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When being made a room owner automatically or by another room owner, notify me or ask for my confirmation

Stack Exchange should be inclusive. Owning a chat room implies association with that room. A user might object to such association if it conflicts with how they see themselves. This recently happened ...
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Can we get a way to enable chat notifications from a room where we have not been active in the last 7 days?

If a user pings me in a chat room, I get a notification if I was active in that room in the last 7 days (is this really how it works? It is strange that this information does not appear in the FAQs...)...
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Notifications when replies/ comments are posted in chat rooms? [duplicate]

The comments and replies made on my own question/ answer or followed question go into my INBOX and the notification shows in the top right corner (right between the profile image and reputation image)....
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What do "visible rooms" and "all my rooms" mean in the notification settings?

In chat, I have several options on how to choose a setting for sound notifications: none, when mentioned, visible rooms, all my rooms. My settings are usually set to "when mentioned", in ...
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Why don't the owners of a chatroom receive notifications?

Today I realized that an owner of a chatroom does not receive any notification if somebody else leave a comment in your chatroom (unless they ping you). This does not makes much sense to me. On the ...
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Can MSE (and SO) chat notify me on other sites’ chats?

Recently, I’ve been trying to check the Tavern on the Meta, along with rooms on other Chat sites, at the same time. However, on MSE chatrooms, the accounts are separate from non-MSE ones. If I am in ...
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Flag notification showing continuously in chat when there's no chat flags

The flag notification has been sitting in all the Stack Overflow chat rooms for some hours and there's been no chat flags in that time. The other moderators can also see this. I went into a chatroom ...
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Disable chat event reminders

I keep getting emails reminding me of chat events. I also see these notifications at the inbox in Stack Exchange. How do I disable these notifications entirely?
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Pings staying undismissed in chat and not getting to the inbox

I noticed that some chat pings have lasted for hours undismissed, with the ping remaining in chat, but not getting turned into an inbox notification, and also not showing up in search results. I have ...
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Why do chat notifications only appear when chat is open?

I keep desktop notifications enabled for chat. However, I notice that notifications only appear if the chat — any chat, not necessarily the one from which I'm actually getting the notification — is ...
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There are no chat flags to display but the number is shown

When a message is flagged as spam/offensive, network wide 10k users are shown a number of pending chat flags. As shown in the above image, it is shown that there are 15 messages waiting for review. ...
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Why do Chat notifications show who the message is from, while comment notifications do not?

When someone leaves a comment to any of my posts, or employs @Alex, I get an inbox notification showing me the comment. When someone responds to me in Chat I also get an inbox notification showing me ...
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Ping Notification for a user with less than 20 reputation?

Should we allow ping to a user who can't talk in chat? Recently I visited a meta.SE chatroom. Even though I don't have enough rep to talk, I could still get pinged and notified. Since a user with less ...
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Should users see a notification about their flagged and deleted chat messages?

Imagine a situation (which is currently happening) where some user's old inappropriate chat messages were deleted. That user is either out of chat, offline or otherwise not in chat to obviously notice ...
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Wrong icon on chat reply notifications on chat server [duplicate]

When looking at chat replies on a regular SE site, I see this: However, when looking at the same notification on chat.stackexchange.com, I see this: As you can see from the hovertext, it seems to ...
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Chat ping "bug"? [duplicate]

So after chatting for a while in some SO chats, we encounterd a little problem which could get very annoying in long conversations where 2 people would have similar names. sami & sam would both ...
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Viewing reputation notifications on chat.SE shows the wrong favicons [duplicate]

I just got some rep notifications while I was chatting on chat.SE. Thanks to this awesome script, I have a top bar in chat, so I see something like this: Now, suspecting that something may be wrong ...
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Posting a chat reply does not clear the pending notification badge

I am quite often in the SOBotics chat room and subscribing to notifications from the bots from time to time. Using this feature I experienced that when I get mentioned by the bot, then review the ...
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Send notifications to the owners of a Gallery chat room when a user requests access

When a user requests access to a Gallery chat room, they must wait until a room owner checks the "access" tab on the "info" section of a chat room and grants them write privileges. I think that the ...
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Do chat messages send notifications to the original poster (or question asker) without a direct notification (aka @username)?

Do chat messages send notifications to the original poster (or question asker) without a direct notification (aka @username)? For example, if the comments are moved to a chatroom and I send a chat ...
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Chat flags for room owners?

Recently it happened that a familiar high-reputation user from another room came into one where I am RO and notified me that there were flagged messages. I thought that if you were in a room and ...
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Chat replies ending with an apostrophe get messed up in inbox notifications [duplicate]

I noticed this morning that a chat reply, with the last character in the preview being an apostrophe, was messed up. (; (since it's the TL, it's blacked out) ;) I then tested it with a sock of mine: ...
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Inbox/reputation notifications do not work on chat server top bar

On the top bar on chat server pages, e.g. https://chat.meta.stackexchange.com/, the inbox notification icons do not work: The dropdowns themselves do work and do show unread items, highlighted ...
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Chat pings are not turning into notifications

I was mentioned in this message while I was not in the chat room. Usually, this should become a notification after 15 minutes. However, I didn't get any notification as can be seen in this screenshot:...
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What are the rules for notifications in chat?

