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How do comment @replies work?
Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation?

in the last couple of days, when I wrote comments on stackoverflow and tried to reply to a particular user using the @nickname syntax, the comment always appeared without the @ part. Any idea?

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marked as duplicate by Mat, Arjan, random Dec 4 '11 at 17:41

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Testing your statement. – TLP Dec 4 '11 at 17:30
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Yep, when posting to the OP, the @nickname is stripped. Is that what you did? – TLP Dec 4 '11 at 17:31
    
(Or vote for Don't remove the @ part of my comment.) – Arjan Dec 4 '11 at 17:39
    
@TLP oh, ok. that's it. thanks – Carlo Dec 4 '11 at 17:46