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How can i search person profile by email id in asp.net [on hold]

I am having Person emailid , so based on email id i need to search candidate profile from Stack Overflow(not relevant search ,getting exact profile search) is it possible through Stack Overflow API.
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Could we have a voluntary option, if we choose, on our own questions to “delay posting for 1 or 2 days” for our own answer?

This question is about an OPTIONAL delay of posting ones own answers. The poster would be the one to decide. He or she would not have to meet certain requirements, hence OPTIONAL. When I discover ...
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Let mods upvote comments on deleted posts

Normally, a user cannot add a comment or upvote a comment on a deleted post. This is fine and good. A moderator, however, can add comments to deleted posts. However, moderators are still unable to ...
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Badge suggestion for multi-site Mortarboard

Description A badge that would be awarded for gaining >= 200 reputation in a single day on multiple (2) sites across the network. Motivation I think there are many people that are specialists in ...
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merging askubuntu and unix stackexchange

I'm forced myself to serve unix.stackexchage to moderate, answer , essential comments and so on. I'd like to do above task in askubuntu , however my favorite OS is Debian, But i'd like do it. Why ...
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Break up Review history links

Under the user's profile page, All Actions->reviews, on a first visit it is not obvious that the link title and the review outcome link to separate pages. They are very close together, with only a ...
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Allow marking questions as duplicate even when out of close votes

Now that we have a great UI for allowing people to close their own questions as duplicates, I think we should be able to offer that UI to people even if we are out of close votes. Proposal: if out of ...
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Where I can ask verbal reasoning questions as those doesn't seem to be welcome at Math.SE

I really don't know how good this idea is. But I feel the need for this because when I ask verbal reasoning questions on math stack exchange, then certain people downvote it. I understand that there ...
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Let the Next Privilege point to the Privilege page

When clicking on the Next Privilege progress bar in the web site, you see a tip telling you what you can achieve. However, showing the tip was disabled on the mobile website for obvious reasons (it ...
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Is it possible to tag users? [duplicate]

It could be interesting to tag users, for example by company or profession. We could check if Ericsson employees contribute more than Nokia employees for example; have companies compete with each ...
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Please bring back the link to my privileges in the profile page

In the old style one had a direct link to the personal list of unlocked and locked privileges: I still find it via the help center, e.g. http://meta.stackexchange.com/help/privileges, and I do ...
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Add badge award date to /badges/{ids}/recipients API result

The /badges/{ids}/recipients API function returns an array of badges, which does not include an award timestamp (example). Currently the only way to obtain timestamps that badges were awarded is to ...
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Pull Help Center text from special answers on Meta

Why don't we pull the help center copy from special community wiki answers on Meta? This way, ordinary users can help improve the help center.
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Is there a way to view tags with no definitions? [duplicate]

I'm fairly active on UX StackExchange and have noticed a lot of tags on the site with no definition. I'd like to volunteer to clean up some of this, but I can't find a decent way to query tags with ...
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Make SEDE graphing easier

SEDE is generally great, but the one thing that keeps bugging me about it is its graphing support. The given example of graphing in the SEDE help is graphing the number of posts for each score. ...
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Only display “Are you new” in the help center, if you don't have the “informed” badge [duplicate]

This banner shows when I visit the help center; whether I am logged in or not. This is on a site where I have almost 7k rep, and I'm not new to Ask Ubuntu at all... (Click for full page image) ...
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Notification emails contain lots of whitespace and empty lines in plaintext version

Please, nuke the whitespace in plaintext version of the notification emails! It’s almost hard to find the info. I highlighted the text to show how much whitespace the plaintext version of the emails ...
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Display the date in reputation summary graph

The reputation graph in the new profile shows the particular rep (y-value) you're hovering over: It would be nice to show the date (x-value) too!
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Add flag sub-category: Off-Topic - Question seeking custom solution (“How I can do this?”) [duplicate]

Sometimes I came across questions of people seeking for specific solutions, without trying anything or providing any sort of code themselves. Albeit the statement of the problem could be occasionally ...
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Mortarboard Progress Counter in Profile

Mortarboard is a badge for earning 200 rep in a single day, much like Suffrage is a badge for voting 30 times in a single day. Whereas the progress tracker for the Suffrage badge (is there a more ...
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Can we please get a “reviewers” section on /users page?

Currently, there's no way for us to see who reviews the most in a given community. To even count one person's number of reviews, we have to go their profile individually, go to the "Activity" tab, ...
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Ability to see whether or not an unregistered user has a valid session

As a moderator, it can be beneficial for me to know whether or not an unregistered account is "still alive" or has been thoroughly abandoned. An unregistered user has only a cookie based session, ...
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Grant the original question the upvotes if another is closed as a duplicate of it [duplicate]

I have occasionally seen questions which have lot of duplicates, yet aren't as highly voted as one might expect given the views. So I suggest that all upvotes (or some percent of it) on the duplicate ...
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Erroneous answer selected as right answer [duplicate]

I answered a question recently on the Physics Stack Exchange site. One answer has been chosen as the right one, but it is actually wrong. People have commented on that answer as being wrong. But ...
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Login help page has misleading information

