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What does the number "people reached" on the profile page mean?

The "people reached" is calculated as sum of views of non-deleted questions-threads to which you contributed a 'significant' post, where significant means (I think this is still current We're ...
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Why has the number of profile views been removed from MSE?

This is a network wide change announced here. Site moderators are unable to revert changes to the software, so math.se can't get it back unless it comes back for everyone (which seems unlikely).
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Where did my avatar go?! :(

I think this might be an issue with Gravatar and not Stack Exchange. I'll explain my reason for thinking this later in this answer. First off, there is possibly a way to get your old gravatar back, ...
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Is the last seen/ last active feature of users disabled by the stack exchange website? Why so?

You can find several places where this is discussed. The main announcement is Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive (on Meta Stack Exchange). Specifically, John Omielan's answer is ...
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Why has the meta user option been removed from my profile?

As @ArcticChar notes in the comments, it's under the profile button/dropdown: This is a recent change: We’ve shipped some changes to the user profile navigation and this feature isn't even properly ...
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Why has the meta user option been removed from my profile?

I have never accessed Meta through my profile. Here is another way: click on the rightmost icon on the top bar of the site, where you have all your other communities, and Meta.
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Who Created the Community User. There is a Saying on Their Account that “They are not Really a Person”, But Who Made Their About Page?

The Community user is mostly a token in a data base. The edits done by the community user are for the most part suggested edits that were proposed and approved by users. In rare cases SE starts some ...
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A probable bug in the "people impacted" of my profile

You got a recent vote on a CW answer to a very popular question, which brought your answer to a +5 score. This makes all the views on the question eligible for the impact counter. Which is why you ...
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Nit-picky question on the *about me* section

The words "they", "them", "their" are also commonly used as singular gender-neutral forms. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singular_they Thus, the "them" there is intentional and not in error.
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View sign-in history

A brief answer is that you should go to your profile and click on the number of consecutive days. (Remember that you'll find this in the profile tab, not in the activity tab.) You can find more ...
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MathJax rendering issue while looking at someone's profile

Thanks for the report! As I mentioned in the comments, this was a side-effect of upgrading to MathJax 2.7.5. The core of the issue is described in detail over on GitHub. Many thanks to Davide ...
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Is there a way to flag profiles?

is there a way to flag a user profile directly? There isn't, only posts and comments can be flagged. If not, what should one do instead? Besides using the contact link, you can also flag one of ...
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I apparently created a wiki excerpt in 2016 before creating my account in 2017

The following old bug report on Meta SE seems to be identical to what you observed: Activity log entry before registration date. Though that report is marked status-completed, it seems that there is a ...
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Ability to have a search feature to find search through personal question history

You can use the advanced search functionality: searching for e.g. user:me is:q derivative will give all posts by you, which are questions, and contain the word '...
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MathJax doesn't display in the new profile page

Some of the new styles on the page caused the rendered MathJax to be rendered in the incorrect position (and also hid it). You could see that as a flicker of the page, seeing the rendered MathJax (in ...
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How do I edit my bio?

Go to your profile page on the main site (not on meta or it won't work), then click on Edit Profile & Settings in the navbar.
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Did the profile tags change size?

You are right, this is part of some recent network-wide changes to the profile: Now live: A fully responsive profile. Some of the reasons for the changes are in other posts on Meta Stack Exchange, e.g....
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There should be an option to see Community Wiki questions/answers in your profile.

The use-case seems marginal to me, so I do not see a need to have it on the profile, but if you want to know just use search: "user:me wiki:yes" will return all your CW posts; you can further refine ...
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Responses tab on activity page doesn't work

We have now deployed some changes to the affected code, and it should work a lot better today (actually, Nick Craver had already done the work to change this - we just hadn't deployed it yet).
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View sign-in history

When you click your own profile, the default tab is the activity tab. You should go to the "Profile" tab, where you can see the "visited $x$ days, $y$ consecutive" text. Click this text to show the ...
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Why does the type (or the scale) of rating statistics change?

This statistic appears to be programmed to display the highest rank available between weekly, monthly, quarterly, yearly and all-time (with a bias towards the longer-term in case of ties). You can ...
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Informed badge already achieved, but badge is still being aimed.

Coincidentally, we had a similar question earlier this month on Meta Stack Exchange: Why is the 'Next badge', Curious, the same as the Newest badge in this profile?. I can repeat my answer ...
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Tabs 'Questions' and 'Answers' on user profile aren't readable when selected

I'm a Senior Product Designer at Stack Overflow. Thanks for reporting the issue. The Fifty Shades of Math.SE will be resolved with the next production build.
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Why can't I access (view) my profile page?

Quoting Haney's answer from Meta Stack Exchange: Thanks for bringing this up. We made a change to our SQL server configuration that caused our logins to fail, which meant the data driving our sites ...

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