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Metatalk doesn't want me to be me!!!

I'm logged into Metafilter as myself (Ramix) however when I click on the metatalk/askme links from Metfilter, it shows me logged in as user oxfcaf. Strangely though it shows me logged in as ramix as i am posting this thread. However when i navigate to askme from this posting page (metatalk) it shows me logged in as oxfcaf! What's going on?
posted by ramix on Jul 18, 2007 - 18 comments

AskMe Proxies?

Did anyone else get an email yesterday from "a new member" saying you had a "friendly profile" and asking you to post a question for him since he'd "just joined" and couldn't yet post an askme? Monochromaticgirl and I both did and thought it was odd--especially since we don't have very friendly profiles.

Maybe we're just jerks, but we thought it was odd.
posted by misanthropicsarah on Jan 25, 2007 - 71 comments

Can someone post an AskMe for me?

We just got this request a bit ago, but I'm afraid I must make a similar one. Can someone post an AskMe for me? I've got a time sensitive question and AskMe tends to be the best place to get good help [more inside]
posted by twiggy on Feb 13, 2006 - 11 comments

Worldproofing link submissions

Tech point. When previewing and checking a link, could the check be through a 'vanilla' proxy machine with no cookies etc.? That way logon/password and regional barriers would be evident. I'm thinking of links to sites like The London Times which has regional restrictions and subscription sites for which I have a members cookie (even though I may have forgotten this). Just because my machine can link doesn't mean that yours can.
posted by grahamwell on Aug 27, 2002 - 10 comments

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