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Allow @-notification by user ID in comments [duplicate]

Although I'm aware that display names are not unique, this is the first time I've come across a question answered by a user with the same display name as the OP (here). The problem this poses is that ...
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Comment ping one of two users with same name? [duplicate]

I would like to address the first "Michael" in this comment thread I found this at Matching is performed in reverse chronological order, so ...
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How can I reply comments posted by 2 users with identical name? [duplicate]

How can I reply to a specific user If 2 users with indentical names post comments on my question? ex : Look at the following comments posted by 2 diffrent users : What have you tried so far - Mark ...
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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean ...
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I got notified of a comment @reply meant for someone else

Yesterday, I was commenting on a post, and another user named Chris was also commenting. I came back on a while later, and I had a notification on the question. I went to check the question and saw ...
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Is there some difference between typing a username and using the auto-complete?

When typing (or editing) a comment, after typing @ and the first letter of a username, we're offered the choice of usernames that were in the conversation and can input them into typing the whole ...
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When tagging users, add an option to choose the user to ping

Kind of hard to identify a user if there are two completely separate users with different names. According to this user Gilles (moderator on French Language, CompSci and this user Gilles (on Puzzling....
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Some detail on @Username: why doesn't Stack Overflow write a link to the referred user? [duplicate]

I've read the post How do comment @replies work?, but I am not sure I understood how to refer correctly to a user, for example, Sha Wiz Dow Ard. If I got it right, I have to write @ShaWizDowArd ...
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In the case of users with the exact same name, how do comment replies work?

My username isn't too specific (Jasper). Every once in a while, I come across someone else with the same name. And sometimes, we even comment on the same question or answer. Now, I don't mind all ...
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How to ping users with the same display name in chat and in comments?

Notion To simplify writing, I'll simply refer "users with same profile display name (case insensitive) user" as "users" (with quotes), and an arbitrarily user picked from "users" as "user" (with ...
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Suggestions when replying on Mobile site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing features of mobile chat On mobile site, when I type @ in comment, no suggestion is displayed for tap-to-complete. When comment-stream size is large, I always have to ...
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