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January 28, 2008

Site Lock-Ups

Many of you have written to tell me the site frequently locks up, requiring you to kill the program with the Task Manager.

If you have this problem, please let me know what script the site is getting bogged down on. I have been writing Pajamas Media (who runs the ads here, the likely culprit) and they keep telling me that they can't find anything wrong with the ads or the Nielsen-meter traffic counter.

If you have this problem and can tell what ad or routine is causing the lock up, I may be able to get this fixed. At the moment, there seem to be too many suspects to identify one as the problem.

Thanks, and I apologize for this. I've been trying to get this fixed for a while.

UPDATE [Dave in Texas]: I had this problem for a couple of days last week, had not happened before (I use IE7). In this case, it happened every time I viewed the site, but only my work PC (ahem) and not home. Pixy suggested clearing my browser cache, that some goobered up file (my technical description, not his) was causing the lockup. FWIW, that cleared it up right away.

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