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  • @Grace, I think it's a great plan.
    – jjnguy
    Aug 10, 2010 at 19:29
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    Has it, @Grace? Has it really? Or was your real plan to use this easily exposed plan as a cover, so that when it was revealed -- as it now has been -- we would all think that your plan was revealed, when in fact you have an even more secret plan that is STILL IN MOTION???
    – Pops
    Aug 10, 2010 at 19:32
  • "Don't worry, Natasha. Got fiendish plan for fiendish plan."
    – mmyers
    Aug 10, 2010 at 19:36

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If the link appears in the text, it will be linked -- it's irrelevant whether it is visible or not.

  • That's a fair explanation, I can't really see a good argument about why your dev team should spend any money 'fixing' this.
    – jjnguy
    Aug 10, 2010 at 19:49

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