I don't know if this is just a general browser thing (I use Chrome) but occasionally when I click on a link from the MultiCollider SuperDropdown, the opened page has the permalink box already opened:

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Has anyone else noticed this? Possible bug where the mouse down from the SuperDropdown is passing through to the new page? I've only seen it happen with link, not the edit-close-flag options next to it.

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    Related: upvote == permalink. – Mat Sep 23 '11 at 13:44
  • If I remember right, this is [status-bydesign], some odd heuristic or something. – Time Traveling Bobby Sep 23 '11 at 13:51
  • @Mat I didn't know it was called permalink. Thanks. – LarsTech Sep 23 '11 at 13:51
  • Just to be clear, "permalink" is a generic term not limited to Stack Exchange. – Pops Sep 23 '11 at 14:07

This is by design -- on current hot questions we show the share link on load to invite sharing, a certain random percentage of the time.

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  • OK, good to know. – LarsTech Sep 23 '11 at 19:09

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