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Questions tagged [contact]

For questions about contacting the Stack Exchange team, typically via the "contact us" page of each site.

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Contact Support email with wrong user name

I've used the form in Contact Support and received an email with what is meant to be my name but written in a wrong way, as you can see in the following image: I assume this is a bug. Nonetheless, it ...
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Why does the “contact” page link to Google, Facebook, and Yahoo? [duplicate]

The contact page on each Stack Exchange site links to Facebook, Yahoo, and Google: I am puzzled. If I have an issue for which I need to contact Stack Exchange, why would I find links to Facebook, ...
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CM ticket response surveys are missing inputs

I filed a contact ticket recently. Once it was responded to, I received a survey asking me for my feedback on the response. Unfortunately, the radio buttons in that feedback response did not have ...
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Add an “estimated response wait time” to the contact page

A lot of us have waited a very long time for the SE team to respond to a contact request via the contact form. Some of us just get impatient waiting, especially if we believe that the issue is (quote) ...
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Is there an history of my tickets/correspondence initiated from the “Contact Us” page?

I'd like to know if there is a log that I can access (within Stack Exchange, without looking in my mailbox) reporting my usage of the "Contact Us" form across the SE sites. I believe that the ...
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Add a [contact] magic link to the Contact Us form

Sometimes, a user has created multiple accounts by accident. In these cases, I often post a comment starting with something like Please use the Contact Us form to have your accounts merged. with ...
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Contact Us page breaks after submitting the form

Recently, I reached Contact Us page regarding merging accounts. However, when I fill all required details and submit the form, it says, I have tried the same on Stack Overflow and Movies & TV ...
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What recourse have users, if the “contact us” link to SE employees doesn't help?

The "contact us" link to SE employees does not result in useful contact. What I've gotten back is clearly a form letter saying "Generally, if you have a question about a site or an action taken on it, ...
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What is considered a reasonable response time to a “Contact Us”? [duplicate]

I recently sent a Contact Us message to inquire about disassociating a question from one of my accounts. I asked the question 4 days ago (September 27), it received an up-voted answer and the question ...
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Where can I report copy/typo errors in the Stack Overflow UI? [closed]

While visiting the Stack Overflow help center, I found a typo/error. Where I can report the mistake? For example: In first block it shows +10 in thumbnail and +5 in description.
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“Contact us”… and then what?

So I had a dispute with the moderators at a specific SE site. As a result, I got suspended there. As per SE guidelines, I pressed the "Contact us" button and wrote to the higher powers to appeal. ...
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Alignment issue in the site's “contact us” page

In the contact us page, the Search the Help Center is aligned to the bottom. Previously it was aligned properly, I can see in the web.archive.org. This alignment issue is in the all site's contact ...
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Asking Meta users vs using Contact Us button?

If I have a query about the workings of SE sites, or other related issues, I can ask here on Meta or use the Contact Us button. Are there specific instances where is it better to contact one or the ...
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Can't view CM contact sent to a now-deleted user

When a CM contact is sent, then the user destroyed or deleted, viewing the message gives a 500. Mod messages still show after a user is destroyed; CM contacts should too.
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Contacting someone from Stack Overflow team?

Is it possible to contact someone from the Stack Overflow team? I would like to send a very interesting paper to the product manager or someone who receives those things to forward them to the ...
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How long should I wait for Contact Support to respond?

I have written only twice to Contact Support in the 3 years, 4 months I have joined Stack Exchange. The first reply came within three days, it was an enquiry about a third party. I was satisfied by ...
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Useful links in “Contact” page

I see that the contact page contain some usful links: Facebook Help Center Yahoo! Help Central Google Contact But it seems that it's kinda weird and out of context. When exactly would a user that ...
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Add a 'I have found a security-related issue' line to the reasons combobox in the 'Contact us' form

Related: Should I report a serious security issue on meta? How do I report a possible security vulnerability? Rationale: discoverability without having to jump through several hoops. Side note: ...
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How can I contact Stack Overflow support? [duplicate]

How can I contact someone on stackoverflow.com to check my post history?(I think I uploaded a question on a certain date but it is shown as being uploaded yesterday, I did try deleting it more than ...
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Modification to the 'excessive self-promotion' moderator private message

The boilerplate text for the 'excessive self-promotion' moderator contact form includes a direct quote from the help center: Be careful, because the community frowns on overt self-promotion and ...
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Is there any difference between contact forms across sites?

Sometimes when a user comes into chat with a problem, or asks about it on meta, the answer involves contacting the SE staff, and if I'm the one that answers I'll provide a link to the contact form. ...
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Improve the error message when a user tries to merge accounts on separate sites

If users try to contact us in order to merge two accounts, they will be blocked if they use accounts from two different sites: Now, stricting speaking, this is a valid profile. It just isn't a ...
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Contact Us page incorrectly refers to meta.stackoverflow.com

The Contact Us page (http://stackexchange.com/about/contact) stills refers to http://meta.stackoverflow.com.
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Letting other members contact me

I have just read 5 other related messages which meta stackoverflow suggested as relevant and/or possible dupes. I didn't see this exactly addressed. This surprised me, as I would think it to be an ...
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Merge Profiles option of Contact Form validation rejects https:// urls in profile fields

Steps to reproduce: Go to the "Contact Us" page at https://stackoverflow.com/contact Select "I need to merge user profiles" The autofilled profile URL may be https://, in which case it will be throw ...
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Contact from wizpert.com via stackoverflow?

