Questions tagged [user-accounts]

Refers to user accounts either generically, or across the network.

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To find my guest user account again

I am hesitating too much in asking this question as a new user.I participate in Math stack exchange question answer site almost 10 days ago as a guest & I earned 45 reputations.But 3 days ago my ...
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How can I convert my “myopenid” account into a (stackexchange) “openid” account?

I'm usually not a DAU in the computer-world... but it didn't appear to me how I could change my stackexchange-login, for which I'm using my "myopenid"-account, into a "stackexchange-openid" account; I ...
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What does exactly mean the number associated to an user account?

For example, in my case, why am I user119598? Does this mean that the number of registered users on this site is now around 120,000 and I was the number 119598?
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setting up new account

Sorry -- this is likely duplicative, but I don't know where to find the answer. I have a friend who may want to set up an account. I can't remember where I went to set up my own account. Also, I was ...
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Specific Latex commands for user's account

I think it would very useful to permit every user to add to their profile a list of Latex command, so that they are readily at disposal. For instance, in all of my .tex files I add in the preamble <...
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Tag future report

I came across https://math.stackexchange.com/users/tag-future/current which represents a recent attempt by SE to understand what types of questions each user is likely to answer. (The underlying ...
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Do spam-only posting users get deleted?

Often spammers, or drunk people who feel the need to post racist/sexist/otherwise offensive content come to the site and post something spammy or offensive. The good folks of this community usually ...
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How permissive should we be with user names?

The internet, and in particular this site, thrives on anonymity. While many of the users here feel confident enough in the community to use their real name (and it does have real world implications, ...
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MSE welcomes its $100\,000^{th}$ user…

Math.Stackexchange.com welcomes its $100\,000^{\text{th}}$ user. I don't think you'll get cookies, but even better you'll get your questions answered.
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How to deactivate other stack exchange accounts

I opened several Stack exchange accounts and they all are showing in my user' page. I am not using them regularly. So I want to remove them from my user page. How to do it?
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Merging unregistered accounts for better traceability?

There are 74 accounts belonging to the emailhash b60d6b835a36491ae1fddecd1265894d (with a notable overall score). Does this really indicate that they belong to the same person resp. email address? ...
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A single user using different *registered* user names

Firstly is it possible that a single user uses different registered user names. Secondly is it possible that he votes to close a thread with his different user names? I hope not.
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How do I log in on another device? Also “my logins” is broken.

I tried to login on another device and the login page asks for my email instead of my username like it used to. I tried putting my username in instead but it said it was invalid. Leaving it blank gave ...
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User not displayed in search

When I search for Robert Bryant under users I only see users 84371. Yet account 10727 seems to belong to him also, but this is not displayed in the search results. Is that a bug?
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Why is the number of votes displayed inconsistently?

If I view the bottom of my profile page, then it is displayed that I have cast $2087$ votes. On the other hand, if I click on the "votes" tab on the right of my profile page, and if I subsequently ...
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Can the same person have multiple accounts?

I have noticed two users namely Justim Bieber and Justen Bieber who I suspect are the same person. Is this allowed and encouraged especially when one is commenting on the others posts.
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Why is my “old” meta profile still available for viewing?

Now some months ago there was technical glitch involving my profile which got like deleted and a new one created. The old profile on main is no longer there but why is my meta profile still around? ...
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“Can I merge as a guest ?”

I found an unregistered user that created (at least) four unregistered user accounts. He wasn't aware of that, so I asked him if he wants these accounts to be merged. But is this possible for ...
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Should account-merging be mentioned in the FAQ?

It occurred to me today after I encountered two "different" users with the same name and gravatar (though one of them recently changed names...and genders, apparently...but I digress) that it might ...
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Delete My Account

I would appreciate if my account could be deleted. From other meta posts it seems that a moderator needs to do it. Thanks. I really see no reason whatsoever for not being able to do this ourselves ...
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Vulgar Username

I think necessary steps should be taken against the profile https://math.stackexchange.com/users/26920/urine-soaked-pajamas as the user name and avatar are offensive and go against the dignity of the ...
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I have ~7 accounts. Is this OK?

I just realised that I am using about ~7 accounts on this website. For reasons of style I created these accounts, and also because I was embarrassed about asking easy questions on one of my accounts. ...
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Is there any way to recover my past questions?

