Linked Questions

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Why isn't the username obfuscated as one of the close-voters once the user is deleted? [duplicate]

We recently had this Meta question on Ask Ubuntu which showed that "Mik" had cast a close-vote on one of the questions however his profile wasn't linked. It became clear later on in the answers and ...
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Deleted users still leave some trace behind [duplicate]

I am not sure whether this is a bug, but shouldn't the system message generated when a user deletes his/her post also be normalised if the user requests deletion? Case in point (viewable for 10K and ...
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My old user account is deleted but I still can see my old comments. I want to delete them as well [duplicate]

I still see my comments that I posted from my deleted user account. How can I delete them?
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If a user changed their username before their account is deleted, questions they voted to close show their old username at the time of closure [duplicate]

Imagine a user votes to close a question, and the question gets closed: closed as off-topic by Ivo Robotnik, User2, User3, User4, User5 Then, "Ivo Robotnik" changes their username: closed as ...
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Deletion banner by underage deleted user displays the original username [duplicate]

On this deleted Arqade question (10k only, of course), the user self-deleted the question, then their account was deleted for being underage. The account name displays as "user106595" in the question ...
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“Deleted by…” notice still shows the old unanonymized username [duplicate]

Here's a user who posted a question on Meta about deleting their account. Can you guess the old username? It's the same user who deleted the question. I believe this should be anonymized as well.
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Inconsistent usage of deleted user name on closed questions [duplicate]

This question is closed: Mod links disappear on profiles with long display names One of the close voters has been deleted, but his name still exists in the list of voters in the notice message of the ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Brace yourselves: The GDPR is coming!

It's actually nothing to worry about. You as users end up with more protection, and companies like us are left in a place where we've got a framework for handling your information that puts much ...
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There needs to be a way to delete content or disassociate your account from said content [duplicate]

I know this has probably been beaten to death, but there really needs to be a way to remove yourself from posted content. I understand deleting content has its issues, but certainly you should be able ...
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Old usernames stick to Community Wiki posts

On a whim the other day, I changed my meta name from Lord Torgamus to Popular Demand. I just noticed that the old name has "stuck" to the author tag of a Community Wiki question I asked before the ...
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How should chat user and content removals be handled?

When a user requests deletion on a Q&A site, the resulting process will delete their profile page and all associated content, and subsequently anonymize all of their posts and comments (except for ...
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Can't Change my Username But I Want to Delete my account

I want to delete my account, according to this question Due to a known issue, you might also want to change your username. But I can't because I recently changed my username. Is there a way I can ...
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Questions not removed from “Linked” when comments are deleted

This has been reported a long time ago; things might very well have been fixed by now. I can hardly imagine this is a real issue, but maybe it's not too nice for SEO or the data dump? So: A question ...
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Where can I ask questions regarding Unix programming?

I have some doubts regarding Unix programming, and I didn't find any particular tag to ask Unix-based questions on Stack Overflow. Can anyone suggest to me where I can ask questions regarding Unix-...

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