I created a Mathematics StackExchange account today. Unfortunately, before this, I posted a question as a guest (unregistered user). As my browser blocks cookies, I have lost access to this account. I have followed the instructions given on the relevant help center page, and hopefully, I will soon receive a response. In the meantime, however, the question has been answered. Is it somehow possible for me to accept an answer?

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    $\begingroup$ Nope, not possible. If/when the account merge is done, you can accept. Let's hope it gets done quickly. $\endgroup$ May 10 '16 at 18:24
  • $\begingroup$ Hmm, maybe what you did wasn't the best thing, merging accounts would be the thing to do. $\endgroup$ May 10 '16 at 18:28
  • $\begingroup$ I followed the instructions given on that page. $\endgroup$
    – Sophist123
    May 10 '16 at 18:31
  • $\begingroup$ Let's hope for the best. $\endgroup$ May 10 '16 at 18:34
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    $\begingroup$ This stuff wouldn't happen if we required registration to ask a question... $\endgroup$
    – user147263
    May 10 '16 at 19:07

It's commendable that you want to accept an answer, but there is no rush. Even under normal circumstances, it is perfectly normal to wait a few days before accepting an answer. (There is such a thing as accepting too quickly.) And many answered questions remain without an accepted answer forever, which isn't ideal but is not a big deal, either.

If a Stack Exchange employee merges your accounts, great; otherwise, just move on.


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