I've logged in to data explorer site, but it didn't recognise my old account and created a new one.

Is it possible to merge those accounts, as I can't logging to my old account anymore.


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    Similar cases reported here. This is not a duplicate btw, I did recall this issue was fixed but apparently it isn't.
    – rene
    Commented Mar 29, 2016 at 21:00
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    Your accounts have been merged now.
    – Oded
    Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:10
  • @rene I don't think it can be fixed, SE employee has to manually merge the accounts each time. So far it's rare enough to not make it a big deal probably. Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:18
  • @ShadowWizard according to Tim he has a patch ready that needs to be pulled and deployed ...
    – rene
    Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:19
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    @rene you mean the pull request mentioned here? It can take years until Nick will deploy it on the server. (I decided to stop nagging him long ago, it's pointless.) Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:24
  • yes, that is the one @ShadowWizard I think Nick fancies breaking Stack Overflow more then doing a pull on SEDE ;)
    – rene
    Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:27
  • @Oded can you review and deploy SEDE pull requests, or is it something that only Nick is doing? Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:28
  • @ShadowWizard - technically, I can...
    – Oded
    Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:28
  • @Oded I can see the "but...". Thanks anyway, and happy bug hunting! :) Commented Mar 30, 2016 at 13:51
  • Another related bug: How do I get into my data.stackexchange.com account?.
    – kenorb
    Commented Feb 2, 2018 at 22:59
  • @Oded Can you merge my two accounts, too: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/331101/…
    – Moradnejad
    Commented Jul 19, 2019 at 11:07


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