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Into exile I must go

"Ahch-To". No, you did not need to say "Gesundheit". However, if you didn't, you're getting off light according to Loki. I have grown intensely jealous of a certain elusive Jedi who had taken ...
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User vandalised their account before rage-quitting. How best to resolve?

User 20155 (formerly DeletingAccountNeverReturning, Formerly LegoStormtroopr) has apparently decided to leave the site as part of the fallout from the recent kerfuffle over on StackOverflow. His ...
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Historical election records are incomplete

Two users who were candidates in the first moderator election have since left the site and deleted their accounts. This seems to have caused some issues with the page documenting that election: The ...
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Joined today, account banned?

So...I just joined this community today, and have posted several answers (SciFi Fantasy, not Meta), and I am now receiving the message that the site is no longer accepting answers from my account? I ...
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User with two ratings and pages for the same account?

https://scifi.stackexchange.com/users/2492/l8wrtr https://scifi.stackexchange.com/users/2496/l8wrtr What's the deal here?
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Who is M.A. Golding and why do they have so many accounts? [duplicate]

There is a user with the name M. A. Golding which keeps on appearing, with a "new" account each time, often with low to no votes. At the time of writing: There are 52 versions of this account The ...
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Is it desirable to have the community award "acceptance" to answers on abandoned questions?

There are many questions like this one: Identifying a story about a girl named Sarah who finds out she is a robot The pattern is the same: User (usually new one) asks a question. Often, it's ...
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What should we do about duplicate, unregistered user accounts?

We have at least a couple users who post regularly and never register accounts. Each time the cookies on their computer get cleared, they lose their old unregistered account and are given a new one. ...
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How can I know if I'm close to being banned?

I've been banned on the superuser site (not for trolling or spamming but for low quality that anyway solved just the technical problem I was posting about) so that my account on superuser is not being ...
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Suggested edits by users probably trying to edit their own post from a new account

I just reviewed (and rejected) a suggested edit on a story ID question by user "Scottybrown100" attempting to edit a post by user "Scott Brown". It appears that this is the same user, but the person ...
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Profile on meta does not show why a user is suspended

On a certain meta user's profile, I see: On the main site user profile I see: Why is the reason not shown on meta?
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Why is fez's reputation showing up as -202 on the "Users" page?

I looked up the user fez, and here is what the page showed: But when I clicked on it, fez's user page showed what seemed like the correct reputation (5,000 something). Update: When I look it up ...
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How much counts as a "significant" rep change from a user being removed?

A user was just removed who had obviously voted on some of my posts. I lost 20 reputation which may not seem like a lot to all y'all with 400k+ (ahem, Valorum, ahem), but I was pretty annoyed. So what,...
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How can I delete my user account from the scifi stack? Also, how to meet the quality standards?

I am an active member of SO sites but I want to delete my account from this site, scifi.stackexchange.com. How can I do that? I have tried to delete my questions from this site, but it's giving me ...
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How can a user removed equal -2 rep?

I got a notice that a user was removed and any of their votes were removed. I received a -2 rep reprimand. Why do I have a reputation change on my reputation page that says 'User was removed'? ...
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Why did this user's reputation score drop to 1?

The user SS-3.1415926535897932384626433 has 17 Gold badges & countless other silver & bronze badges. He had a high reputation the last time I checked. Why did all of a sudden it reduced to 1. ...
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Is there a limit to how often or how many posts a user can comment on or edit in a given period of time?

I have not posted anything for a long time, but I really enjoy reading questions and answers, regardless of the topic. I've noticed TheLethalCarrot is extremely active, commenting on/editing (if I'm ...
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Been away for awhile, credentials/badges seem gone. Can I relink to past posts, as some have relevance to questions I can answer?

Been awhile, I should have some old posts up here, can't seem to find them.
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Why can't I respond to the responses I've gotten to my question?

Can the mods help me? I'm trying to respond to some of the responses I've gotten in my earlier questions and I just cant do it. I can see other people responding though, I'm just not sure how to do it....
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How can I delete an account?

I have 2 emails gmail and yahoo. I was trying to add yahoo to gmail. But I created a new account with yahoo. What I want is to delete yahoo and add to gmail.
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When I merge accounts, will I be contacted through email or phone? And how do I decide which account it's going to be through?

I'd like to have my account through Yahoo, but join my Google account to it, because I don't want to lose all my progress.
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Is it alright to change my profile name again?

I have recently changed my name from BookStriker to Invoker. Honestly, this is my favorite character in a video game. I changed my profile picture recently and I want to input her name in my profile. ...
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Profile picture not displaying properly?

(aka: Redacted Stack is too redacted!) On the main users page, the user Redacted Stack (formerly Major Stackings) has a profile picture which is mainly a solid grey block: But when I hover over his ...
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How do I delete my scifi.SE profile only?

I want to delete my Scifi profile. I had a series of questions and answers bad received, flagged for wrong reasons etc (a question that should have been marked as "opinion based" was just marked as a ...
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Can any one tell me how to delete my Profile? [duplicate]

I would like to delete my Stack Exchange profile. Can any one tell me how?
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user manofsteelanswers.com is self-promoting

Isn't this user blatantly self-promoting his website? His username and description etc are all aimed an bringing people to his website and audio show. What's the moderators' position on this? ...
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Relating various used usernames to users

Is there a way to determine all the names used in the past by various longstanding users? I find it annoying having to remember that @Richard is @Valorum and @Gilles is @user56 and @WhiteWidow is @...
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