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How do I contact a stack overflow user? [duplicate]

Hi, I want to contact a Stack Overflow user - is there anyway to send them a message or request access to there contact details? The reason is a particular user has a lot of experience in a field in ...
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3 answers
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Is there a way to contact another member of stack overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Any way to send a personal message to another user? How do I contact other users? I've asked a very difficult question about javascript on IE, and haven't been able to get ...
Douglas Mayle's user avatar
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5 answers
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A proposal for Private Messaging within the Stack Exchange Network [duplicate]

Yes, I know that the request for PM functionality between users within the Stack Exchange Network (henceforth SEN) has been made many times before. Rest assured, I have read these questions through ...
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Private Message Feature [duplicate]

One thing that I will be very happy if added in Stack Overflow is a Private Message system like in forums, because there's some things that you want to be in private with your internet friends.
Nathan Campos's user avatar
-13 votes
3 answers
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Vote for Private Messages! [duplicate]

I have an idea! How about we make a fair-and-square vote about whether we should have a private messaging system or not? You can make a public announcement in the side bar of all the Stack Exchange ...
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4 answers
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Why don't we have instant messaging on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? I don't expect that this is going to go over well here based on the only other question I've found related to this topic, ...
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How can I send a private message to someone on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I cannot find a way of private messaging SO members, is it possible?
user avatar
5 votes
5 answers
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How can I PM people on this site? [duplicate]

Couldn't find it anywhere on user profile page. How can I reach some people who just answered my question for some details?
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3 answers
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How could I notify Stack Overflow's expert users about my new question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Ask a question and notify users on specific users list Any way to send a personal message to another user? When I use Stack Overflow to ask a question, is there any way ...
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1 answer
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Send direct messages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? my question goes thus: Is there a way to send a message to a particular user on the forum? Like asking a user a question ...
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Can we finally have some social-networking features on here? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? Does SO need social networking features to improve the experience for expert users? (This is not a duplicate of Does SO ...
Mark Cidade's user avatar
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3 answers
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how can I get in touch with a stackoverflow member privately? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Any way to send a personal message to another user? How do I contact a stack overflow user? I can not find a single contact method on a user's profile
user156302's user avatar
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2 answers
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I want to chat with a specific user to ask them a question, how can I do that? [duplicate]

I want to ask a question to a specific user on Islam.SE, but I don't have the reputation to create or participate in chat. How can I ask my question to this user?
New Member's user avatar
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1 answer
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How to contact a StackOverflow user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there a way to contact another member of stack overflow? Any way to send a personal message to another user? Why there is not a way to contact a user? There was a ...
ankitjaininfo's user avatar
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1 answer
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How do I use Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

I asked my first question here a few minutes ago and Pascal Martin was kind enough to improve its formatting. I have two questions: Is there a FAQ that explains how to use text formatting for ...
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4 answers
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Are you able to send another stack overflow user a message? [duplicate]

I would like to ask a specific user a question. Am I able to send them a message or email?
Hank's user avatar
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Opinions on the lack of private messaging [duplicate]

Foreword: Firstly I would like to state I am not requesting this feature be added. I am not foolish enough to believe that yet another person asking for it will have any impact on its implementation. ...
Pharap's user avatar
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How to send private messages or locate a specific user? [duplicate]

I'm a 17-year-old girl living in Mexico and dreaming of studying at a university in Romania. I speak Spanish and English and am trying my best to learn Romanian, and I can hardly find anyone to whom I ...
Princess Kiara's user avatar
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2 answers
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Route a question to certain user [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Ask a question and notify users on specific users list Any way to send a personal message to another user? Is there any way that a user can route a question or notify other ...
K'''s user avatar
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4 votes
2 answers
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Is there a way to send private messages/e-mails to members directly through Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? I'm just curious... is there a way to send private messages/e-mails to members directly through Stack Overflow?
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0 votes
2 answers
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Is a personal channel a useful feature? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? The stackoverflow conversations are oriented around questions, but I think some conversations could be more productive on a ...
Thomas Jung's user avatar
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2 answers
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How to contact other users and what is the origin of my upvotes on stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? I recently became a bit more active on Stack Overflow and now have a few questions which I couldn't find in the FAQ: Can I ...
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Am I or anyone else allowed to comment in a question of mine requesting an answer from a particular person? [duplicate]

I am not talking of a Quora style requesting for an answer, but am I or anyone else allowed to comment in a question of mine requesting an answer from a particular person? Example, Persons_name I ...
Severus Snape's user avatar
-15 votes
1 answer
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Ping Feature should be added [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? I am really missing this feature. I really believe that there should be some way or at least a way, for one user to ping(or ...
N-JOY's user avatar
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is it possible to message another user directly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? So I saw a really interesting post and it was just over a year old. I was wondering if there was any way that I could ...
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Personal Message to Users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? Is there any facility to send personal message to users of stackoverflow??
Shrikant Soni's user avatar
-9 votes
1 answer
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Asking specific users a question [duplicate]

