 12:24
    
@BozKay: I've flagged it myself, so a moderator should be by to fix things up shortly. I'm not sure why you can't flag it, though. There should be a link to do that any time you're logged in. –  Cody Gray Jul 25 '11 at 12:36
    
Yep - double checked - no flag option. Perhaps it is because I'm new and only have a rep of 3? –  Boz Jul 25 '11 at 13:01
    
@BozKay: When your reputation is below 15, you can only flag your own posts. So now that your accounts are merged and you don't need to flag it, you can. –  mmyers Jul 25 '11 at 13:34
    
Thanks - I can't vote this up as my rep is only 8... ah well... –  Boz Jul 26 '11 at 10:22

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