Reminder: XXXXXXXX is waiting to contact you on Stack Overflow Careers

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX viewed your profile on careers.stackoverflow.com and sent you a message on March 10.

Please take a moment to give them your response. Even if you are not interested, please let them know so they can continue their search.

I already replied the day after the original request.

  • I'm having the same problem... I've been reminded repeatedly to respond to a message that I responded to the day it was received. When I log in, it says "Interested", not "Awaiting Response".
    – Adrian
    Commented Jun 2, 2011 at 21:44
  • 9
    Something went a bit wrong... apologies! We're working on it and have stopped the reminder emails in the meantime. Commented Jun 2, 2011 at 21:56
  • I got one as well.
    – user1228
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 15:00

2 Answers 2


My apologies for the rash of erroneous emails many of you have received; the problem is now fixed.

As you may notice, we have updated the messaging system away from the one message, one response setup and now support messaging in a threaded manner. The other stuff (response controls, etc) remain essentially the same, only you can reply as many times as you need and you can even change your interest in a position after setting it initially, if you so choose.


I received, no exaggeration, twenty such emails today.

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  • Everybody likes Fighter
    – JohnP
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 4:33
  • Apologies, sir. We will attempt not to useless-email-bomb you into oblivion in the future. Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 14:52
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    @Jason apology accepted. I'm not actually pissed about it since they all arrived at the same time. I know it was not remotely intentional, and I love the services you guys provide (duh). Also, you misspelled "your majesty." :)
    – Matt Ball
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 14:55
  • 1
    – user1228
    Commented Jun 3, 2011 at 15:01

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