Background All right, I've gotten pretty used to how notifications work in the Q&A areas. This is aided by the fact that I get an autocompletion dropdown when I start typing @someone. Now, ...
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Inconsistency with icons for chat replies in the iOS app

I already know about the lack of icon for chat replies in the iOS app. Moreover I have a dup post about it. But now I noticed that chat replies from MSE chat domain do have icons: Feed: Inbox: ...
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Chat flag notification, but no flag

It appears this bug is back. Upon refreshing any chat page (even when dumping the cache and hard reloading), a chat flag notification is displayed, but there is no chat flag.
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Does a direct reply to a message in chat create a notification, no matter what age the message is?

I know about these two possibilities when user is notified about the message in chat: One is using @username syntax. The other one is direct reply to the message. This can be chosen after clicking on ...
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Notification about already answered chat reply

Steps to reproduce: Enter a chat room in a new browser tab. Close the browser tab. Have someone ping you in the room at least twice. (not just once) Open new tab, enter the room again. Even though ...
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Ping notification in chat does not always fade properly

I've noticed recently that the chat notification of a ping does not fade properly after clicking it, nor after sending a new message on many occasions. Either it will look like this, or part of the ...
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Allow us to turn off the newsfeed on the top-left corner

It is possible for a chatroom to have an RSS feed displayed as an overlay in the top left corner. You can click “dismiss” to get rid of the messages already displayed but there is no way for the user ...
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Multiple names means multiple notifications [duplicate]

When people chat in chat rooms, with the same name, our inboxes get full. It can also happen if 2 people with the same name reply to the same post (I think) but appreciate this is not common. My user ...
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Add timestamps to chat "Kick" notifications

I'd like to request a small addition to the notifications room owners get on chat, when a user is kicked. I usually leave my PC on, overnight. Since I'm a RO in a couple of rooms, it's not that ...
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Let us pick the sound of chat ping

Getting ping'd in some chatrooms (servers?) makes a nice little ding!, in some others you get a loud bonk! Inconsistency is evil, this needs to be fixed. Or rather, instead of forcing a uniform bink! ...
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Notify me when someone forgets a chat ping

TL;DR: Chat should ping like comments do. If someone forgets to @mention me and we're the only two people with access to the room, I'd like to receive a notification. As a moderator, I increasingly ...
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Is "The Stack Exchange Network" room really haunted?

I've been told that this room is haunted, but I didn't really believe it until I heard a ping (while I was in the room and another), looked everywhere, but couldn't find its origin... This happened ...
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Notified by Chat Messages [duplicate]

I'd recommend adding notifications for when users comment back/write back in a chat. I tend to close the link or end up doing other things making me totally forget about the current Chat I'm having ...
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How do I make notifications still flow when discussion is moved from comments to chat?

After the comments moved to chat, the discussion looks more "at home". But global inbox notifications stop coming. So continuing the discussion a day later feels like posting to /dev/null. ...
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Why was I notified for another user's mentions? [duplicate]

I logged into Stack Overflow and saw that I had three notifications; turns out those notifications were meant for another user: I've gone in and checked the chat message where I was apparently ...
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Chat backwards? [duplicate]

Recently in chat we were having this thing about things being backwards. However, I noticed it affects other things like stared questions and desktop notifications when I'm pinged. All the text ...
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Automatically dismiss a chat message on clicking the notification

When I receive a reply/tag on chat, the 'notification bubble' must be clicked in order to dismiss the message: I have desktop notifications enabled, but however clicking the notification to go to the ...
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Chat pings should use a tag to prevent multiple notifications for one message

If a user edits a chat message with a ping, there's a double notification. Pings that didn't change should not ping again. or Pings should use Notification.tag to prevent two notifications for 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 ...
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Notify room owners when a user is kicked

Currently when a user is kicked from the chatroom room owners other than the one who kicked the user do not get notified of the kick. This is problematic since it leaves us with two options: Notify ...
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Sound notification settings, each room a different config [duplicate]

Mods: I believe the feature-request you linked is the one duplicated. This suggestion was made 1 year ago, whereas the one that you may think it's older, has been made just 4 days ago. Say for ...
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I want to click anywhere on the chat notification bar to remove it

When I see a chat notification bar, I want it to go away, so I click on it without thinking. Then I remember. It says: click here to remove the notification bar And I have to click in that area to ...
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Why do I get notifications for chat pings from rooms I'm currently in?

I'm sorry I have no screenshot for this, much less hand-drawn red circles, but it's a bit annoying nonetheless. It often happens that I'm in a chatroom, someone says something to me (pinging me), I ...
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Should a notification be sent to chat room owners when someone requests access?

I created a private chat room recently for some discussions about a community event some users had expressed interest in collaborating on. I then posted a link to the room in a meta post discussing ...
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Chat pings and desktop notifications arrive from the wrong tab

So this is a long standing bug that never bothered me before (So a different tab invokes the ping message, boohoo), but now with the return of Desktop Notifications to chat (yey!), this has become an ...
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How to turn off "Weekly writing exercise chat" notification?

"Weekly writing exercise chat" notification annoy me because I don't participate in it. How to turn off the notification?