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Is there a way to have it notify me when answers or comments are posted to other people's questions? I know how to do it for my own questions, but (unless I'm blind) I don't see where to select this. If there is not a place to do this, please consider it a feature request. B)

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Marking the question you want to follow as favorite should do the trick; you just need to click the star beneath the vote counter.

See: What is a favorite question?

  1. Changes to the question will now notify users who have favorited the question. Notifications include comments to the question, edits, new answers, and edits to answers. This is a way to get updates on questions that you yourself didn't ask.
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to clarify, though, this only applies to the envelope icon on a specific site; the answers and replies don't show up in your global inbox – Jeff Atwood Jan 23 '11 at 9:04
Thank you for the clarification - also good to know. – Mark7777G Jan 23 '11 at 22:03
Per the link provided: "Changes to the question will eventually (but do not currently) notify users" as of 1/14/2012 – mkisaacs Jan 31 '14 at 3:36

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