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Why does StackExchange log me in after I've visited the page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it says welcome back -user- click here to “refresh page” TL;DR: This is a technical/programming question, not an off topic question about the Stack ...
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What's the use of the “Welcome back banner…”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it says “welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'” Why does StackExchange ask for a reload on successful automatic login? What's the use ...
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Why does Stack Exchange sometimes display a notification to refresh the page? [duplicate]

When I go to a Stack Exchange page (especially Stack Overflow), sometimes it will display a notification bar on top saying: 'click on "xxxxx" user id, and refresh the page'. Once the user clicks that ...
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Why do we have to refesh the page for seeing us logged in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it says welcome back -user- click here to “refresh page” . Whenever I open another stack-exchange site (after logging from any of the stack-exchange sites)...
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0answers
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Why does auto-login sometimes auto-refresh and sometimes not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it says “welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'” Stack Exchange's autologin seems to have inconsistent behavior as to whether it ...
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Why do I have to refresh to log in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it says “welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'” Why does Stack Exchange ask for a reload on successful automatic login? I ...
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2answers
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How does SO's new auto-login feature work?

SO and SU just told me I've been logged in. I'm guessing because I'm already logged into my Google account... but how does SO know that?
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6answers
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New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox

We have deployed a new feature that hopefully help with keeping you instantly updated as new questions and answers are posted. All sites except for Stack Overflow have a new activity indicator on the ...
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3answers
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Why does Stack Exchange ask for a reload on successful automatic login?

I'm looking for an answer considering both technical limitations and user experience. Does it need a reload from a technical standpoint?
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2answers
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Keeping the top bar logged in

It is my understanding that one of the central purposes of the new top bar was to unite the sites so that there is a feeling of staying within the same master site (Stack Exchange) as you browse the ...
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1answer
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Is there a new auto-login feature?

I just noticed something interesting: once I log in to any one Stack Exchange site, if I go to another Stack Exchange site where I have an account, I'll automatically get logged in without having to ...
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1answer
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When does a login happen automatically?

When I'm surfing between SE sites where I'm a member (e.g. I'm on SO and I click on a link to Web Apps or something), any of these things can happen, seemingly at random: Everything is seamless and I'...
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1answer
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Network wide login

Why do I have to log in to each site individually? If I were to clear my cookies, the first time I visit each SE site, I need to login to each site. This can be a little annoying. Example: First, ...
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1answer
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Why is there a “click here to refresh the page” bit to login to SE sites? (But not on careers)

Before someone says this is a duplicate of Why does it says "welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'" -- hold on a sec. I have one question to tack on to this. The careers ...
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1answer
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refresh for me instead of telling me to click here

Instead of telling me to Click here to refresh the page, please just do it automatically for me. Preferably by just saying logging you in as pictured below, so the user knows they are about to have ...

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