Why is this italic but my text in this answer is not?
mmyers edited my answer and fixed it. Turns out the underscore in the Twitter name "Nick_Lalone" needed to be escaped with a backslash; then suddenly it worked fine.
I suspected because it's a hyperlink, but when I tried it, it worked fine. Make sure the asterisks are matching, either inside or outside the brackets.
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And it seems to work fine. Making this Answer a wiki so you can edit/see the raw text. (You might do the same so we can see your text).
I also noticed that I used asterisks both inside and outside my URL brackets, so apparently it doesn't matter where they appear.