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Don't send automated “community milestone” emails

I just got a lovely little email... Congratulations for hitting a quarter-million points on Ask Ubuntu! Few people will ever make as big a difference teaching others as you have. Did you know ...
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How does legal@ work?

Some users have already complained on Meta.SE that they didn't receive answers on legal issues. I also sent two messages to legal (at) stackoverflow (dot) com from different emails last month, but ...
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I just registered to Area 51 and it sent a confirmation email to my old (already-changed) email address [duplicate]

I just registered to Area 51 and it sent a confirmation email to my old (already-changed) email address; here is a screenshot to indicate this: Well, This problem seems to be related to another ...
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A user's original email address is retained in the system even after they've changed it on all sites (privacy risk, potential Area 51 sync issues)

To understand this report, first, let's have a look at the profile fields for setting one's primary email address in the system. On most sites in the network, you'll find that option in Edit profile ...
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All Stack Exchange emails come from Stack Overflow [duplicate]

When I get an email about an inbox notification on any Stack Exchange site it comes from "Stack Overflow <do-not-reply@stackoverflow.email>" And I think they should at least change the name ...
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New verified email isn't recognized properly

I have changed my Stack Exchange login email address to a new email address in the following two configuration pages and verified the new email from its inbox. 1) https://stackoverflow.com/users/...
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Tag filters not sending e-mail messages [duplicate]

Last week I set up a few filters for tags of interest. The web page informs of a verification e-mail message, but such messages are not being sent (or somehow never reach the e-mail server). New ...
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Changing a login email done through Stack Overflow instead of Stack Exchange, and in two different places

First I should clarify that I don't ask a question like "How do change a Stack Exchange login email?" and there are already such few (duplicated) questions. I ask the following question to better ...
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Profile data merged on change of email

I have changed my email id in stackoverflow, on change of it, my tags, watched tags etc., were merged from the previous account which i have deleted. to elaborate Consider I have an account with ...
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Why do email notifications still advertise the mobile apps?

To the best of my knowledge, the Android and iOS mobile apps are moribund. However, an inbox notification email I received this morning (I rarely get them, as I'm online often enough to usually see ...
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Not receiving email confirmation on My filtered tags [duplicate]

I have tried to subscribe to my required tags for every 3 hours. But it just doesn't work. I have also tried "resend confirmation mail"; the page says confirmation mail sent. But I have not received ...
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Some improvement suggestions for the Reputation value change email

Yesterday, I received an email about the reputation value change. When viewing the mail in the standard iOS Mail app (on an iPhone 7 Plus, if it matters), the gray background isn't as wide as it ...
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Incomplete translation of the “Your Stack Overflow profile has been deleted” email

The translation of the “Your Stack Overflow profile has been deleted” email is incomplete on Stack Overflow em Português Olá, Este é um último e-mail para avisar que seu perfil no Stack ...
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What is StackShare, actually? [closed]

SE Inc. has sent me this promotional email about StackShare, directing me to this announcement. Well, I read it, but I don't actually understand what this StackShare thing actually does. Is it at all ...
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“You’re receiving this email because you are subscribed to The Overflow Newsletter from Stack Overflow.” - are you sure?

This morning I received a spam email from SE ("The Overflow - issue #1..."). At the bottom it says that "You’re receiving this email because you are subscribed to The Overflow Newsletter from Stack ...
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Can't get email updates for Favorite Tags [duplicate]

On the page https://stackexchange.com/filters/103309/favorite-tags there's a list of the questions that match my Watched Tags across all sites. I'd like to get these questions emailed to me instead of ...
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Verification email is unclear, has visual glitches

I just changed the email used with my account to receive emails. This is what the verification email looked like: There are a number of problems with the email: The title is "Email Verification - ...
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There is a minor alignment issue in the newsletter user details

There is a minor alignment issue in the Sample Newsletter preview and Newsletter Emails. There is no space between the asked and answered user details. Screenshot of recent sample newsletter preview: ...
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Is it possible to have a login which isn’t an E-mail?

I would like to be able to manage my accounts (private information) independently of my e-mails (public information) because: I would like to avoid any sharing of accounts between different servers, ...
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Email notifications for remove abandoned questions?

As per Stack Exchange policy, unanswered questions older than 365 days that meet certain criteria are periodically deleted in a reversible manner. I have no problems with this policy, but I would ...
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Filter subscription email is not being delivered (June 2019 - present edition)

I have created a custom filter in https://stackexchange.com/filters and specified that I would like to get email updates: However, I never got a confirmation mail nor any notifications based on my ...
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Meta emails have weird aspect ratio [duplicate]

This problem and the regular aspect ratios for non-Meta emails were tested in both Chrome and Firefox on my Mac. So I got this email about Meta automatically, and the aspect ratio is very, very off: ...
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Emails about non-Stack Overflow sites come from Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I get some emails from Stack Overflow that are about specific non-Stack Overflow sites, such as one. This was all checked on the email talked about here: the email address is do-not-reply@...
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Some weird random ellipses in the Bounty Grace Period Started emails

I got this email a few days ago on my bounty entering the grace period: This looks pretty weird. The ellipsis at the beginning are strange, and the ellipsis at the end make it look like the whole ...
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Password reset email marked as spam by Gmail

I requested a password reset and today I noticed the email ended up in my spam folder. The "stackoverflow.email" domain did look suspicious to me as well, but maybe there's something you can do to ...
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Replacing the login e-mail address doesn't replace the notification e-mail address

A few days ago, I changed the e-mail address associated with my Stack Exchange account by adding the new e-mail address, then deleting the old one and deleting the old address from the mail service. ...
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Recieved multiple copies of the Stack Overflow email newsletter

Yesterday I received 2 copies of the Stack Overflow newsletter to the same email address (my profile email). One is 180kb, the other is 183kb, both were received at 2:35 PM Eastern (18:35 UTC).
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Are support personnel email addresses allowed in answers?

