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I just got a flagged answer on UX consisting only of a reference to a blog article with (seemingly) no link to said blog article. Hovering over the text, there's no link, nor is there link styling. I promptly deleted it, since what's the point of an answer about a link with no link?

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Clicking through to the answer on the question page itself, turns out "a great article about SUS" was linked text. It wasn't a full answer, just a comment anyway, but it really would have been nice to know it was a "link-only" answer instead of a "vague reference to not a link" answer.

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It's kinda funny that the main complaint is you can't see a link...and I don't see one here either :) Always link to the example if you can, makes tracking down what the problem is much easier. – Nick Craver Oct 10 '12 at 11:56
@NickCraver well I already handled the flag so it's gone, it's this answer and I raised a flag on it again so you can see it at with a "testing something" flag – Ben Brocka Oct 10 '12 at 13:30
What if you expand the answer (by clicking the arrow)? On the 10k tools, that displays the link, without requiring us to leave the flag queue. – bfavaretto Oct 11 '12 at 0:45

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