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Ran across a question today where the person asking it (who is also new), ended the question's title with "@user". Is there any point in leaving this in and not editing it out? Seems like the person posing the question was trying to target another user.

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Even if we were a forum, name callouts in titles are generally not cool. That goes double for stack exchange. – Ben Brocka Aug 10 '12 at 16:43
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If the question title would lose no meaning without it, edit it out.

So if the title is My FooBar breaks with a value of @j08691 then leave it in, but if the title is something like My FooBar breaks, @j08691! it probably doesn't belong there and can be excised.

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It was definitely in the format of the latter. – j08691 Aug 10 '12 at 16:21

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