A recently added answer on SE.Robotics was from an engineer from a company, offering help with the product referred to in the question. They disclosed their affiliation and a link provided was for a ...
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Why would someone signing up for Travel want to subscribe to news from Stack Overflow?

I just happened to notice this checkbox option in the sign-up page on Travel: It seems odd to have an option to sign up for Stack Overflow emails when the site has nothing to do with Stack Overflow. ...
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Links in E-Mails look like phishing

Stackexchange started to use URLs in E-Mails, that look like phishing and have nothing to do with the real stackexchange domains. Example: <a href="http://sg-links.stackoverflow.email/wf/...
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Is there a way to edit my email subscription settings across all my SE accounts?

Is there a way to do this globally rather than having to do it for each account separately? For example, I would like to adjust settings globally regarding notifications of items in my inboxes.
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Please hide (meant: do not reveal) spoilers in emails! [duplicate]

Clarification: This has been misunderstood as asking for spoilers to be included in emails as hidden text; since people have voted on that basis, I formulated a replacement but found Spoiler text ...
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I changed my email address twice and still need to use my old address to log in

I used an old email address from a provider that is long dead now, so when I logged in stackoverflow, I clicked on my name, got into "emails" settings and changed the address in two different ...
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Recovery email still includes instructions for signing on using an OpenID

The mail sent when trying to recover a password tells me I can log in to Stack Overflow through Wordpress with the help of an OpenId. Click the "more login options" link, enter "[my openID url]"...
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I did not receive any email asking for my address for the “Amazing 2018 Stuff-A-Way” swag - what to do? [closed]

I've participated in the Amazing 2018 Stuff-A-Way, here's my answer. The question/contest has been closed at the end of January, and the participants have apparently been emailed with a question ...
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If I post as a guest and then decide to verify my email address, why aren't the accounts merged automatically?

I asked a question on one of the SE sites using the Post as a guest feature. I was really happy that SE allowed me to ask the question without a complicated sign-up process. After posting the ...
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Reduce the size of site newsletters to ensure that they don't get clipped in Gmail

This is related to a different question, but I'm going to propose specific changes. The goal is to reduce the size of the message below 102K so Gmail stops truncate the message, hiding a portion of ...
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Changed my email address and it screwed up logins across the network

I changed my Stack Exchange email some months ago and it has screwed up my logins across the network. I have to login using the old email address once before I can use my new email address for each of ...
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“Unsubscribe from emails like this” and “Edit email settings” links broken

In the latest Developer Survey email from Stack Overflow, sent Jan 24, 2019, both the email preference links at the bottom result in "Invalid Request". "Leave Feedback" works as expected. I was able ...
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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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More than 15k bottles of Viagra from Kenya, asking 110+ people for money, seriously?

I received a strange mail from a well-known SE user with the following body two days ago: HALLO EVERYONE. I am writing to you from Kenya. I have recently come into contact with a great bunches of ...
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Why did I get an email thanking me for participating in an ongoing beta on Arqade Meta?

I got an email today thanking me for participating in the ongoing beta for Arqade Meta, and congratulating me for making the leaderboard which is a nonexistant page. Does this have something to do ...
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Adding another login creates a new account

I'm gradually moving to a new email address, so I tried to add it as a new login using the "add more logins..." button: That took me to this form: I filled in the new email. But when I try login in ...
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I get email from filter subscription once a week instead of once a day

I manage a few filter subscriptions at https://stackexchange.com/users/44871/marcel-st%C3%B6r?tab=subscriptions. All of them are set to 'every day'. Yet I only get an email about once a week listing ...
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Have the e-mails for the “Who cut the Cheese” contest been sent out yet?

Evey other time I received swag, I had to confirm shipping information beforehand. Each time someone would send a helpful e-mail out, but I have yet to see one. In the contest post it said, "Winners ...
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Haven't Received Any Email on Watched Tags Ever [duplicate]

I wonder if this is a broken functionality just on the stack exchange that I'm part of. I've subscribed to ethereum.stackexchange.com and I have three watched tags solidity parity and ethereum-classic ...
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Getting two email notifications for the same post matching my filter

I have one filter on Stack Overflow that matches "javamail". Lately I've been getting two email notifications for the same post that matches the filter. This doesn't happen every time, but maybe one ...
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New logo in Bounty Email is squished vertically [duplicate]

Related: Change MSE logo in bounty email notifications This new logo has since gone funky:
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Are mails from support@stackoverflow.com reply-able?

I submitted a support ticket via /contact and got an email from support@stackoverflow.com as a response. If I want to supply additional information about that support ticket, can I reply to that mail ...
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Site logo in “Bounty Grace Period Started” email is distorted

The logo of the site where the bounty question is asked appears to be distorted in comparison to the text, when reading the mail: Same issue in landscape orientation.