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Why does this URL have "?as=1" at the end of it?

Recently a URL was posted on Ask Different that looked like this: https://music.stackexchange.com/?as=1 Why does it have the "?as=1" at the end of it? I understand that it is part of the ...
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Question URL slugs based on title

We have always made a best effort to identify questions by making the slugs for each question part of the URL. The pattern we have selected strips all letters that are not [a-z] or [0-9] and replaces ...
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