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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

As a long time user of the site, and someone who figured out the site in a kinder, gentler less confusing age, it feels like this is a aggregation of a few problems SE is frictionless for new users. ...
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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

This isn't a problem with SE, it's a problem with you remembering your login info. There are a few things you could try Use a password manager like LastPass to remember it for you Use a Google or ...
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How do I sign up to Superuser with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

The "sign up page" that you show is accessed by clicking, naturally, on "sign up":                    "Sign up" means "create a brand new account".  If you already have a Stack Exchange (OpenID) ...
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it is strange that I am probably not a Google+ user yet I can login to stackexchange sites

I believe Google's OpenID provider is considered to be under the auspices of Google+ in terms of branding, which, indeed, is technically separate from having a Google+ account. All you actually need ...
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Superuser logs me off automatically after few minutes

After getting few inputs in comments about cookies and extensions; i checked my settings. Settings for cookies were correct. Then I disabled all extensions installed and tried enabling them one at a ...
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My cross-site auto-login does not work; where do I look to fix it?

There is no magic. For cross-site login to work there is some clever JavaScript executed in your browser once you are logged in on one site. That JavaScript loads an image for each second-level domain ...
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Can not log into Super User since the new login appeared

Very likely they are blocking some of the third-party javascript resources that Stack Exchange sites depend on. Unfortunately it's difficult to get an idea of what exact resources may be blocked ...
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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

This site (and Stack Exchange in general), provide a few ways for users to log in based on the technology/concept of OpenID. The idea being that you don't need to remember yet another account for ...
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Can I add a stackexchange login?

Yes you can - though its been a while since I tested it. Taken from my MSE answer It sort of works, though it is a little more convoluted that it could be. You'd need to start by creating an ...
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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

This discussion has been bothering me for several days now and I think I finally figured out why. In the model for the community our first point is to Be Nice. We as a community failed at that. I ...
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Can not log into Super User since the new login appeared

I have a similar problem while at work. I am not going to the effort to provide a screenshot of what the secure page looks like. I will describe what it looks like, the page does not fully load, ...
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