Aliases in Dock continually losing the application

I am having a problem with aliases in the dock continually losing their application. When I click on an alias it shows a question mark. I recreate it and put it back into the dock but a day later I am having the same problem. I know how to blow away the damaged one and replace it but this is getting to be a big problem.
Any Help will be appreciated.

try deleting dock's preference file.
Trash the file from homedirectory/Library/Preferences
and restart Dock. To restart Dock enter the following command in terminal
*killall Dock*

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