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Should I perform a duck test when reviewing suggested edits?

Duck test: If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck. In this case: If it behaves like the Original Poster, then it probably is the Original ...
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How to merge duplicate accounts?

I had an account on StackOverflow and another here on SuperUser. Yesterday, I saw an option on StackOverflow to merge accounts, and I tried to do so. Unfortunately, I probably did something wrong, ...
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How to change password for my Superuser/StackExchange account?

I want to change the password for my Superuser/StackExchange account. Its been 3 years since i changed it -- I know, Unhealthy! But for the life of me, i can't seem to find the option on "Profile", "...
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View what I have voted on?

Is there a way to see all questions on Super User, that I have voted on? This would include questions I have upvoted and downvoted.
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Is there a way I can recover my unregistered account here?

3 days ago I correctly answered a question here which gained me 15 reps and I would like to recover that account that when I register I would still have that same amount of reps. Actually, I ...
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How do I log out of all Stack Exchange accounts at once?

So far I've started using Super User, Stack Overflow, Ask Ubuntu and Photography on the Stack Exchange network. Every time I log into one of them (with Google ID) and go to another one of these four ...
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Can I claim ownership of my answer to a migrated question?

I posted an answer to question on SO which was then migrated to SU as #215180. At the time, I didn't have an account on SU, but I've just created one and linked it with my SO account. Will the ...
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Require registration to post questions (and answers)

Posting without registration has a lot of disadvantages: Every once in a while, an unregistered user loses his account cookie after posting a question. This prevents him from editing his question, ...
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Are sock puppets an issue on Superuser?

Is sock puppeting (whereby people hold multiple personalities) an issue on Super user? OR, do people think, is this an issue on the Stack Exchange Network?
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Old User accounts deleted?

I registered on superuser.com and posted a couple of answers under the account: https://superuser.com/users/8954/lazlow However, today I visited the site again - having not logged in for a few months ...
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Question migrated to other stackexchange site displays full name

I registered with my Gmail account and prefer to go by my initials. I recently had a Q moved to the Apple sister site and it automatically displayed my full name. Is there a way to prevent this ...
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Somebody wants to buy my account on SuperUser.com

Somebody wrote me an email because he saw that my account-reputation on SU has risen much in the last month. He wants me to make an offer so he can buy it from me. I am not sure if this is a serious ...
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How do you delete a Super User account? [duplicate]

Over on Super User, I logged in accidentally with another Gmail account, and created a new profile. Because of all the cookie/JavaScript/IP hocus-pocus, instead of a decent no-fuzz PHP login, Super ...
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I found a 3-day-old spammer

He answered one of my questions and then I browsed his answers only to find out that he is a spammer. All answers are the same and are commending a shareware. I demand deletion of his account. name: ...
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Apparent sock puppet asking repetitive questions

For a bit of background, this is basically a repeat of an incident on Stack Overflow with a related Meta question: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/319065/repeated-questions-from-the-same-op-...
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Gmail Blocked, Now How to login Gmail using credentials in stackoverflow?

My gmail is blocked in my firm and I have my SO login with my gmail account, so can someone suggest how can use my same gmail account to login to SO?
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Why does SU allow me to change my display name without confirmation and limits further changes?

Recently, I was editing my profile, typing something, and an advertisement frame popped up, for lack of better name, since y'all are sparing on the ads. The 'frame' somehow caused my cursor focus to ...
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Reputation Bonus

When I log in into another stack exchange website, I got 100 reputation bonus. I join superuser since the website started, and that time, there is no reputation bonus. My question, will I be able to ...
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Several issues with posting questions on SU.com

Crap title, I know, sorry. But there really are a few weird issues going on. I can't seem to post without a captcha. Ever. Tag autocompletion is flat-out not working I get a submission failure ...
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Where is the logout link on Super User?

Where is the logout link on Super User? I read it is in the user profile but I can't see it.
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Integrate reputations of multiple superuser accounts?

I have 2 accounts on superuser. May I know how can I transfer and integrate the reputations of my accounts? Thank you.
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Why can't I comment on answers to my own question?

Several months ago I was using this site to ask people and I got 90% good answers. In the past I could write a comment about their answers, but now I cannot see comment button. I can just answer ...
Fanar ALHAYALI's user avatar
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Change email address provided at registration on stackexchange.com

I have searched Stack Overflow, Stack Exchange, Super User, and didn't find anywhere an option to change my email address. Is there a way to do so? The email address I have provided at registration ...
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How to clean low-quality content?

I agree that I posted low quality content but I did it to solve real technical problems which all are solved now. Now I don't have actual technical problems but I wanted to ask about MIPS processors ...
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Does StackExchange keep records of removed OpenIDs?

Who (other than myself) can view my OpenID? If I change my OpenID (add new one, then remove old one), does StackExchange keep a record of the removed OpenID in database?
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How can I merge a Gmail account and OpenID account with Superuser?

I have recently created an account with Super User with a Gmail account Now that I'm trying to login in only find the OpenID login and when i login with my OpenID it seems Super User doesn't recognize ...
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How do I switch to using Facebook instead of OpenID while signing in to StackExchange without changing my username?

