My understanding was that if the first three characters of a name match a username present in the chat for the previous seven days, the person will be pinged.

Out of curiosity, why does @Oɹʇ ping @Ortho? Aren't they different characters?

This seems to only happen in @Ortho's case. Flipping @Snail and @Cowp doesn't have the same effect.

Edit: It seems replacing any username that contains "r" with "ɹ", or "t" with "ʇ" works. You can probably reproduce this with some "user1234" accounts, if they've visited your chat.

  • I guess the code is replacing/ignoring certain characters, see this. – ShaWiz Mar 5 '17 at 13:28

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