Example (check revision 9 side-by-side markdown):

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As Federico noted, "this happens if the link is added before the picture."

• in particular, I noticed that this happens if the link is added before the picture
– Federico Mod
Mar 13 '17 at 17:31
• Might be better on Meta.SE rather than Aviation Meta Mar 14 '17 at 9:05