In the example below, word internets is blue, even without hovering over the spoiler.


>! hello [world `internets`](https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/)


hello world internets

  • \$\begingroup\$ Only happens if the link is followed though. Related: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/98358/… Recommendation: don't put important information such as links into spoilers. \$\endgroup\$
    – Shog9
    May 16, 2014 at 21:34
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    \$\begingroup\$ @Shog9 "Important"? Not sure what you mean by that. In any case, links in spoilers have a huge use-case here, namely explaining some obfuscation or technique with an external reference to supplement it. \$\endgroup\$
    – Doorknob
    May 17, 2014 at 1:23

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This issue no longer seems reproduceable / has been fixed, so I am tagging this . Please let us know if this or a similar issue arises again.


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