Recovering Lost email address for old account

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Message 2016491 - Posted: 24 Oct 2019, 16:42:26 UTC

Hello,

I have been trying to access an old account I used many years ago as I now have capacity to start donating to this project again. I still have access to all the old email address's I used but cannot seem to find which one I used to register my account with. the account in question is User ID 253816.

I have tried multiple arrangements of common email account names with the different domains I have access to and cannot seem to find the right combination.

I have searched back through all my emails and also cannot find any.

Does anyone know a MOD that I can PM with details of the email domains I have, Im hopeful that if i'm able to confirm ownership of the domain the account is registered to, they might initiate a password reset to the email address they have on record.

(I had the exact same problem as this many years ago and this was the solution back then, it would seem I've not learned my lesson)
(This current account has been created purely to ask this question in the forum as I could not find any other way of making contact)
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Message 2016493 - Posted: 24 Oct 2019, 16:50:27 UTC - in response to Message 2016491.  
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Unfortunately we don't have any access to anything except public account data, ie no e-mail addresses, private keys etc... sorry.

I would suggest trying SETI@Home password recovery going through all of your e-mail addresses except the one you are logged into this account (dag33k) currently with. Then, as you indicate you have access to all of them, you will eventually hit one that SETI@Home says is valid, and will reset the password of and e-mail it to you. Then you can log in with just that e-mail address, and your profile will show you the lost account name.

Edit: Apologies... I missed that you already do know the account name. Unfortunately you will just have to try e-mail addresses as that is the only logon identifier used now.
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Message 2017461 - Posted: 1 Nov 2019, 11:19:08 UTC - in response to Message 2016493.  

MR. Kevvy
Thank you for the reply. I guess this weekend I am creating a Spreadsheet of all the email address's It might be and trying them all one after another :'(

I really do home I can get access to the old account. Fingers crossed.
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Message 2017462 - Posted: 1 Nov 2019, 11:44:46 UTC - in response to Message 2017461.  

I have even tried sending a PM to the account to see if the forum prompts an email saying a message is waiting, but sadly this does not seem to be the case.
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Message 2017478 - Posted: 1 Nov 2019, 15:12:11 UTC

Well I am happy to say I have been able to gain access to the account :)
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Message 2017479 - Posted: 1 Nov 2019, 15:24:33 UTC - in response to Message 2017478.  

Well I am happy to say I have been able to gain access to the account :)


Excellent!
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