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Should I perform a duck test when reviewing suggested edits?

We can't merge accounts any more. We basically use a duck test + a quick look at whatever PII we have, and pass it up to a CM. There's nothing that a regular user can do. In many cases I actually ...
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Suspended when the user who instigated the incident was not

For context: There is a big difference between "snark" in someone potentially jokingly saying, and I quote: You're going to delete individual songs on albums? Appalling. And your reply that ended ...
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I have a question ban and I have no idea how to fix it

I don’t know why you have a ban, but your vandalism of your own questions doesn’t help. You went to all your questions (spanning from 2017 to 2023) and edited them to complain about your ban? How do ...
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Integrate reputations of multiple superuser accounts?

Use the Contact Form (available in the footer of every page on Stack Exchange sites) and select "Account Issue" and then the reason "I need to merge user profiles". You will need ...
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Suspended when the user who instigated the incident was not

You escalated a situation and made it worse. The issue is simply this: You responding the way you did is more egregious than what was done to you. Nobody cares “Who started it…” unless the person who ...
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How to change password for my Superuser/StackExchange account?

I haven’t actually verified that this works — not today, anyway; I know I changed my password a couple of years ago (yeah, yeah), but I’m not sure exactly how I did it — but I believe I found it.  ...
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High Reputation on SuperUser without any posts?

This will probably be moved to meta In short, users who are active on other sites in the stack exchange network gets an association bonus of 100 reputation points on this site. The requirement is to ...
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Apparent sock puppet asking repetitive questions

I've closed the near-dupe as a dupe. Looks like the user's in control of both accounts and strictly speaking there's nothing wrong with socks. With the duplicates VTC as dupe, flag linking back ...
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Change email address provided at registration on stackexchange.com

You might find this Help Center page useful. It explains how to add additional email addresses/logins to your StackExchange account. You should also be able afterward to remove old, unused/unavailable ...
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Should I perform a duck test when reviewing suggested edits?

The phrase "the goals of the post's owner" can be understood in many ways (as can "strive to"), and if there's any definitive official guidance on what it's supposed to mean, it doesn't seem to be ...
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Why is my account blocked again?

This link to Meta Stack Exchange pretty much covers all we can tell you. It includes the reasons why the automatic bans happen; how to get unbanned; etc. There's nothing a moderator or other users ...
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Reputation doesn't increase

None of your questions have been upvoted - unsurprisingly because most of them aren't well written. No upvotes, no rep. You don't get rep for asking questions(unless upvoted).
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How was the guy granted 1k+ rep?

Looks like an account merge with a much older account. I'm too sleepy to actually do more digging, but the rep seems to be from an old question from waaaaaay back, deleted but around enough to keep ...
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How do I log out of superuser.com?

On the top right corner, click the three lines and there is an option there.
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How was the guy granted 1k+ rep?

The user's Reputation tab gives us some clues. 100 rep for association bonus, and then as @Journeyman Geek has suggested, reputation which was obtained from a deleted question, which hasn't been ...
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