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How to contact a user?

I'd like to thanks one user for some changes he made to one of my question, how can I do it? I've done it trough the comments, but I'm not sure he will get my answer, am I wrong?
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Is there a way to hide “ignored” tags completely?

So I've been trying to ignore the dnd-5e tag, but on the homepage - and really on any question search page - it just grays out the questions rather than leaving them out entirely. Considering the ...
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Why are minor edits discouraged?

From https://rpg.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/edit : Try to make the post substantively better when you edit, not just change a single character. Tiny, trivial edits are discouraged. So, ...
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Will this work for the main site: “How Do I Get Players to Post More?”

Please let me know if this question fits or if it can/should be adjusted to fit within the main site and how. Its kind of long but thats because our play system has aspects I feel I need to explain so ...
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I just got fifteen badges, but I'm not bragging

I just got fifteen badges, about fifteen minutes ago, split between Announcer, Booster, and one Publicist. While I do pass links around ... it seems a little strange that I would get so many at one ...
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Why couldn't I submit changes to a question?

I tried to edit the question "Do: Experience with the journal" to be of a more a question and answer format, following some of the other changes I've seen on the site. I changed the question to "How ...
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Confused about “Adding Comments”

Over in This Thread I posted a response that really should have been a comment. However I don't see the option to add a comment to the question. In fact the only place I have the ability to add ...
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How can we use bold/italics inside MathJax tables?

In this Q&A, it is shown that we can use MathJax to create tables (see this answer in particular). However, as I attempt to use it, I find myself unable to add the text formatting I wish to use. ...
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How does one earn the “Socratic” badge?

The badge description confuses me: Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record The only part I get is "ask a well-received question". What I don't ...
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I'm sure there was an Advanced Fighting Fantasy question somewhere - what happened to it?

There was a question on RPG.SE about the game system called Advanced Fighting Fantasy. I think it was the only question that used the tag for that game (there was also a tag, probably called advanced-...
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Where is the info regarding the dispute resolution of “What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?”

On What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?, I read: This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta. But I couldn'...
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Is asking a question about the location (pg number, chapter, etc) of content in a specific book on topic?

Background -- I own and have read the Curse of Strahd, and know of some information that exists within the book but cannot for the life of me remember where I read it in the book. Short of reading ...
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Holy Glitch, Batman!

The Morningstar RSS feed post form Wizard's RSS feed is back with a vengeance. The feed post will show up in the chat RSS feed hourly if not more often. What can we do to address the issue?
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What does “Serial Upvoting Reversed” signify?

Yesterday (and again today) it appears that someone was going through FATE questions for the first time, upvoting the ones that they thought were good, I suppose. But at the beginning of today, there ...
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Homebrew review procedure clarification

I've got two homebrew questions going currently, for a magic artifact level item in Pathfinder. Original question Followup question [On Hold] I really like the modifications done by @william porter ...
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Why ask if we're sure about deleting a question with answers, if it's not possible anyway?

Trying to delete question How can I turn the Kobold Hall delve into a full-fledged Adventure?, the confirmation text is: Delete this answered question? We do not recommend deleting questions with ...
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Does contributing to Close/Reopen votes outside of the review queue contribute to your total?

At 250 and 1000 reviews in a category, you get a badge. But if you either vote to close or reopen outside of the queue, does it still count towards this total? And if not (as I suspect at the moment), ...
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How can I respond to important information brought up in comments in my answer?

So, I'm struggling with improving my answer to this question. I've written out several major partial edits, but I keep discarding them because they all change my answer to address the way the querent ...
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Our “On Topic” page still implies game-recs are on topic

"What topics can I ask about here?" still says: Do some research before asking for games that have/do X so that you're asking an answerable question - also review the site guidance on asking game ...
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How come my name doesn't show up in the reputation leagues?

When I look at the reputation league for the RPG site on stack-exchange, I can't seem to find my username. How come it's not listed?
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What to do when your question gets closed as a duplicate, but you have no usable answer?

This question got closed as a duplicate. However, the "original" question is not same as mine, and has no usable answers. I tried editing my question, to make the difference more clear, but it seems ...
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How does “review” work?

I'm new to SE sites, and today I noticed a "review" link on the top menu/banner for RPG.SE (but not on other SE sites). I looked into the about and faq pages for both the main site and the meta site; ...
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Were Accounts Purged?

I participated early on in the beta, but found that when I logged in after the official launch I didn't have any reputation or history. Are/were accounts inactive for a period of time purged?
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What made my answer invalid?

I can't clearly understand why my answer to What reasons have the designers given for why unarmed strikes aren't 'light melee weapons'? was downvoted and deleted. How could I make the ...
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How should I have asked?

