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Do you have to be logged in to post a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should I register my account? do you have to be logged in to post a question?
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When do I lose my unregistered account? [duplicate]

When I login as anonymous, (well it sounds weird, but logged in with email only in SO, or as a guest) What causes me to lose that account? (not being able to post something as the user) closing ...
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How SO manages and implements accountless questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should I register my account? I was over in http://codereview.stackexchange.com and I noticed that I can post a question without registering or creating an account. I ...
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What are cookie-based accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should I register my account? Can I has faq about cookie-based vs. registered accounts? I can't find any faq-taged questions which deal with the difference between cookie-...
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Can we use non-gravatar avatars?

Alternative to Gravatar has been rolled out. It would be nice to have the option to just upload an avatar rather than have to use some external service like gravatar. While gravatar may be ...
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Repository of useful pro-forma comments

Every tag has its questions that make the same mistake(s) over and over and over again. (But some tags more than others.) That's where Benjol's pro forma comments script comes in. The only downside ...
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Encouraging users to create an account (and keep it)

I know SO's policy is "you don't have to register to ask questions," but there are so many new members and so many hit-and-runs... The majority of the questions I see now are coming from new users (i....
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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How do I give someone reputation?

Someone answered one of my questions and I would like to give him reputation. How do I do that? Does the computer do that itself? This is my second day using this site, so I can't quite navigate this ...
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Is an anonymous user a user at all?

Follow up from: Discrepancy between user counts on Leagues versus Users page I feel that the /leagues page should not count unregistered users. They have no rights on SE and can do very little. Nor ...
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Unregistered users should be able to delete their own answers

I used to think that all users can delete their own posts, as long as these posts haven't gained a relevant number of upvotes. After seeing posts like this again and again, I decided to verify my ...
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Why is OP unable to upvote any answers?

I came across this question - SQL Server will index help here on SO and if you read the comments on the question, the OP claims that he is not registered and hence cannot up-vote. The profile of OP ...
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Are there anonymous users? [User{someNr}] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do some users have username “user########”? In the last few days there have been a lot of really easy questions concerning C#, ASP.NET Webforms and so on. All ...
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How does SO identify different unregistered users?

What I can think of is by IP address, but this won't work for corporations where everyone has the same address. Otherwise cookies might work, but this will make faking happen easily here. How ...
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Useless SE banner, visiting new communities

Whenever I go exploring some Stack Exchange communities I didn't joined yet, the "Here's how it works" banners shows up, explaining me the general principle of Stack Exchange: Most users visiting the ...

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