Hi @Alex Neubauer,
at-HipChat in a room summons an introductory bot to help you discover HipChat features:
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So there's no worry of sending everyone a notification though everyone can see your interactions and they persist in room history.
...have mention name FirstnameLastname. Fe.: @MaartenCautreels This certainly helps to know who is being mentioned in a conversation. Imagine your colleague sends the following message...
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