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Markdown discrepancy between live preview and finished posts

(I'm not sure I'm right on this meta site, but since there's a bug tag...) The following is a link to a web page with a trailing ) in its URL: test I know, the parentheses can be escaped, but that'...
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Problem with numbering in Markdown

When using a numbered list that's interrupted by a quote for each item, it's being rendered correctly in the edit/preview screen, but ends up 'resetting' each item in the final version. In edit mode: ...
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Can not use code tag

With the following question, Interesting Windows 7 boot Issue involving RAID and an SSD, I'm not able to remove the quote block in which the code block is embedded. Without making it a quote, the code ...
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The Markdown editing help doesn't include help for creating buttons

When asking questions, and one isn't familiar with Markdown, adding a button such as this may be very difficult and frustrating. I think many users's answers and questions involve solutions that ...
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What kind of syntax is used to specify a button?

I see people use it but I do not see it listed in the markdown help nor in the toolbar. Looks like this:
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Weird behavior with tag syntax on Meta

There's some squirrely behavior going on when using the [tag:tag] syntax for linking tags on Meta. In Chrome (29.0.1547.76 m, Windows 7), when written in one continuous line in Markdown, tags ...
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Markdown formatting of tag wiki excerpts in /review

Tag wiki excerpts are plain text. The description when editing tag wikis states: The tag wiki excerpt is a brief plain text introduction to the topic that the tag represents. It is shown at the top ...
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