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Chat Event Reminders come from the wrong site

It seems that chat event reminders are sent from the chat user's parent site rather than the event room's parent site. E.g. this event belongs under Code Golf Stack Exchange, while "mi yodeya&...
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"so long as they follow the Creative Commons attribution requirements" - but they don't

I reported two scrapers which were violating the license* recently, as I'd done some time last year as well. I got this email in return: Hello, All content on Stack Exchange is licensed under either ...
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What's the difference between "Company Alerts" and "Company Alerts"?

(Note: The title is intentional) On the "Edit profile" page, in the "Edit email settings" tab, there are two settings for turning on/off "Company Alerts": One is just a ...
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Response email from Stack Exchange contains link to https://portal.stackexchange.com which I can't access

On 27 ‎February ‎2022, ‏‎02:20 PM (Indian Standard Time), I received an email from Stack Exchange (refer this post for details about the email) containing this link: https://s.tk/ooo (which ...
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Could a different wording be given to the email sent when a bounty has not attracted answers or comments?

I received an email saying: bounty expiring soon Mar 28 at 11:03 Your bounty on question "How can I set up networking under Basilisk II / MacOS 8.7?" is completed. You must award it to an ...
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"Thanks for participating" email is in unparsed Markdown

I just received a "Thanks for participating" email for the Proof Assistants site. I assume these are sent automatically by a script, but it seems to have missed the Markdown-to-HTML parser ...
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Why was a weekend support email sent when a normal user appealed a suspension using the contact form on Sunday?

I appealed my suspension on 27 ‎February ‎2022, ‏‎02:20 PM (Indian Standard Time) using the contact form. Immediately, I received two emails from Stack Exchange. One was an automatic email regarding a ...
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Stack Overflow sent me an email to congratulate me having access to chess.stackexchange's review queue [duplicate]

I recently got the "access to review queue" privilege on chess.stackexchange. But the weird thing is Stack Overflow sent me an email to congratulate me, not Stack Exchange or chess....
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Wrong instructions in email about duplicate question

I just got another email because one of my questions was closed as a duplicate. The mail (screenshot) suggests me to Select the suggestions that answer your question. Your question will be associated ...
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SE emails contain unparsed Markdown in footer [duplicate]

Today I've noticed this in email message from SE: One of lines reads: Questions? Comments? Let us know on our [feedback site](https://meta.stackexchange.com). So yes, I do have a comment about this ...
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Confusing email after question migration

I recently posted a question "We encountered a pro​blem processing your request" when downloading ISO from Windows Insider Program on Super User which was then migrated to Web Applications. ...
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Links in email from SE are weird

I contacted SE using the contact page recently. I got a reply. This was a part of the reply: Typically, the fastest way to address this sort of problem is to raise a flag on the post or comment (note ...
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Did Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange shift from Jira Service Management to something new?

On 07/12/2021 at 3:29 PM IST, I contacted Stack Exchange from https://meta.askubuntu.com/contact. After contacting, I got an email from community-support@stackoverflow.com like this: Hello! An issue ...
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Send an email to users if any changes are made in the privacy policy and/or terms of service

If any changes are made in the privacy policy and/or terms of service of SE/SO, please send an email to the users (at least a month in advance before the legal agreement comes into effect). For ...
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Under what conditions are notifications about expiring of bounties sent?

As far as I can tell, a user who offered a bounty receives several notifications of this type. Your bounty on question "... expires in three days. Your bounty on question "... expires in ...
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Changing my email address to name@protonmail.com gets a confirmation email but name@pm.me does not, why?

Background: name@pm.me is included (once activated) in a name@protonmail.com account. I have tried changing my email address to name@pm.me from both Ask Ubuntu and Meta, but neither sent a ...
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Stack Overflow sites force the wrong Google account when signing in with Google

I have my main account for this site that signs in with Google. However for work, I created a separate Google account for various purposes (working with a VDI, it's annoying having trivial things ...
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Email notices are really hard to read - including overlapping text and side-scrolling

Email notices of new questions matching a filter contain overlapping text. The text is also too small to read, and, when the user enlarges it on a mobile device, it fails to reflow, forcing the user ...
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Since when did Stack Exchange start sending automated mails when one contacts Stack Exchange?

According to Grace Note, automated mails which state that Stack Exchange has received your mail are redundant and are not sent (said on 23rd May, 2017). When you reach out through Contact Us, you ...
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Text overlap in new-questions email messages in iOS Mail when accessibility larger-text setting turned on [duplicate]

Email messages from StackExchange announcing new questions in a feed are formatted incompatibly with the iOS accessibility setting “Larger Text”. Other senders’ messages’ text is enlarged, and inter-...
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The "1 new item in your inbox" mail links to pages that create an MSE account [duplicate]

I just got an email about my inbox in a sock account. This notified me about a comment on one of the questions I asked using that account. This email contains a link like the following See all of your ...
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Does Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange use Jira Service Management?

I contacted Stack Overflow a month ago using the contact page. I received a mail on 23rd July, 2021 from jira@stackoverflow.atlassian.net. Here's the screenshot of the email: I was confused if this ...
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"Post Your Answer" button appears to the side of the email checkbox, instead of below it as before

If email notifications for the inbox are disabled, a checkbox appears next to questions and answers asking if the user wants to be emailed if they receive responses to their posts. On answers, this ...
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How do I delete my main Stack Exchange account? [duplicate]

I've deleted all my sub Stack Exchange sites, like Server Fault. I do not have any profile now. I wish to delete my main account as well. But there is no such option to remove it. I want to completely ...
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Is it possible to exclude specific tags from "Community Digest" E-Mail?

