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Is there a way to get reputation changes network-wide via the API?

Using the notifications API, I can get everything that shows up in the achievements popover, except for reputation changes. I can use reputation history for this, but it's per-site so would require a ...
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Why am I being notified just now of comments that were posted six years ago?

I've recently got notifications from two comments from six years ago: Some history: It was posted by an account that I deleted years ago, and the post was later reattributed to my current ...
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Answer draft is lost if you click to sign up

When writing an answer on a site where you don't have an account or are not logged in, below the answer entry textbox are options to create an account or continue as guest by providing a nickname and ...
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No way to change or delete Stack Exchange login

My Stack Exchange login is registered to a email address on domain that will soon be owned by another person. For security reasons, I would like to deactivate my login on Stack Exchange and dissociate ...
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I think my account is glitched on Quantum Computing SE

Usually when I join another network site on stack exchange, I start with 101 reputation because I have more than 200 reputation on another SE site. Why do I have only 1 reputation in Quantum ...
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Association bonus not awarded when joining new site, plus profile not updated

I just joined pets.stackexchange.com While joining Error page appeared (error page does not specify any details but URL indicates openid error?) I noticed I did not receive association bonus and ...
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Are users trackable from outside over the network?

If I use one and the same account for all sites in the SE Network, can people from outside link my activity on different sites, even when I choose different names? I am aware that of course the ...
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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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Can I separate a Stack Overflow account from other accounts on the Stack Exchange network?

I was wondering whether it is possible to separate a Stack Overflow account from other accounts (e.g., for meta.SE, math.SE, etc.) such that one can use different login credentials and profiles for ...
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Link Stack Exchange account to GitHub instead of Google [duplicate]

The title speaks for itself: I would unlink my Stack Exchange account from Google and attach it to my GitHub account instead. Is that possible?
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Wrong number of questions shown on network profile

I noticed what I think is a bug on my network profile accounts list. I currently have 9 questions on Super User (and that's correctly shown on my Super User profile) but if I look at my network ...
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My network profile flair keeps showing that I don't have any linked accounts with 200+rep [duplicate]

A few months ago I discovered that my network profile flair had stopped appearing as before, and instead it was showing that I don't have any linked accounts with 200+rep. Like this question: You do ...
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Recover My account whose email address is closed [duplicate]

I have created my account on stackoveflow from my company email address. link : https://stackoverflow.com/users/1007076/shehzad-bilal Now as I have left the company so my email account has been ...
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Association bonus not awarded when joining new site

Yesterday, I posted a question on AskUbuntu, and was surprised that I was unable to upvote the answer to it, as the SE account association bonus hadn't been applied. I have ~1.7k reputation on ...
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My math.stackexchange profile showing 3 times my account and reputation problem

First of all in my first picture my math.stackexchange account is showing 3 times. Second problem my today and previous reputations are not showing instead my stackoverflow reputation is visible. ...
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Bug in merging different profiles

Yesterday I created a profile in Stack Overflow and asked a question. Today I asked a question on Unix as unregistered user. Then I logged in with my SO login and password but I don't see my last post ...
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How can I create a secondary SE account unlinked from the main account?

I'm trying to create an account on one of the Stack Exchange sites. However, I want to keep my professional profile separate from any personal activities. I've tried using a secondary email address ...
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Moving a discussion to chat reloads all chatrooms and changes profile picture

Short version Today I had some extensive discussions in comments and was offered to take the discussion to a chatroom¹. When I clicked the link, the following happened (in addition the expected ...
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Logging in created a new account instead of associating existing account

Today I wanted to ask a question on Super User. It showed me that I'm not logged in so I clicked "log in". I first tried my e-mail and password, but it didn't work. Next I tried to log in using ...
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Can the association bonus be applied to the base account?

Does the account that originally got the 200 rep. get the bonus 100 rep. on its own account?
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Network profiles update button does not work on Area 51 [duplicate]

When trying to change username or account description on any other SE site, it does not update it on Area 51. For example, my username here is Peanut but on Area 51 it is Puzzles to Go. (don't ask) ...
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How can I sort the network accounts list?

The network accounts list (at http://stackexchange.com/users/<USER_ID>/?tab=accounts) is generally sorted by reputation. How can I sort it by another criteria? eg. when I last visited a site, ...
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Creating new accounts, logins glitch

I have singed up to the French community, and I saw that I used my gmail login for it, not my OpenId login. To test this, I tried signing up to the German community, using my openId account, but I ...
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What happens if I delete my OpenID account?

