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While I acknowledge and appreciate the initiative involved in scanning a users GitHub page for new repos, the followup email "inviting" me to update my SOC profile to reflect the new repo ends up reading more like a creepy stalker.

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For your viewing pleasure – gobernador Jul 18 '12 at 20:24
    
The simile here, while humorous, is annoying and counts as one strike against Careers. The question remaining is whether there are 2 or 3 strikes per out in this game. – penryu Jul 18 '12 at 21:04
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@gobernador: I'm seriously creeped out right now. – Robert Harvey Jul 18 '12 at 23:44

Update: We no longer send this email at all!


We're going to tweak the email to not be so...stalkerish.

We do prefer (and users have responded positively to date) the personalized calls to update your profile. If you receive one, you won't receive the more generic nudge email we send out every three months.

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For those unaware, Will is the product manager for Careers 2.0. – Aarthi Jul 19 '12 at 21:16

Just to make sure this gets a post of its own because it is awesome. All credit to gobernador

Meme in question is "Overly Attached Girlfriend".

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