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Old 1st December 2019, 08:36 AM   #1
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The Guardian website 'broken' in Firefox?

Well, 'damaged' anyway. When I go to it I get a brief glimpse of the front page headlines, then it skips straight to the bottom of the page. Clicking "Back to top" or "home" sorts that out. But if I then click a link the same thing happens.

This is happening on two laptops, but in Firefox only. Chrome is fine.

Any clues?
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Old 1st December 2019, 08:37 AM   #2
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I just noticed that as well.
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Old 1st December 2019, 08:58 AM   #3
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It's Firefox' new fake news evader.



No problem here (Firefox 70.0.1 (=current), Linux).
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Old 1st December 2019, 09:27 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Childlike Empress View Post
It's Firefox' new fake news evader.



No problem here (Firefox 70.0.1 (=current), Linux).
Hmmm, so it's because I was being exposed to too much propaganda?

We have FF 70.0.1. Weird.
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Old 1st December 2019, 11:49 AM   #5
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70.0.1 as well but windows 10.
On my linux box(Mint 18) FF 63.0.3 also jumps to the bottom. Upgraded to 70.0.1 and same problem.
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Old 1st December 2019, 12:47 PM   #6
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Worked fine for me just now.
ETA: And I much enjoy the lead article about Giuliani. Couldn't happen to a more deserving guy.
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Old 1st December 2019, 12:58 PM   #7
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Works for me. I use Chrome. Suggest if it still does not work you start using Chrome.
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Old 1st December 2019, 01:00 PM   #8
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Try clearing your temporary internet files?
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Old 1st December 2019, 02:03 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by JimOfAllTrades View Post
Try clearing your temporary internet files?
Tried that, but it didn't help.

Seems strange to me that it affected two laptops at the same time, but only in one browser. Oh well, worse things happen at sea
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Old 1st December 2019, 02:22 PM   #10
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FWIW I tried it in a mint version of Waterfox without any add-ons which I have for test cases. I have a ton of ad-blockers and other filters on the Firefox so I thought it would be possible that some stupid third-party thing caused it at yours but not here. Still works fine (beside the overload of completely annoying blinking and moving stuff - almost worse than the content).
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It stopped happening, though I did nothing in the interim. They fixed it. Can I sue The Guardian for the emotional distress experienced? Bastages!
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