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Flagging spam user

There are now lots of similarly named accounts (having to do with car insurance) showing up in Recent Badges. I think they are effectively spamming in the Recent Badges space. Going back further, ...
Nate Eldredge's user avatar
15 votes
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Flagging spam user

I'm happy to hear what the community thinks, but my instinctual reaction would be to destroy it. The account has no business here and the page is meanwhile free billboard space: not something I think ...
Todd Trimble's user avatar
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"Apparently, this user prefers to keep an air of mystery about them"

According to this meta stackexchange post, it just means that the "About me" section was left blank. (If you are looking at your own profile page and see the message "Your about me is currently blank",...
Todd Trimble's user avatar
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Who wrote the year of death in the profile page of the late William Thurston?

Please see this discussion, from the old forum 'tea' before it was superceded by MO meta: http://mathoverflow.tqft.net/discussion/1429/loss-of-a-member/ The discussion indicates that it was Anton ...
Todd Trimble's user avatar
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An error in calculations of percents in reputations?

If you click on the number "0.0x%", the links gets you to reputation league for MathOverflow. (The link given in the question is actually list of the registered users and not the reputation league.) ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Keyword Search of the User's own (my own) questions or answers

You can find various search modifiers in the help center. Or simply by clicking on "Advanced Search Tips" after you search for something. Specifically, to find posts by a specific user you can user <...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
4 votes

Keyword Search of the User's own (my own) questions or answers

Here is how I do it. I click on my own little user icon at the top of the page and this puts my own userid into the search field where I can then add keywords I want to search for.
Gerald Edgar's user avatar
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In the MathOverflow data, can you determine the number of hours you've spent on MathOverflow?

I've tried to make this as complicated as possible by looking in the information_schema.columns to find all tables that have either a userid or owneruserid column and a date or creationdate column. ...
rene's user avatar
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In the MathOverflow data, can you determine the number of hours you've spent on MathOverflow?

Here are some similar questions on other sites: How many hours I spend on SO (Meta StackOverflow) To estimate how much time I've spent on SE, what tools are available to help, or at least how can I &...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Flagging spam user

There is no clearly defined networkwide policy on this topic, because the rules on self-promotion only apply to posts, not user profiles. Your ‘About me’ is your own space, and as long as it’s not ...
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Are my comments searchable?

Yes, but with Google, not with the search box here on SE.
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