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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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First ever Contribution deleted?

The answer you’d posted is the same that has been duplicated in 4 (5, actually if you consider another deleted answer which repeats the same content) other answers and doesn’t have any significant new ...
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Somebody wants to buy my account on SuperUser.com

ooh. This is a strange one. IANAL but I suppose the terms of service would be the thing to look at here. I don't see anything explicitly talking about transferring an account but Subscriber is ...
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Somebody wants to buy my account on SuperUser.com

Given that: You login into Super User (and by extension the wider Stack Exchange network) via 3rd party authorisation tools Your Super User account is linked to other accounts you may have on the ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way I can recover my unregistered account here?

Yes. Use the contact us link at the bottom of the page and request an account merger.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I login with my account on my wife's computer?

If you log in to Google by going to the account button (your picture then "switch accounts" iirc) at the top of any Google page you should be able to login to a second account without logging out the ...
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How do you delete a Super User account?

Its in the help - you contact stackexchange using the contact us link, and set your profile to "delete me"
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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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