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I tried to sign up for this site but

I went to 'Sign Up' to use this site and ask questions. Put in a user name and password. The next option was 'Sign In'. It came back with a blank 'Sign In'. Keeps doing the same thing. I think I can ...
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changing password directly possible?

I will change my password, because I realize that is in use for another account too. Can I do it myself somehow or must I do this over reset-password?
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How can I delete my profile (unix.stackexchange)?

How can I delete my profile on unix.stackexchange.com ? Thank you! I have tried to find a delete function in my profile preferences but there doesn't seem to be anything like this.
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Can there be two accounts with the same name?

I was quite surprised to see this: https://unix.stackexchange.com/users/22565/st%C3%A9phane-chazelas https://unix.stackexchange.com/users/89316/ste%CC%81phane-chazelas OK, that's funny: Now it ...
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Why did I get -2 reputation without telling me why?

my reputation was 910 and when I refresh the page It becames 908, I have checked the achievement and INBOX and no reason is mentioned? Note: this happened to me several times this week, even when I ...
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Login loses the question page

Here on Unix, login is not as smooth as on other sites on the Stack Exchange network. I was on this question page : unix.stackexchange.com/questions/1262/where-did-the-wheel-group-get-its-name. I ...
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Why did I get -10 reputation for “user removed”?

In my reputation dropdown, on the top bar, I see -10 reputation for "user was removed". When I click on it, it links to my own profile page. Why did this happen?
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Not able to view my earlier post!

Are all posts that I have posted till date available? If so where to search? To search my previous posts, I clicked my name on the top of the page. But there one post (regarding learning perl - web ...
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Usernames on StackExchange sites aren't unique!

I just noticed that usernames on StackExchange sites aren't unique. For example, there's gilles and there's gilles. I assume that this behaviour is by design, but it seems to me that such a system ...
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Recover access to unregistered account

My old account was 23640, but suddenly I'm on a new account (42687). I had a bunch of questions on my old account; how do I recover it?
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How can I register my username?

I know this belongs in meta, but I cannot anonymously post a question there. I have clicked "register" and logged in with my Google account, Facebook account, and I have even created a stackexchange ...
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How do I recover an unregistered username?

I asked a question the other day as an unregistered user. There were some good answers to it. I then tried to register my username. The registration worked, kind of. I got an account by the same name, ...
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Why do some users have a grey avatar?

Seems no one has asked this before: The profile looks weird; it has no link in it.
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Any good reason why my Unix & Linux "accounts page shows all my Stackexchange accounts except my very Unix & Linux one?

When I have a look at my accounts page in my Unix & Linux profile, I cannot see my Unix & Linux account. I don't think it's an openId problem because it also shows up in the profile and the ...