Linked Questions

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What events trigger an inbox notification?

The global inbox was once introduced because it became hard "to keep track of all your questions, answers, and comments across every site you participated on". The small red number tells you how ...
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Why did I get a notification of this comment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When exactly do I get comment notifications? I received a notification of this comment, but neither my name @ajax333221 appears anywhere on it, nor it is my question/answer. ...
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Not getting notification? [duplicate]

From this morning I am not getting any notification on any comments againt my post or answers, anyone facing the issue? Problem with Stack excnhange? I am not getting notification on below question: ...
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Increase close vote weight for gold tag badge holders

In order to increase the efficiency with which poor quality questions are closed, it could make sense to have weighted close votes for a small subset of qualified users. A very good way to measure ...
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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean when ...
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Get notified when the OP comments right after our comment and uses no “@”

I'm a bit hesitant to ask this question because I know there has been a lot of discussion on the topic of notifications (or pings). I've especially taken a very good look at When exactly do I get ...
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Does a question-asker get automatically notified of comments in this circumstance?

Under this sequence of events: Someone posts a question I post an answer OP comments on my answer A third party adds a comment to my answer I add a comment to my answer Does the OP receive automatic ...
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Why don't you get a notification when your comment is upvoted? [duplicate]

I've read about when notifications are sent from comments, as stated in this question: When exactly do I get comment notifications? However, sometimes I like to know when others upvote my comment. It ...
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In the case of users with the exact same name, how do comment replies work?

My username isn't too specific (Jasper). Every once in a while, I come across someone else with the same name. And sometimes, we even comment on the same question or answer. Now, I don't mind all ...
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Why is the “Ask a question” page still so unhelpful in 2018?

It seems to me that almost all of the drama on SO/SE is the result of "bad questions". Many thousands of programmer-hours, I'm sure, have been poured into moderation tools, voting tools, queues, tags, ...