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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I get the email of a stackoverflow user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How do I contact a stack overflow user? How do I contact other users? How can I get the email of a stackoverflow user? (or how to contact him)
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How to ping a user for chat? [duplicate]

Say I'm in a chat room, and the person I am trying to reach isn't there. I want to ping him and sort of invite him to the conversation. So essentially whenever that person gets logged into the Stack ...
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How do I contact the people that closed my question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you reopen a closed question? How do I PM (private message) the people who closed my question? And how do I reopen my question?

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