I usually am on a stack exchange site far more often then I check my email.

Are you also notified by the inbuilt notification bar on the top-left? (Like when someone answers your question on another stack exchange site.)

  • Do you mean when a site enters beta or commitment phase?
    – Luke_0
    May 14, 2013 at 23:03
  • @Luke Yes. I will edit it to clarify that.
    – Stephen
    May 14, 2013 at 23:22

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Yes, if user have commented on question, or if user have answered a question, or if user have asked question on any Network Site of stack Exchange and if any of this activity takes place, the Top Left has inbox and notification this two will inform the user about the activity, even it inform in notification if the answer is edited or if earned badge(s), reputation and more(including major changes on site.)...

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