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Escape character not working [duplicate]

The escape character not working with the code I write in the questions or answers (but not in the comment). I can't write: `\`something\`` As inline code, it appears like \something``, but it ...
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How do you escape html in answers? [duplicate]

I expect to be downvoted to hell but I'm having trouble finding the answer to this I'm trying to write: <a href="url"> but clearly you can't see that because i can't escape it I see now that ...
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The Markdown editor chokes on $ characters in URLs

In this question, I had an issue with the Markdown formatting being corrupted by a $ sign in the URL. The fix was to escape the $ sign as %24. There is seemingly no reason for this, as the $ sign is ...
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Can an unescaped underscore (_) be included in a link?

I was trying to follow the link to GitHub in this question: What are some interesting features of the EveryBlock.com source code? but it contained a percent-escaped underscore, though the source ...