I cannot edit and retag this question because their hyperlinks are disabled. Other questions have no problem. What makes the question above special?

The hyperlinks are alternately disabled and enabled as follows.

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  • Oh my ghost. Now the hyperlinks are enabled. Weird.... Apr 3, 2013 at 7:34
  • Ah... they are disabled again. Apr 3, 2013 at 7:36
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    There where two edit suggestions around this time. You don't have over 2k rep, so you can only suggest edits yourself. I guess only one edit suggestion can be aktiv at the same time, and you simply have to wait until the previous suggestion was accepted. Apr 3, 2013 at 10:03
  • @MartinScharrer: A great forensic attempt. You should make it as your answer. Thank you. Apr 3, 2013 at 10:07

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Maybe someone else was editing the post at the same time?

  • Is it a by-design feature? In my experience, we can edit concurrently and the edit posted early will win. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:54
  • :I have no idea what I'm doing here: It was just a wild guess. That or ghosts. How 're you gonna call? Apr 3, 2013 at 8:57
  • I usually use Skype to call. Apr 3, 2013 at 9:00
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    But if there is something strange in the neighborhood? Apr 3, 2013 at 9:06

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