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In general, you can't. However, the author of the post will automatically receive inbox notification without the @name syntax. If user A is the author, and you want to reach user B as well (someone who has participated in the thread, via edit or comment), then by typing @B, both A and B will be notified. But if B has not participated in the post discussion, ...


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That comment was deleted by the user, presumably for a legitimate reason. What you're seeing is a remnant of the notification when the comment was posted.


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You can find the full details on how comment notifications work on meta.stackexchange. For this instance, the @ wasn't necessary since the OP is always notified when someone comments. The main reason for this is that only the first @ ping actually works in any comment; subsequent @ symbols are either blocked or ignored. So unnecessary pings to the OP, ...


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Looking at the post you linked to, it seems quite likely that you are actually asking about comments under an answer to your question and not about comments directly to your question. EDIT: The OP has clarified in the meantime that this is indeed what they had in mind when asking this question. You can find all details about using notifications in comments ...


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Since feeds might be new to many users around here, I have created a separate chatroom for people who want to experiment with them a bit. (And maybe later decide whether they want to start using some software or browser extension for this - if they see that it is useful.) Unless you are a moderator, you need to be a room owner if you want to edit the feeds ...


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Yea it's kind of ridiculous not to have that capability of atleast being notified by email when someone answer's your question or in fact any others in which u may be interested. Also haven't even seen a good answer or way to see your prior questions or answers again.


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