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Account Deletion
7 points by lagg 4 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment
I don't want my HN account anymore and leaving a dead account hanging around like a bad toenail is simply untidy.

Am I missing the delete button somewhere or has the most straightforward DELETE operation in history still not been implemented on hacker news?






As a counterpoint, it drives me nuts when I see a graveyard of deleted comments on reddit. Do you want all your activity to vanish or do you just want to disown the username?

I think a fair compromise would be to simply delete the account name associated with comments.




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