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Why are @ tags not working? [duplicate]

Yesterday I posted a question on the Mathematics Stack exchange. I received some answers to which I added a comment, trying to apply an @ tag for the user that wrote the answer. However, when I ...
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Cannot use @name in my comment [duplicate]

I just commented on a question and I tried to add @BDuelz: in front of it but it got truncated. How come?
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Editing comment doesn't work when only a reference to user is added [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? It happened to me twice already that I forgot to put an @author in my comment to notify the answerer of my comment. When I edit my ...
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Why do I need a space when I reply to a comment after a @? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? Assume that I got a response (answer or comment) from user e.g. John X. Most of the times when I want to reply to him and do @...
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Can't address this user in a comment [duplicate]

I just noticed some weird behaviour which I don't really understand. Maybe a bug, or is it just something I didn't get yet? I'm refereing to this question: Porting code from Unix using Visual Studio ...
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What happened to @username in comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? I just added a comment in response to someone else's comment and found the @username stripped out of the comment. What gives? I ...
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Commenting bug when commenting to a particular person [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? Whenever I try to start a comment (either new comment or editing existing) with: @Robert: blah blah blah and then save my ...
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@username disappears in comment. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? In Stack Overflow, when I try to add @username in comments to reply to a particular user's comments, the @username disappears when I ...
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What patterns are used to determine if a comment @-addresses the post's author? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happened to my @ salutation? Out of curiosity, what kind of pattern is being used here. It worked beautifully when I made a comment like: @poster - blah blah and it ...
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Tagging people in replies doesn't work [duplicate]

I experienced some days ago in SO that whenever I'd like to tag in comment the answerer, or anyone who has already written a comment below the same answer, the tag disappears. @name doesn't list out ...
Zoltán Schmidt's user avatar
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Formatting Sandbox

Notes: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye on the post. You may also want to take a look at the ...
810 votes
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
342 votes
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Don't remove the @ part of my comment

Recently I posted a comment on Stack Overflow on an answer by (say) Felix. He replied to the comment, and when replying to him I started my comment with "@Felix". Stack Overflow stripped that ...
T.J. Crowder's user avatar
706 votes
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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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Would the Stack Exchange network be better if titles contained complete, grammatical questions?

We have had quite a few discussions here in the past of whether titles should be phrased as complete questions. For example: Should question titles be phrased as questions? (A straw poll) What's in a ...
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