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User name disappeared

Consider: Until yesterday, my username was visible in this circle. But now it does not seem to be there. So I have to search my name under the 'users' section to go to my profile. Am I the only one ...
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Close my account please. Delete it [duplicate]

Is it possible to close my account since I was not able to close it in this meta site. Please delete my account.
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A very active (new) user suddenly disappeared. What happened?

Since yesterday, a new user started contributing on PSE. This user was very active and apparently very eager about physics and I answered one of their questions. The user was active until a few hours ...
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Users with identical names

Apparently, nothing prevents the users from having identical display names (since they are assigned different userID): here is another Vadim. I admit though that this name is not a particularly rare ...
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Suspicious new user accounts?

Just found this while browsing the bottom of new users page. All accounts start with w88, followed by a random word and a number. Most of them have set "Bangkok Thiland" as their location. ...
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Why do we have a profile page and an ability to chat if SE is not a social network?

I was reading these exchanges about the (lack of) ability to follow other posters: Automating the ability to "follow" posters I can follow posters, presumably like many others do, simply by ...
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Is this user a spammer?

A user [link removed] just posted an answer to a question I had bountied. The answer itself is garbled, and it's unclear whether it's a legitimate answer attempt or an attempt at farming reputation ...
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Has Physics.SE had this same trolling experience?

This is now the second time at Matter Modeling SE, where we have received this exact same question (both times by an "unregistered user"): I made the mistake of engaging with it the first ...
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Transfer answer from duplicate unregistered user account

I answered a question as not registered user, after that I registered, is it possible to transfer the not-registered answer to my registered account? The answer gave is here: Is there a difference in ...
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What happened to my account on Physics Stack Exchange?

Today when I clicked on Physics.Stackexchange tab on my chrome the site opened up normally but when I clicked on Ask the window the tab opened up saying “confirm your account” and then I saw that my ...
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Many deleted users

Apparently, quite a number of users have been deleted in the last month or so. I've noticed it because, as I haven't been very active lately, my rep score has been declining due to their removed votes....
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Regarding asking a question [duplicate]

Actually when I was a new user to the site, I posted the homework-type questions. But as the time passes I learn, and understand how to ask a good question, as I learn a lot from the site. But now ...
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Time of waiting to exit out from the question ban [duplicate]

Having since a few days this message "You have reached your question limit. Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See the Help Center to learn more." I wanted to know the ...
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Reputation of the user increased without activity

I noticed a user profile who has joined today, has not got any upvote for questions nor has answered any question on physics.SE, how did his reputation surge to 101 within such a short period of time?
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What does 'user was removed' mean? [duplicate]

In my feed I got this "user was removed" and - 5 reputation. What does it mean? Am I having any kind of trouble with this?
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How do I delete my account on se? [duplicate]

Please tell me how to delete my account on se? (leaving because using it too much.)
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How do I delete my account on se? [duplicate]

I know this question is irrelevant, but please tell me how to delete my account.
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Offensive user name

Is there a way to flag a user for the name? I noticed this user's name after answering this question. I don't know about any policies on user names, but this one seems like it could very well ...
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Crackpots and links to crackpot articles in their profile

So I see that this website is tolerant of people (which I choose to call "crackpots") which have links to their own dubious work in their profile. These people even have thousands of points of ...
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How to delete my account? [duplicate]

How do I delete my account? I don't use this site, and I just want it to be deleted. I can't figure out how to delete it.
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What happened to [username removed]? [closed]

[username removed] stopped posting here quite suddenly. I remember him to be very critical of the MWI, so I'm going to poke in his eye here by saying that the Universe is in a superposition of all ...
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How do I delete my account? [duplicate]

I don't want to use this site anymore, so how do I delete it? If it's not possible to delete, can I just be permanently blocked from using it?
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"User removed": who was removed? And what is the -2 due to? [duplicate]

I just saw this in my rep tab: The screenshot was taken on Saturday, January the 7th, around 15:03 in the Italian time zone, that is GMT+1, just before asking this. I was wondering: What user was ...
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Is it acceptable to quote a Nazi claim on Physics SE?

I have no intention being rude, and have been hesitating a long time before posting this question. The fact is that a user of the Physics SE includes this quote in his public profile: "There will ...
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My last question - how do I unsubscribe? [duplicate]

How do I unsubscribe from SE physics? I have looked on my profile but can see no method.
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Account suspensions

I've noticed some account suspensions recently. I thought this feature was meant for people who do not contribute to the site in a valuable way and do not follow the rules of asking/answering ...
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How can I change my username, profile, and other settings on the Android mobile application?

Can anyone offer me some help on how to change my username and other settings using the android cellphone application?
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I cannot access my Phys.SE account because I forgot my username/password. What to do?

(Below follows the explicit case that spurred this meta question in the first place.) I cannot access my account because I forgot my username, can you send me the email on my profile that is not ...
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What happens after death?

What will happen with my SE account after my death? Is there something that eg. warn foture users not to try contact with me, because I'm dead? Would my account be deleted for preserving servers ...
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Where are user profile fields?

Simple question, maybe even a simpler answer that is just escaping me: for the autobiographer badge I am supposed to fill out all the user profile fields. Where are these user profile fields? I can'...
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'Stalking', Reverse-Voting and the scope of "Serial Downvoting" Confusion

Inspired by the answer to these two questions, I am a little unsure. There are several other grad students on the website that are taking similar specialisations to me, and so naturally there is a ...
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How long does it take to get an account deleted?

I requested for a deletion of my account for Physics.SE, cf. this help page. It's been more than six hours and apparently no action has been taken yet. Can anyone tell me how long a deletion process ...
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Is promoting external websites in user profiles forbidden?

User profiles in Stack Exchange have typically been a very personal thing and the attitude towards them has been the most laissez-faire in the spectrum of SE policy. It is usual for user profiles to ...
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Can I create two accounts?

In physics forums, I created two accounts (actually for myself, for not being able to change my photograph), then I was suspended from the site. Now, as my sister is forcing me to create an account ...
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Should this profile description be removed?

This is the user. (I don't think whether this can be discussed here). He's quite offensive (if he doesn't like the rules, he can always go to Yahoo answers or any other forum).
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Will my account be closed if i stop participating on Physics SE?

I just noticed that the account of a formerly-active user whom I hadn't seen active since he was suspended a while back has been suspended again for a period of one year. He is not even participating ...
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Bug - Asking question anomally and then registering problem

This bug happened to me when I created an account, and it went like this: I already had a Google subscription in another site affiliate to the StackExchange network. I posted a question in physics ...
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How to quit physics.stackexchange.com completely?

I was wondering how to completely leave this community. Please guide me. I have gone through FAQ section but of no use. What should I do ?
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my account is under vote down attack

who is moderator of this website, because my account is under attack im pretty sure its just one person sending me these too much vote down
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How to hide personal information like email address in one's profile

How to hide personal information like email address in one's profile, since I do not want my email to be seen by others?
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user was removed

When does that happen? I found a 4+ in my sum and tried to see for what, and got "user was removed" instead of a link to the question.
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Account management

What steps are needed to cancel one's account and annonymize the existing content?