Linked Questions

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Additional Badge Ideas

As the title suggests does anyone have ideas for additional badges for SO? I liked the idea of 'hidden' ones that are triggered by odd, random criteria. Basically Easter eggs. Also: Member of all ...
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Replace links with the current question title in comments

In questions, links get converted into question titles (see Replace trilogy raw links with the current question title?) Can the same functionality be added to comments?
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Replace trilogy raw links with the current question title?

It often happens that people will refer to other questions by simply pasting the full link to this question, especially on Meta. Would it be a good idea to detect such links, and replace them ...
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Make it easier to link to documentation for common technologies

(This is related to "Advanced Syntax Ideas" but not quite the same.) I don't know how many links I add to docs in one day of posting, but it's a lot. I've made this somewhat easier with "smart ...
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Should there be a way to link questions?

Currently, we can edit a question to put in a link to related items, we can add a comment and we can suggest a duplicate when voting to close, however, I think it would be beneficial if there were a ...
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Provide a way to quickly link to a question within MarkDown

From Uservoice: One of the nice features in FogBugz is the ability to type "case 17" in the body of a case, and have it automatically create a link to case #17. If it's possible to ...
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What days did the trilogy sites launch on?

Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User and Meta all launched on different days, does anyone know the dates exactly?
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Can someone create a bookmarklet for creating markdown links?

This is a very frequent story for me (and I'm sure for many others too): Write up an answer, recognise two or three places that would be better served as links. Open a new tab, locate the desired ...
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(more) Advanced Search Options

How do I perform boolean (AND and OR) searches and negation? Note: I couldn't find this information in other "advanced search" questions (1) (2) or in Search Tips. I am searching Stack Overflow for ...
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Automatically populate title in all internal links

It would be nice if all internal links had the title tag auto populated, so instead of: Advanced Syntax Ideas link You would have: (hover for effect) Advanced Syntax Ideas link
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Interwiki links for the stackoverflow engine?

Have you (Jeff, Joel and the other powers that be) thought about adding an interwiki link system to SO. What I mean is a shortcut notation to link to specific sited in the way you can configure ...