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Improved experience when joining a new community

I noticed a few things that are sub-optimal when joining a new community. When you are creating a new profile on a site with an existing network profile, the default behavior is to apply a display ...
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Add a whitespace before the provider icon

The message in register new account dialog using 3d-party provider has no whitespace before the provider's icon: I think this should be fixed.
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Registration messages unification

If you try to add post to favorites, you will see this message: But if you try to vote on post, you'll see this: Could we unify this messages?
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'Page Not Found' when (re)creating account from the 'account deletion completed' page

When you delete one of your profiles, you end up at this page: https://stackoverflow.com/users/delete/completed After clicking the blue 'Join this community' button in the top bar, you'll reach the ...
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How can I find suggested edits from before account creation?

As an anonymous user, I made a suggested edit on Server Fault. Something came up suggesting creating an account to save the reputation. I clicked it, registered and confirmed by the emailed link. I ...
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Pick up photo within registration not working at all

There is an option to pick up photo during registration: But if I click on Pick a photo button, then instead of dialog of selecting photo some strange block is shown: Screencast on Youtube
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I can't complete registration on ru.stackoverflow.com

I have tried many times to complete my registration, but I'm still unregistered. The account with my email on openid.stackexchange.com does not exist. What can I do to resolve this?
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Let's limit MSE participation to people who have accounts on other sites

I'm sure we've all seen questions asked on MSE by new users, who think that this is a place to ask questions about parenting (as one did just tonight, but was deleted very quickly) or programming or ...
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Does the Stack Exchange Android app contain any hidden charges?

I mean is this app absolutely free or will I have to pay later for any questions that I ask now?
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Android App doesn't notice when I've signed up to a site

On Friday, I joined the Anime & Manga beta site on a PC in order to ask a question about Trigun. The Stack Exchange app was open on my phone already at this point, and I did not exit it. Later on,...
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When I try to sign up for a new SE site, or log in to even Stack Overflow with a different browser, I keep seeing this page with missing content

When I try to sign up for a Stack Exchange site that I'm not already signed up for, or if I try to log into one from a browser that I'm not already logged in through (hence relevance for meta.so), I ...
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Can not register using StackExchange registration

I was always using my Google Open ID account to get to stack overflow, but since I have to use 3rd party internet access and would prefer not to store google cookies on those machines. I thought it ...
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Bad robot! I just logged in, I didn't create the post in 0.35 seconds!

Problem The robot dialogue (captcha) presents itself if you Compose a post on a site you haven't logged into without submitting the post Log in Submit the post (it's already filled out since Stack ...
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Can we get something that says 'Verification email sent' when registering?

I recently just registered for a Stack Exchange account through this site (http://meta.stackoverflow.com). When I registered, nothing happened (the form doesn't redirect), so I registered 4 more ...
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Make the ToS more prominent on registration and new questions from unregistered users

Currently, we have a little line at the very bottom when asking a new question as an unregistered user: By posting your question, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service. There is a ...
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Implement a test to complete user registration before using the site?

I understand that some solutions have been made to raise the amount of people that understands how to use this website. For example the about page which basically is a guide on how you can best use ...
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A new user seems to have accidentally registered twice - What to do?

While reviewing suggested edits, I came across this edit were a new user proposed an change in a way that made me think that he is actually editing his own post. But the proposing user was different ...
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You should choose your Display Name when signing up

When a user signs up , their username is something along the lines of "user########" Granted, in the welcome email it does say something along the lines of "Head over to your user account page to ...
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Is there a point for users to register Meta Stack Overflow accounts when they are not already registered on any SE site?

Just a thought, but preventing such registrations could possibly reduce those off-topic questions a little. Edit: I see off-topic questions on MSO (non-content site) as a little more serious than ...
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Make the option to register more explicit

I'm going to ask/answer a question on a new site, guys! Let's just fill out this last form here. Well, I don't have an account, so to register I just fill in my name and email, right? Wrong. Kind of....
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Page not found when signing up for StackOverflow using sound Captcha

I was registering for a stack overflow account and encountered a problem. I was using a sound captcha. No account was created when I submitted the form, but I was able to (obviously) create an ...
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How to register with my “unregistered” profile [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered) I asked a question on math.stackexchange.com, without ...
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Trying to register on the Code Review site gives error

I'm trying to register on Code Review. One of my posts was closed and I was recommended to post it there. However, when I clicked on the link I received in my email to complete the registration, I ...
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Problems when registering for a Stack Exchange OpenID

Registering for a Stack Exchange OpenID is a huge pain; it took me 20-30 attempts. I ran into two problems you might want to look into: First, there's no indication of password policies: Password ...
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How does rep increase and get displayed? Why should I register, and can I keep earned rep if I do?

I'm not a registered user. I have seven reputation and eight posts. If I register an account on Stack Overflow, will my reputation and post ownership be reset, or will they carry over to the ...
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Exact Registration Date [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to know “exact date of account creation” on StackOverflow? In the user;s profile, the member date part, we can see only how many months that I have been ...
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Why doesn't Stack Overflow require registration? [duplicate]

Wouldn't requiring everyone to register weed out a lot of flaky people? What is the "benefit" of allowing people to ask questions without registering first?
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Why does Stack Overflow wipe out your reputation when you register?

I had some reputation built under an unregistered user, and when I registered I got reset to 1. What's up with that? Is there any way to get my reputation back?
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What are cookie-based accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should I register my account? Can I has faq about cookie-based vs. registered accounts? I can't find any faq-taged questions which deal with the difference between cookie-...
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Register link “missing” from home page in home page of unregistered users (Not clear enough)

When an unregistered user gets to stackoverflow.com he will see: As you can see there is no register link. I think this is confusing since most sites on the Internet that sounds horrible offer "...
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How does the Stack Overflow ask question work?

When will you ask me to log in?
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Can I get my old questions assigned to me after I register?

Would it be possible to assign a question I asked yesterday to my newly created account? I registered via OpenID this morning. It's just about the reputation ;-) This is regarding routing problem ...
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Didn't get the autobiographer badge

The website used to say "Welcome to StackOverflow. Please set the name and email address.". I looked up and found the similar question below. SO keeps saying "visit your user page to set your ...
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Why new user is created everytime on stackoverflow?

If i post any question using same email (not registered) on SO, I don't get same userid... If I clear cache / use new browser / post from diff. place. This is me >> https://stackoverflow.com/users/...
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Why should I register my account?

I can use many of the site's features while unregistered. I am looking for a simple explanation of what benefits a user can have from registering. For more information, see "Why should I create an ...
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How to register my unregistered account [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one link/merge/combine/associate two accounts/users? (Anonymous/unregistered/cookie or OpenID/registered) I've been using my SO account for couple of days, but I am ...
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How can I register on Stack Overflow?

How can I register on this website? When I click "register", it asks me for my OpenID. So I gave my Yahoo ID, but nothing happened. Can anyone of you please guide me on this?
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When you use the notify email feature, why does it over-write the main email?

I'm registered on the trilogy sites using a personal email address, which will be mine forever and which has a gravatar associated with it. Right now though, I'm at work, with limited access to my ...
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Will Stack Overflow ask for money? [closed]

I think this is the most programmer-friendly website in the world. Will Stack Overflow ask for a credit card one day, like Experts-Exchange?