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Typically if a bare URL for a SE question is pasted into a post, it will automatically use the title of said post and hide the URL, e.g.

http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/9134/jon-skeet-facts => Jon Skeet Facts

But after 10 in a list this seems to stop working.

However, they are all converted in the preview.

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Did you just go and find all of the most ridiculous question titles you possibly could for this bug report? I thought those were all going to be jokes... – nhinkle May 8 '11 at 2:13
I just spent the last 5 minutes reading those questions, completely out of context because I've no idea about any of those games. THey're exceedingly funny (or disturbing) if you don't know they're about video games. – Mark Henderson May 8 '11 at 3:11

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This is by design, except that the limit on meta sites is now 40, not 10 (so editing your question would now show all questions with titles; you'd have to go above 40 achieve the same). See What limitations does converting question links to links with titles have?.

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Why would that possibly be by design? – Mooing Duck Aug 24 '12 at 21:23

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