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No association bonus for Area51?

Area 51 is different from the Q&A sites. Very different. It is a completely different beast. Reputation gained on Area 51 doesn't indicate that one has gained knowledge in how the Q&A ...
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Why am I being notified just now of comments that were posted six years ago?

I do apologise. The question was brought to my attention and while investigating it I spotted that there were a number of obsolete comments on the answer which I deleted. I then noticed that the ...
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Why do I have different reputation on each Stack Exchange site?

Each site is a different community - knowledge of bitcoin doesn't automatically mean knowledge of Android or cooking or chess or... The reputation points you gain on any one community is a proxy to ...
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How to apply multiple - email accounts to single Stack Overflow account

Click your profile pic in the top right corner. Edit profile & Settings tab -> My Logins -> Add more logins -> Google Now select your second email id
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Allow users to hide connections between accounts

You can already create a second account - using different login credentials - but that does require that you either use different browsers or continually log in and log out to post on the relevant ...
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Allow users to hide connections between accounts

I see a potential breach of the CC license if this is not implemented and the software automatically merges accounts that were meant by the user to be separate. To be more specific, merging accounts ...
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Is it possible to have different profiles/usernames across community sites?

Each site's account is separate in that you can have a different name, profile information etc. However, by default all your other accounts will appear in the "Accounts" section. However, you can ...
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Don't let the association bonus be given away as bounties

I don't want to lose this bonus. True, I might know nothing about cooking, but if I see there something I really like to know too, without satisfying answer (or with an excellent answer I want to ...
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Why do I have different reputation on each Stack Exchange site?

Correct me if I am wrong, but "meta.stackexchange.com" seems to be where I should ask questions about stackexchange sites in general, right? That is correct. If it pertains just to a certain site ...
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Automatically create accounts in all sister sites

This question is quite old, and in the intervening years it's become much easier to create an account on a new site. If you visit a site (while logged in) where you don't have an account, all you ...
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Lost question ownership after being migrated to other site's child meta

It's an edge case of migrated questions. If the OP doesn't already have an account on the target site, the question cannot be associated with their user. Even if that user comes in and creates an ...
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How can I create a secondary SE account unlinked from the main account?

Yes, Stack Exchange is using cookies to keep you logged in. (This in itself is perfectly normal; pretty much all web sites that let you log in do that.) Further, due to the distributed nature of ...
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Are users trackable from outside over the network?

Yes, they can. First of all there is your network profile (or have a look at mine) which is linked from the right top corner on every site userprofile. There is a feature to hide communities Hiding ...
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Can I separate a Stack Overflow account from other accounts on the Stack Exchange network?

If the profiles are already connected to the same network account, then no that is not possible. You would need to have that idea in mind when creating the profiles, and use a different email address ...
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How can I sort the network accounts list?

This sorting doesn't appear to be integrated by default. However, it's fairly easy to integrate with a custom script. I've written the below which should do a fairly good job of offering basic ...
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How to get myself recognised on a new Stack Exchange site

Any 'disconnected' account is not using the same OpenID account(s) as the other, connected accounts. To have your accounts across SE sites associated, use the same OpenID accounts. Once connected, ...
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Delete site account functionality broken

Deleting a site from the "Your Communities" section of the site switcher has nothing to do with deleting user profiles. :) That section exists to allow people to have a way to access their frequently ...
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What happens if I delete my OpenID account?

If it is the only way for you to log into Stack Exchange sites, you may be out of luck. But, as you stated that it isn't, deleting the openId account itself, and removing it from the list of logins (...
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Association bonus not awarded when joining new site

My money is on "something else going on". But if the AU profile didn't show up on your network profile until yesterday... hard to tell what at this point, since whatever got broken probably happened 2-...
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How to create a new account without having to change email, so I can ask questions anonymously?

The only way to post questions anonymously is to create a new account (or ask as an unregistered user on sites that allow that) in an entirely separate browser session. You must not use any email ...
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I did not start with 101 rep on a new site, despite doing so before

Well - this is a new account. Searching for your username (which is a public thing) turns up another, older account with the same name - which could indicate the issue you have. This account has less ...
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When MSE was MSO, did reputation show in the flair, etc.?

Before the split, what is now called MSE was called MSO and showed up in your flair, yes. It helps to know that what was called Meta Stack Overflow was simply renamed and given a new design. After ...
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See all my questions across all Stack Exchange sites?

Sorry for very late answer, but this helped me finding the question I was looking for: my StackExchange Activity. Just replace it for yours: https://stackexchange.com/users/102214/cawas?tab=activity ...
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Can I just sign up for all Stack Exchange sites?

I'd like to add that this is a mess with the new "hot network questions." I click, I upvote because hey that's a good question! and my upvote is ruined and occasionally my signup request looks like ...
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How can I undo copying a profile to all SE accounts?

Unfortunately, there is no Undo option here. You could query the Data Explorer for your account description, or look at the Google Cache or Internet Archive copies of your profiles to recover the ...
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Will my deleted accounts be linked?

The accounts will be gone. There is not going to be any indication they were linked. Any posts from those accounts will have a grey user card with the now-defunct user id on them, with no link to an ...
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Accounts page has question/answer numbering errors, and also duplicates of an account

Thanks for pointing these out! Once in a while we have problems with the aggregator that helps us put the network profile together from individual site profiles. We've put in additional checks and ...
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My network profile flair keeps showing that I don't have any linked accounts with 200+rep

Apparently you have none (at least from a regular user's point of view) I guess that hidden accounts are not going to show up, and all your visible accounts are under 200 reputation. I can see a ...
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Association bonus not awarded when joining new site, plus profile not updated

I followed @JohnMiliter's suggestion, deleted and joined again. And it is working as intended.
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