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If you ended up for some reason with more than one accound and want them to be merged, please post an answer in this thread (including links to the accounts to be merged and telling us which one you'd like to keep) and an administrator will help you as soon as possible.

asked Mar 7, 2014 in Public Official Posts by Dilaton (4,245 points) [ revision history ]
recategorized Mar 23, 2014 by dimension10

Eventually the user should also tell us, which of the accounts he likes to keep. Only the posts (and naturally also the corresponding points) will be merged, but not the content of the user profile (wall, about, etc.).

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I am from SE. I can not regaim my SE account here (I was signed up on SE by google, and my google account does not seem to work here). So I created this new account. Could you help me to merge my SE account (http://www.physicsoverflow.org/user/Everett+You) to this new one? 

answered Apr 9, 2014 by Everett You (660 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 10, 2014 by dimension10

Merged. Welcome to Physics Overflow!   

Thanks a lot.

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I am from physics.SE. I logged there using OpenID, with this account: http://physics.stackexchange.com/users/3064/becko

Can you merge me?

answered Apr 10, 2014 by PKM2 (0 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 10, 2014 by dimension10

Hi PKM2, in order to prove that you are becko (since an MD5 encryption of your email didn't obtain becko's email hash), could you login to "becko" on SE, and ping me somewhere, like in chat? Thanks.  

Hi Becko, welcome to PhysicsOverflow. Which one of the two accounts do you want to keep?

@Dilaton well he would clearly want to keep PKM2, as that's the only account he can log on to!

Ok, I saw the part on you being logged in, verified that, and merged your accounts. Welcome to Physics Overflow!  

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I would like this account (auxsvr1) to be merged with auxsvr from SE and preserve the latter. Also, there are some graduate-level posts I made in SE that are not imported here.

answered Apr 13, 2014 by auxsvr (30 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 17, 2014 by dimension10

I don't know the password for auxsvr, is it possible to use auxsvr1's password for it?

I have merged your accounts. I have merged "auxsvr1" into "auxsvr", you may change your username by clicking "Edit Profile" or "My Account" in the top bar.  


Hi @auxvr, and if you have questions to import, you can suggest them here ...

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Hi, could you kindly merge my account at physics.SE? Thank you very much!

My account is


answered Apr 14, 2014 by Han Yan (110 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 17, 2014 by dimension10

Merged. Welcome to PhysicsOverflow!  

Thank you very much!

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Hello, I'd like to merge my newly created account (plaurids) with my Physics.SE account:


I'd also like to have my Physics.SE account above preserved. Thanks in advance!

answered Apr 14, 2014 by Pedro Lauridsen Ribeiro (530 points) [ revision history ]
edited May 8, 2014 by dimension10
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Welcome to PhysicsOverflow !

I have now merged plaurids into Pedro Lauridsen Ribeiro.

BTW if you have SE posts of yours (or others) you would like to see on PhysicsOverflow, you can suggest them to be imported here


Actually, I forgot to mention that I log into Physics.SE using my Google account. Since the merger, I've been unable to log into PhysicsOverflow - it claims that my email address in my Physics.SE account (which is precisely my Google email address) is not registered. How should I proceed?

Done. Thanks a lot!

Hi Pedro

We have installed the possibility to use the Google login this afternoon. It consists of a Question2Answer plugin, that seemed to be tested. Now I have found, that your login has deleted the existibg account and has created a new one. I will be able at least to reassign the imported questions manually to your actual account using the database directly and I will do this immediatley. I am very sorry about this inconvenience for you. If there have been posts thta you have made between the imports and the Google login, I cannot find them automatically. If there are, please give me hints about their content. They shold be already here, but with an author called anonymous.

@dimension10 @Dilaton I have switched off the new logins until we have knowledge what happened.

@Pedro Lauridsen Ribeiro I have now re-imported your missing posts to PhysicsOverflow. Sorry for your trouble!  

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@Polarkernal I haven't added any new posts since the merger, but my posts that had been imported from Physics.SE by the merger are still missing from my account. Unfortunately, I don't remember all of them so it will take some time to find them, specially if they are assigned "anonymous" instead of my username as you say...

@dimension10 Thanks a bunch!

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Can you merge my physicsoverflow account: suresh1 merged  with my physics SE migrated account on this site: suresh (SE)? I  have no particular preference with regard to the account that I retain though I would like to have the userid "suresh", if that is available. Thanks.

answered Apr 19, 2014 by suresh (1,535 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 21, 2014 by dimension10

Welcome to PhysicsOverflow!  

I have merged your account "suresh (SE)" into "suresh1". Unfortunately, "suresh" is taken, but you can always change your username by clicking the "Edit Profile" or "My Account" link at the top.  

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I would like to merge my newly created account


 with my Physics.SE account:



answered Apr 24, 2014 by 40227 (4,320 points) [ revision history ]
edited May 1, 2014 by dimension10

Hi @40227,

I have now merged your from SE imported user40227 account into 40227.

BTW if you have other SE questions or yours (or from others) you would like to have on PhysicsOverflow, you can suggest them to be imported here


And thanks for your answer to my question, I just detected it and will read it now :-)

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I'm Tom Copeland from MathOverflow, Math  Stackexchange, and Physics Stackexchange. I opened an account under Tom C. Copeland here after seeing one of my questions here imported from MO. Could you please merge the two accounts under Tom Copeland.

answered May 1, 2014 by Tom Copeland (280 points) [ revision history ]
edited May 1, 2014 by dimension10

Hi Tom C. Copeland, 

Welcome to PhysicsOverflow! I have merged your account Tom Copeland into Tom C. Copeland. If you would like to change your username, you may do so from the Edit Profile link in the top-most bar.  

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Please merge me with http://physics.stackexchange.com/users/44126/rob

answered May 4, 2014 by rob actually (30 points) [ revision history ]
edited May 5, 2014 by dimension10

Hi rob actually, welcome to PhysicsOverflow. I have now merged rob into rob actually. You can change the username and other things from your profile page, if you like. Cheers

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Hi, I am Mr. Gentleman from SE:


Could you please merge my account here? Thanks a lot! 

answered May 7, 2014 by Mr. Gentleman [ revision history ]
edited May 8, 2014 by dimension10

Hi Mr. Gentleman, welcome to PhysicsOverflow!

As PhysicsOverflow is not in the SE network, we can not directly connect your account here to the one on Physics SE...

But if you write a short mail to admin@physicsoverflow.org, we will send you back temporary access data for your PhysicsOverflow account


which you can change afterwards.

Alternatively, you may create a new account here and we will merge your two accounts for you. 

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