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inReplyToStatusID not working

May 28, 2014 at 4:52 PM
I am trying to use the UpdateStatus with the inReplyToStatusID attribute.
I am using
Dim tweet As Status = twitterCtx.UpdateStatus(statreply & " " & DateTime.Now.ToString(), nothing, nothing, false, "xxxxxxxxxxxxx")

It just simply posts the message. It is not "in reply" to the original "xxxxxxx"

LinqtoTwitter version
any thoughts? Am I missing something simple?

Jun 4, 2014 at 7:24 PM
OK, I really don't want to do a UpdateStatus? I just want to : where xxxxxxx = the status id.
any ideas?
Jun 5, 2014 at 5:19 AM

According to Twitter's docs, you need to include the username in the text of the tweet, in addition to providing the InReplyToStatusID:

Marked as answer by JoeMayo on 6/5/2014 at 7:12 AM
Jun 5, 2014 at 2:36 PM
Hi Joe,
That was the issue. I wasn't formatting the username correctly in my reply.