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Why does the same user have different names in their posts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? This answer and this answer are from the same user. Why are the answers showing a different user name? The first answer shows "...
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Why is the same user identified with two different names on the same question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? I've read that it may exist a status-bydesign on the username presented due to denormalized fields (mentioned on Apr 22 '10 at 19:...
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Migrated questions retain old usernames on Community Wiki questions [duplicate]

This may be an edge case, but if you look at this (admittedly ancient) Stack Overflow question that was migrated to Meta, you can see my old user name "Gortok" on the percentage of ownership under the ...
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Something is wrong with this community wiki author username [duplicate]

I recently noticed this question. The 'author box' shows this: However, clicking on the username takes me to this profile - with 'not Pekka' as a username. Also, the correct username is shown in the ...
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Name change not reflected on edited CW answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? EDIT: Just realized this has been asked before, sorta... though if that question represents behavior by design, I do find it odd ...
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Why does this community wiki post say it was created by a user's sockpuppet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? I noticed what I thought was a funny username on a CW post on meta: However, when I checked the revision history for the post, I ...
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User that made a community wiki post isn't really anonymized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? I looked at Neil's old account and one of his posts still showed his full name "Neil Butterworth" as the community wiki post ...
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Username on wiki answer differs from the current username [duplicate]

I found the wiki answer on Meta Stack Overflow on Russian where username contains the old name (I think that it was on the posting time): But the current username in the profile page is not "...
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Community wiki question has my old display name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? If you look at this question (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/475482/what-time-of-day-are-you-most-proficient-at-programming) ...
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Why does my name change not register on Community Wiki posts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? A few weeks ago I changed my name on SO from a pseudonym to my real name. It has registered everywhere on SO without problem. ...
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Username still showing old name on a question [duplicate]

From what I know, changing your username will change it everywhere but looking at this question, Robert Harvey ♦'s name is still showing as The Grinch as the name of the question OP. It is also still ...
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User names incorrectly displayed on CW post if name is changed subsequently [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design? It was a fairly unique set of circumstances that led me to noticing this, but it would appear that when a CW post displays a user ...
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Shouldn't the usernames on a historically locked question update as well? [duplicate]

I came across a historically locked question about an earlier Winter Bash and saw this: However, Abby T. Miller and abby hairboat are the same person! Why didn't the user name update? I think it is ...
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Community Wiki posts don't change usernames if the user does [duplicate]

If a user changes their username, it appears that Community Wiki posts of theirs don't update to display the new username. See it in action: a post by Adam (previously Anna) Lear on Programmers. (It'...
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Different name in community wiki answer [duplicate]

One of my answers is become CV https://stackoverflow.com/a/15539535/1723893 and it still showing with name obi NullPoiиteя kenobi which I have changed a long ago

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