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Notification emails contain lots of whitespace and empty lines in plaintext version

Please, nuke the whitespace in plaintext version of the notification emails! It’s almost hard to find the info. I highlighted the text to show how much whitespace the plaintext version of the emails ...
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Notifying New users Questions response via email

Though SE have policy not to send e-mails but Our community 'Ask Patents' drive lot of traffic from user outside SE ecosystem (Thanks to Google Patents 'Discuss' button) and being new they don't know ...
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Receive emails for responses to posts

In a thread on meta stackoverflow I noticed that it is possible to set up to be notified to responses to a post via email by checking a check box. However I am not seeing the checkbox when attempting ...
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E-mail from Stack Exchange with incorrect plural

I received an e-mail from Stack Exchange with the title: 1 new items in your Stack Exchange inbox This is incorrect. The correct writing is: "1 new item". It would be nice to correct this. Then, ...
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Notification e-mails not being sent when inbox has never been checked

The system-generated e-mails about unread notifications in the global inbox are not being sent out to some users. It seems that this is happening for users who have never checked their inboxes on the ...
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Show unconfirmed email addresses in the preferences tab

The email for getting notifications can be changed by clicking the "preferences" tab in your profile. After entering a new email address, the "Save email settings" button becomes clickable: Clicking ...
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Where can I change the e-mail address my notifications are sent to?

I managed to change my login e-mail address some months ago. But still my notifications (from do-not-reply@stackexchange.com) are sent to the old address (I initially signed up with this address at ...
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Bounty end warnings off by 43 minutes [duplicate]

I received an email a few minutes ago noting that my bounty had expired. On clicking through to the question I'd posted it on, it said there was still over half an hour left. The notification in my ...
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Email notifications for search terms

I would like to get email notifications for questions which match a tag, and include a search keyword. I can see how to do this for tags, but not a way to filter based on keyword matches. Is this ...
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Increasing number of frequency options for emailing unread inbox messages?

In the profile preferences, it would be nice to have more option in terms of the frequency of "Email me my unread inbox messages". Currently, the shorter possible time window is 3 hours. Personally, ...
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Confirmation email for application without profile

I don't have a career profile ans I applied yesterday to a job on stackoverflowcareers by entering manually my contact information, covering letter and attaching my resume. I did not receive a ...
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Please use absolute timestamp in email notifications

I don't read my emails 24/7, and today read an email that was sent 2 days ago: The time stamps were correct in the time when the email was sent, but now they are pretty much useless. Can you ...
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E-mail escaping broken again

I'm seeing &lt; for < in my, "New [topic] question for [date]", e-mails. This seems to be a duplicate of an old issue that was marked resolved a couple years ago: Ellipses in email ...
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misspelled “chcecked” in the notification mail

I just received an email from Stack Exchange <do-not-reply@stackexchange.com>, which has a misspelled word "chcecked". It should be "checked". The following items were added to your Stack ...
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Can I request email with plain text only?

I'm grateful that there are both HTML and plain text sections in my daily notification emails, but every byte counts against my monthly email quotas. If I could choose to only receive plain text, I ...
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New email template: small typo or you love us? :p [duplicate]

I want to say that I was very surprised to see the new email template, you did great work as usual. I just wanted to point out that there is a small <3 at the bottom of the email. I guess that's ...
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Can't update email for notifications [duplicate]

When I try to update my notification email, it doesn't seem to work on any SE site. I fill in my new address at "Send emails to," then click on "Save email settings." After that, the "Save email ...
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“1 new items in your Stack Exchange inbox” [duplicate]

Notification emails from Stack Exchange say: 1 new items in your Stack Exchange inbox If you have only 1 new item, that should be "1 new item", singular.
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Email notification to wrong address

Some time ago (more than a month) I decided to change my email address on Stack Overflow. But funny part is my email notification on topics I'm subscribed to are still being send to the old email ...
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Daily-digest emails based on search-profiles

This post is correlated to my original question on StackOverflow Meta and a subsequent question there on RSS functionality. From the answers there I've learned that a feature for RSS of (fulltext) ...
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Exposing the existence of inbox emails to drive-by users

We're soon going to start split testing a new feature: adding a checkbox by the answer field that allows users to opt-in to receive unread inbox items via email. To be clear: This will roll out ...
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Stupid number of duplicate items in “## new items in your Stack Exchange inbox” email [duplicate]

I was unable to visit Stack Exchange for around the past 48 hours (much to my consternation), so I got one of those emails telling me I have new inbox notifications. The problem: There are only 4 ...
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Have there been modifications recently with filter subscriptions page on stackexchange.com?

I've been using the subscriptions to receive mails with questions (SO) about specific tags for a some time. However, since a couple of days I don't get any. I know that the stackoverflow service had ...
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Can I get email notification for achievements?

