How to link to specific post?

Forgive this stupid newbie question, I’m trying to come up to speed as quick as I can. In some threads I noticed posters are able to link to specific posts in another thread. I know how I can get the thread URL, how do you find the URL to jump to a particular post?

Links to specific posts take the form


You can get the post number (inserted after both “postid” and “#post”) by holding your mouse over the quote button at the bottom of that post; it will be at the end of the URL displayed in the status bar at the bottom of your browser.

Like so:

Link to a post in which Alphagene discusses how to link to a specific post in a thread.

or see here:
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