Questions tagged [private-messaging]

Questions related to the topic of private messages to other SE users.

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Any way to send a personal message to another user?

There has been quite a few times that I wished I could send a message to another user on SO - not ask a question for everyone to see, but just a short message informing them of something or requesting ...
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Route a question to certain user [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Ask a question and notify users on specific users list Any way to send a personal message to another user? Is there any way that a user can route a question or notify other ...
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Why don't we have instant messaging on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? I don't expect that this is going to go over well here based on the only other question I've found related to this topic, ...
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How can I PM people on this site? [duplicate]

Couldn't find it anywhere on user profile page. How can I reach some people who just answered my question for some details?
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How could I notify Stack Overflow's expert users about my new question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Ask a question and notify users on specific users list Any way to send a personal message to another user? When I use Stack Overflow to ask a question, is there any way ...
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How do I contact a user privately, as a moderator?

As a moderator, I sometimes need to contact a user about his behavior on the site or about other site-related issues. How can I contact a user privately, as a moderator? What are the possibilities ...
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Private message system unlocked by reputation

There are dozens of questions that demand private messaging, like this for example. Would the following be a way to be considered to implement private messaging? Default: No private messages Users ...
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Private Message Feature [duplicate]

One thing that I will be very happy if added in Stack Overflow is a Private Message system like in forums, because there's some things that you want to be in private with your internet friends.
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Vote for Private Messages! [duplicate]

I have an idea! How about we make a fair-and-square vote about whether we should have a private messaging system or not? You can make a public announcement in the side bar of all the Stack Exchange ...
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How can I contact a moderator in a private setting?

Where can I seek help if I need assistance with contributor-related questions? For the purposes of this question, "contributor" means "user who provides more answers than questions." I.e. how can I ...
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Why not a PM system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: instant messaging on SO SF SU Is there any way one can engage in a private conversation with another user? If not, why not?
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How to start chat with a particular user? [duplicate]

While I am searching answers on Stack Overflow site, there are some users that are known of that technology of my concern and often answered related to the same term that I am asking for. May I know ...
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Is it OK to email Jon Skeet and ask him to answer posts which mere mortals cannot?

I've posted one or two 'tumbleweed' questions which I'm sure the mighty Jon Skeet could answer while sleeping. He doesn't seem to have noticed them yet (probably beneath him) but I'd still like the ...
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A proposal for Private Messaging within the Stack Exchange Network [duplicate]

Yes, I know that the request for PM functionality between users within the Stack Exchange Network (henceforth SEN) has been made many times before. Rest assured, I have read these questions through ...
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Could we clarify that comments entered when not interested in a Careers message will still be sent to the sender?

I received a private message from a company for something I was absolutely uninterested in. I actually was set to allow communications when I shouldn't have been, so this was partially my fault, but ...
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Why is there a threshold to add a comment? OR Why can't we send private messages?

Update When I went to see if Kolachi had responded to my response to his question (i.e., what started this question initially), his question was no longer there and at the bottom of my response was a ...
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how can I get in touch with a stackoverflow member privately? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Any way to send a personal message to another user? How do I contact a stack overflow user? I can not find a single contact method on a user's profile
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My Social Network Integration for Private Messaging, Commenting, Etc

Right now I'm aware that there is no Private Messaging system and that almost (if not all) request for creating one have been denied. Most likely because of the difficult nature of such a system and ...