While I think the idea of "xxx Stack Exchange Community Digest" is great and I subscribed to one, I believe it does not take my ignored tags into account. I assumed that ignoring the ...
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Why are Notification Mails considered Spam?

I get notifications if there are new questions at Stack Overflow in the htmx tag. But gmail thinks they are spam: I try to translate: Gmail could not verify that this email really comes from ...
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Stack Overflow verification email not delivered to Hey inbox when updating email address

Unless there is a significant delay in sending verification emails when updating your Stack Exchange email address (read: +4 hours), I think the verification email sending is bugged. I just wanted to ...
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Is there someone named Juan Garza on SE's Community Management team?

I got an automated email congratulating me on reaching a quarter of a million points on math.stackexchange.com, purporting to be from: Juan Garza, Manager, Community Management Team. There does not ...
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Make "[feedback site]" a proper link in digest emails [duplicate]

The feedback site link is Stack Exchange digest emails is rendered incorrectly. I expected a proper link, as above, and got markdown: Questions? Comments? Let us know on our [feedback site](https://...
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Has Stack Exchange stopped sending out emails for digests and question subscriptions?

I just noticed that I haven't received mails for my digest and question subscriptions for quite some time (at least 30 days). Is it just me or is this a global bug?
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I subscribed to Stack Overflow feeds to my email but haven't received any till today

I'm a user of Stack Overflow and I recently subscribed to the RSS feeds to my email, but I didn't receive any till today. What is the problem? How can I solve it?
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Confusion about Change of Email

I changed my login email exactly the way it is described here. Now, I cannot understand why the old email that I removed as a login still would work when I type it in: I don't understand this. Why is ...
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How do I disassociate an email from my account? [duplicate]

When I go to the page that lists my logins, I saw that there was a login associated with my previous email address, so I removed it. But when I log on to Stack Overflow and click "Forgot password&...
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Change E-Mail Address Where Notifications Go

I would like to change my e-mail address where notifications are sent to. Is this possible, if so how? I cannot even find my profile where I can edit things..
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I changed my email in my "Email Settings", and I'm not completely sure what happened [duplicate]

On my "DUO" account, I changed my email address in "Email settings" to my email address for my "Quote Dave" account. However, when I pressed "save", it changed ...
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Did the emails with notifications about inbox messages stop?

Depending on the settings chosen in preferences, a user is supposed to be shown the recent notifications if they have some notifications in the inbox and they haven't checked it for some period (The ...
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Link in tag subscription e-mail is not correctly formatted [duplicate]

I'd like to report that the link to this site is not rendered correctly in tag subscription emails.
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No “The overflow” option on Email settings for full web version

Why does the full web version of the Email settings page not contain “The overflow” section that the mobile web version does? See the images below: mobile web full site
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Percentage sign missing in newsletter and in the blog post

Today's newsletter contains this sentence: Research has found that almost 90 of machine learning models developed by companies never make it into production. Just 90 out of all the models ever made? ...
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The header "Confirm subscription" does not render in email

I just updated a tag filter and got an email from Stack Exchange to confirm it: As seen, it has a header "confirm subscription" that does not properly render its header. I checked emails ...
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Notifications don't arrive to my email when new answers are posted on my questions in Stack Exchange

I am not getting email notifications when there are any posts to my questions on any Stack Exchange site. I have stackexchange.com, stackoverflow.com and superuser.com added as trusted senders and I ...
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Remove Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons from emails

Why are the Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons still appearing in emails? This screenshot: Confirms that. These two posts all say that the Stack Exchange mobile app is no longer supported, ...
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Email app download badges should be modernized [duplicate]

For the first one, the up-to-date design is available here, and there also should be a newer version of Google's with a sans-serif font.
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Link to feedback site in tag filter email does not have the correct formatting

I noticed that the email I received for a tag filter I created on Stack Exchange has the following footer: Questions? Comments? Let us know on our [feedback site](https://meta.stackexchange.com). ...
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How do I change my e-mail on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

How to change email from Stack Overflow to another email? How to unlink your Facebook account? I tried to unlink it from the Facebook application and even delete it from the Stack Overflow profile, ...
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"Edit Email Settings" link in emails leads to a 404 error if I am not logged in

In the "1 new item in your Stack Exchange inbox" email, there is an "Edit email settings" link at the bottom. If I am not logged in to stack exchange, this goes to a "Page not ...
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How do I really change my login email address? [duplicate]

Fortunately, I can still login with this email address that I have lost access to. I have been searching around here for a way to update it to the current one I use. I have found many answers. But ...
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Stack Overflow reminded me to accept an answer. I have never posted a question [closed]

I am a new user of Stack Overflow. I got an email message from the site today that said "You’ve asked, now it’s time to accept an answer." According to both my memory and my Profile page, ...
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Why am I receiving marketing emails from SO when I have unchecked every option in the email settings?

I received the email that is being discussed here. The thing is, I don't subscribe to any emails in the settings on SO. It seems like a bit of an oversight that a user who went out of their way to ...
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On communication, tone deafness, and engaging constructively with folks in email communications with users

I had an interesting set of emails sent to me, ostensibly by marketing. Apparently there's a different set of emails sent to others, and there's a negative response to that as well on MSO. Admittedly ...
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