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I'm contemplating different accounts for each subfield of a subject, to streamline organization.

Imagine that I prefer this account to focus on antinatalism at Philosophy SE. If I make a new one for questions on euthanasia at Philosophy SE, how can I transfer some questions on my account (the euthanasia ones) to the new account?

  • Why the downvotes? Jeez. – Edge May 1 '19 at 2:50
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    Consider the downvotes as "You shouldn't do it", i.e. people disagree with the idea of doing what you ask for, regardless if it's possible or not. – Shadow Wizard is Ear For You May 1 '19 at 11:18
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    Imagine people being able to transfer bad questions to a dump account, and keep asking more of them. Simple way to evade a question ban, if this could be done. – fbueckert May 1 '19 at 13:31
  • @fbueckert Oh! I didn't think of that. – Edge May 2 '19 at 4:09
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No You can't. Under most circumstances you cannot selectively change ownership of a post.

In theory you could merge accounts but not selectively split off accounts. The one situation where attribution to a question is changed is when there's an incorrect merge (which happened once), or some serious account messups (but that rarely happens and was good fun).

I suspect this literally would involve a member of staff poking around and editing posts in the database, and would probably be more trouble than its worth.

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