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Found a strange case in this question.

bdonlan's answer was given on May 16 '09 at 2:08, while the question itself was asked a year later on Apr 19 '10 at 18:00.

How did it happen?

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@FrédéricHamidi Merged or not, but it looks damn weird :) – VisioN Apr 15 '13 at 10:36
+1 for eagle eye VisioN... – Raynold Apr 15 '13 at 11:33
up vote 8 down vote accepted

This behavior is the result of a merge operation.

bdonlan's answer originally appeared under this question (posted May 16 '09 at 2:05), which was then merged into the newer one.

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How did you know that? In the earlier question there is a link, but in the later question there is no. – VisioN Apr 15 '13 at 10:38
@VisioN - See the revision of the answer – hims056 Apr 15 '13 at 10:38
OK, yeah. That was the place I accidentally haven't checked. Thanks! – VisioN Apr 15 '13 at 10:39

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