Questions tagged [deleted-accounts]

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Question of deleted user shown

I saw a question and at end of question there is name of person who asked the question but this name is not clickable as normally it is. So I guess this user is deleted, so my question is: if this ...
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Removing one's account

Can you tell me if a user who removes his account at one site, can after some time open a new account? In this case can he use the same email address for signing in, and should notify someone? I am ...
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How to delete all my Stack Exchange accounts? [duplicate]

I've decided I don't want to be a part of any Stack Exchange communities, as it's drawing my focus away from more important things (work, family, friends, etc.), so I'd like to delete all of my ...
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Cannot delete my Area 51 account because of site design [duplicate]

After thinking about it, I'm trying to delete my Area 51 account. (Sure, some of the proposed sites are interesting, but it's not really worth the hassle to me right now, and I find having "...
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Deletion banner by underage deleted user displays the original username [duplicate]

On this deleted Arqade question (10k only, of course), the user self-deleted the question, then their account was deleted for being underage. The account name displays as "user106595" in the question ...
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Same e-mail after account deletion

If I delete my account, in order to anonimize my content, and then I'd like to register a new user, what's the policy and pitfalls when using the same e-mail account for it? At first, is it allowed, ...
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Will my deleted accounts be linked?

Now, anyone can click on my user name and see all my posts on all my sites. If I delete my accounts on, say, 2 sites, will they still be linked in that way? Or will those deleted accounts look like ...
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“your account has been scheduled for removal” and it's still there [duplicate]

I've requested the removal of one of my accounts on SE. I've received the mail "your accout has been scheduled for removal (...) your accout will be automatically deleted within 24 hours". However, ...
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Prevent repeat offenders from using association bonus / nuke all acounts network wide

I've run into, what I hope, is an odd edge case... Back Story: What started as a disagreement over rolling back an edit, resulted in some revenge voting, and when I was looking into it, I noticed ...
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In deleting account, profile link is invalid

I am trying to delete my StackExchange account, but it keeps on telling me that my profile URL is invalid. I have tried this URL (http://stackexchange.com/users/5705501/ihaveaquestion) but it does not ...
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Lost reputation from suggested edit approval on post left behind when account is deleted [duplicate]

On Programmers.SE, I edited a post (Must I provide my project source code if I use a library licensed under Apache 2.0?) back in November. Since it was a suggested edit, I earned +2 reputation when my ...
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Accounts still there hours after deletion countdown completed

I have 3 accounts that I am deleting - however, several hours after the 24 hour (+ grace period - end about 4-5 hours ago), the countdown completed, but disappeared and the accounts are still there. ...
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Add indicator that account is scheduled to be deleted on the network profile

It'd be useful to have an indicator telling us which of our accounts are marked to be deleted on the "accounts" tab of our StackExchange profiles. This could be used, for example, by a user who has ...
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Profile of a deleted account

I asked and got a StackOverflow account deleted (1 year ago), the questions and answers of that account are still visible with a "user"+userId username, same in chatrooms log, but you have to search ...
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How do you delete your account at Area 51? [duplicate]

It was quite simple to delete many accounts by clicking on 'help', but I cannot find such a possibility at Area51. Can someone tell me how to delete that account?
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Migration to a site with no account prevents quick account deletion feature

After asking this Meta question, I think I've stumbled across a bug. According to all the Help pages, but Beer.SE specifically, I should be able to delete my account without assistance from the SE ...
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Don't auto-delete questions from deleted users if there are positive score answers [duplicate]

Recently, when a user deleted his account on Lifehacks, his questions with negative scores and no accepted answers were deleted, including this feature request. However, some users thought that this ...
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Which users getting removed DON'T cause rep changes? (lost 1667 rep)

According to the help on users being removed, on how you lose rep for their upvotes being removed too: This removal occurs whenever a user is deleted, unless that user had a very high reputation ...
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If a user who voted on a deleted answer was removed, I get a wrong reputation alert

The following things happened: A few months ago I posted an answer on Skeptics (10 k only). That answer received thirtysomething upvotes (and got me this badge. A few days later that answer was ...
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What “User was removed” means if I have no posts?

Most of us have seen on the profile page a loss of reputation citing as a reason "User was removed". This reason comes with the useful link: learn more which explains (emphasis mine): This message ...
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Unable to delete account?

Several days ago I decided to remove my account on the Information Security site as I haven't used it nearly as much as my other sites and I have no intention of using it in the future. I've submitted ...
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Cogsci deleting my account [closed]

The SE group, Cognitive Science, keeps deleting my account on the basis of an invalid identity. Supposing science was evidence-based, I asked what proof I needed to provide to support my identity and ...
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Delete careers profile [duplicate]

I'd like to delete my careers account keeping the StackExchange profile active. I've no found any information about this. Is there any way to do that?
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Cannot delete private beta account [duplicate]

I'd like to delete my private beta account on world building. However, the delete link on the profile page is not there. Is this a bug or is it intentional?
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Anonymous user grayed out, but not deleted?

