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How do I remove my name from a post, in accordance with CC BY-SA?

The Creative Commons FAQ states that: Third, if the licensor does not like how the material has been modified or used, CC licenses require that the licensee remove the attribution information upon ...
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How can I remove a question with accepted answer or withdraw my ownership to that question? [duplicate]

My motive behind this might seem unclear, so I'll try to explain myself. I've asked questions in Stackoverflow community in the past three years that now after a while seem very 'dumb' to myself. I ...
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How to make my posts invisible to public searches or delete them? [duplicate]

I encountered a problem deleting my own post that contained answers on it. Is there any way I could make my posts with answers invisible to non stackoverflow members at least?
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How can I close and permanently (for forever) remove my own question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? There needs to be a way to delete content or disassociate your account from said content. As in title:...
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Allow users to hide connections between accounts

This feature request is inspired by the question on Programmers.SE on whether it is appropriate to ask an interview candidate for their Stack Overflow user. Stack Overflow is a site aimed at ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
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Is there a way to make one of my questions private and not visible from my profile?

Is there a way to make a question or answer I post not visible in my profile?
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Further anonymize deleted accounts by changing the username in close/delete notices

When an account is deleted, the username in the user's posts and comments is changed to a generic user<userID>. But the username stays the same on close and delete notifications on posts the ...
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When is it kosher to delete one's own answer?

According to this FAQ entry, the only restriction on self-deleting an answer is that you can't delete an answer that's been accepted. But I've also heard of users getting in trouble for deleting (non-...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Optional anonymity to hide ignorance

I know that a couple of questions regarding anonymous posts have been discussed recently, but they've been in the spirit of encouraging impartiality when voting. However, sometimes we just have a ...
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Does the CC-Wiki license allow the licensor to withdraw their content at will?

Hans Passant quotes from the CC-Wiki license: I think there's a problem here. The full text of the Creative Commons License under which SOIS publishes your answer has this clause in section 7b, ...
Pekka's user avatar
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When is it right to report multiple accounts?

There's a user, anirudha, who has a rather checkered history of creating alternate accounts, whether for sock-puppeting or skirting suspensions. He's now created a new account, anirudha gupta. As ...
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Dissociate from answer after someone edits it?

I'm still finding my way around stackexchange, having joined only a short while ago. The User Interface is a big step up from Wikipedia's software, fresher and more contemporary. The one thing that'...
Eugene Seidel's user avatar
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Allow anonymization of posts

I wanted to post a response to this question, but I don't want it to show up in my list of answers (not only because I don't want it associated with my careers account, but also I don't want it ...
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Is there a way to attach images to a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upload an image to a post? I have a screenshot but I don't have a server to host it on. Is there a way for me to just attach the image to the question?
leora's user avatar
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Has SO experienced any freakonomics since the introduction of careers?

My first reaction to careers SO was admiration of its cleverness and a general feeling of "this is the way things should be". However I have to confess that I am now more hesitant to answer or ask ...
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