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Chat: Partial Ping Inaccuracy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting Marc's chat notifications This has been a problem I've noticed over the past few weeks since a user named "Matt" started participating in the JavaScript chat room ...
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Mega-super-duper-duper delayed chat notification [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting Marc's chat notifications So I haven't been in chat for 4 days (and that was the first time in a blue moon, for ~10 mins to see what the cool kids do these days), ...
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What technologies were used to build the chat?

I realize there is a similar, broader question here. But the answer is old and does not include the chat technology. Let me know (even if they completely rolled their own). Thanks! I am most ...
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Receiving Stack Overflow's Chat Notification

This is regarding the feature where we can chat regarding a question on SO. There is an automated process for creating the room from comments. It's a very useful feature in case the OP is not able to ...
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Avoid pinging multiple users in chat

Several chat room users are becoming annoyed by a certain feature of the chat room notification system. When there are two people in a chat room, say John and JohnSmith, and someone pings @John, ...
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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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I get notifications when someone with my name is @ replied to in chat

Here's a screen shot of what causes the notification: Is this a known issue? Anything I can do to stop it?
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Stack Exchange chat name mention inbox confusion

I checked my Stack Exchange Inbox (drop down list) just now and it mentioned three messages for me. Two were legit - the last was this one on The Tavern which was another Mark.
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How long does it take before user completion stop working in chat?

I've noticed that if a user if off chat for some time, automatic completion for her username doesn't work. I've also learned that in such a case, the user won't be notified even if you manually enter ...
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Chat gives me notifications intended for other user

Whenever someone puts @Mike in chat it triggers a notification for me (@MikeB). Any message including @Mike seems to notify him (correct) and me as well (incorrect). From reading this answer wouldn'...
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Pinging inconsistencies in chat

So today we came across an issue with the pinging system in chat; when a user has a shorter version of another user's name (i.e. "Ben" and "Benjamin" was the case we found), if the other user has a ...
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Improve the checks that invoke a chat ping

According to balpha's answer: The only time "@marc" will generate a notification for you is when we can't find anyone else who we consider to be a better match, i.e. someone called "Marc" who ...