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Not Receiving Email Confirmation for Proposal Creation on Area 51 [duplicate]

I'm experiencing an issue where I'm not receiving the email confirmation required to create a proposal on Area 51. The goal is a register a Stack Exchange site for an open source community. This is ...
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Why do emails for other Stack Exchange sites come from Stack Overflow?

Take Security Stack Exchange, for example, which is my main SE site. Whenever I get an email relating to it, e.g. a question is closed, this bounty was accepted, whatever it is, the email is always ...
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How can I get email updates on questions I post?

How do I subscribe to receive email updates on comments and answers to questions that I post? Preferably this would be enabled by default on any new question I post. It used to be the case, but for ...
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Why are there some Stack Exchange sites that are not registered by me, but shown in “my community” and can be accessed by me?

See my Stack Exchange accounts tab here Ethereum, Martial Arts Stack Exchange, and Stack Overflow are listed. I don't know why these accounts are shown on the page (see image) above. Moreover, not ...
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Email notifications not working about question edits and changes

I asked a question in Stack Overflow and my question was closed. I hoped that I would receive email notifications about changes and when the question was closed but I didn't receive email ...
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Transifex missing a string about incorrect e-mail

When I try to login in ruSO but put in an incorrect e-mail address, I get the string "No user found with matching email", untranslated. I wrote a bug-report in ruSO meta, but a moderator ...
Зонтик's user avatar
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All links in all emails are broken

The links from Stack Exchange's inbox and SOFT inbox notifications emails go through a https://sg-links.stackoverflow.email/ link. Currently these links are hitting an "offline for maintenance&...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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Bug with the special characters in the email on Contact page

I have an account with email like [email protected] (Not a real email). I've visited the Contact page, selected the contact variant (for example, Account Issue > I need to merge user profiles)...
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How to change account login email [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a change to my Stack Exchange account's login email but it seemed to fail. I did update the email address from my “profile” and validated the new email address via the confirmation ...
user53815's user avatar
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How do I change the email I use to log in to Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I want to change my Stack Exchange account email, because I cannot log in to that email. I rarely use that email, which was only used for registering with Stack Exchange in the very early days. After ...
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How can I troubleshoot email notifications from Stack Exchange sites not working?

I don't get email notifications when people reply to or comment on my questions on any Stack Exchange sites. This behavior is consistent whether I have a Stack Exchange site open in one of my browser ...
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What email domains are known to be used by Stack Exchange?

Stack Overflow (the company) and Stack Exchange (the network) may send emails to their users for various reasons, ranging from support to marketing. However, it seems that there are multiple email ...
Meta Andrew T.'s user avatar
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Email from "[email protected]"—is it legitimate? [duplicate]

I've received an email from "[email protected]". Is it legitimate? How can I tell? I won't quote the whole thing, but in short it's asking for feedback for a new feature: .. We’...
Greenmarty's user avatar
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Improve responsiveness and formatting of private beta launch announcement emails

Today I got an email announcing the private beta of Programming Language Design and Implementation. When opening it on the standard Mail app on my iPhone, it seems to be using only 60% of the ...
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Site email says closed questions are not visible to the public: wrong

The website documentation has been corrected, but this email form letter is still inaccurate From: Stack Overflow <[email protected]> Subject: Your question has been closed ... ...
Dan Jacobson's user avatar
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Is the email address under "Edit email settings" different than the email address under "Your logins"?

Stack Exchange's login system is confusing me terribly. I just want to change my account's email address; the one I use to log in to sites like Stack Overflow. When I go to My Profile -> Settings, ...
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Which site should I post on regarding advanced Gmail filtering? [duplicate]

I have an issue with one of my emails where it gets too many spam emails. The emails clearly have me BCC'd as the recipient email is always David{some string of characters}@aol.com and the CC email is ...
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Email does not support SE-style Markdown, to everyone's disappointment

I just received an email from Stack Overflow community support, checking in with me about why I haven't taken moderator activites on Constructed Language Stack Exchange lately. The answer is simple; ...
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How can I suppress notifications from non-English sites? [duplicate]

I have a "lisp" filter and I regularly get notifications from non-English SE sites (Russian, Portuguese, etc.) about Lisp-related questions. I do not want to limit my filter to specific ...
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Notification about new Stack Overflow questions to another e-mail address? [duplicate]

I want to help others on Stack Overflow. I've set a watched tag. Is it possible to be notified about new questions with this tag to a special e-mail address?
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Is the purpose of the 'Your Communities' 'Email address' account setting to specify where notifications are to be sent?

