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Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to quickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site linkslink titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to quickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to quickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

6 Migration of MSO links to MSE links
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Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to quickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site linkslink titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to quickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to quickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

    Bounty Ended with 100 reputation awarded by Arjan
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Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to deal with this issuequickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to deal with this issue. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.

Because jQuery is really great and does all things1, I've been using a GM script to quickly extract the full link for each question/answer. This has just been posted on Userscript.org. Behold the amateurishly written StackExchange™ Slugified LinkSharer.

extra link to reveal full permalink

Clicking on the + instead of link provides the full anonymised/slugified link rather than the shortened referral ones:

Right-clicking then "copy link location" also works as expected to allow copying the link without using the popup.


Of course, providing an easy method to get the link only solves a small part of the problem. The difficulty is encouraging people to use those links when posting/commenting within SE.

Perhaps short links ought to be replaced automatically upon posting, just like how link titles are automatically inserted for intra-site links?

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