Just like fb, the new forum software allows you to alert others to a post by “mentioning” their name (or username). Do this with a leading @. In the screenshot below, I tested the feature with a leading @ and “scot”. I was logged in as username Ranger. Note that the forum presented me with variations of “scot” to choose from to include my RangerGress account that we’ve been using to test features. The mentioned person will get notified of your post, as long as they’ve not disabled that feature in their profile. You know, because they’re in SpecE30 to win as opposed to drink beer and tell outrageous lies with their buddies.