Originally Posted by flandroid
Many people are silly; URLs are pretty much arbitrary. thislinkwill.killyourpc.ru could be just as safe, or as harmful, as blog.diannegorman.net (no offense, Dianne).
ps: thanks for the shortcuts!
There have been occasions on MR when people used a tiny url link that went someplace other than where it was purported to go. So @TheKindleWorm is correct to advise using a full url. I don't think he was complaining, just giving friendly, good advice.