Linked Questions

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Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them)

I'd like the recent activity and responses pages to show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them). If I leave a comment somewhere, I am implicitly engaging in ...
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Add notification when someone comments in the same post than me [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Notify user when their name is mentioned in comment Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own ...
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How do I track people answering my comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suggestion - notify user when their name is mentioned in comment How do I track when people comment on an answer after me (it may be a reply to me)? Or when I comment the ...
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1answer
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How can I track other comments to an answer which I commented? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notify user when their name is mentioned in comment I couldn't find a way to do this and manually doing this is not fun. Basically in stackoverflow how can I keep track of ...
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1answer
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When using @ to talk to someone who's commented, will he get notified? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Notify user when their name is mentioned in comment Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own ...
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1answer
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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 when ...
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How do you reopen a closed question?

To reopen a closed question, five (5) people with at least 3000 reputation must agree that the question is suitable for the site and cast votes to reopen the question. But: How does one actually ...
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Comments with the @ (at) symbol before the user name triggers something? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comment replies work? In Twitter the at (@) symbol makes the tweet appear in the user page. Does it do anything on Stack Overflow?
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Be notified when someone leaves a comment that is a direct response to my comment, “@my_user_name”

I know Stackoverflow is wisely trying to avoid an excessive notification system (like's facebook's, but I would definitely like to know when somebody responded directly to me. Since we're already ...
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4answers
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Flaw in the Reputation System Design?

I was once again doing some research, trying to find a better way to get notifications, and I just realized this (if you want to know how I got to this, follow this steps: 1 2 3). So, the first ...
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2answers
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Multiple @-comment notifications; how is it possible?

This comment has multiple (2) @-notifications: How is this possible, seeing as Jeff mentioned this is a no-no; Highly-voted requests of this nature have been declined; the FAQ on how @replies work ...
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1answer
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What is the relevance of “@” in comments?

Why do users use @ ("commercial at," or "at sign") in their comments? Does it actually route the comment to the name provided after the @? What is the right format of using it?
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Comment replies from newbies not reaching addressees

This has been discussed at least once before but it was accepted and implemented but not the way it was originally intended. If I overlooked an already existing identical feature request, sorry. When ...
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Should I be mentioning people in separate comments or a unified comment? [duplicate]

If two people happen to comment on a question or answer, do I have to reply to them in separate comments (as below) @ExampleGuy no, I do not have one. and: @ExampleGirl I can do that. Or ...