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Help center suggests requesting disassociation of content prior to deleting your account

I was perusing the help center articles and found How do I delete all my contributions? I found this line: However, we can offer one option instead: you may contact us and request that we ...
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Post disassociation requests should also apply to the author's messages in chat rooms generated from comments on the post

A while ago I made a question, and later decided to be disassociated from that question. However doing so does not completely disassociate your account from this question. If a comment thread gets ...
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How to delete my own question to prevent new comments and answers? [duplicate]

I have recently asked a question where I wanted to scrape data from Google maps, but it turns out it's ethically wrong. I would have liked to delete my question, but as other people have spent time on ...
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Make it easier to disassociate from (fine) community wiki posts

tl;dr If the community wiki posts has proven its worth, provide an easy way (button) to original authors to disassociate from it. The FAQ tells us The original author still receives notifications ...
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Is it legal for Stack Exchange to decline post dissociation requests on non-deleted posts?

Note: Not a duplicate of Is a refusal to disassociate deleted posts in compliance with the CC BY-SA license?. As its title says, that question has to do with the case where the post involved was ...
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Is it okay to delete all characters within a bad question that can't be deleted?

Right now I am in a fix. I asked one question, which was received very badly by the community. I quickly realized my mistake and tried to delete it, but unfortunately, I already had 3 answers by then ...
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What should I do if I don't want a question to be associated with this account? [duplicate]

I have several questions that I want to ask that I don't want to be linked back to me by the people about whom I'm asking*, who might recognize my username. There are others that would require ...
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What happens to bounties on a post dissociation?

I've been reading this question about a user getting a bounty in a dishonest way. My suggestion was to dissociate that answer from the user's account, but I wasn't sure if that would remove the bounty....
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Allow users to anonymize their posts themselves

Currently, if you want to make your own posts anonymous, the only ways to do this are to write to SE and ask them to disassociate particular posts from your account, or to delete your entire SE ...
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A user's anonymized posts can be seen on their profile under "Top Network Posts"

I was browsing a user's profile and clicked on one of their posts under "Top Network Posts". It was a question, since the path of the URL of the post did not end with a numeric post ID. The OP of the ...
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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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How can I remove a question with accepted answer or withdraw my ownership to that question? [duplicate]

My motive behind this might seem unclear, so I'll try to explain myself. I've asked questions in Stackoverflow community in the past three years that now after a while seem very 'dumb' to myself. I ...
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Could we have a Help Center page on disassociating posts?

As a moderator I sometimes1 find myself needing to explain disassociation to a user, usually one who has tried to delete posts that he's belatedly realized are connected to him. It'd sure be handy if ...
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What are the conditions for a dissociation and how does it impact the post-ban system?

I have searched around meta but did not find much information regarding the dissociation of posts. I, however, happened to stumble across this faq question, "How do I remove my name from a post, in ...
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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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Will disassociating a post from my account remove reputation gains?

If I disassociate a post from my account, will I lose the rep I have gained from it? will I gain back the rep I lost from it? if I keep the rep, will it still show on my profile?
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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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Dissociate from answer after someone edits it?

I'm still finding my way around stackexchange, having joined only a short while ago. The User Interface is a big step up from Wikipedia's software, fresher and more contemporary. The one thing that'...
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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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How do I remove my name from a post, in accordance with CC BY-SA?

The Creative Commons FAQ states that: Third, if the licensor does not like how the material has been modified or used, CC licenses require that the licensee remove the attribution information upon ...
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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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