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There needs to be a way to delete content or disassociate your account from said content [duplicate]

I know this has probably been beaten to death, but there really needs to be a way to remove yourself from posted content. I understand deleting content has its issues, but certainly you should be able ...
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1answer
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Question disowned by author/moderator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove my name from a post, in accordance with CC:WIKI? I saw this question a minute after it was posted, whose author was our friendly neighborhood moderator ...
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How can I force delete my own question? [duplicate]

There are a lot of question similar to it but I want to give a good reason to do this. I did this question: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/64616/how-to-build-the-circuit-of-a-small-...
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1answer
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Unlinking a question from my account [duplicate]

I have some questions with accepted and/or upvoted answers, which I would like to no longer associate with my account. I know it is impossible to actually delete them. The rationale behind that is ...
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2answers
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How to make my posts invisible to public searches or delete them? [duplicate]

I encountered a problem deleting my own post that contained answers on it. Is there any way I could make my posts with answers invisible to non stackoverflow members at least?
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1answer
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How can someone remove a question from his account but not from the site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove my name from a post, in accordance with CC:WIKI? I know that this question was asked by which user. But now, that question is removed from his account but the ...
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2answers
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Anonymise a question instead of Deleting [duplicate]

I understand the reasons why you cannot delete a question that has answers as the people who posted the answers did so in good faith, but how about being able to disconnect your user account from the ...
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0answers
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I don't want to be associated with my question. How can I hide it? [duplicate]

One of my highest voted questions on stack exchange, while interesting, is not something I want to be associated with when someone decides to look at my profile. I'd be happier if I had more questions ...
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0answers
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How do I disassociate a question from my account? [duplicate]

Say I asked a question that gained some attention but also want to not be connected to the question in case my workplace stumbles upon it since it questions the company I'm working for. How can I ...
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0answers
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My questions are causing me trouble, how can I delete them? [duplicate]

I asked a question in one of stackexchange platforms. this question is regarding my work. it was voted up and got many good answers. I am worried if someone of my work know my id then they can see ...
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0answers
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How to relinquish answers I've provided? [duplicate]

I'd like to remove hold of all of my answers I hold on StackOverflow while keeping their content in tact just in case they help anyone down the road. How can I go about doing this? I see [deleted] ...
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How to remove my username from my question? [duplicate]

I've asked and gotten a satisfactory answer to my question, but now I want to disown the question. I don't want to delete it, but just make it that my username doesn't appear. Is that possible?
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Should 'drive by' downvoting be more effectively caught?

I have an answer that I'm certain is technically correct. However, it continues to be downvoted. The answer has already been noted in comments on other answers to be better. It goes more in-depth than ...
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1answer
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How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

What circumstances can cause a question or answer to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can a post be deleted? When can't I delete my own post? Can I still see my post even after it's ...
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4answers
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Who owns the content I post?

Does Stack Exchange own the content that I post? What do I do if I want all of my posts and my user account deleted? Return to FAQ Index

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