I'm pretty sure I have seen a user with a user name like user1234567, that had a grayed out name link, but was active. (I did not find the example) From Some User is Shown As Greyed Out, I understand ...
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Allow suspended users to request account deletion [duplicate]

Currently, it seems that suspended accounts are unable to request account deletion. This should be changed to make it possible. If someone wants to leave, there's no point prolonging the drama by ...
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Accepted answers without accept-votes show misleading “loading” tooltip

At present, accept-votes are transferred to Community when the question owner gets deleted. But this was not the case in the past, which is why Stack Overflow has over 15000 accepted answers without ...
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Tapping a comment from a deleted user is reliably crashing the app

This comment reliably crashes the Android app v1.0.47 every time I tap it. I'm not sure it's the fact they're a deleted user, but every other comment is fine. This is on a HTC One running Android 4.4....
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Allow seeing which posts were affected by removed users [duplicate]

When the reputation changes you can see what specific post caused the change, the exception to this rule (are there others?) is when a user is removed. When I see that my reputation has changed due ...
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Help Center page about deleting an account isn't clear about steps required

I just had a user who I believe was confused by the deletion process. This is the current Help Center page on account deletion: The way the item about Contacting the staff is listed, it could easily ...
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How to delete my Area 51 user account?

I have accounts in Stack Overflow, Programmers, Unix & Linux and Area 51. I don't want to continue my Area 51 account, so I planned to delete my Area 51 account. I have performed the following ...
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How do we deal with unclear questions having a deleted OP account?

I came across this question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/240513/mock-objects-real-issues-test-driven-design-with-java. The question does not have enough clarification from ...
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-2 19 mins ago removed User was removed . But How -2?

I know that if a user is removed, all his votes will be cancelled. So some users may have negative reputation changes as a multiple of 10 or 5. But How -2 reputation change for user removal? I got ...
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How high is “very high reputation score” in user deletion process?

In Help Center you can find in the description about rep loss because "user removed": This removal occurs whenever a user is deleted, unless that user had a very high reputation score. Which is ...
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Bounties and pending delete users

Sometimes users instead of "I quit and I'm taking my ball" do a "I quit and here are all my balls" by awarding bounties. The steps behavior of the bounty system in this case doesn't appear to be well ...
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Deletion of my account failed

I requested a deletion of this account: https://buddhism.stackexchange.com/users/50/empty Mods put deletion in place and the 24 hour clock started. I just logged back in and account is still there ...
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Disassociated/deleted user's posts still showing up on Careers profile

I was looking at a user's Stack Overflow Careers portfolio, which had multiple answers which seems to have been disassociated (I think after the account was deleted?). For example, this post was ...
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When an account is deleted, don't auto delete its negatively scored posts on the meta site

Meta is different. Negatively scored questions are not always bad questions, and sometimes they have merit and draw good answers, especially discussions. When an account (in the main site) is deleted,...
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keep reputation after deleting my account

If I delete my account for let's say gaming.stackexchange.com and then later I make a new account(for gaming.stackexchange.com). Both the old and the new account would be created with facebook. ...
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Add “Last Seen from IP:” To deleted/destroyed user moderator's view

When viewing a deleted user as a moderator, we get the following information: User was deleted on 4/26/2014 3:22:58 PM User: user1234 (1234) (Account.Id=123456789) deleted by Madara Uchiha (27) ...
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Can a “rage quit” link be added to allow suspended users to delete their accounts? [duplicate]

According to the delete-account help, users are required to put the text "please delete me" in their profile's "about me" text. But a suspended user can not edit their profile, so they are unable to ...
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Does deleting a Stack Exchange account delete all accounts using that OpenID?

If I delete my Stack Exchange account then will it delete my all accounts? (E.g., Stack Overflow, Meta.Stack Overflow, etc.) I want this because the system is buggy and opening account of someone ...
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User removed? Why? And most importantly: from what site? [duplicate]

I would like to know why I got this message: Mar27 -10 20:31 removed User was removed I don't remember where I last posted, so, where was my user removed from? Why didn't I get any warning? I don'...
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will the protected question be deleted if the user gets deleted [duplicate]

I have one doubt. I know that if the user has delete his account all his voting will be reversed. I also assume that question and their answers will also be deleted. But what if there is a ...
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Is it possible to circumvent a suspension?

I think there is a way to circumvent a suspension. I don't know if it's a bug or by design. A week ago on Travel.SE, a user was suspended for 90 days, and thereupon he decided to delete his account on ...
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I probably shouldn't have deleted my account, how can I get it back?

I was pretty upset the other day, and requested that my account be removed. I filled out the form and didn't cancel the deletion within 24 hours of it being scheduled. Now, I'm a little sick that I'...
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Why isn't the username obfuscated as one of the close-voters once the user is deleted? [duplicate]

We recently had this Meta question on Ask Ubuntu which showed that "Mik" had cast a close-vote on one of the questions however his profile wasn't linked. It became clear later on in the answers and ...
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Delete account without revoking votes

How can I delete my account without revoking votes? I feel like my votes are a contribution to the site analogous to answers and I dont want to remove them. I found a 2 year old duplicate with 738 ...
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User deletion rollback

SO, I've faced reputation change with reason "User was removed" and found good explanation for this here. However, I want to know answers for following questions: When revoking all user votes it ...
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Why did I lose 5 reputation after a “user was removed”? [duplicate]

On my Math.SE account, it says "user was removed" and 5 reputation was deducted. What does this mean?