I just wanted to login on chat.stackexchange.com, but couldn't. When I went to the help page, the checks failed on test 5. It claimed: Your browser either does not support localStorage, or it is ...
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Remove “are you sure?” prompt when deleting comments from flag queue [duplicate]

Current State Deleting comments on a post, outside the flag queue, requires no prompt. Deleting comments on a flagged post (whether a comment or other flag) requires confirmation each time. This ...
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“Number of people reached” on the Stack Exchange network profile

I realize fully the 'number of people reached' metric is quite simplistic and doesn't mean much (I wrote a couple of posts here on how to improve it (all making the number smaller, though), but sadly ...
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Blocking posts with URL-only titles [duplicate]

In The Tavern we report and flag spam on the network, and it seems that some of the spam that still passes through the quality filter, has only a URL as title, nothing else. I believe posts like this ...
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New profile page layout and the helpful flags page

Apologies if this is already something that has been mentioned (I had a quick look and didn't see anything). The new profile page looks nice but the switch between the various pages within your ...
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Can we separate the Impact people reached by category?

Is it good to separate the Impact people reached by category(questions and answers) so we could identify on which category you have more impact? Like this:
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Notifying New users Questions response via email

Though SE have policy not to send e-mails but Our community 'Ask Patents' drive lot of traffic from user outside SE ecosystem (Thanks to Google Patents 'Discuss' button) and being new they dont know ...
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Date stamp readability

I know Date stamp issue has been discussed a lot, but I need to raise one more flag, now that Stackoverflow is (how many years old?) I, as a developer care more about when the answer was posted as to ...
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BitBucket link on my profile?

I love the look of the new profile page, and it's great that it's got a field for your GitHub account, but what about us poor BitBucket users? I know I can't expect StackExchange to support every ...
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Allow multiple voting

The goal is to have the best answer on top, not penalize good answers and not have complicated the rep balance. The scenario There are some really good questions which ask exactly what you want to ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

Are you familiar with tapas? These are little appetizers invented in Spain that people enjoy while talking and drinking in the cool of the evening. What makes them so great is that you get a ...
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Are My Flags Marked Useful or Helpful Here? [duplicate]

I was scanning the new Profile page to see of I could catch any bugs but this one has been bothering me for rather long time. Looking at the tooltip when the cursor is hovering over the helpful flags, ...
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Can we sort users by impact?

With the recent release of the new profile, we received the impact stat. It would be really cool to see all users listed by impact. Example: Add an impact tab to the Users page, and sort users ...
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Allow moderators to edit the edit summary after an edit has exited the grace period [duplicate]

Very occasionally, users leave edit summaries which are downright inappropriate. At present, the best we can do in such instances is to contact a Stack Exchange employee and ask for a revision purge, ...
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Favicons in top-bar dropdown not SVG

Would it be possible to update the StackExchange button drop-down to include scalable vector graphics (SVG) favicons for each site? I didn't notice any mention of this during the original design ...
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Link SEDE page to specific site

I am browsing the SEDE on the CiviCRM meta page. On the main page, I can click Visit Site and go to it: But looking at that site's page, I can't see how to get to it. The CiviCRM meta text doesn't ...
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Include Impact as record in Users table [duplicate]

The new profile pages has aired with a new statistic, "People reached". This stat may have research value, but it's not provided in the data dumps. This would be useful, for example, where: ...
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Authentication with google as well as direct login

I have my stackexchange account with google authentication. But in some net work gmail is blocked. So is there any way to maintain the same account with dual authentication.Like google login as well ...
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Can we have an UTC clock in the chat?

In the menu bar in the achievements tab I can access the current UTC time, which is good, since I am not living in that time zone. In chat this bar is missing. Instead messages are marked with my ...
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No log out warning in Android app

I have the SE Android app installed in my device (Jelly Bean 4.2).Well it's just a suggestion that while clicking the log out option from settings we should be presented with a dialog to confirm that ...
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Include the “People Reached” and “Helpful Flags (count)” data in SEDE

I know the new profile design hasn't been updated for every site on the network yet, so maybe this is a bit too early. Nonetheless, please include the "People Reached" data in SEDE at your earliest ...
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Dismiss only the “Complete action using…” dialog when pressing device back button

When we open the About option from the side panel and then click on any link e.g. "terms of service" then a popup appears asking to select a source as to where we want to open that link: When I ...
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Allow OP to self-answer on their protected question without reputation restriction

I ask this question because of Can't answer protected question despite meeting reputation requirement: For the purposes of your reputation "on this site", Stack Exchange has calculated the ...
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“Add an answer” short cut [duplicate]

Would it be possible to add another "Add to answer" button directly after the question on the mobile app? After browsing the new profile thread, I had to scroll past 51 one answers so I could add my ...
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App browser icon strokes are inconsistent

The stroke weight on the four icons at the bottom of the in-app browser are inconsistent. Back and forward are thick. Reload is medium. Share is thin. I propose they all match Share, which is ...
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Want option to have my profile default to Activity Tab

I dislike the new Profile format. Some people love it and I'm happy for them. I have no illusions about going back to the old format that made sense to me. My Profile tab feels like a hot mess. I ...