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Can we fix broken Memory Alpha links?

It appears that at some point in the recent (distant? I don't know) past, Memory Alpha changed its domain from memory-alpha.wikia.com to memory-alpha.fandom.com. Given the copious number of times ...
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Meta sci-fi blog link wrong

On the main Sci-Fi site is this link: blog which goes (correctly) to the Science Fiction & Fantasy Blog. At the bottom of this (meta) page the link is: blog which goes to the Stack Overflow ...
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Chakoteya.net links are broken

Update Per Rand al'Thor♦'s answer below, the site manager for Chakoteya.net is apparently unwilling or unable to make changes at their end to resolve this problem. That being the case, our options ...
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Why is the visited/not visited link color inverse than anywhere else?

Academia.SE Stackoverflow.com Google.com SciFi.SE As you can see on the images, every site uses a rule that visited link is darker and less apparent than non visited one. I don't remember a site ...
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Why is linking ST questions to ST-Minutiae rather than to Memory Alpha better?

I have noticed, that many high-rank users, when asking or answering about particular Star Trek episode, are always or nearly always linking to episode's script (pure textual screenplay) at ST-Minutiae ...
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What is so wrong about TVTropes?

Why so many people uses so many times a bold or an italic font (or both), often with many exclamation points at the end, to warn people, that link is pointing to TVTropes? What is so wrong about this ...
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How should link only answers be flagged here?

When I see answers that are nothing more than "see this link for the answer" I usually write a comment saying that they need to actually answer the question here because link only answers aren't ...
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Invalid linkification in comments

I just tried to link to this page in a comment: http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Treachery,_Faith_and_the_Great_River_%28episode%29 Unfortunately, the shorthand used in comments sometimes breaks on ...
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Dead Links, what to do with them?

I was hopping around, tag-updating, and I came across this situation for the second time in two days: I considered just removing the link and saying it was from the 'chat-room', but at the same time, ...
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Inline URL markup does not accept accented characters in the URL

Example: This person. (Edit post to see that "This person" should be a link) The non-accented form does work, though. (Luckily, Wikipedia does a redirect) Using the long form from the popup does ...
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Our Site link at the bottom of SE sites

As we are now launched, we've been added to the list of Stack Exchange sites at the bottom of all SE pages (scroll down there now to see what I'm referring to, I can wait!). Unfortunately, the link ...
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Links to illustrate questions that point to non-english websites?

I'm not really sure about this, but the main language of this site seems to be english (I'm not a native speaker myself). I've just posted a question regarding alleged english translations of a german ...
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Bring the content here

Recently, whenever I found a good SFF answer I wanted to share, I realized that I might as well just share what it linked to because there was no actual content on the page. Take Explanation of ...
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What is the convention for linking to books?

I've seen links to Amazon, ISFDB, Wikipedia, author's websites and publisher's websites. Is there a community preference or convention for linking to books?
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What is radz.stackoverflow.com, how do you use it for linking to books?

I see people linking to Amazon via a radz.stackoverflow.com link. What is this all about? I use direct links to Amazon. Does this link generate affiliate purchases for the stackexchange network if ...