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https://stackoverflow.com/legal/acceptable-use-policy Identity Theft and Privacy. Users that misleadingly appropriate the identity of another person are not permitted. Users may not post other people's personally identifying or confidential information, including but not limited to credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers, and driver's and other license ...


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If they do not supply contact information in their profile, then you cannot contact them privately through this site. SE does not work that way. We respect our users' wishes to remain private. If you think there is an emergency--for instance, if a user might inadvertently have posted sensitive information and you wish to warn them--then please just flag ...


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From my own answer on WorldBuilding.SE to the question Is there a way to see my interactions with another user?: There are no easy ways, but you can use the StackExchange Data Explorer (SEDE) to find these things. I made a few very simple queries with a few examples that I could remember at the top of my head. You can switch whether you are looking at the ...


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You may be worrying more than you need. I think it's within the rules of the site to ping absolutely anyone -- but not everyone would see the ping. However what's within the rules is not always the same as what people might see as reasonable. I think it would generally be reasonable to: a) ping a user that you have a specific reason to contact (like an ...


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No (unless you happen to find him in chat). Only moderators can contact people via e-mail. For fuller explanation, see this: How do I contact other users? (meta-SO) and this: How to contact a user? (meta-Cross Validated). P.S. I find the auto-suggest option while asking a question incredibly useful; think it is worth it to pay attention to the list of "...


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I'm curious about how CV handles abusive/rude users who continue to act inappropriately on the boards despite being directed to the CV posting guidelines and warned about their inappropriate postings? Flag the post having such comments for moderator attention and explain the best you can about the situation. Wait the result. Possible outcomes are: you ...


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I'm interpreting your question to mean "statistical newbie" rather than "Stack Exchange newbie" or "Cross Validated newbie". (If you're asking about the latter two, you advance pretty quickly. Just seeing what other say, comments, closed questions, etc, brings you up to speed fairly fast in most conventions of this site. Most...) I feel like I've moved ...


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