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Accounts not linked across some communities

I am a member of many communities, including Stack Overflow, Super User, Server Fault, DevOps, and others. My settings show 20 communities. But it seems not all my communities are linked. I can see ...
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Automatically create accounts in all sister sites

I've seen a number of cases when questions have been migrated from one site to another (SO-->SF, SO-->SU etc). If the original asker doesn't have an account on the site to which the question has been ...
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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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How can I write a cross-site Data Explorer query that joins databases on linked accounts?

The answer to this question implies that you can write cross-site Data Explorer queries, but the sample query doesn't appear to do what I think it should. SELECT TOP 1 * FROM [StackOverflow....
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Allow users to hide connections between accounts

This feature request is inspired by the question on Programmers.SE on whether it is appropriate to ask an interview candidate for their Stack Overflow user. Stack Overflow is a site aimed at ...
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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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Error after verifying a new account + pressing back

I just registered a new account on Japanese SE by signing in with my SO account. When you link an account, there's a "confirm your new account" message that pops up, and you have to click the orange ...
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What is the point of the “Parent User” in Chat?

I've looked at the Chat FAQ and I'm still not sure what the point of having a "parent user" of the chat account is. Why can't a Chat account be associated with multiple other Stack Exchange accounts ...
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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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Merged accounts on multiple sites, but not all completed

I recently had two accounts merged (old, new); now my accounts on the following sites all use the same OpenID: Stack Overflow Meta Stack Overflow English Language and Usage Photography Ask Ubuntu ...
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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 account. ...
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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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Why is a user allowed to have different names on different sites?

Why is a user allowed to have different names on different sites? It causes confusion and all.
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How to apply multiple - email accounts to single Stack Overflow account

I have 3 regular gmail accounts. I may be logged in to any of it, but when ever I try to log in to Stack Overflow - It just follows single account. I have tried Gravatar for that. I have added all ...
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Single location for SO/SF/SU user info

With the addition of Server Fault and the future addition of Super User, I can imagine it gets relatively hard to keep track of all that is going on without having three windows open at the same time ...
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The current site appears on the list of related accounts

I've also just spotted that the current site appears on the related accounts tab. Meta here on Meta, SO on SO etc. (source: free-online.co.uk) Promoting this answer to a question.
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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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Choose information when copying profile

Could there be a list of checkboxes to single out which information to update when copying profile info to linked accounts? For example, if you had moved and only wanted to update your location ...
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Take into account all of the reputations from all stackexchange sites [duplicate]

I use the Stack Exchange sites very often to find solutions to problems and help me with decision-making. In some sites I have asked question and received answers, and I have more than 15 reputation. ...
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Why separate Stack Exchange accounts?

I understand the reason why Stack Exchange has different sites to separate Cooking from Programming or Gaming. I understand too why the reputation is associated on each site. Why do I have to create ...
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CareerOverflow: Footer link, Associate Accounts option

Neil Butterworth's comment on this Stack Overflow question notified me that there was a new Careers Overflow. Can we have a link to it on the footer with the rest of the Stack Exchange links? ...
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Are Stack Exchange accounts automatically linked?

If I open an account on a second Stack Exchange site with the same email address as my Stack Overflow account, will they automatically be linked? If so, how can I avoid it?
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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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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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My reputation is way too low to comment [duplicate]

I vigorously request that the reputation system be revised to let people with higher reputation in other Stack Exchange sites be able to comment on questions/answers. A possibly reasonable approach ...
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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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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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Missing association bonus?

I have received the association bonus in all sites I was registered at the time of first having >200 rep (I do not recall whether that was SO or SO Meta). Joining SE Math had me with 101 rep there, ...
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Add users' linked account ids to the data dump

Adding this would seem like a low effort/high reward type of thing. It would certainly open up a lot of possibilities in seeing how the Trilogy is used as a whole, instead of analyzing individual ...
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Switch Stack Overflow account from Google login to Stack Exchange login [duplicate]

Right now I have an account on Stack Overflow that was created automatically when I logged in using my Google account. The point is, what happens if I lose access to my Google account? It seemed ...
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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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Inconsistent bonus reputation from linking Stack Exchange accounts

I linked my Stack Overflow account with new accounts on Meta Stack Overflow, Server Fault and Super User. On Meta Stack Overflow and Server Fault I got +100 reputation points from linking account, ...
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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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Unable to change display name

I tried to change my display name just moments ago, and I got the error: Display name may only be changed once every 30 days; you may change again on Apr 11 at 3:54 I have never changed my ...
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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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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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Should SO rep be considered in SU and SF?

I have a 5k rep on SO. I don't visit Server Fault or Super User often, so I have much less rep on those sites. Whenever I see a question on SU or SF which does not belong or needs correction, I ...
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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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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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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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Association Bonus not removed upon account deletion [duplicate]

Recently a user asked a question on Meta asking about his deleted account (I won't draw attention to him or his question unless it is really necessary but shouldn't be hard to find - at least until ...
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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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