I am a novice user trying to better understand the available account settings. If there is existing documentation that describes each field, please point me to its location. In Account > Settings &...
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Tag filters emails show meta posts when nothing new matches filter

For the last few weeks I've been getting emails like this when one of my tag filters doesn't match anything new: I'm seeing a bunch of meta posts and nothing that is actually matching the filter. ...
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"Is it time to add another moderator" email contains unparsed Markdown

I just received another email in unparsed Markdown: Can somebody please reactivate the Markdown parser - I seem to remember earlier emails of this type being correctly formatted.
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Missing inbox message [duplicate]

I received an email stating that there was a message in my inbox. By the time I read the email, that message was nowhere to be found. Any idea on where this message could be or what happened to it?
Jimmy Dillies's user avatar
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Update wording in subject of automated "100k reputation" email

I recently received an automated email from @juan.garza of the Community Management Team. Subject: Bicycles Stack Exchange — You're killing it. Now my immediate thought was "what have I done ...
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Did SE stop sending automated email when a ticket is created using contact page?

In the past, after creating a ticket using the contact page, an email like this was sent by SE: We are confirming that your request has been received. You do not need to reply to this message unless ...
Random Person's user avatar
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Isn't a reply to an SE email monitored as a ticket is closed?

I contacted SE through the contact page on July 17, 2022 (around 12:44 AM). On July 19, 2022 (at 3:08 AM), I got a reply from the Stack Overflow & Stack Exchange Support Team stating that my ...
Random Person's user avatar
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Minor alignment issue in Stack Overflow logo on Stack Overflow for Teams emails footer

I have received a few emails related to Stack Overflow for teams with the subject title started as "Welcome ...", "Build your team, ...", "Find what you need, ...". In ...
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Approved edit to answer or question should generate an email notification, by default

On Ethereum Stack Exchange, I recently proposed an edit to an answer. Since I don't have enough reputation there yet, that edit needed approval. My edit was approved two days later, and I got no email ...
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Hyperlink in Stack Overflow Teams email is not mapped with any URL

I have received an email with the subject of "Welcome to Stack Overflow for Teams!". At the end of the email, there is a paragraph below: P.S. If you’re already familiar with Stack Overflow’...
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Company Alerts cannot be turned on/off anywhere except Stack Overflow

This question stems from my previous post, What's the difference between "Company Alerts" and "Company Alerts"? Currently, I can turn on/off my Company Alerts (i.e., set to Weekly) ...
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"What should I do next?" instructions in email (regarding question closure) are irrelevant to the OP when OP was one of those who cast the close vote

On Apr 20, 2022, 3:40 AM Indian Standard Time, I received this email from Stack Exchange ([email protected]): This question is off-topic. It is closed and not accepting answers. ...
Random Person's user avatar
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Why does the e-mail notification about a migrated question get sent a day later?

I don't know that this is a "bug", but it certainly feels like one. I just got an e-mail notification about my question being moved to a more appropriate site. Such notifications can be good,...
Ray Butterworth's user avatar
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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 ...
bobble's user avatar
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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 ...
Justin's user avatar
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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 ...
Random Person's user avatar
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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 ...
Christos Hayward's user avatar
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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 ...
Random Person's user avatar
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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....
justANewbie's user avatar
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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 ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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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 ...
val - disappointed in SE's user avatar
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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. ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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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 ...
Random Person's user avatar
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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 [email protected] like this: Hello! An issue ...
Random Person's user avatar
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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 ...
Random Person's user avatar
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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 ...
Martin's user avatar
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Changing my email address to [email protected] gets a confirmation email but [email protected] does not, why?

Background: [email protected] is included (once activated) in a [email protected] account. I have tried changing my email address to [email protected] from both Ask Ubuntu and Meta, but neither sent a ...
Broadsworde's user avatar
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3 answers
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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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