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When is it reasonable to reject a suggested edit that fixes a broken link in a LQ post?

In most situations, fixing a broken link is a good thing. But a couple of times in the last month I've been unsure whether to approve an edit in the Suggested Edits Queue where the only change was to ...
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Automated display of relevant ELL links in the linked questions sidebar

In a recent comment, @laurel wrote I think it's helpful to link to relevant questions on other sites. In fact, I think it should be taken a step further, with "association banners" like some ...
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Should I down-vote an accurate answer that lacks references?

I commented on this answer to a question about the long-ago evolution of the thorn (þ) into a "y". @Jon Hanna answered the question very well, with an answer that is, to my knowledge, perfectly ...
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Link to a question, answer, or comment

In writing a question, answer, or comment, how can I include a clickable link that cross-references another question, answer, or comment at English Language & Usage SE? What I found through &...
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What to do about missing source attributions?

Copying, Linking, Attributions, and Plagiarism I have two related questions that I would like to see some discussion on: Do we need to improve our Help Center’s text to remind people that they have ...
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Best-Practices for posting a follow-on question?

Are there best-practices for posting a follow-on question? I am new to ELU. I have searched ELU meta for this subject and have not yet found any information. From my novice vantage, here are ...
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I'd like to be able to provide simplified hyperlinks in my answers but do not know how

Is there a quick and dirty way of providing hyperlinks consisting of a word or two, rather than by copying and pasting an entire web address? I'm feeling really inferior for not knowing how to do ...
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Auto-resolve local URLs in comments too

When local ELU URLs are added to question and answer fields, they are automatically resolved into question titles. For example, if I paste a random link such as this one, Reason for the current trend ...
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Are lmgtfy links not considered insulting?

I know of at least one other SE site where you can't put lmgtfy links in comments, because those are considered to be insulting and belittling. But on this site, you can, and I was wondering why. ...
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Don't show the “undelete” link for answers that have been deleted when the question was deleted

When an answer has been deleted because the OP deleted his question, the "undelete" link is still shown for that answer. (I reused a screenshot I took for another issue report; that is why the "...
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Don't show the “protect” link for questions that are locked

In questions that are already locked, the link to protect it should not be shown, as it is not possible to answer the question. In Favourite untranslatables, which is locked, I can see the "protect" ...
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Internal hyperlink bug in FAQ

When clicking on What notation and symbols are commonly used here? in the right hand side navigation in the FAQ, I am led to https://english.stackexchange.com/faq#what-notation-and-symbols-are-...
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Make more evident those words are links

Right before writing this question, I clicked on the "tools" link on the main site to see if there were questions voted to be closed; to my surprise I was redirected to the review page. I then ...
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Link to propose tag wiki is broken from main tag view

The "would you like to help us create it?" link to propose a tag wiki is broken; it seems to always go to https://english.stackexchange.com/edit-tag-wiki/@tag.Id and this results in a Page Not Found ...