Stackoverflow has no "inbox" for users, yet in some circles (uncommon or new languages, specific topics) there are very few "experts" and some important questions get passed over as a result. Is ...
Alex Spangher's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
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How can I send a message on this site? [duplicate]

I want to send a message to a user who probably resolved my question to get information. However, I wasn't able to see the "send message" option. Isn't there an option like this?
Cihad Turhan's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
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How can I send message to unique member? [duplicate]

May I send message or ask question to other member? how? Vincent
Vincent Chen's user avatar
-3 votes
2 answers
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Send a personal question to a particular User? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? Send a personal question to a particular User? Possible?
yonan2236's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
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how to contact people directly thru SO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? for example, I answered a question, and PO is interested in direct communication with me. How can he contact me directly? ...
Andriy Tylychko's user avatar
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1 answer
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Why there is no direct interaction to other members on a SE site? [duplicate]

When I know my question is resolvable by a specific user, how should we notify him/her? I heard there is no direct interaction to the person. Why not? Its not an personal message I'm asking about, ...
sameer joshi's user avatar
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contact a user on stackoverflow if there is no email address in his profile [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? I want to send a private message or a email to a stackover user. Is this possible? Is there any way I can contact him?
user158289's user avatar
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1 answer
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Is it right/possible to tag someone in comment while asking question [duplicate]

While asking any question, if I know some one knows the answer from the community, is it right to tag him in comment to get attention and increase probability of getting right answer quickly. It ...
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Mail feature on SO :O [duplicate]

I was wondering if SO could have a mailing feature. Yes it is not a social site, but then there are times, when a piece of code is just too large, or when a portion of code alone may not be shared, ...
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Allow personal messaging to pro members of stack community? [duplicate]

Pro members of stack community have great knowledge to answer most of the queries which are asked by users. Not only I want to subscribe to their every answer and comment they upload I also want to ...
user avatar
342 votes
12 answers
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Don't remove the @ part of my comment

Recently I posted a comment on Stack Overflow on an answer by (say) Felix. He replied to the comment, and when replying to him I started my comment with "@Felix". Stack Overflow stripped that ...
T.J. Crowder's user avatar
705 votes
1 answer
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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 ...
259 votes
3 answers
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How do I contact other users?

How can I contact another user, if that user has not specified any contact details in their profile? Return to FAQ index
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5 answers
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Is seeing other people's bookmarks a privacy issue?

I can see that anyone can see other peoples' bookmarks. I don't care much about this, but I was thinking: is this a privacy issue? For example, someone downvoted some questions or wrote negative ...
Mirage's user avatar
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2 votes
10 answers
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Why edit out inflammatory language? Is that censorship?

I recently saw a post where the OP was bemoaning the fact that it can be difficult to get a good look-in with answers in tags where there are users that are fast (FGITW), really on the button, and ...
user avatar
3 votes
6 answers
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Feature Request: "WAKE UP and accept my answer please"

Sometimes you give an answer to a question where: You know it is the right answer You know it resolves OP's problems There's no answer "better" than yours You have spent time and effort on it Other ...
36 votes
3 answers
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What languages are we allowed to speak in SE chat rooms?

Is there any restriction as to what languages are allowed in SE chat rooms? I have seen many people speak in German, Russian or French in the English Language & Usage chat room, but whenever I ...
B Faley's user avatar
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24 votes
4 answers
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Allow community votes to undelete Q/A that a moderator has deleted

I was blown away when I saw that they had implemented a new "feature" whereby if a moderator deletes a post, it cannot be undeleted by owner or votes from the community. As someone who is constantly ...
Lance Roberts's user avatar
66 votes
1 answer
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Common reasons why your meta post may be negatively received

Alternative title: What kills meta This post functions as a complement to How can I participate in meta and not die trying? As you may already be aware, meta is one such grim place where disagreements ...
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Allow for setting comments to "auto-expire", to become "temporary comments"

Meanwhile, in August 2009 "noise" was added as reason for comment flagging, and the comment flags show in the 10k tools. And Allow low-rep users to suggest edits is on its way. Hence: I don't care for ...
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Moderator closing a question twice. Second opinion? [closed]

Moderator George Stocker is, in my eyes, not being constructive by closing my question twice (after it having been significantly edited by me, and reopened by the community) as being non constructive, ...
Daniel A.A. Pelsmaeker's user avatar
39 votes
2 answers
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Could we allow child Meta questions to be closed as duplicates of Meta.SE ones?

Now that we have one central cross-network Meta, we have a core place where network-wide issues can be discussed. There are a lot of great frequently asked questions and answers here, ones that will ...
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3 votes
1 answer
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Private message system unlocked by reputation

There are dozens of questions that demand private messaging, like this for example. Would the following be a way to be considered to implement private messaging? Default: No private messages Users ...
Boldewyn's user avatar
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6 votes
8 answers
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Shouldn't there be more incentive to accept an answer?

This is frustrating for new users. I've answered tons of questions thoroughly and correctly, and I've often been the only person to answer. However, these users (usually new or low rep) don't return ...
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