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Unban the URL shortener?

All URL shorteners are now banned on SE sites. However, this includes, which is used by default by Google Maps for sharing both directions and points of interest. Can we get this unbanned on ...
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Degree symbol breaks URI detector

The revisions for the question Crossing the Amazon, route 319 show that the URI detector breaks when it encounters a degree symbol (°) or U+00B9: The link was copied and pasted from the browser's ...
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Is it acceptable to post a link with an affiliation ID?

Today I came across this answer and I noticed that the link to had a aid affiliate link on it (surprisingly enough, it's not visible in the diff as the link is added with the reference ...
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What is the purpose of the "tag=stackoverfl08-20" tag in an Amazon url?

I just followed a link from an answer on a I noticed that the resulting URL contains a stackoverfl tag ( What is the purpose of ...
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Creating Hyperlinks When Writing A Comment?

So last week I finally figured out how to create hyperlinks to a website when writing an answer and obviously it looks much more neat, tidy and professional than just providing the raw url. How do I ...
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Suggested mandate of Wikivoyage links

Since the community from Wikitravel has mostly migrated to Wikivoyage, I'm suggesting we mandate that if you see a new answer with a Wikitravel link in it, we alter it to the equivalent Wikivoyage ...
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Get expansion of Wikivoyage articles in chat...please?

When we post Wikipedia articles in chat it expands into a preview. It'd be really handy if we could get that for Wikivoyage articles as well....we refer to it a LOT.
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We would like Wikitravel links to auto-expand in our chat room just like Wikipedia links do.

Dear Stack Exchange development programmer computer science engineer IT hackers. If one day you think we're big and mature enough to give us a cool feature of our own that other Stack Exchange sites ...
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