re: finding Say What?
from the QuickTip: “After you install and activate the Say What? plugin there will be a new menu item added under the Tools admin menu name Text changes.”
re: I know a bunch of plugins use the %username% option.
For something like that to work, the email would have to be sent using Connections. Connections currently doesn’t offer a way to email directory entries. I’ll likely create an extension for that.