After asking this Meta question, I think I've stumbled across a bug.

According to all the Help pages, but Beer.SE specifically, I should be able to delete my account without assistance from the SE team as long as I have not voted or posted more than once.

I recently had a question migrated to Beer.SE from Skeptics.SE. In order to accept the answer (though the question should be marked as a duplicate or deleted) for the effort greggle138 put into it, I created an account. But before I did anything else, I looked at what it would take to delete my account.

The only thing I have done so far on Beer.SE is, well, nothing really. The question was migrated there, I did not ask it, but it still counts as one post. I haven't voted, or even accepted the answer to my question. Thus, from what I can see, this falls under the you have not voted or posted more than once rule.

So, the fact that I cannot quick delete (without help from the SE team):

can't quick-delete account

seems to be a bug in either:

  • the code that checks if a user voted/posted more than once
    • migrations might be the issue or the counter is actually set to 1, and not 2 as it should be, based on the text in the help center


  • the text in the Help center's account deletion page
    • The counter is actually set to 1 and the help text should read "If you have voted or posted one or more times" or even "at all", which in fact, the second half of that page seems to imply: "If you have voted or posted, please contact the Stack Exchange Team"

Is this valid or am I missing something?

Edit: For a visual, here's my Beer.SE profile:

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  • Accepting an answer may count as a vote for this purpose, since it causes rep changes. – murgatroid99 Dec 31 '14 at 0:28
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    @murgatroid99 I didn't accept the answer. I was going to, but I only just created the account and asked this Meta question; I haven't voted or accepted. There is only a single question, and it's the one that was migrated from Skeptics.SE. I actually said this in the question :) – Chris Cirefice Dec 31 '14 at 0:31
  • I got that. I just thought that your third paragraph was saying that you had accepted the answer. – murgatroid99 Dec 31 '14 at 0:34

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