Hendrik Vogt
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Should we discourage the use of multiple redundant @username pings in comments?
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I'm the one who explicitly used a redundant @name in the comments here cited in the question. Personally, I don't see a real problem in this: People use multiple @name anyway, not knowing that it won'...

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Identifying a "dis-accepted" answer
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11 votes

There's a new discussion on meta.SO, started by Nick Craver (a developer): How do you want to be notified of unaccepted answers? It appears they're working on completing the feature-requests mentioned ...

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Blue highlighted questions, what are they?
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11 votes

As explained in thei's answer, questions with your favorite tags are highlighted in blue. If you have no favorite tags, then it may still happen that the system guesses your "most frequented tags" and ...

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Lack of notification
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9 votes

#2 is indeed not a bug; there are no notifications for edits of answers to your questions. See also this question on meta.SO for a related feature-request: Optional notification on an edit to an ...

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Notifying users in comments
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9 votes

The authorative source with possibly more than you want to know is on meta.SO: How do comment @replies work?

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The b**** incident
8 votes

One thing that hasn't been discussed in detail is how to avoid numerous rollbacks. In my opinion, the OP's "Rollback to Revision 6" at 23:31:15 should have been the last one: At that point, Theo had ...

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Ping only works for the first @
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Not really an answer, but since I think it's good that people have easy access to all the information available, on meta.SO you can find more than you ever wanted to know about how comment replies ...

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Editing title results in unwanted "bump" ...
7 votes

This is not a bug but status-bydesign: The system can't know that you're a "good user" who just wants to fix a typo or something similar. The rationale is that you might as well be a "bad user" who ...

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Can "user popups" be disabled?
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6 votes

They've just changed the behaviour; the popup only appears when you hover over the gravatar. I find this makes the whole thing a lot less annoying. See How does the User Card popup work?

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Creating simple graphs
6 votes

Since you're reasonable good at doing it in LaTeX, you'll be interested in the standalone class. It's purpose is just what you want: Produce an image file that is as small as possible. Have a look at ...

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Escaping in comments
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6 votes

Yes, we can! Until recently, Arturo's advice to type `\\ ` was the only decent workaround, but a few weeks ago, double backticks have been enabled in comments. Thus, in a comment you can type ``\\`` ...

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Minor annoyance about the design
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I guess the simple reason is that in the list of questions there is enough vertical space for the vertical layout of the numbers, and this gives more horizontal space for the preview of the question. (...

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Why does my gravatar change?
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I'm pretty sure you didn't specify any e-mail address. In this case your gravatar is based on the last ip address used to access each site and will change if you access the sites from multiple ...

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Print of Q&A's not able to get all pages.
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5 votes

Use StackPrinter, choose "Mathematics" from the drop-down menu and enter the Question id. (I'd find it easier if there was a link somewhere on each question page, but maybe that would increase the ...

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How to link to a comment?
4 votes

Have a look at this question on meta.SO: How to link to a comment? I don't know, however, if the solutions provided in the answers still work.

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Don't throw the baby out with the bath water when rejecting suggested edits.
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Here's my idea for how to minimize the problem of "flooding the front page with old questions": For each suggested edit that deserves to be approved, open a tab in the browser. Then approve the edits ...

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Is it ok to remove possible duplicate box after reopening?
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I agree with Arturo that the box should be removed. I would add: If there aren't too many comments under the question, then it might be helpful to add a comment explaining why the question is not a ...

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"Is this a new infinity notation?"
1 votes

I'm not really a member of this community, so it's maybe it's not a good idea for me of all people to answer this question. I can't really see bad faith in the behaviour of the user in question. Yes, ...

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Troll or skeptic?
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Edit: I do agree that the lengthy comment thread at Sara's question is not really relevant to that question. However, let me point out that Doug really has a very good point in his first comment to ...

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