I had originally signed up with StackExchange (back when it was only StackOverflow) with OpenID, since that was the cool--and in case of SO, the only--thing to do. As time has passed, so has the ...
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Merging Stack Exchange Accounts

How do I merge my Stack Exchange accounts, or more accurately – how can I use the same profile on http://gaming.stackexchange.com and here (Super User), as well as probably other sites in the 'family' ...
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How was the guy granted 1k+ rep?

This guy has 1031 rep. 1 answer of score 0. 1 badge. Member for 3 days. How?
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How to properly create a stack exchange account?

I was an unregistered user and my credentials was based on browser cookie(that's what the email said). After clicking the 'click here to restore your account cookie', I registered as advised in the ...
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Why am I being told "Wait some of your questions have not been well recived"?

I have asked three questions, but am now seeing a "Wait some of your questions have not been well received" banner across my profile. What can I do to improve my questions? At first I didn't know how ...
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I have a question ban and I have no idea how to fix it [duplicate]

I'm unable to post questions, but stack exchange does not point out what is wrong with my posts, nor give me good direction beyond "edit your questions". So it expects me to blindly edit my ...
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What to do if you find unwanted users

I found two users on superuser that seem to not want to provide anything to the community. Sure I can flag any of there answers but the problem is that I don't want to spend all my flags to such joke ...
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Issues with OpenID.org - allow users register with their email?

User Randolph Richardson is a contributing member of SU, but he is an unregistered user because he cannot get his OpenID.org account to work properly. I have offered to merge his unregistered account ...
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Will all my Stack Exchange accounts be inaccessible when MyOpenID shuts down>

I use OpenID to log in to all my Stack Exchange accounts. If my OpenID provider ever shuts down, will my profiles be inaccessible? Will I have to register new accounts, thus losing all my reputation, ...
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Where do the "user123456" names come from?

I'm new to Super User / Stack Exchange and I like it so far. I've noticed a strange trend. There seem to be a lot of new users in the format of "user132456" the numbers being random. Are new users ...
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Dark hacking? My account name got changed from "Randolf Richardson" to "Complicated see bio"

My account name is "Randolf Richardson" but somehow my account name was changed to "Complicated see bio." The description was also changed (it used to begin with "I am a spam-fighter ... I'm also ...
Randolf Richardson's user avatar
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Can I have two accounts merged into one?

I have a main account on Stackoverflow (562440) and an accidental one on Superuser (163236). would it be possible to merge the SU-account into the SO-account, so my SO-profile is shown on SU and I ...
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Why doesn't my superuser account show up on the network-wide accounts list?

I am using the same Google account to register for Super User as I did for Stack Overflow, Server Fault, and IT security, but my Super User account doesn't show up on my network-wide profile accounts ...
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How can I login with my account on my wife's computer?

On her computer, my wife is permanently logged into her Google account. She never uses (or has used) SU. I want to fix stuff on her computer and access my SU account to ask questions. I always use my ...
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Multiple accounts, how to address correctly

If one notices someone with more than one account in SU, how should it be addressed? For example: https://superuser.com/users/282532/rajesh-kumar https://superuser.com/users/282310/rajesh-kumar I ...
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SuperUser accounts exclusion

Why is superuser not showing up in my profile under accounts? I have 3 StackExchange accounts, and ran into some trouble with this one after attempting to create the account 3 times when the first ...
Code Monkey's user avatar
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Suspended when the user who instigated the incident was not

Last week I got a 7-day suspension due to some comments I posted beneath this question (I would have made this post sooner but the system wasn't allowing me to do so while suspended). A user decided ...
Hashim Aziz's user avatar
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Why can't I create a superuser login? Why do I have to use a third party?

Why can't I create a superuser login? Why do I have to use a third party? What are your quality standards? Why can't I comment?
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Is it possible to create a Stack Exchange account without Facebook or Google accounts?

Is it at all possible to register for a Stack Exchange account with a non-Google email address?
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Edited my profile and system is refusing my email

So, today I tried to edit some settings(name, website and description) of my superuser profile(and consequently all another stackexchange accounts)... Everything goes OK but when I tried to save, it ...
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Cant register this user

I wanted to ask this question on meta, but it said, I have to log in first (which is where I have the problem!) I answered a question with this user. But when I tried to register and click on the ...
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It’s annoying and hypocritical that reputation is split between StackExchange sites. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why reputation is not passed between superuser, stackoverflow and serverfault? Why am I not permitted to downvote, comment, or use community wikis here on SU (yet) when over ...
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High Reputation on SuperUser without any posts? [duplicate]

A user 'DAMAN' has 101 reputation on superuser without any answer and a single question with 0 score. Where has his reputation come from? He is just member since 5 days? Link To DAMAN'S Page.
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How about sharing reputation across merged accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't reputation passed between Stack Exchange sites? I have cross-linked accounts on several stack exchange sites (Stack Overflow, Meta Stack Overflow, Super User, ...
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