Linked Questions

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Anonymous questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should there be an option to post anonymously? Need to ask a question anonymously Ability to ask questions anonymously but still get notifications On traditional Stack-...
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What should I do if I don't want a question to be associated with this account? [duplicate]

I have several questions that I want to ask that I don't want to be linked back to me by the people about whom I'm asking*, who might recognize my username. There are others that would require ...
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What's the policy about having multiple user accounts? [duplicate]

Take this example: all SO user accounts of user known as "icepax". I can imagine of any human reasons to create a new user account at SO, e.g. willing to restart with a clean (reputation) history. ...
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3answers
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Why are people allowed to have multiple user accounts?

According to the Users with more than 10 duplicate accounts on StackExchange Data Explorer there are many people that have multiple user accounts for each e-mail address. Why is this allowed? Some ...
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Allow registered users to hide username when asking privacy-sensitive question

I think sometimes there is a need to post question as anonymous, reason being to avoid linking content of a question with the identity of the questioner. This may not be so evident or required on ...
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2answers
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How do I logout from a non-registered account?

I have a registered StackOverflow account which I normally log into using OpenID. Recently I logged out in order to post a question anonymously (supplying a fake name and of my secondary email ...
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5answers
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Would it be better to encourage people to set a user name?

I often see users who appear as user12345 or something similar. I personally dislike this for a few reasons: I'd prefer to know who I'm dealing with I think the quality of questioning is generally ...
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3answers
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Post question as anonymous while still logged in?

I'd like stack exchange to allow me to post a question anonymously without having to log out or create another account. This could be accomplished by providing an "Anonymous" checkbox that, when ...
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1answer
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How can you change your privacy settings?

hmmm...A friend of mine accidentally knows about my Stack Overflow username, but I don't want him to see all past questions. Is there a way that I can hide myself from the public (i.e., like Facebook)?...
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How to create a new account without having to change email, so I can ask questions anonymously?

I tried to ask a question on workplace, and for what is probably obvious reasons, I did not want the question associated with my account. I looked at, for example, Need to ask a question anonymously, ...
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Possibility to ask anonymous questions

The Stack Exchange network has been growing a lot in the past couple of years. By now there are many sites that are about potentially sensitive topics. One that comes to mind is https://workplace....
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Solution for semi-anonymous posts / accounts

I'd like to discuss private / anonymous posts or accounts. I know, these posts are public, and linked to you in some way or another. Ok, "semi-anonymous", are you happy now? No, this simply ...