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Long version of answer URL [duplicate]

A high-rep user recently edited one of my answers to replace the permalink I used to reference another answer to the same question (obtained from the "share" link under the answer) with a "long form" ...
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1answer
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How to get an longer link to answers? [duplicate]

While it's possible to get links to questions and comments that include the title of the question in the link, I haven't seen a way to do this for answers. Question link: https://meta.stackexchange....
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<kbd> elements are way too intrusive [closed]

<kbd> is a great way to mark up text to be entered. But when you use it on Stack Exchange sites, it's really difficult to read. For instance, say I typed this sentence by starting with a Shift+F,...
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8answers
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Privacy leak in permalink?

Update (Jan 8, 2019) This is now 8 years old, but still getting occasional upvotes/attention, so I thought it's worth giving a summary of the current state. Despite originally being status-declined, ...
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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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2answers
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What limitations does converting question links to links with titles have?

On this question there are more than 50 links to Stack Overflow questions. However, the last 6 links aren't converted to titles (http://facebook.stackoverflow.com/questions/6530420/control-the-image-...
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1answer
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For what purposes is my user id used when sharing a link?

My user id on StackOverflow is 50776. I just noticed that when sharing a link, it's appended to the end of any link when I try and get a link for a question/post: I'm curious what purposes this is ...
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4answers
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Could Stack Overflow be damaged by “URL poisoning”?

This might not be a big problem, but say the following URL is a good Stack Overflow question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/78756/what-do-you-use-to-keep-notes-as-a-developer Try this. Open a ...
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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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2answers
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Can we improve the automatic titling of links to internal URLs?

In an answer to this question: Can we have some linking etiquette and guidelines? I suggested that if a link is made to a related page on the TeX SE, the link text should be the document/question ...
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3answers
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Formatting: How to link to an answer on stackoverflow from a question

I would like to link to an answer in my question. Is there an elegant way to do so? I'm looking for something like the tag short link (applied to answers): mamp and not something similar to this ...
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2answers
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Strip user id from shared links within SE posts

Shared links to posts contain user ids to be used for Announcer badges. These user ids are better to be stripped from all these links in SE posts and comments (and perhaps bounty statements), because: ...
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1answer
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Add border-radius to make <kbd> look much better

I suggest adding the following CSS to <kbd> tags (such as Space) so that the top right and bottom left corners do not look slightly odd. Solution is to round those two corners in such a way ...
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1answer
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Why do Stack Exchange sites add a hyperlink inside H1 tag, pointing to the same page?

Why do Stack Exchange sites add a hyperlink inside the H1 tag, linking to the same page? For example, on Super User: <h1 itemprop="name"> <a class="question-hyperlink" href="/...
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Extra Share option to refer to other's answer within the same question

When answering  (or sometimes commenting) I often want to refer to other's answer within the same question  ( like discussed in How to refer to a different answer or comment when answering a question)....
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Short form links are not parsed to retrieve question title [duplicate]

The automatic retrieval of the title of questions via URLs in bullets does not work on SO. The long form does. It works here on meta (I've checked). Problem?