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How does comment voting and flagging work?

Comments can now be upvoted and flagged. How do those features work? Do users get rep for their upvoted comments? Do upvoted comments have any effect on comment sorting? And can users see their own ...
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How to contact a user on a site? [duplicate]

I am not talking about contacting a user about a question/answer on a site. It's just for other information or asking for some personal advice, or just commenting a user on his/her 'about' profile! ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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How can I see the email addresses of other users on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Often I ask some question and someone provides very useful answers. So when I ask a similar question, I want to have that person answer it. Or I have an additional question to discuss with them. But I ...
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How do I chat with another user on StackOverflow? [duplicate]

Sometimes I find old posts. I'd like to call a users attention to something new, or just ask for a followup. How can I invite a user to chat? I've clicked on the chat link and I can create a room, ...
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Flagging a post for moderator review

Suppose I want to have someone with moderator abilities review a post. What would be the best way to flag this? Is there already some standard way to do this that I don't know about? For more ...
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1answer
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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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Can any user be invited to chat?

Can all users be invited to chat? (Assuming they have sufficient reputation to talk in chat, that is at least 20 reputation points.) Does every user have a chat profile? I have tried to search a bit ...
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Is it OK to email Jon Skeet and ask him to answer posts which mere mortals cannot?

I've posted one or two 'tumbleweed' questions which I'm sure the mighty Jon Skeet could answer while sleeping. He doesn't seem to have noticed them yet (probably beneath him) but I'd still like the ...
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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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Invite someone into chat

I know that this sounds like a duplicate, but please read on. I would like the ability to invite people into chat. I understand that I can already invite people who have already been in the chat room,...
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Any way to send a personal message to another user?

There has been quite a few times that I wished I could send a message to another user on SO - not ask a question for everyone to see, but just a short message informing them of something or requesting ...
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Where should I put a question for the author on stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I contact other users? How do you ask a question in another question and not have the moderator delete it? My answer was deleted ( How to obtain model attribute or ...
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How do you ask a question in another question and not have the moderator delete it?

I have been trying to search for an answer to a problem for the last few weeks. I found a question that was identical to the problem I was facing. However, there didn't seem to be a real solution ...

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