First of all, it is completely my fault that I hadn't registered and kept posting questions, and I'm not sure which should this post be tagged.. I just have noticed that all my information is gone ...
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Announcement: New User Merge Policy/Tool

This post is to call to attention a new tool available for all users that facilitates merging of duplicated/fragmented accounts. Quite often on the site we see users who, for one reason or another, ...
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Potential Bug in Stack Exchange: Username changes after editing a wiki [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Old usernames and names of deleted users in CW-mode See this answer for reference: Advantages of IMO students in Mathematical Research Note that the last edit shows up as "...
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“user was removed” again [closed]

This time (seven hours ago, apparently), my "reputation" went down by 208 points, so it must have been someone who's done a lot of posting here. It's hard not to suspect that users who've been around ...
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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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could someone merge my accounts?

Before registering, I answered a few questions via https://math.stackexchange.com/users/41865/julien-s-r Would it be possible to have that account merged with my current one?
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How to move my math stackexchange account to another e-mail? Thanks!!

Hi am a statistical consultant building a portfolio and hence would like only my stats stack exchange account to be available online and would like to move the math stackexchange account of mine to ...
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What happened to user user9413?

I see answers by user9413 but no link to profile. What's the story with that? foe example : Is there an integral that proves $\pi > 333/106$? The user id is not a link. Thanks
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List earlier display names for an account

Every so often I'll notice that a user with an unfamiliar name begins posting good answers and insightful comments about topics that interest me. Most of the time they are new users, but sometimes ...
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Lost all tags and username changed on profile

I woke up this morning to find that my username had been changed (looks like to my google account username) and I lost all my tags. How did this happen? I have always been logging in with my facebook ...
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Why answers appear to my questions out of thin air that I can't accept.

I keep fairly good tabs on my questions for a week or two after I ask them. Three or four times now it has happened that one of my questions was left unanswered, and then I come back months later and ...
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Are shared accounts allowed?

In comments to this question, the asker claims to be a shared account that is used by several students in the same class. Do we have a policy against such shared accounts? If not, I propose that we ...
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Could I have two accounts?

I want to create a new account. How to create a new account? The new window in my computer for creating a new account always can't be open. Thanks any help:)
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Removing of users

I noted that some reputations of mine was removed due to cancellation of some user account. What can cause a user cancellation? If a user is removed, is all their traces removed too? How usual is ...
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Have I been removed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reputation decrease citing “User was removed” When hovering over my name, I just noticed that I have lost 110 reputation points and the sinister explanation is "User was ...
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How can I participate in the discussion of my question if I lost the unregistered account?

I have asked a question being unregistered, now my account is lost. I would like to participate in the discussion and in particular comment answers (concerning which I have questions)? Is that ...
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Reputation decrease citing “User was removed”

I look at my account reputation changes, and noticed several negative reputation changes, both citing 'User was removed'. Is this behavior documented/explained anywhere. I would appreciate some ...
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Name duplication

Is it possible for two users to have the exact same username? In particular, I look here and here. I don't like that, I think. Another mixedmath prancing around... hmm. Is there any limit to the ...
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Merging unregistered User “S Halayka”

The unregistered user "S Halayka" appears twice: Here and here. Is it possible to merge them?
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One user, six accounts?

I think that the following six accounts (all of them unregistered) belong to the same user: one, two, three, four, five, six. I base this judgement on the similarity of the usernames and gravatars, as ...
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Request to merge two math.stackexchange accounts into one

could you please merge my two accounts on math.stackexchange into one? My first account is authorised via google: https://math.stackexchange.com/users/18855/aleksey-pichugin My second account is ...
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A peculiar user name bug

Any attempt to view the user page of this user results in a blank page. I suspect this is because the name s/he has chosen is identical to the name of a directory in some systems that one (usually, ...
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Old usernames and names of deleted users in CW-mode

I noticed this several times already: In CW-questions e.g. here (active user) or answers e.g. here (deleted user) not the current (or anonymized) user name but rather the one that was active at the ...
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Where is @moron?

math.SE user @Moron has been an incredible value to this site, but I cannot find a single entry from him any more. Has his existence been purged from the system? Or am I being moronic and not ...
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Mathematics not showing up in Accounts section of profile

Typically I can click my user name and view the accounts I have for the various SE sites. Just noticed that for some reason my mathematics account isn't listed. Is this the same for others? Not a big ...
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How to link math.stackexchange account to new mathoverflow account.

I've been using math.stackexchange for some time, but say I would like to use mathoverflow how can I "transfer" this account over to MO? I tried logging in with the email address I use for ...
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Changing User Name

Suppose that (as has been encouraged in an earlier post) one changes a "userpqrs" name to a somewhat more informative name. To what degree does the history of userpqrs disappear? Are questions, ...
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How do stackexchange sites know that two usernames correspond to the same person?

At my request Qiaochu kindly merged my two accounts here a few days ago ("elgeorges" and "user 3247") . As a completely unexpected result, I got a reputation bonus on another stackexchange site , ...