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If you overhear someone’s silent shemoneh esrei, you do NOT answer amein to the berachos he/she is saying.

The special mi shebeirach that we say for people who do not talk during davening was authored by the Tosafos Yom Tov (on Mishnayos), when it was determined by the chachmei hador that the massive killings of Jews that took place during the years 5408-5409 (1648-49) was due to the laxity of people talking in Shul and Botei Medrash!