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Can you tag other users in a comment?

Assume I want to tag a user in comment to a question in which the User is not involved. Is that possible? Assume user AAA have asked a question. I am user BBB and I want to comment and tag another ...
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Does SE have a platform where asking for advice regarding prost grad applications would be on topic?

I am currently looking at MSc courses in financial mathematics, etc and had some questions about applying. I am assuming that the Quant SE is not the right place to ask these sorts of questions. Does ...
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Where do career advice questions fit in, in the quant SE?

Specifically, I need opinion/reviews on a quant role I am applying for at a BB firm. The question got put on hold in the main forum, so it looks like its not a valid question over there. Where do I ...
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Odd and Unintended Formatting

I just recently answered the following question: MM strategy to interactive with IB API. See my answer here. However in my answer, spaces were deleted, lines spaced oddly and italics added to ...
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Edit question with minor typo

I just answered this question and found a typo within the definition of the $CF_j$ formula. I wanted to edit the question and correct the typo, which is essentially for the subsequent math and the ...
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How long should the “beta” tag remain?

I recommend to remove the "beta" tag from "Quantitative Finance beta". "Beta" makes the site less sincere and professional. The "beta" version remained for some years now, I dont see why it should be ...
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Rank deleted after suspension

My account was recently unfairly suspended after a personal dispute with a moderator BobJansen. I received all reputation back but my profile is no longer in the 2014 year ranking: http://...
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Is there a community wiki for Quantitative Finance forum of StackExchange?

If so, how could I access it? Some post was mentioning it but I couldn't find a link to it in FAQ or the first page of the forum.
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How to get this badge?

Publicist Badge: "Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses" What exactly does this mean? Should I share a question 1000 times and get 1000 views from it, or is it ...
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why not leave the question and answers and votes in place attributed to anonymous when a User is deleted

I have notices that when a user is deleted the votes and answers seem to get deleted, not sure about the questions. However, I have seen at other SE, they retain the questions and answers delegated to ...
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Is there a way to upload a file with the posting?

I hope this is a good question for meta.
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Dollar signs and $\LaTeX$ indicators?

How do I make dollar signs be used as dollar signs rather than $\LaTeX$ indicators? Here is an example post: https://quant.stackexchange.com/questions/11232/arbitrage-opportunities-in-foreign-...
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How do I award the same amount of bounty to another answer?

How do I adjust a correlation matrix whose elements are generated from different market regimes? Have no idea why I can't award just +50 bounty to another answer(楊祝昇s) for which I am equally thankful?...
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Where is reputation rankings gone?

Just wondering where the rankings for reputation points are gone. I can't find no link anywhere on the site. Also the message inbox and notification system is probably one of those in need of most ...
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Does commenting in a thread cause it to move to the top of some 'questions/answers stream/list'?

I commented an answer in the "What data sources are available online?"-thread (What data sources are available online?). But will that only show to the one who wrote the answer I commented (as a ...
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How can a moderator be contacted

I have an issue that I like to discuss with a moderator regarding comments following one of my answers. How can I get a hold of a moderator? Thanks
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Where can I find the a description of the admitted topics?

Unlike other StackExchange sites, I am unable to find a description of the community. Where can I find about what I can post and what I cannot post here?
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How to link to main site from meta

I don't see any visible link from the meta to go to the Quant SE. I have to directly type them in the browser's address bar.
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Are how-to questions allowed?

May I ask on qf.se the following question: "How to be an Option Market Maker (on illiquid underlyings)?" Should I ask this here or just ask directly on qf.se? Maybe this is even not supposed to be ...
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How do we migrate a question?

I recently obtained the administrative tools, but I can't find where I could suggest a migration for a question when it seems it would suit another site better. Is it normal?
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My account and my questions have been deleted

So I log in today and I see that my account has been deleted. I have 0 question 0 answers. I asked a question yesterday and that has been deleted too. Anyone care to explain? I had three question on ...