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Standard User cheshire_man
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 05-Apr-11 16:21:38
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Odd Behaviour on BBC Web Site


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I've set my post code on the BBC web site to get local news and weather. In my case the local news is Manchester. When I centre-click (for new tab) on the LOCAL NEWS link on the home page I get a Manchester page which was last updated 1st February and the top headline is about Nat Lofthouse's funeral - and it's been the same old page for a few weeks now. However if I left-clink on the LOCAL NEWS page I get the correct up to date page.

This happens on Firefox (3.6.16), IE 8 and Opera (11.01). On Chrome (10.0.648.204) I get the correct page whether from left click or centre click.

It's not cache as I clear cache regularly. It's not cookies as I rebuilt the PC mid-February, and anyway I've deleted the BBC cookie and allowed it to re-create without any difference.

Why might this be happening?

Tony
Standard User Andrew_W
(knowledge is power) Tue 05-Apr-11 18:25:21
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BBC cut backs! They've screwed the BBC World Service on medium wave too!!!

Andrew
Standard User MadMan
(knowledge is power) Tue 05-Apr-11 18:39:58
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Work fine here.

Top headline is "Naked soldier prevents car theft". Hmmm, must be a funny lot up there wink

And the Weather is rain all evening.

Must go & change the local settings back to East Sussex.


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Standard User cheshire_man
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 05-Apr-11 18:47:45
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I assume that was centre-clicking?

Tony
Standard User MadMan
(knowledge is power) Tue 05-Apr-11 19:08:36
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Trird it again, & got what you did.

My left/right buttons are very light, & the left bottom may have operated prior to the centre button.

Centre button OR (right button to tab on context menu), both give to same as you got.
Left button on local news gives correct up to date page.
Standard User cheshire_man
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 05-Apr-11 21:32:56
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Thanks, glad it wasn't just me otherwise I might feel paranoid grin

Tony
Standard User Deadbeat
(knowledge is power) Wed 06-Apr-11 02:59:46
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In reply to a post by cheshire_man:
..... It's not cache as I clear cache regularly....

Maybe it's not a local cache...........
Standard User cheshire_man
(fountain of knowledge) Wed 06-Apr-11 09:29:32
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If, for example, it's an ISP cache, how would Chrome get it right?

Tony
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