Questions tagged [user-accounts]

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User with multiple lost accounts

Something weird appened in this question, a couple of "answers" talk about lost credentials, and it seems that these users are actually the same person, asking for help, who clearly can't ...
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Can we delete our own downvoted, unhelpful but accepted answers when a user is removed?

I have a negatively-scored answer which was accepted by the question OP, who's account has since been deleted. I want to delete my answer now because it really has no use. I think users should have ...
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Why was my reputation reset?

My reputation points have been reset fully. I checked the activity tab and it says I lost 28 rep. When I looked deeper I saw nothing that could have caused that. Does anyone have any idea why?
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Why do some users vanish and turn into user...?

A user recently disappeared out of nowhere. I flagged them as a kid a while ago. Do people appear like this when their account has been deleted?
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This account is scheduled to be deleted 11 mins ago

I'm about to delete my account, the 24 hours period is over and now it says on my user page: This account is scheduled to be deleted 11 mins ago What does this mean? Is this some kind of extra ...
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Why was my other account removed?

I need to know why I was removed, if it was because I didn't use this site much, well I couldn't - it wouldn't let me ask stuff for a month or even comment. Can a moderator answer me? I lost over 30 ...
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Meta reputation out of sync in "Your Communities" sub-menu and mobile app

I know reputation is periodically synced between the parent site and meta site, so reputation will occasionally be different. However, the reputation is greatly out of sync in the "Your Communities" ...
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How do I log out of Gaming StackExchange?

I just registered with this gaming site and I can't find the "log out" button. How do I log out?
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Standards for username

Prompted from seeing this user. Is there a standard for what constitutes an "acceptable username"? Also what would be the appropriate response to seeing a potentially offensive username? Raise ...
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How can I use the same login here that I use for my website profile?

How do I find my login information from my website profile and copy/paste it to my login entry on the app of this...website? I need help I wanna use my same login as I did on the website but I can't ...
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Why must users be at least 13 years old to be a Stack Exchange user?

I was looking through the "legal" page (because of my last question, a link) and saw something stating that a participant must be at least 13 years of age. Out of curiosity, why? This has been bugging ...
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How can I remove or delete my Arqade/stack-exchange account? [duplicate]

How can I remove or delete my Arqade/stack-exchange account? I made it using my Facebook name so I can up vote a very helpful comment. Only to learn I need 15 points first, which I'm not willing to ...
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What happens with vulgar user names?

Just came across this new user after their name popped up in the review queue. Someone already made a point to them about their user name on this answer, but what actually happens in this situation?
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Duplicate user accounts

I've found something strange on pokemon-oras This makes me think that this guy has created several accounts, each one has only asked a single question. He hasn't even upvoted or accepted an answer. ...
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One User, Two Accounts

I've just found a user who has more than 1 account: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/users/73355/ostarz https://gaming.stackexchange.com/users/66739/ostarz I know it's the same person because of ...
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Friend of Follow Other Stack Users

Is there any way to friend other stack exchange users? My friend and I could not find this option on our profiles.
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I am having issues with Stack Exchange chat, and feel I may have been hacked. What can I do?

Someone from stackexchange hacked into my file and added another account. It is disrupting my chat time. Please tell me how to delete a profile! I already tried creating a new email but they found out ...
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How do I change my email address?

I recently got a new email address, and I was wondering how do update my profile and change my old email to my new email for my account? I have tried many things like click on my email but it does ...
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No Steam Log-In on other sites

Before we begin, I'm sorry if this is posted somewhere inappropriately. When I first joined Stack Exchange (via Arqade) I was given the option of using Steam to sign in. When I attempted to sign in ...
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Why do I have more rep in meta than I do on Gaming?

As you can see, my rep on the meta is 125, But on Gaming, is 75 because I placed a bounty on a question. Why is my rep higher on the meta than it is on the actual site?
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How can the Community user bot edit questions?

It seems like the Community user that's supposed to be "a background process to keep this site clean", somehow figured out that an answer contained an unformatted quote and formatted it. Is it ...
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How should I "flag" a spam user?

There has been quite a surge of spam accounts on the site lately. These are accounts that open up and post 1-3 pointless answers with a link to some malignant site or another. What I do when I notice ...
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Merge my 2 accounts

I was just trying to swap around my Open ID (tossing MyOpenID and adding Google) and ended up creating a 2nd account. Could someone please merge my 2 accounts? The ID of my good account is 43, the ...
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Is impersonating moderators against the rules?

I just saw this profile and was wondering 1) if that's badp doing one of his weird experiments again? and 2) whether it is or isn't actually badp, is it ok for that account to exist?
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My Gaming open id is not being associated with my other stackexchange accounts, is this expected?

For some reason, my gaming open id is not being picked up with stackexchange and associated with my other accounts. Is this because the site is special or something or is this a bug? Or did I do ...
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Associated Account?

Does anyone know what this notification means? Or why I got an extra 100 rep?
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How can I delete my Arqade account?

Is there a way to permanently delete an Arqade/Gaming Stack Exchange account?
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Auto-login looks strange

On the Trilogy sites, the auto-login thing goes over any notification bar and also goes down pretty far. On Gaming at least, it seems to append itself to the notification bar and it is also poorly ...