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Refers to user accounts either generically, or across the network.

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Nefarious user still allowed to contribute?

Yesterday, I flagged an answer from this user because he/she posted a harmful link which performs a drive-by download attack. Should not the community ban them network wide?
Billal Begueradj's user avatar
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Should we close a question of a non existing user? [duplicate]

There is this question in haskell that was originally posted on Stack Overflow but got migrated. The thing is, the user doesn't appear to exist or has been banned. It seems to me that the post will ...
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Why do some users have HTTP response codes in their display names?

I know I could ask this in the 2nd monitor but figure this might be better here for posterity... and this site is for questions... I noticed a while back that there are a couple users who have HTTP ...
Sᴀᴍ Onᴇᴌᴀ's user avatar
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Is it OK to ask the same question using a different account?

Is it OK for a user to post a question, receive an answer and then repost the question using a different account? This question was asked yesterday by user 158322. This question with a similar title ...
Mark Fitzgerald's user avatar
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Multi-user account cross posting on both Stack Overflow and Code Review

I answered a question today on Stack Overflow from which one of the commenters mentioned that this user had already posted his question several times on Stack Overflow during the past 24 hours, with ...
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User name "stackoverflow"

Is it a good idea to let users have the name 'stackoverflow'?
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How do I change my account name?

How do I change my account name?
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Missing Beta Badges

A couple days ago somebody mentioned the Beta Badge, which is given to users who "actively participated in the private beta". If you view this page, it defines "active participation" as "...earning at ...
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