I want to get email notification for achievements like : privileges, badges earned. I don't want to subscribe for new inbox Q/A received. How to subscribe for that (for askubuntu)? Further ...
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Easy way to re-subscribe on Tag

Last 3 months ago , I had un-subscribe on some tags. Today, I want to subscribe on them again. So , I find subscription confirm message from my old mails and clicked on Confirm Subscription links.But ...
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“edit” link to edit your subscription to Favorite tags does not work [duplicate]

When I want to edit my subscription to "Favorite" tags, the small "edit" link under my email does nothing. I click on it and nothing happends. I've tried with Firefox and with Google Chrome and ...
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Email notifications not working (never)

I know it has been asked before but I never receive notifications, even after weeks. I suppose setting it in my account settngs should be enough, isn't it? EDIT I don't think it's a duplicate ...
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I'm not receiving daily e-mail updates [duplicate]

I have three stack overflow items that I never received updates for in the last few days. I have my preferences set to receive daily inbox updates to my gmail address but I didn't get any updates. I ...
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E-mail subscription titles and content should use proper pluralisation

Just received the following e-mail, quickly looked at the title and saw "new items in your Stack Exchange inbox" - at a closer look, it turns out there was just one new item in my inbox, so it shouldn'...
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Email confirmation periods

I think it's wrong that email confirmation comes hours later after a response has been posted. Can't the CRON task be set to run quicker?
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A faster way to be notified of answers to a question

I'm slowly becoming addicted to StackExchange, and was wondering if there was a way that I can be emailed answers to my questions quicker or instantly? I checked the the 'Settings,' and the earliest ...
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Send full comments in email notifications

Because comments can be deleted but emails are permanent (until the receiver decides to delete them), can we have the full comment included in the email notifications, not just the first line. I ...
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Receive email notifications when an answer is edited [duplicate]

I've asked one question (here). Someone had kindly given an answer to my question. Consequently, I am alerted through my Stack Exchange inbox, on the upper-left corner. If I so choose, I would also ...
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Plaintext notification emails do not link to questions

This is what the text/plain part of a notification email looks like: The following items were added to your Stack Exchange global inbox since you last checked it on 2013-09-17: Sep, 17 Cannot ...
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Why is email subscription information scattered throughout the site?

Currently, inbox notification email settings are located at the very bottom of the supercollider menu. Newsletter subscriptions are handled on stackexchange.com. "Other" email notification settings ...
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Edit link in email updates box is not working in Favorite Tags filter

On http://stackexchange.com/filters, I have my favorite tags filter. I setup email notifications for it and now I'm thinking I overdid it on the frequency. Trying to change the settings, I clicked on ...
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Images broken in Stack Overflow emails

Seems to be related to this question, but I see that it's from 2011, so reporting again. The images in Stack Overflow notification emails are broken. See the screen shot bellow: The link to ...
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To get site-specific email settings

Sometimes, I want to concentrate on one topic and would like not have emails from my old questions in some Stackexchange sites so regularly. It would be good if you send notifications about one site ...
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How do I (re) subscribe to email notifications from my global inbox?

I got an email notification in an old email account about (new) items in my Stack Overflow global inbox. I wanted to change that to a more current email address, but I accidentally clicked on the ...
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Get e-mail notifications for questions tagged with two specific tags, or one tag but not another tag

There is a tag which is used in two different contexts, and for one of them, I should be able to provide answers. It is pretty easy to detect which context is being used either by checking if one ...
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Icons not appearing in Inbox email notification [duplicate]

Overnight I received two "1 new item in your Stack Exchange inbox" emails, both of which have a blank site icon. Math: Mathematics Stack Exchange http://cdn.sstatic.net/mathimg/icon-48.png ...
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E-Mail Notifications in StackOverflow can you get instant emails? [duplicate]

Is there a way to get instant emails or notification from Stack Overflow? 3 hours is too late to receive emails. Why is the instant emails not yet implemented?
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Account issue - notifications to old email address

At one point or another, I've used 2 email addresses with Stack Overflow - one when I started, and then I updated it as I changed my email address. The problem is: my notification emails are still ...
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Please stop sending me emails when my bounty is going to expire soon

I never read them, and they only serve to aggravate me. I know I have a bounty out there, and I want to let it run the full 7 days. This is especially true on sites with a lot of bounties, such as ...
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Email updates arrive later and later

When you subscribe to a tag you get email updates for that tags. It seems that these updates start to arrive around the time you made the subscription the next day if you have it set to update every ...
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Link to “email subscription management”

Subscription/email notification management is a feature that is not present on profile management screens (or rather it's three levels deep in them - that is click-click-click). A user who hasn't ...
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Why are my email notifications coming in as plain text?

Suddenly, starting yesterday, my email notifications from SE are coming in as plain text. It is nearly impossible to make sense of it. The following items were added to your Stack Exchange global ...
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How can I receive email alerts on a keyword?

I would like to receive an email alert on new questions containing a specific keyword. I have seen that it is possible to receive such alerts for a specific tag. Unfortunately, this keyword is not ...
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Receive email notifications [duplicate]

If someone posts an answer to a question days after it was posted, how can I receive an email message to inform me that there is a response to one of my posts? And can I control the e-mail address ...
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I changed my e-mail, but Stack Overflow e-mail notices still go to old

I have recently changed my email address on Stack Overflow. It changed as expected, but after the change I'm still receiving Stack Overflow e-mail at my old address rather than the new one. Is there ...