27 votes

Don't force sync with my oldest account on my network profile

Starting today, you can choose which profile to sync to stackexchange.com: Click the "update link": Pick a site: ??? Profit. Note that this is a one time copy, not an ongoing sync. If ...
Adam Lear's user avatar
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26 votes

Do we want to keep the network profile page?

I find this page to be very useful - but not for the user-generated content on it. I don't generally pay much attention to the "profile" section, so having links not work isn't really a big ...
Catija's user avatar
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25 votes
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Gained 137K rep overnight

So like most things in life, this was my fault. Historically we had 2 systems for getting data and never really finished moving to the latter. One of those artifacts came up with some Developer ...
Nick Craver's user avatar
23 votes

Do we want to keep the network profile page?

The phrase "user profiles" is in quotes there for a reason. We wouldn't ever get rid of the network profile completely. What we want to do is get rid of the concept of logging in or registering on ...
animuson's user avatar
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21 votes

Gained 137K rep overnight

I found a pretty strange coincidence, after having seen @Sha's comment. The network-wide profile of ewwhite has this link: http://stackexchange.com/users/270504/ewwhite And yours Server Fault ...
nicael's user avatar
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19 votes

How can I see flags I cast from all sites?

I wrote a userscript that generates a network wide flag summary for you. (It doesn't list single flagged posts though). It's available on StackApps. If you are logged into the Stack Exchange network ...
Floern's user avatar
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18 votes

Disassociated posts are still linked from the network profile

In the interest of getting this resolved, I'll set my embarrassment aside and provide a live example. In the past, I've had a few questions disassociated from my SO account. Serialization of RegExp ...
canon's user avatar
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16 votes

Why can't one update their own profile during a suspension period?

Sometimes people get a little upset when they get suspended. I've seen angry mod message replies. Imagine if someone decides he doesn't want his account any more and fills his profile with ...
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15 votes
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Child metas Profile pages are Oops

We had one server going a bit crazy with memory (from a competing process) - I've gotten a dump, cycled the issue (to restore production), and will dig into what's causing it first thing tomorrow. ...
Nick Craver's user avatar
13 votes
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This account is hidden and will is only shown to you and moderators

There does seem to be an extra and a missing word: This account is hidden and will only be shown to you and moderators I'll have the developer change it.
Jon Ericson's user avatar
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13 votes

Hidden profiles are not hidden at all

Profiles on a user's Hidden Communities now hide the link to the network profile for everyone but the user and site moderators. Moderators on other sites will not see the link, but should be able to ...
Jon Ericson's user avatar
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13 votes
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Who is this user #0?

There were actually two users with a network account Id set to 0, both of them created at about the same time. I can only imagine that there was some short-lived glitch in the database back in 2019 ...
animuson's user avatar
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12 votes

Question still appears in my top network posts even after having it disassociated from my account

The underlying mechanic here was fixed a while ago, probably a couple of years. But it can only be fixed per-user manually when we know it needs to be fixed. I've run the fix for you, and the question ...
animuson's user avatar
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12 votes
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How do I edit my network profile?

You can't edit your network profile directly, and never could. All the details (which are Display Name, Country, Age, Website link, About Me, and Avatar) are imported from an existing site account. ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
11 votes

Should a user with constructive contributions on another site be destroyed or deleted as a result of a red flag?

is deletion reserved for people with no desire whatsoever to contribute constructively - drive-by spammers, trolls, etc.? Yes. In some cases there may be some less obvious considerations that a ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
11 votes
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If Network Profile option can only be seen by me and mods, please allow only me and mods to view network profile

This is not technically feasible, at least without removing other useful information. Even if the profile itself weren't visible, most of the contents could be recreated via SEDE queries to find all ...
Ryan M's user avatar
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9 votes

How can I edit my network profile?

You can update the Stack Exchange network profile info by selecting update, than by choosing your profile from a Stack Exchange site:
Bengi Besçeli's user avatar
9 votes
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How do I know if I have a "physical profile" on stackexchange.com?

There is no publicly visible indicator to determine whether you have a profile on stackexchange.com - the usual options that staff can look at to quickly determine whether it's a real profile or a ...
animuson's user avatar
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9 votes
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Can I view Saves from multiple SE Q&A sites in one place?

Right now, no, you cannot. They aren't exposed at the network level and aggregating them there is probably harder than you might expect. In addition to the factors mentioned in the comment thread ...
Aaron Bertrand's user avatar
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8 votes

Updating network profile

Now the link is called "Update profile info"
vvauban's user avatar
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8 votes
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Merge entire network account

Short answer It'll all be done in one go. Longer answer Here's the anatomy, if you will, of a Stack Exchange account: you have a "network" account with individual community profiles attached to it....
Adam Lear's user avatar
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8 votes
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One of my Super User questions does not appear in the Top Questions section of my network profile

Leaving a note here, because it might be a bit before this is fixable & I don't want to forget about it. Background There's a table in a database somewhere called NetworkPosts. This table holds ...
Shog9's user avatar
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8 votes
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Is there an overview of your accounts on all Meta sites?

There is no such overview for per-site metas, but we can generate one with help of the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. Your reputation on those sites is the same as on the main sites, but it's also ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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8 votes

Why is it so hard to edit my profile?

No, it's not hard. It's two clicks away, on any site. Two. Clicking your profile picture or badge count on the top bar Clicking "Edit profile and settings" in the profile page That is it. ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
8 votes
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Cloudflare blocks Archive.org from saving network profiles

Apologies for the issues, I dug in further late Friday and found another bug and made a change to resolve it. You should not receive any more 403 responses moving forward.
Josh Zhang's user avatar
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7 votes
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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 ...
Tim Malone's user avatar
7 votes
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Unable to login to stackexchange.com

For the sake of the next person who finds this... You want to click "Confirm and Create New Account" in step #3. Yes, it's confusing and misleading, but generally it will not create a new account - it'...
Shog9's user avatar
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7 votes

Top posts taken from hidden communities

The third post on my network profile's top question list is currently What is a less controversial name for the clothing item known as a "wife-beater" in the United States?, and I have no ...
Stevoisiak's user avatar
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7 votes
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Why do some users have two site accounts, each tied to the same network profile?

Revisiting this. I've confirmed this is still an issue with the SEDE query provided in comments, but this isn't particularly high priority given the number of people impacted - it's a strange case. I'...
Jon Chan's user avatar
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7 votes
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How do I get a list of sites where I'm a member of?

Here: https://stackexchange.com/users/current?tab=accounts
Cerbrus's user avatar
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