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Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by brianman, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    #1 brianman, Jul 20, 2012
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    Ford Focus EV

    This thread shows 20 pages, but the > and the "20" links just reload page 19.

    Weird.
     
  2. Discoducky

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    all the cool kids are on page 20:eek:
     
  3. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    What thread where?
     
  4. brianman

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    Wow, I fail paste. Lemme find it again.

    Update: Fixed OP.
     
  5. doug

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    Is that still the case? You might have been looking at a stale version of the page before a mod split off some stuff to a new thread.
     
  6. brianman

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    It still behaves that way for me. Browser is IE9.
     
  7. dsm363

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    Huh. It's doing that for me too on Safari Mac OS 10.7.4
     
  8. brianman

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    Maybe you can satiate us by posting a screenshot of page 20. :)
     
  9. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Just don't post it on page 20.:smile:
     
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    Posting this in an attempt to "turn" page 19 to page 20.
     
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    Brianman, do you see this post?
     
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    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    The last post (as of right now) was #190. So I posted #191 - do you see that?
     
  14. brianman

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    Yay! Works now.
     
  15. brianman

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    Indeed: 191 seems to have fixed it.

    So here's my guess: Perhaps the page counting logic goes sideways when you move a post to a different thread? Perhaps the system is tracking "highest post count this thread has seen" rather than "post count in the thread right now"?

    Should be easy to test...

    For example, you could move the post I requested be moved to the Audi thread. ;)
     
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    I had the same issue earlier today but seems ok now. Weird.
     
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    Looking into this, apparently it's a known issue. Can happen when posts are moved or deleted and the post count in the thread is not yet updated. Seeing how it doesn't actually affect functionality, please ignore it.
     
  18. brianman

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    And again page 20 no longer works.

    Can we just lock the thread since it's clearly the root of all evil?
     
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    I've noticed a few threads that I can't get to when logged in, but when not they load fine. (the WA state HOV bill thread being one of them, forget what the other one is now)
     
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    "Real World Range Disappointing" thread busted?

    In this thread: Real World Range Disappointing?

    The Model S page says 3 pages ... when viewing the thread it says 3 pages.. When viewing page 2, it says showing items 41-80 ... but there's only 74 items showing .. and when I click page 3, it just brings me to page 2 again (the *link* is indeed /page3 but it redirects to /page2) ...

    This is with my settings at 40 posts per page.
    I set it to 30PP and I see exactly 3 pages (but still reads 61-83 of 83 even tho last post is 74)
    And at 20PP it messes up again (mathematically makes sense)
     

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