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Login with Launchpad account not possible anymore

Sorry about this, I made some breaking changes to the page to fix an issue on mobile but forgot to make sure it still worked on desktop! This is fixed as of the next build which should happen ...
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Launchpad account recognized on some stackexchanges sites, not all

The answer to Can I (and How do I) use my askubuntu account on other Stack Exchange sites? is actually still correct, but Stack Exchange has changed their login page some so it isn't quite clear. ...
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Can I merge my LaunchPad login to this account?

To add Launchpad login to your account, you can click this multi user link (works for who ever clicks it) to go to your profile and then click on "add more logins" For more information you ...
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If you sign up to Ask Ubuntu via Launchpad, would a profile get created on the wider SE network?

Yes, it should. However, you cannot use your Launchpad OAuth login on any site other than Ask Ubuntu. So you should also add either a StackExchange local login or a secondary login from, say, Google ...
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Should reputation be reduced over time, when a user is inactive?

I agree with Bruno Pereira that we should not make reputation on our site work like karma on Launchpad. Of course, you'd expect me to say that (I have over 60k rep, after all). What I want to add is ...
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The need to provide a link to your LaunchPad account for the elections

You are absolutely right. Speaking prescriptively (rather than descriptively), you really should not need to publish your real-life identity as a prerequisite to serving as a moderator on a Stack ...
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Merging launchpad + stackexchange

As Seth said you can use multiple login methods on StackExchange, one of them is OpenID and for example the link to your Launchpad profile. Launchpad and StackExchange however are completely ...
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Merging launchpad + stackexchange

To help you with the question on why weren't all askubuntu accounts automatically linked to stackexchange, it is because, back when askubuntu was born, the stackexchange worked on common account ...
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