33 votes

Are TV Tropes links unwelcome here?

TV Tropes is known Internet-wide as a place where it's quite easy to waste time. Like Wikipedia, each article contains quite a few links to other articles. The thing is, unlike Wikipedia, the other ...
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17 votes

The source(s) for my answer are NSFW. Should I link my sources?

I am great fan of a certain NSFW webcomic called Oglaf. It has a high-fantasy setting and a lot of the situations happening in it are perfect answers for some questions in this site. For example, in ...
8 votes

Are Links Allowed?

The way I understand it so far is that your post should contain all relevant information to the question you want answered. Links should be for references and such, not for important information ...
6 votes
Accepted

How to link to specific answer or comment?

There's usually a time next to the username... you can use that to get the link for a comment For an answer, you can use the share link
5 votes
Accepted

Can I put a link to my blog for a longer answer?

It's ok to link to your blog if you disclose the affiliation ("I wrote more about this on {my blog}" is fine for that), and so long as the post here is complete enough for the purposes of this site. ...
5 votes

How to link to specific answer or comment?

Comments are meant to be ephemeral and may be removed later. So, don’t link to comments in posts. If the comment contains important information, it should be part of the post and this is a good ...
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5 votes

Why is my link messed up?

You wrote : See Greg Egan's novel [en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incandescence_(novel)](Incandescence) You should have written See Greg Egan's novel [Incandescence](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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4 votes

The source(s) for my answer are NSFW. Should I link my sources?

Stack Exchange has no safeguards protecting or prohibiting children — other than the common sense of its users Stack Exchange's terms of use prohibit users under the age of 13, but Stack ...
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3 votes

Why is my link messed up?

Samuel is correct. The syntax for Markdown links is: [link text](full link URL). You wrote ...
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2 votes

Bug in the pinned Blog links on the sidebar

Whoops, I should have reflected both posts in the title to give a stronger clue, and have now done so. As HDE 226868 said in another answer, we didn't want to cut off the earlier post's time in the ...
2 votes
Accepted

Bug in the pinned Blog links on the sidebar

The blog post links are made directly to the "New blog post" question, which has a running list of all of the prior blog posts in the answers below. The question itself gives a short description of ...
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2 votes
Accepted

More stats on stackexchange?

The SE list of sites does actually contain some stats. When you click on a site's card, you'll be provided with some basic stats (some similar to the A51 stats, some different), and a link to visit ...
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