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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
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Jon Skeet Facts

I'm looking for Chuck Norris Facts style answers. In case anyone is curious, this question was inspired by Jon's own comment to this question. EDIT: If you're into cryptography, you may enjoy these ...
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Is there some markup to post tags?

I am wondering because I was editing my profile and I though it would be nice to put the languages I know and stuff like tags. Is it possible to post a tag? If it's not, do you think it's possible to ...
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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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Show a short link for Answers too… not just Questions

Currently, when you hover over the link link for a question you see a shortlink. For example for this question, hovering over the link for the question shows you: AJAX inconsistency in IE 8? and ...
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Provide an easily discoverable way to get the full URL to an answer

Since late November 2011, clicking "link" "share" for anwers yields a short (traceable) URL in the "share a link to this answer" dialog, such as https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/75963/84237†: These ...
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Links to answers are not formatted to show the title automatically

When including a link to a question in a post (question or answer) by copying the Link URL at the bottom of the question, the link is automatically formatted to appear as the question title: For ...
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Help cleaning up dozens of duplicate 'facebook meta image' questions [closed]

I just listened to Stack Exchange Podcast #20 where Joel and Jeff talk about the problems with duplicate questions and how Joel would prefer a single good canonical answer that duplicate questions can ...
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Resolve cross-site links to question title [duplicate]

When I post a link to another post on the same site, it resolves the link to the question title. When I post a link to Stack Overflow from Database Administrators, cross site, it doesn't. I know I ...
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SE question URL to title converter stops after 10

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. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/9134/jon-skeet-facts ...
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The new /a/ referral short links aren't included in robots.txt

Stack Exchange's robots.txt includes the existing short links URLs starting with /q/ and /u/, but hasn't been updated to include the new referral short links for answers starting with /a/.
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If there are more than 200 internal links in a post, only the first 200 display question titles [duplicate]

When you post an answer with more then 200 internal links, only the first 200 are automatically converted to show question titles. All internal links after the first 200 just display the URL.
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Stack Exchange URL anchor text in posts are no longer being converted to link titles in post preview

I've noticed over the past week or two (or three?) that Stack Exchange URLs in posts don't have their anchor text automatically converted to the title of the linked post during the edit and preview ...
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URLs, even when containing http://, aren't always automatically hyperlinked

When I try writing more than one URL without anything but a space between them, although they contain http://, the second one doesn't get hyperlinked. Here are a few examples: https://meta....
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Either fix edit preview display to render bare links to more than five sites just like the post renderer, or convert all links

This is probably easier to show than tell... On the recent question Is asking for user stories off-topic on meta sites?, I see the following: As you can see, the first five links render properly, ...

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