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I think it is hard to provide a canonical answer to "should I quit". I am worried that it is such a personal question that the answer(s) will not help the majority of people and only lead to discussion in the comments.


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Personally, I don't really think we need a separate tag for each citation-style. (Let the votes on this answer indicate what everyone else thinks...)


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Moderators do have the ability to send messages to users. It's usually done only in exceptional situations. For typical situations, commenting is the correct way to contact a user. Alternatively, there is chat. There is also some less explicit feedback. For example, if you often raise flags, you should go back and look how many were marked "helpful" and ...


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We did try setting something like this up on Physics. It's a question on meta, where people who want to be pingable, each give a single answer, in which they state the specialities on which they want to be pinged. And then, in theory, if anyone wants to ping you about a question, they can just leave a comment on that meta answer, with a link pointing to ...


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I think notifications are really beneficial. I think private messages are not generally useful and go against what I like about the SE network. There might be a few cases where a private conversation would be useful, but I think that they are few and far between. Chat provides a means of alerting a user while keeping everything out in the open. I personally ...


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