Must be a bug or something.

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Not a bug.

Due to the change to global logins and to make the functionality of the @ reply system more effective, the OpenID username is no longer inferred as it was in the past. You now have to set your username or the system will generate a random one.

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  • Okay I changed my username, and that seems to have fixed the problem. Thanks!
    – leeand00
    Nov 6, 2010 at 2:10
  • Thanks for the explanation, was already wondering why this happened. Dec 21, 2010 at 12:41

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