According to this help page, you can get someone's attention by starting a message with @. But I don't see what it does. What I want is similar to IRC - normal messages don't make a sound effect, but messages with someone's name do. Is that possible with Campfire?

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There's John Wood's Campfire plugin, which can do what you wish:


You can also play sounds on demand in Campfire by typing "/play bueller" or another one of the sounds listed here:


  • I wanted to only alert one person though, not the whole room.
    – mahemoff
    Jan 8, 2013 at 12:04

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