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New 'new bug'....

By hippiekarl ·
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When I click on a blog (this has happened twice since yesterday, the latest--just now--was to Deb Littlejohn-Schinder's "How MS could take over..."), I'm directed to a page with the article and no comments. Clicking the 'comments' button, or the adjacent one (a 'balloon' enclosing the current number of comments), I'm sent down the page to.....no comments. I'm able to reach them only by clicking the link from the 'all articles/blogs' list elsewhere. Doing that gets to the discussion without the article.

Anyone else notice this yet?

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I almost said "yes", but the comments finally loaded.

by seanferd In reply to New 'new bug'....

AFAICT, they are always tinkering with the site, so it could be that. I suppose it is possible that TR may experience more connections than the servers or bandwidth can handle occasionally, since they have attracted many more new users after the site redesign, &c (according to the PTB).

edit: Oh, yes, that particular article is definitely broken. I was just seeing lag in some other cases.

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It may be blog specific

by Michael Jay In reply to New 'new bug'....

try this one, http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/discussions/102-349726?tag=forum-selector;discussion-table
then scroll to the title, clicking on that brings up the blog without comments, I waited a while per Sean but no comments.

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And Debs

by Michael Jay In reply to It may be blog specific

http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/discussions/102-349781?tag=forum-selector;discussion-table
same symptom, been looking around and the other blogs so far seem to work proper, way to many to check them all, but it does appear that something is amiss.

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That one is definitely broken, too.

by seanferd In reply to It may be blog specific

I should have amended my post title. I was seeing some other blogs that appeared to have the same problem, but then the comments would suddenly appear after a while. [edit: Which is the second link you posted. v/ ]

I searched for the particular article mentioned, and the behavior was just as described by hippiekarl.

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Fixing the issue

by golampo Staff In reply to New 'new bug'....

We have identified a problem w/ comments loading on select blog posts. Fix is going out very soon. Thanks for helping to point it out.

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You guys rock;

by hippiekarl In reply to Fixing the issue

thanks for the quick attention and fix.

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Fix is out

by golampo Staff In reply to New 'new bug'....

Sorry about that folks.

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Missed your post - but thanks!

by seanferd In reply to Fix is out

I hereby retroactively recognize and thank you for every broken thingumie you have fixed.

Thank you, and cheers!

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You've been quite the busy little bee.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Fix is out

Well done.

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