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Is there a way to directly contact a user? [duplicate]

If I want to directly contact a user, instead of just commenting on a post of his, is there a way a can do that? This could be useful, for instance, in providing guidance to a new user.
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Is Jorge Castro a Robot? [closed]

Before reading see the following links I noticed today https://askubuntu.com/users/235/jorge-castro https://askubuntu.com/users?tab=voters&filter=all http://about.me/jorge.castro https://...
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Can there be two users with the same nickname?

The title says it all. See for example the OPs here: Gnome 3 Shell - Launcher displayed in center of the screen How can I lock AND blank the screen from the keyboard in 14.04? Are they the same? ...
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How do we get more Ask Ubuntu users to use meta?

The users page in Ask Ubuntu main page goes up to page 3988 and with about 36 users per page, that goes to about 143K users. In meta, the users page only goes up to page 442 coming to about 16K ...
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Gender breakdown of the site

I hadn't realized this until just today, but I had assumed that all the other Ask Ubuntu users were male, but then I saw a username that appeared to contain a female first name and realized that women ...
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Why are there so many new users with 101 reputation?

Nearly half of the 35 newest users in Ubuntu StackExchange have exactly 101 reputation and no history of participation on the site. What's the explanation?
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We should be able to vote to change the close reason

I have seen many times when a question for instance is closed as off-topic, though in fact it should be closed as unclear, and is not off-topic though some may think so, but the change reason stays ...
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To work with older account

I have a account already on Ubuntu 12.04.Now I shifted to Ubuntu 15.10.That's why I had to create this account.Can't I work with my older account.I know I should ask it on meta but with this new ...