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Often in a question, answer, or comment, someone will post a link to another existing related superuser question.

For now let us refer only to the posts where this is done because the posts are related, not because the new post is a duplicate of the existing one.

Are there any mechanisms that allow one to be notified if one's own questions are linked to in other posts?

Taking it to the next level, would it be appropriate to award reputation when this occurs? No?

Should either of these be a feature? Opinions?

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    No / No / Probably not: Notifications will probably be pretty annoying once you've contributed for a while (the 'nice answer' badge notifications become annoying as well after a while), and this feature could probably be abused; rep will be awarded regularly through additional readers that are directed to your posts. – Daniel Beck Jul 31 '13 at 16:55
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    Good point about the loophole for abuse, I hadn't considered that. – dtmland Jul 31 '13 at 16:59
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    Not sure about notifications (that could get old, fast), but it would be nice to have a list of questions linking to the one you're viewing, e.g. on the sidebar (there's currently already a Linked section for questions the one you're viewing is linking to). – Bob Aug 1 '13 at 9:08
  • @Bob Getting a list is maybe possible with data.stackexchange.com. But I haven't had the time to check this – nixda Oct 17 '14 at 7:46
  • @nixda Well, a naive search is easy enough when just testing if the post body contains the text. But it might be more useful as part of the Related column. – Bob Oct 17 '14 at 9:21
  • @Bob It looks like the feature you recommended has been added (I think last year sometime?) across the board to stack exchange sites! Fantastic! – dtmland Jan 8 '16 at 23:41
  • @dtmland Hm. I've not noticed. – Bob Jan 8 '16 at 23:49

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