I have a problem. I need to know if there is a possibility to use gold to improve my character without buying magic items or using a wish. Actually I know that there is at least one combination of ...
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Commenting on the background information

Across StackExchange, I quite often use the commenting function when I want to add something that I feel may well be relevant to the poster, but doesn't answer his question (as asked) so will probably ...
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When will Starfinder become an available tag?

Starfinder is now released but I notice there is still no tag for it. I cannot make one yet, but are there plans for someone else to?
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Do we or do we not tag based on the kind of expert we want to attract?

I have in the past been told that a question has to/should have a tag because, even though the tag doesn't really describe the question, experts in the tag would be interested in/useful for answering ...
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Is bookmarking posts possible so I can find them easily later?

Is there any way to set aside certain posts that I read here by, maybe, bookmarking or flagging them, so that I can find those posts later, to refer to them easily or to keep track of and see their ...
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My question was marked as shopping when it isn't. How do I get it reopened?

My question was wrongly put on hold as shopping. It is a finding online resources question and, as far as I can tell, seems to be no different than other questions that weren't closed. It's not asking ...
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Are the game-rec guidelines strictly equivalent to GS/BS?

GS/BS applies to everything subjective all the time across all stack exchanges and is one of our most frequently linked posts, to the point that we have a highly supported proposal to get a shortcut ...
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Why would this question be closed for being subjective?

So, I tried writing a question with the title: "What's the point of risk, or the advantage of avoiding death, in games that let you return at the same level?" And as soon as I moved my cursor to the ...
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Is editing tags enough to quality for the Illuminator badge?

The Illuminator gold badge description says: Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) Is editing the tags of a question enough for the purposes of qualifying ...
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What can I do to get my secret backstories question reopened?

I've recently asked my first question: Should players know each others' secret backstories? It was put on hold as being primarily opinion based. I do understand that there might be no absolute ...
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How do I cancel a -1 vote without give a +1 vote?

I want to remove a down vote to make it a non-vote but I don't seam to be able to without upvoting? Is it possible?
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A question about the system recommendation tag

I recently posted a question What are the major differences between AD&D 1st Edition & AD&D 2nd Edition and I was wondering if this question meets the requirements for the system-...
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Why do privileges have different reputation requirements on other SE sites?

I just noticed that the reputation requirements for privileges are higher on gaming.stackexchange.com than on rpg.stackexchange.com. For example, Create Tags is 150 here, but 300 on Gaming, and ...
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Why are some questions tagged with [untagged]?

You can see them here: untagged
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Star Wars Lore: a Request for Explanation, and Either Migration or Reopening

I've had this question about sources for price benchmarks for typical items/services closed as off-topic. I would like to request either one of two actions, or an explanation of the logic behind what ...
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Is there a way to find a history of the questions I've viewed on Stack Exchange?

My question is about a possible feature this site might have. The problem is that I've lost track of what I was doing on Stack Exchange this morning because I've been dealing with students, work, and ...
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How do I link Player's Handbook passages to my post?

How do I link or copy/paste the Player's Handbook passages to my post?
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Where did my close votes go?

Once again, regarding this question on the main site. I haven't looked at it in a while, but at one point there were 3 votes to close on it. I've been a member of Stack Overflow since it was first ...
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When editing, should I make the question into the one it should be, or the one I now need?

I am writing a heavy edit to my own question, Do players know that Wizards don't wear armour? . ShadowKras mentioned the ability to make a knowledge check to determine class features and ...
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Why's the review notification still showing up when I've reviewed everything?

In the site review tab right next to the help tab, it said (3) and indicates there are 3 posts to review. I open it and all I get are zeroes indicating no questions to review. I go back, refresh ...
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Is there a duo tag or something like that

Is there a way to search for duo campaigns- GM and player? Solo is pretty limited and seem to be no GM campaigns. Are there many duo threads?
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How do question migration paths get set up?

When you vote to close a question, a list of related candidates to move the question to shows up. For us this is only Meta.Rpg. How does this list come to be? Is it strictly manual? If it's manual, ...
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Does editing in @User into a comment still ping that user?

Let's say I wanted to reply to someone's comment, but I forgot to add @user. If I submit the comment, then realise, edit the comment, add @user, then confirm the edit, does the user receive a ping at ...
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Is this question within the guidelines?

Is the following question within guidelines? If not, what are some suggestions for how I might modify it to be within guidelines? How does PC access to life-restoration magic affect a westmarchian ...
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How can I retract or revoke my decision on a suggested edit review?

How can I retract or revoke my decision on a suggested edit review? I accepted an edit suggestion that, at that time, looked sensible to me. After I accepted the edit, it clicked to me that it was ...
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Is there a way to request an answer from a specific user?

I am fairly sure that there is exactly one person on this site who can answer the MERP question i just posted, due to it being about a fairly obscure game system. Is there any way to get in touch with ...

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