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What is the IAmHappyWhereIAm cookie set by careers.stackoverflow.com?

I was just inspecting what cookies are set on StackOverflow (you know, as you do) and one in particular caught my eye: Name Value Domain Path Expires ------------...
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Stack Overflow login is very complicated without third-party cookies and NoScript

I try to login with OpenID (stackexchange.com provider) with third-party cookies disabled and NoScript (with sane setup: always allow main domain). First you need to click two times "temporary allow ...
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Cookies and JavaScript for teststackoverflow.com — legitimate?

Can someone authoritative explain what the cookies that teststackoverflow.com wants to set are for (tracking — I know, but tracking what, and what's wrong with the regular stackoverflow.com and is ...
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Logged out, but still logged in?(not duplicate as answer for that duplicate is not my issue) [duplicate]

I found this question and still asking this again since I have clicked 'logout' button properly.(Two times, on top once and then the logout button appeared after this). After all these, I just clicked ...
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Logging in to stack sites requires full login process

Whenever I try to go to a new stack site, and choose "Stack Exchange" there with google and whatever else, it autopopulates my Username and PW. When I press enter, it says "Invalid email address". ...
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New user experience in IE ends at "third-party cookies" [duplicate]

When you are new user trying to ask your first question, you'll get stuck after 5 steps: Go to http://stackoverflow.com Click ask a question Click click here to sign up Wait +/- 15 seconds Enter a ...
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Suspicious Login - Please try later [duplicate]

When I am trying to login to Stack Overflow, I am frequently getting the following error: Suspicious Login - Please try later. Till I delete all the cookies and temp files I am not able to log in....
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Getting "Third Party Cookies Appear To Be Disabled" in Google Chrome

I am using a Stack Exchange account to log in at Stack Overflow. But every time I try to log in using Chrome, it always shows "Third Party Cookies Appear To Be Disabled". I have read: "Third ...
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Can't log into StackExchange sites after importing cookies into browser (cookies not portable)

When switching from Chrome to Firefox I accepted FF's offer to import my Chrome cookies. (This was stable/release versions of Chrome 24 and Firefox 18 or 19 on Win7.) After this I found that I could ...
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Error when creating ID for english.stackexchange.com [closed]

I get this error: English Language and Usage - Stack Exchange requires cookies for authentication -- are your browser cookies enabled for this domain? I'm sure that my Cookies are always enabled. ...
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Login problem in stackoverflow in chrome as “Third Party Cookies Appear To Be Disabled”

There are lots of question related the same. But none of them helped me to get rid of this error “Third Party Cookies Appear To Be Disabled”. I get the answer as my sytem time is wrong from that ...
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Keep getting logged out, just from SO

I have seen these previous issues: Keep getting logged out of StackOverflow today Keep getting logged out of Chrome dev Why do I keep getting logged out of SO and sister sites? These were all back ...
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Can't logout from the site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't log out of the Stack Exchange network. How do I logout from this site? There is no logout button, when I delete my cookies they keep coming back! How can I logout?...
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Accepting an answer after cookie removal

I just found this unlikely situation. I posed a question. Subsequently I had to remove cookies from my browser. Went back to accept the answer, but even though I was logged in the page thought that ...
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Login with cookies disabled

When I try to log in with cookies disabled, the OpenID login page shows a link to log in manually. Third Party Cookies Appear To Be Disabled You can continue and log in manually however. ...
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"Third Party Cookies Appear To Be Disabled" When trying to login

When trying to login / create account to http://android.stackexchange.com I came across this: I do seem to have them enabled (mind the spanish). I am on a Windows machine. Using chrome 13.0.782.112 ...
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European Cookies Law Questions: Too Localised?

What's the general thought around questions relating to the European cookies law and how to implement it e.g. Cookies Consent Law. Setting aside issues of 'Is insert piece of code a legal way to ...
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How does Stack Exchange's authorization works [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does SO's new auto-login feature work? After logging with an 3rd party account (facebook, google, ...), how does Stack Exchange Network save credentials? I signed up ...
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Why does registration require third-party cookies to be enabled?

In registering for this site, I was told I could not register unless I enabled third-party cookies. I can think of no good reason why a site should require third-party cookies and, therefore, I do ...
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Stack Exchange and third party cookies

I tried to log on for advice on increasing my computer's security. Using Firebug, I had discovered a one pixel "image" which caused my Mac to be studied by 2o7.net. I've since learned a bit more about ...
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Your login data seems too old; please log in to any Stack Exchange site, possibly logging out before. when trying to login to chat

I use claimid, and I have not been able to login to chat in the past couple of days due to this message. I tried Logging out and in again Logging out from SE, then from claim id, then login again ...
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Where does StackOverflow store login information on my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does SO's new auto-login feature work? I've noticed that, even after I delete all cookies, Firefox Cache, Flash cache, etc. StackOverflow still knows who I am and ...
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Why not have one login to all stack subdomains?

Hello guys, Whenever i visit a new stack subdomain website, i have to re-register with my google open id. Why not have one login for all sites, that way it wouldn't have to keep re-asking me for my ...
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About open ID privacy

When login stackoverflow (or other open ID sites) if I am already logged in in an open ID site I simply "click" on the open ID logo of the account and ZAA! I am logged in... so..this is my simple ...
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SO login information lost

It looks like SO lost my login information that it usually defaults me when I open SO Page to and gives me "1st time user" banner. Since I don't remember my old login information had to create a new ...
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Cookie troubles with Chromium

About every two weeks Stack Overflow won't load. The browser window is plain white and nothing happens. Reload, forced reload, clear browser cache, restart browser does not help. If I delete all ...
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Stackoverflow doesn't remember me, need to login after every browser restart [closed]

Hey, I have been having this problem for some time, but could not find a solution. Whenever i restart my Browser (Firefox 3.5.6) and go to stackoverflow.com (or superuser or meta) i have to login ...
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Newly created user account does not count my old posts, even if e-mail matches [duplicate]

I was not a registered user on Stack Overflow, when I posted my first answer on this website. This website suggested I become a registered user. It also created a pseudo-account page (user id 226454), ...
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What are the s and t parameters in the user cookie used by stackoverflow?

stackoverflow's user cookie seems to have the form t=<mystery-value>|<last-access-time>&s=<mystery-value>|<login-time> (the times are sans year, which is a little strange)...

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