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The multicollider seems to have taken upon itself to partially escape apostrophes and break itself:

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Code behind it: enter image description here

The actual comment (with code): enter image description here

Minor, but it's still a . OK, it's more of a

Testcases from comment spam below

The "character" referred to is the escaped one.

  • Original case: Thanks for the Screenshot. I'm not sure if the site will allow me to post one yet as it won&#... (92nd character)
  • This comment: '''''''''''''''''''&#... (20th character)
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closed as off-topic by Adam Oct 17 '14 at 20:47

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  • "The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances affecting the asker have rendered it obsolete. If you encounter a similar problem, please post a new question." – Adam
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It seems like this will only happen when the apostrophe character is in exactly the right pos I'd wager – Some Helpful Commenter Apr 6 '12 at 16:04
@ConradFrix: Yep. My multicollider did it again on your post.. Feel free to start testing various apostrophe positions here (I don't mind getting my inbox spammed) ;) – Manishearth Apr 6 '12 at 16:06
"partially escape apostrophes" seems rather unlikely. The problem is it escapes characters and then truncates for the inbox preview; it should do them in the opposite order – Michael Mrozek Apr 6 '12 at 19:36
I noticed this too. – kiamlaluno Jun 30 '12 at 23:08
+1 for the beautiful handwriting on the screenshots – wchargin May 7 '13 at 3:31

Given that the multicollider does not exist in the current build of our network sites, I cannot reproduce this issue. Please let me know if you experience similar issues with the current top bar.

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