IMdB contributor with an account for 20 years. But there is no email sign-in option anymore!!

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I was a part of the IMdB from its very earliest days, and have -- had -- a member badge and login that I had been a par of the community for nearly 20 years! But now I cannot find any way to log in to my account -- there is only amazon, google, etc. -- what has become of my work? My ratings? My reviews?? I need to be able to log in to my old account but there seems to be no option to do so. I can't even sign in to post as my old account can't be accessed. My name is Russell A. Potter and I'm a film scholar as well as someone with a couple of film credits. What the heck is going on???????
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Russell Potter

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To clarify: I want to log in with my old e-mail and password, not via these services, and access my old account.
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If its Pro





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Russell Potter

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I have never used Pro. But after twenty years, it seems odd that my account would effectively be deleted without any notice!
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Russell Potter

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It remembers my credentials there, but only offers me a 30 day free trial!!
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IMdB contributor with an account for 20 years.
But there is no email sign-in option anymore
by Russell Potter
Joined on December 17, 2018
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/russell_potter
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What is your UserName ? ?  Not 'Russell A. Potter'
if you know now
What is your UserNumber ? ?
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Once you've signed in on the home page be sure to check the box "remember me." That way if you use IMDB a lot during the day you don't constantly have to sign in.
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mustaff hustaff

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You can sign in from here
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Russell Potter

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Thanks Frank! But how will I do this in the future?
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mustaff hustaff

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Go from here https://www.imdb.com/
To here Other Sign in options
Sign in with "Sign in with IMDb"
Hope that is clear.

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If you are signed in this will show only you:

Your User Profile Page:
https://www.imdb.com/profile

Your Ratings:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ratings/

Your Update History:
https://contribute.imdb.com/updates/history

Your Contribution History
https://contribute.imdb.com/contributions/history

Your Lists:
https://www.imdb.com/profile/lists

Your Watchlist:
https://www.imdb.com/watchlist

Your IMDb Pro Name page:
https://pro.imdb.com/mypage
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Russell Potter

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Sounds as though this was part of the transition to https -- sure could have been better managed! -- the option to sign in via email could readily have been redirected.
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mustaff hustaff

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As long as you can sign in now it's all good. Did we fix the problem for you?
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Russell Potter

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Well, I must not have logged in since then. Still, a very silly and avoidable obstacle.
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