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Questions tagged [notifications]

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disable “congratulations” notifications

I always get disappointed when I get a bunch of notifications, I think it is like, lots of comments and answers to my questions, and then it is just that silly stuff. Even better, if it is possible ...
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Does Preferences refer wrongly to subscribing to questions?

The following is closely related to Notification for questions marked as favourites?. When looking at "Prefs" under my profile, there is an option to "Allow email notifications when I subscribe to ...
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Design flaw concerning the location of a notification box

When voting on a comment, one can only up-vote once every 5 seconds. Try to vote more often than that, and you'll get a yellow box telling informing you of this policy. However, the box is placed ...
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Answer in progress sign

It happens to me from time to time that I’m writing an answer at the same time with an other user, but of course I don’t know that while writing. It’s a little frustrating to see that I invested time ...
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Instant email notification of replies to posts

Where do I have to go to change the settings so that I get instant email notification of replies to posts, rather than 24 hours later?
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Extremely delayed notification of privilege

I got notified just now (red banner at the top of the page) that I had gained the privilege to vote down and 1 other privilege. Trouble is, vote down requires 125 rep and I passed that point back in ...
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Where is the yellow envelope?

I remember well the times when there used to be a yellow envelope left of my user name, showing that I have new replies. This was really convenient as it showed me that I've got replies to something ...
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When writing a comment, how do I ensure that the person it is addressed to gets notified?

Often I want to address a comment to a specific user. How can I do that? I've seen that I've got to use the @ symbol for this, but I didn't find the exact rules in the faq. Can I notify any user? Do I ...