Questions tagged [super-ping]

Moderator-only tool that pings a user in a chatroom even if they can't be invited there, or don't have a chat profile.

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What is a 'superping'?

I've seen the word 'superping' be used across SE meta sites. What does it mean? Is it just a synonym of the word 'ping' (ie. using @ followed by a user's name to give them a notification in their ...
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Super-pinging users by site account number creates duplicate users, causes confusion and gnashing of teeth

It's really convenient to use the moderator-ping (@@<userid>@<sitename>stackexchange.com) to summon users into a chat room. Unfortunately, this tends to create duplicate chat users if ...
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Superpings don't show user name in sidebar

Doorknob just superpinged someone in our chat. The message got starred and ended up in the sidebar. However, the superping syntax and user ID weren't replaced with the normal ping and user name there (...
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User does not have a profile on main site and can't be super-pinged [closed]

I'm trying to ping this user on SU. I write: @@139604@superuser.com Thanks for your retagging efforts. (…) I get: kalina does not have a profile on superuser.com Well duh: What's going on ...
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Wrong inbox notification for chat messages

I've encountered the problem, that I'm getting all the chat notifications of other users with the same but different name in my top bar inbox. Recently a moderator super pinged a user using his user ...
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Chat superping finds user but claims it does not exist

Today I tried to superping some users to spread some positive feelings (summer of love!): @@0001@cs.stackexchange.com, @@0002@cs.stackexchange.com, @@0003@cs.stackexchange.com and @@0004@cs....
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Contacting someone unannounced via chat

Is there some way to contact another user by using their name in chat, so that they get notified? It seems that when discussion starts in a comment thread, it is easiest, instead of migrating the ...
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User's name not being picked up by @@ superping suggestion in chat

I have a user, whose name is 2012User. When I try to superping them (@@) in the public 3DPrinting chatroom, with @@2012, their name does not appear in the auto-complete user search suggestions box ...
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Chat reply in Inbox shows @@ID instead of a proper username

Here is the message which I've received it yesterday (ignore the content): and I didn't open ignoring it, because I thought these numbers were some mistake or some kind of bug (in addition to 'chat ...
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Moving summons chat message results in second summons

When moving old chat messages as part of a clean up, if there were any superping summons in the moved messages, the super pings are fired again. This may be beneficial in some cases if the user hasn'...