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Why is stackexchange.com not a single website with one account?

Stack Exchange users (usually) only have one account, which is used to log in to sites across the network. Unfortunately, the UI here is... really confusing and frequently uses the terms "account&...
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Why is stackexchange.com not a single website with one account?

In order to aid the search for questions we tag them. Different sites can currently use the same tags and give them different meanings. Our Cooking site has an apple tag Identify, select, store, ...
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Why is stackexchange.com not a single website with one account?

I can think of several reasons why you have to create a Stack Exchange account on every new site (and there are certainly more): The accounts you created appear on your network profile. It's possible ...
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Why is stackexchange.com not a single website with one account?

Because each site in the Stack Exchange network is different. For example: Each site has different scope. Each site has its own reputation and privileges. So for each site, you have different ...
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