13 votes

What stops users from putting their locations in their profiles?

Here's another perspective: I just don't like filling that stuff out. Call me paranoid, but I try to keep an air of mystery on anything that would link to me personally unless someone (beyond a text ...
JessLovely's user avatar
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11 votes

My profile picture is distorted

The site's UI assumes that all avatars are square and the profile page is no exception; on your profile, SE is using your full-size uploaded image, but it has height and width attributes set so that ...
Carcer's user avatar
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9 votes

Why do reputation changes listed in the "Time" view on the profile page view show large values?

This is not caching but a bug with the display of scores. The easiest way to see it show up is when there is new activity on the votes. Note the yellow highlight in the reputation event - that means ...
VLAZ's user avatar
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9 votes

What stops users from putting their locations in their profiles?

It's probably the default effect: most people leave things in forms in their original state. People are even more likely to do that since our Location isn't really important to any of our day-to-day ...
doppelgreener's user avatar
8 votes

What stops users from putting their locations in their profiles?

For interest's sake, 41% of our users have filled in their Location. (Surprisingly, removing 1-rep users only boosts this to 47%. On the other hand, 76% of the users who have put anything in their ...
Miniman's user avatar
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7 votes

Incorrect filtering of rep events when unfolded

This problem has been reported on Meta.SE, and can be reproduced by generating a sufficiently large (~10) number of rep events over a time period of ~1 hour. The bug has not been fixed as of July ...
5 votes

Has user 'last seen' information been moved?

This was a recent privacy related change Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive The work was done while they were making the profile more 'responsive', but was motivated by privacy ...
AncientSwordRage's user avatar
5 votes

What stops users from putting their locations in their profiles?

Personally, because I haven't figured out how to edit my profile. It wasn't obvious the few times I looked, and I am not particularly motivated to spread personal info around. So, "not immediately ...
fectin's user avatar
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5 votes

What stops users from putting their locations in their profiles?

As someone who filled in his profile and location only this week, after being a member for over 2 years, the reason I did it was because with the upcoming election is was going over a bunch of ...
Erik's user avatar
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5 votes
Accepted

Disassociating account from the rest of SE network

It is possible to hide stacks so that they don't show up on your profile for other stacks or your general network profile. This link should take you to the options page for doing so; I believe hiding ...
Oblivious Sage's user avatar
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4 votes

Disassociating account from the rest of SE network

Make another account, and use it instead, for either your gamer or professional persona. The ship's already sailed on your existing content, but there's not all that much there. While there are SE ...
mxyzplk's user avatar
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3 votes

Can't edit my profile

Steps followed on a work around attempt: Choose to edit profile. Click 'Change Picture' Click on 'Uploaded Picture', not 'Upload a new picture'. The current picture will automatically resize when you ...
Pyrotechnical's user avatar
2 votes

What stops users from putting their locations in their profiles?

Part of my generally old-school pre-social media mentality in general: My location isn't really germane to the discussion. What I write stands or falls on its own merit, not on where I'm from. (...
Novak's user avatar
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1 vote

What stops users from putting their locations in their profiles?

People judge me based off stuff like that. I don't like being judged on the basis of my race, skin color, religion, gender, nationality, country of origin, country of residence, etc. There's so much ...
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