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Questions tagged [unregistered-users]

This tag is for questions regarding unregistered users.

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Registration to ask a question – has it made a difference?

In October 2016, Grace noted that registration to ask a question had been implemented on math.stackexchange. I would like to know whether this has had any effect on our site.
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How can I post as guest again?

At the time where I didn't have a math.stackexchange account, I could ask questions as a guest. At mathoverflow, I can still ask questions as a guest. But if I click on "Ask question" at math....
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Problem with new unregistered users

There is a lot of problem with new users who have unregistered accounts. They don't understand what stack exchange is for and ask whatever question they feel like. That is not big problem but the real ...
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Unregistered users and the new profile page

In the old profile page it was quite easy to find out if a user is unregistered. It simply said in large letters on the top of the page that the user is not registered. Is it also easy to spot ...
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Let's require registration to ask a question

More than two years after http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/q/4569/, this may be the time for reconsideration. A brief update: In July 2012, when the aforementioned discussion took place, the site ...
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Browsing unregistered users?

Is there any way to browse answers by unregistered users and/or browse unregistered users? I understand that you have not indexed them for search but the data is clearly there somewhere in your ...
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Why do we allow questions from unregistered users?

So I was looking at this post by this user. Can I make a wild assertion? Unregistered users account for a big chunk of low-quality posts (Is this true?). Not to mention those users who never come back ...