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Include email address hash in the data dump files

Hi all, I am working on what I think will prove to be a very exciting project with the SO data dump data and would like to use user avatars but alas I need each user's email address, well their email ...
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Feedback on Stack Overflow Careers “thanks for participating” e-mail

I recieved a mail from careers@stackoverflow.com today titled "Thanks for participating on Stack Overflow!" I wanted to feedback that this hit my junkmail folder (on Hotmail). I'm not concerned ...
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Why does <3 show up on Stack Overflow e-mails? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notification email from stackoverflow contains “<3” after zip code When I received an e-mail from the Stack Overflow team this morning, there was a niggling "&...
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Can email notifications be improved? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Notify more frequently than once a day? Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own them) I ...
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Newly created user account does not count my old posts, even if e-mail matches [duplicate]

I was not a registered user on Stack Overflow, when I posted my first answer on this website. This website suggested I become a registered user. It also created a pseudo-account page (user id 226454), ...
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Email users to notify them of their unanswered questions

People come to SOFU and post questions. They get comments and answers to their questions, go away and try those, and often are never heard from again. They forget to come back and mark questions as ...
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How can I get notified (by email or RSS) of the stuff I'm involved in at stack overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own them) I'd like to be notified by RSS or email (if by ...
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E-mail notification change modifies my attached e-mail address [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When you use the notify email feature, why does it over-write the main email? My SO account is setup from home, but I was at work and had a question. I checked the notify box ...
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What is the e-mail address of Stack Overflow notifications?

I accidentally clicked on "Delete and block" for an SO notification in my Hotmail account. I would like to unblock SO, but can't find the e-mail address.
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Is “You have 1 new answer. See your responses.” needed when navigating to the same question via email?

I don't post questions often or visit any of The Trilogy every day. Therefore, I always check the "Notify daily..." option. Then, the user flow looks like this: An email arrives in the inbox. New ...
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Refer non-SO users to questions and you get extra rep if they answer

There have been occasions when I haven't known the answer to questions, but known people who did. When I think of it, I usually try to send them a link to the question. It could be useful to have a ...
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When you use the notify email feature, why does it over-write the main email?

I'm registered on the trilogy sites using a personal email address, which will be mine forever and which has a gravatar associated with it. Right now though, I'm at work, with limited access to my ...
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Spamming with email notifications

How come when asking a question and checking notifications checkbox you can enter any email in the text field nearby? Doesn't it mean that I can write any email of other SO user (or generally any ...
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How to add flair to email signature?

Random question, but is there a way to add your flair to an email signature? UPDATE So the consensus is not to do it. Admins/Moderators, please feel free to close this question.
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Immediate email alerts when people answer/comment on one of my posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: stackoverflow alerts Is there a way to get an immediate email alert when people answer/comment on one of my Stack Overflow posts?
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Email notifications for new questions matching specific tags

Is there a way to configure your Stack Overflow account so that you receive notification emails when posts are made to specific tags? Or do you simply have to log on to see new posts?
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CSO emails contain extra ^M characters

The verification email for CSO contains dodgy line endings, and looks like this in Mutt: Thanks for registering with Stack Overflow Careers^M ^M To ensure that potential employers can reach you via ...
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Instant email alerts and notifications [duplicate]

Why can't Stack Overflow just email me immediately when someone responds to my questions? I feel like an a-hole when I find out someone posted on a question I asked a month ago and I only find out ...
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how to use email notification after question is posted?

I posted a question and I'm interested in any potential answers (it seems like it might become a tumbleweed). I saw the checkbox for "notify (email) daily of any new answers " - but how do I use it? ...
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Validation Fail - Unchecks Wiki/Email

To reproduce: Click Ask Question on meta Fill in question Check community wiki & Notify [] daily of any new answers Don't enter any of the required tags, causing a prompt Result: Error prompt: ...
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slow email notification

I've noticed I get very slow email notifications from SO. The checkbox says it will notify me daily, but generally two (2) days lapse before I receive a notice of any responses. I've tested this by ...
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Can I give out my e-mail here?

Can I give out my e-mail address here, or are users not supposed to do that?
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Can the notification emails please use plain text?

Email is a good working medium since many years using plain text. As some prefer to send emails with some formattings as HTML, they also provide a plain-text-part containing the same content. But the ...
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Why don't the emails from SO/SF/SU send in plain text version?

I just received an email from SF stating that 1 Question Has 3 Answers - Server Fault. Since I check email from a text-based client, here's what I see: Please read this email from a location ...
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email me when someone tags a question with one of my interesting tags

Kinda like this question, I'd like to see a feature where I get a periodic email (daily for instance) with any new questions with tags from my Interesting Tags group. This should be selectable at the ...
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Under what circumstances should moderators email users?

It has always been understood that moderators can and should email users that are abusive or have an issue that's best resolved privately offline. However, there have been a few suggestions recently ...
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“Email - is already registered” error when logging using google [closed]

I can't recall which OpenID provider I used when I registered my account BuZain on stackoverflow sometime back. I've tried all the options and every time I edit my account and put my email address ...
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Notification email from stackoverflow contains “<3” after zip code

I noticed "<3" appears at the very end of the my stackoverflow notification emails (after the zip code). Is this problem related to gmail?
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Notify Multiple Addresses of Answers

I've just posted a question on SuperUser on behalf of a colleague. I've put my email address in at the bottom to be notified of answers, but it would be even better if I could put multiple addresses ...
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Why is email from SO marked as spam?

The emails I receive from SO to notify me about answers are being marked as spam by my hosting provider. I cannot change the settings of the spamfilter and turning it off also seems like a bit too ...
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Option for plain text mail notifications? (and spamassassin scoring due to HTML-only-ness)

The mail notifications don't appear to have an option for plain-text rather than HTML, and they currently send only html parts (and hence hit the MIME_HTML_ONLY rule in spamassassin's default settings)...
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Instant e-mail notifications of answers to questions

I'd like to have Instant notifications by email of answers to my questions. Can this be implemented?
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Notifications considering valid e-mail address to be invalid

For the question I just submitted, I was unable to get notification e-mails because the system said my e-mail address was invalid. It isn't. It's a .us domain, though — could that be the issue?
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Programmatically sending instant e-mail alerts about new SE replies

How can I code a program in C# that can check for replies to my Stack Exchange questions and send me instant e-mail alerts when new replies are posted? It'd be great if all users' activity here went ...

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