Go to this thread: http://xenforo.com/community/threads/yoursite-com.15700/ Type (manually) a link, post the message. You'll see it becomes a link. Now edit your post and select the link and click "Unlink", then "Save Changes". What happens? It remains a link Note: Google Chrome 12.0.742.30 Also tested on FireFox 4.0.1 and problem occurs. Must be a TinyMCE thing I guess.