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In Starcraft 1, it was /w <username> <message>, but that doesn't work anymore. I thought they just removed that ability, but today I received a message from my opponent after our game was over.

So, how do you message players who aren't on your friends' list?

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You can message an opponent from the victory screen after a game –  tzenes Sep 10 '10 at 2:25
    
@tzenes: Really!? I never noticed that!? ..Come to think of it, I guess there wouldn't be any way to do it in general, since there can be multiple players with the same username... Alright, post that as an answer (with a picture, please - you're very good at that!) and I'll accept –  BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Sep 10 '10 at 2:31
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I think we should just hardcode it so that any time a starcraft-2 question is asked, tzenes gets +15 reputation. :P –  Raven Dreamer Sep 10 '10 at 3:03
    
to be more specific, you just have to click the user's name, and hit the "chat" option. –  Peter Recore Sep 10 '10 at 3:07
    
I believe if they chat you while you are in game you can use /r to reply as well... –  Robb Sep 10 '10 at 3:34

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You can message an opponent from the victory screen after a game, or from the match history:

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Select the "Chat" option to start a new chat.

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Anyone know if you can also do this later on, by pulling up the score screen from your match history? –  Wikwocket Sep 10 '10 at 4:53
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@wikwocket The image you see here was pulled up from a friend's match history –  tzenes Sep 10 '10 at 5:53
    
Whoa, I didn't realize you could come back to this screen once it closed. Where do you do that from? –  BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Sep 10 '10 at 14:42
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@BlueRaja under a player's profile you can see the Match History and select any previously played game. –  tzenes Sep 10 '10 at 16:06

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