Well today as I was going home I got a strange email, in my private inbox (email associated with S.O.) asking me if I had solved a question on S.O. that I didn't ask. To be more precise I had given an ...
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Mention post disassociation in the help center and contact form [duplicate]

As per §4.a of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license that all Stack Exchange posts are under, upon notice from any Licensor [Stack Exchange] must, to the extent practicable, remove ...
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Contact moderators for little things

There are a lot of questions, with answers, about how to contact a moderator about a lot of stuff. But no way to just give a moderator a heads up about some things. There are flagging options on many ...
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Have not received expected automatic support email — did my query reach support?

I submitted a support query using this form about 50-60 minutes ago and it said I should receive an email "shortly"... There is no email in my inbox or spam folders. Does that mean support didn't ...
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How to email a Stack Overflow moderator?

How can I email a Stack Overflow moderator? I have an urgent request that I want to fulfill as soon as possible. My account has been disabled so I cannot use flagging. This account of mine got ...
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Pressing the Enter key in “Search the Help Center” in Contact Us page causing undesired result

There is a nice "widget" in the contact us page letting the user search the help center: When clicking the "search" button it works flawlessly and give back the results below the textbox. ...
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How can I ask this user a question about their answer if I don't have enough rep to post comments?

In this question I had a question for the last answer provided by this user (Dmitry Dzygin). I'd like to ask more about his answer but I cannot comment on his answer. I also see that I cannot contact ...
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Account merge request status on user page

Is it possible to add a notification on the user page when one has requested attention via "contact us", for intervention such as requesting an account merge? It might say something like: "Merge ...
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Help>Merge is asking for something impossible

From https://meta.stackoverflow.com/help/user-merge: If you have lost access to your duplicate account, please click here to fill out the form. If you click, you see this: If someone has lost ...
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Is it allowed to ask someone to add you on your social network on SO?

How can someone ask his fellow to stay in touch or add him on social networks? Is it allowed to ask this kind of questions on Stack Overflow.
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“contact us” takes us to a “help center”

Logic tells us that if we want to contact the Team, it should be about: issues feedback bug reports other not listed above This help center covers absolutely every point (even the "not listed above" ...
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Contacting Stack Overflow team

About two months ago, I tried to contact the Stack Overflow team using the email address provided on the Contact Us page. I have not heard back. Is there an alternate contact address?
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Where to submit your dissatisfaction, critique or review of a SE forum?

Meta of the forum is same as main. I will of course not name the site(s). But where to submit your opinion regarding that site? It seems as much as Jeff Atwood's vision was to help a community grow ...
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How to contact Jeff Atwood?

I have a great idea for the company behind Stack Overflow and I would like to discuss it with Jeff Atwood. How can I do that?
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Direct communication from a user

I just had my daily email from Stack Overflow, and there seems to be a question that a user has asked me directly about one of my posts - it's not shown on the Stack Overflow page as a comment or ...
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How do I get the email address of other users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I contact a stack overflow user? I have a question that I want to ask one member on Stack Overflow, but it seems that I can't see his email address. Is this ...
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Contact Info on careers.stackoverflow.com

I have set up a careers.stackoverflow.com profile at careers.stackoverflow.com/abelenky, and shared it with a few potential employers. But they rightly point out when viewing it that there is no ...
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What's the best practice for dealing with someone that wants to contact me?

I have someone asking for my email address in a comment to an answer I posted on SO: I wanted to contact you for another project which I don't want to make public. But I couldn't find your email to ...
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Email Addresses on the Stack Exchange “Contact Us” Page

Should (some of) the email addresses on the Stack Exchange "Contact Us" page be at the Stack Exchange domain instead of Stack Overflow?
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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?
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How can I make friends with users of this website, no IM or SNS account stuff here?

Clumsy as it may be... As we are doing the FAQ stuff on stackoverflow.com, and I wish to make friends with you guys. But the user profile does not provide a fixed piece of information about user IM ...
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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 ...
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Notifying Answer-Authors of Follow-up Questions

I recently asked a question and received some great answers, including one that I eventually marked "accepted." I've had this accepted answer for about 7 days now. Today, I found that I had some ...
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Contact between employers and candidates

From the careers.stackoverflow.com FAQ (How Does It Work? section): [...] Once they’re interested, you will get an email indicating their interest. [...] A couple of questions: How exactly does ...
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Make the “contact us” link go to a contact form, not a mailto: link

Instead of a mailto: link for the "Contact us" link at the bottom of every page, could you make it link to a contact form? I use web-based e-mail, so I don't have a mail client set up on my machine. ...