Linked Questions

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What happened to my user name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My profile just went blank? My user name was/is ring0. My ID is now userXXXX at stackoverflow, serverfault and meta! What's happening?
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1answer
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Stack Overflow lost my user name and profile; but I can login [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My profile just went blank? I created a Stack Overflow account about six months ago using the OpenID "arx.myopenid.com" and Stack Overflow user name "arx" (I think). When I ...
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1answer
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My username on meta doesn't match my SO username [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My profile just went blank? My username on Stack Overflow is trinithis, but it displays as user141119 here.
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0answers
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My username is shown as user([0-9]*) on all stack exchange sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My profile just went blank? Hi - My username is glaucon but on those stackexchange sites I use instead of seeing glaucon I see (in the case of meta) user158212. On the other ...
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0answers
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my username has been changed from Nicolas78 to user151265 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My profile just went blank? What does that mean? Can I change it back?
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0answers
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My User ID has Changed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My profile just went blank? I've just had this experience: I have been logging onto SO for over a year as dpbradley. Today I noticed that my Id has changed to user62608, but ...
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0answers
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Username renamed to generic: "user172232' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: My profile just went blank? What happened to my user name? Ala: https://stackoverflow.com/users/172232/user172232 and : https://stackoverflow.com/users/172232/quantumpotato ...
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11answers
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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1answer
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Why do some users have username “user########”?

Maybe I'm just missing something obvious, but what's up with this syntax? Is it because people sign up with e-mail addresses and use those for logging in, but don't bother giving themselves custom ...
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2answers
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Username missing from Launchpad OpenID - replaced with user{number}

Frustration!! I have liked Stack Overflow, because I could have used my OpenID from Launchpad - and that is because I hate registering deeply. And everything was fine, until I realize today that I ...
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vote
2answers
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what is the source of the random user ID's (userxxxx)?

They all seem to have exactly 1 point associated to their accounts. For example: https://stackoverflow.com/users/536443/user536443 They ask only a single question, never seem to accept an answer. ...
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2answers
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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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Disallow usernames that cannot be @replied to

Take e.g. the username t... Maybe they do it on purpose, but the @reply-system is there for a good reason.