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- How do comment @replies work? 1 answer
I have noticed that it seems to be good etiquette to write the "at" sign and then the userid of the person whose post or comment one is responding to in a comment. I believe that's called pinging. I've tried to do this and sometimes it works, and sometimes it just disappears when I hit "Enter."
Am I supposed to ping? If so, are there some tricks to make it work more consistently? Or could someone at least explain the pattern to me?