If I delete my OpenID account (not only way to log in, I use gmail), will I lose my stackoverflow account with it? (or any account i use with it) Will it also remove the points I gained on other ...
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What is the point of being able to hide a community on your profile when people can see it anyways? [duplicate]

Click: Profile -> View network profile -> accounts or activity Any community you've selected to "hide" from actually is not hidden here; it's completely public. I logged out and tested it on my own ...
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Lost question ownership after being migrated to other site's child meta

I'm a member of Gaming.SE, but I'm not able to be a member of Meta Gaming.SE. I asked a question on here and it's migrated to Meta Gaming.SE, but I cannot handle the question because it's not ...
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account association for 100 StackOverflow rep [duplicate]

I have just created a new account on networkengineering.stackexchange.com. How can I earn 100 rep on my StackOverflow account? I've read a number of posts on stackexchange regarding account ...
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Don't let the association bonus be given away as bounties

When a user with at least 200 rep on any Stack Exchange site registers a new account on another SE site, they immediately receive 100 rep on that site as an association bonus. This is a deliberate ...
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Option to add regular login (not Facebook, Google, etc.)

I want to use Stack Overflow from my office, where I'm not supposed to use my personal Gmail and Facebook accounts. I've connected my Stack Overflow account to my personal Google account. ...
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Account is not linked after question migration even though the user has already registered on target site [duplicate]

There was a question posted on MSE which was migrated to Meta Android.SE. As of current writing, the OP's username is greyed (no user profile). However, when I checked the account, they have ...
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Delete site account functionality broken

It looks like deleting a site from one's profile no longer works. I've updated an answer I provided previously to reflect the latest site layout however, as per my comment (at bottom of the question) ...
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Account didn't link properly, How can I link or claim rep points

I created a question on another exchange (Open Source beta) while logged in. The question showed up under a default user name user2295. I used the same email to post my question and received the email ...
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Why do I have different reputation on each Stack Exchange site?

For example, on bitcoin.stackexchange.com and android.stackexchange.com and stackoverflow.com I have different reputation scores. This is very frustrating because I have no interest in wasting hours ...
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How to add standard account access to Google Account? [duplicate]

I do have a Stack Exchange account that I log in using Google auth. I'd like to provide myself with alternative access to my account, i.e. without Google - a separate login/password, Google-...
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Can a user split their Stack Exchange network account into two independent ones? [duplicate]

This is basically a reverse of https://stackoverflow.com/help/merging-accounts. Let's say a user has a single account on several SE sites that are linked (for example, Stack Overflow, Programmers, ...
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Is it possible to have different profiles/usernames across community sites?

I have a couple of sites that I have been using for a while and use in a professional context. However, there are other community sites I would like to be more active on with asking for help from ...
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One login for every site [duplicate]

There should be one login for every site on Stack Exchange. I have to login each time I go to a different site, for instance from Stack Overflow to English Language & Usage (ELL). For example, on ...
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Accounts page has question/answer numbering errors, and also duplicates of an account

For http://stackexchange.com/users/5146076/gigili?tab=accounts at current time of writing, the first two entries (Mathematics) are repeated, the second with obviously incorrect question and answer ...
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Duplicate account on Area 51

I created a profile on Area 51 recently. Just went to use it, and ended up creating a duplicate profile instead. Still seems linked to my main account on the user information pages, but has separate ...
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Removing my Facebook login and creating a Stack Exchange login [duplicate]

I've been looking into removing my Facebook (my only login) from my Stack Exchange networks accounts. I believe I've got a vague understanding of the correct way to do this from poking around, but I ...
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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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Is there any real association between different sites (except Association Bonus)?

Stack Exchange has grown to consist of over 130 sites, that discuss a variety of subjects. We still call ourselves a single network. Apart from the fact that the basic functioning is the same, there ...
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Each login creates a new StackExchange account

I have a user on SharePoint StackExchange with some reputation. On this computer I am logged in and can work with this account. If I use another browser or another computer, of course I am not logged ...
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When MSE was MSO, did reputation show in the flair, etc.?

As someone who never participated in meta (any meta) before the split, I'm curious. Currently, my MSE rep is shown in my network flair, in my linked accounts, etc. Before the split, when it was called ...
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How to get myself recognised on a new Stack Exchange site

I have an account on Stack Overflow and Server Fault etc, probably logging in via Google OpenId. Stack Overflow does a good job of remembering who I am. Today, I want to ask a question on crypto....
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How to fix the association bonus so it's easier to reach for people who use many SE sites? [duplicate]

This is my account earlier today: I was getting extremely sick of getting "You cannot comment because you haven't earned 50 rep" messages which I saw many many times before getting the association ...
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How can I undo copying a profile to all SE accounts?

I like having different profiles on different sites. On some, I have quite a long bit of text. Just now, I accidentally hit the "Save Profile and Copy to all Accounts" button. How can I reverse that ...
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Can I Separate Currently Related Accounts For Separate Sites? [duplicate]

Currently, I have accounts on a few different SE sites. Which is great- But I realized that I use one for work, and I want it separated from my personal accounts. Is there a way that I can ...
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Will my email address automatically connect two of my accounts?

As you know it is legit to create more than one account in the SE universe, especially when they are used on a set of sites that don't overlap. I have this account, connected to email address A using ...
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When I try to “link Stack Exchange account” in Stack Overflow Careers 2.0, I get an error

When I try to "link stack exchange account" in Stack Overflow Careers 2.0, I get an error in Chrome on Mac OSX 10.7.5. The error reads "website has a redirect loop" and the website doesn't show up. ...