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Selling Stack Overflow accounts

I was just asked if I was willing to sell my Stack Overflow account. Of course, I won't agree to do this, but I was just wondering if there is any official rule regarding this. Do you guys pretty ...
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Why would people want to purchase Stack Overflow accounts versus creating a new one?

I posted a new question on SO this afternoon and immediately after received an offer by e-mail to purchase my StackOverflow account. I'm confused as to why someone would even consider purchasing an ...
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The ability to convert your Stack Overflow's reputation into money [closed]

Is it possible to convert my Stack Overflow reputation into dollars (or better in euro)? It would be nice to see a service which allows it (not to say it will encourage people to spend their time more ...
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How much do you think SO points are worth on the market? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert your Stackoverflow’s reputation into money? I have a low rating of only 453 which I can use for bounties. This isn't a lot of bounty points. I don't ...
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Trade rep for air miles [closed]

I'd like to trade my reputation for air miles on a 1:1 basis. I think Jeff and company should look into incentive programs that airline companies offer businesses for air miles. I could then fulfill ...
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2answers
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What's the maximum rate of rep transfer via bounties that is considered appropriate?

I have some amount of rep on StackOverflow. It gives me some modicum of credibility as a seasoned StackOverflow user as well as a subject matter above-averager in the tags that I frequent. However, ...
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1answer
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Does Stack Overflow use an automated tag corrector

Does Stack Overflow use an automatic tagger for questions not tagged appropriately? Or does it wait for a user to report it? I am aware of some research on tag-prediction, for both general social-...
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1answer
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Have you considered turning the stackoverflow reputation into a real currency? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Trade rep for air miles How to convert your Stackoverflow's reputation into money? The idea is ultimately monetizing the stackoverflow reputation so that people can ...
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1answer
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Hours per reputation on Stack Overflow

It occurred to me, with all the user data collected from the site. Is there a way to calculate an estimation of the average number of hours a Stack Overflow user needs to gain 1000 rep? There could ...
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Why can't you exchange points for dollars on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

As I see it, Stack Exchange is a marketplace for the exchange of ideas and for collaborative consumption. When a user submits a question and an expert answers it correctly, the expert gets rewarded ...