7 votes
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Number of new inbox items is almost never correct

The red number is the total number of new items. However, if you have multiple answers or multiple comments you got on a single post, it only displays the most recent one in your dropdown inbox. This ...
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What does "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question?" mean?

You get this notification automatically when you've asked a question without accepting an answer. If someone has answered your question correctly, in a way that solves the problem you had when you ...
Rand al'Thor's user avatar
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6 votes
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What does "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question?" mean?

Accepting an answer means clicking the check mark button next to one of the answers to mark it as the "accepted" answer which "solved your problem". One purpose of this is to act as a signal that no ...
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Favorite Question notification

What you're asking for is pretty much implemented by the new SE-wide feature of being able to "follow" posts as well as bookmark them: The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live ...
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4 votes
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Notifications on past voted questions/answers?

This is not possible using the functionality provided by SE. The best you can do is manually check the favorites tab in your profile to check if any of your favorite questions have received new ...
Null's user avatar
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3 votes

Notifications on past voted questions/answers?

Nope. This isn't possible with current SE functionality. Related feature requests on main meta: Allow an edit to notify downvoters: "I think I've fixed the issue now - please check" ...
Rand al'Thor's user avatar
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3 votes
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Not receiving any reputation change notifications

There was an issue with some of the reputation messages going to the achievements drop down - the initial fix helped, but did not resolve the root issue, which is why you have seen the issue come back....
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