Linked Questions

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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 ...
600
votes
1answer
110k views

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 ...
128
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1answer
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Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation?

I just posted a comment beginning with @username, and my @username part of the comment disappeared (it was the first word in the comment). Is there a lolcat inside the Stack Exchange database nomming ...
32
votes
1answer
171 views

New rule preventing multiple @notifies causing Convert to Comment to fail

Apparently, an image is not worth a thousand words, as without at least a few words this won't meet quality standards.
4
votes
2answers
390 views

Removing an up vote to an answer

Is it ok to remove an upvote to an answer if you later see a better answer, and now you just think the other answer does not measure up with the new answer you consider as the better one?
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1answer
368 views

Don't tell me how to write! (“Only one additional @user can be notified” message)

Ran across the "Only one additional @user can be notified; the post owner will always be notified (click on this box to dismiss)" message for the first time today and somewhat to my surprise, when I ...
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0answers
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Only one additional @user can be notified; the post owner will always be notified

Today I was in a need to post a comment, which I start with @user as usuall. Also it was necessary to add another @user string in the context. SO shows up the block with the followin text: Only one ...
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votes
1answer
218 views

Please make a special case for allowing @postowner in comments, when talking about @postowner

The system only allows a comment to have only one @name in it. Unfortunately if this is a meta discussion about how notifications work, of the discussion about not deleting @postowner from comments, ...
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1answer
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Notifying two people at once in a comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow more than one @name notification per comment I've read this question, but I don't think it's a duplicate because it's asking to make several @names in the same comment ...
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0answers
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provide documentation to clarify @user-syntax-denied in comments

I just tried posting a comment with the @user syntax two or three times in the middle of the comment as an illustrative literal string, and I got "denied": a popup box showed up with Only one ...