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How to follow a question?

The closest thing to this we currently offer is an RSS feed for every question: You can follow the feed from there, and get notifications with whichever feed reader you have. It should be updated ...
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Improve messaging on upcoming bounty expiration

Moderators can't do anything about what happened to the bounty, sorry. In fact there are very few circumstances in which we can do anything at all with bounties. I definitely agree that the "will be ...
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Why am I not notified and my reputation is not increasing when my comment is upvoted?

You ask about earning reputation for posting comments. Because comments are "second-class citizens" on SE, they do not accrue reputation and you are not notified of votes on them. The only thing ...
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What is a "notice on answer"? Who gives them?

You are referring to a "Post notice." These can be added to posts for various reasons: Citation needed This post does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this post by adding ...
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What does the blue number next to "favorites" refer to?

How do favorite questions work? (emphasis mine): The favorites tab on your profile has a counter indicating how many of your favorite questions have changed since you last viewed that tab. When ...
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