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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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Can Unregistered Users delete their questions? [duplicate]

If I were to accidentally ask a question as an unregistered user, could I go back and delete that question?
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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 ...
Sachin Shanbhag's user avatar
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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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1 vote
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Alert users that they already gave anonymous feedback on a post

Users without the "vote up" or "vote down" privilege can still click the upvote/downvote buttons. When doing so, they get such banners: When upvoting without "vote up" ...
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An unregistered low-rep user was able to delete own post and repost it as a comment on other's question

This unregistered user was able to delete own post (I thought only registered users were able to) and repost it as a comment on a question which is not their own (as per the FAQ it would require 50 ...
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-1 votes
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What is the correct way to reply to community wiki FAQ questions with an accepted answer?

There is a FAQ community wiki question Why isn't providing feedback mandatory on downvotes, and why are requests suggesting such negatively received? with the accepted answer, in which I disagree ...
Michael Freidgeim's user avatar
-1 votes
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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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1 answer

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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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. Asking ...
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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
Rubén's user avatar
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6 votes
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Which one is the real number of users on Stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Discrepancy between user counts on Leagues versus Users page. According to, SO currently has ~421k users. (I see 9x4 users on a page, with ...
sbi's user avatar
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How SO manages and implements accountless questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should I register my account? I was over in and I noticed that I can post a question without registering or creating an account. I ...
Eyad's user avatar
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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 ...
Eugene's user avatar
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1 vote
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Merging accounts [duplicate]

I answered a question without creating an account I guess. This account was somehow created for me. Then I registered the name, but a new account was ...
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