For some reason, all of this has been fixed, somehow. Thank you @null (Science fiction & fantasy mod) for changing it to 'Alex' and letting me change my name on other sites.

I've found a bug where my profile name appears as my UUID instead of my nameā€¦

It happens for:

  1. Movies and TV
  2. Physics
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Super user
  5. Puzzling
  6. Programmers

Is this a bug or is this just me being inactive and having only 101 rep on those sites?

And for some sites, the default StackExchange icon is displayed (ex. Software Recommendations)

  • 3
    I see that as your username on the laptop, too. Maybe remove the app tag?
    – Mithical
    Jul 8, 2016 at 8:35
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    There is ongoing bug that triggers when copying data between sites, it's still not fixed. Changing your name manually on the affected site should work fine. Jul 8, 2016 at 9:04
  • @ShadowWizard When will it be fixed? Jul 8, 2016 at 15:23
  • @Alex since Adam is now digging into it, I hope that soon, couple of days. Jul 8, 2016 at 16:16
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    Unrelated note: you misspelled "you're" as "your" in your profile text...
    – Laurel
    Jul 8, 2016 at 20:19
  • @Laurel Better change that, whoops Jul 8, 2016 at 21:20
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    @Alex Do you happen to recall what you did before this happened (around, say, June 24th)? Did you edit your profile on another site and save changes to all communities (or just clicked "save profile")? Or were you using a mobile app?
    – Adam Lear StaffMod
    Jul 9, 2016 at 0:29
  • @AdamLear I might of, I know I did change my profile desc. A few times (maybe that day) because I was trying to think of what to say. I did save to all sites, too. I think I was either on Arqade or MSE on mobile site when I did it. Jul 9, 2016 at 2:30


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