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nsxtasy Mar 3, 2007 07:45 AM

With the addition of the "Etiquette" announcement as a sticky topic, I see that a bunch of ordinary everyday topics that were updated within the past couple hours are now appearing under the heading "STICKY TOPICS" in our local/regional forums. Only those designated as "sticky" should appear there, and I believe the "Etiquette" announcement is the only one so designated. The others should just appear under the date heading as usual.

Note: As the perfect example, this topic (the one you're looking at now) is now appearing under the STICKY TOPICS heading when viewing the Technical Help forum.

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  1. The Chowhound Team Mar 3, 2007 07:59 AM

    Thanks, we've reported it to Engineering.

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      mattm Mar 8, 2007 11:43 AM

      I'm glad to see someone reported this. As of today, March 8, this is still occurring.

      1. nsxtasy Mar 8, 2007 04:09 PM

        Yup. FYI - They appear under STICKY TOPICS if they have been updated within the previous two hours. (Which, coincidentally, also happens to be the window during which you can edit your own post.)

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          rpk Dec 27, 2007 06:55 AM

          It's still happening. Perhaps engineering needs a reminder.

          1. JasmineG Aug 12, 2008 01:12 PM

            This is happening again, lots of topics showing up as sticky, on a variety of boards.

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            1. re: JasmineG
              Jacquilynne Aug 12, 2008 01:57 PM

              I worked on this with Engineering for a bit, and we pinned it down to something that affected Firefox users who weren't in the Pacific time zone. I don't think it ever got fixed, though.

              They just fall off the sticky list after a couple of hours, though, so it's not a huge problem. (Just an annoying one.)

              1. re: Jacquilynne
                JasmineG Aug 12, 2008 02:00 PM

                I'm in the Pacific time zone, though! And yeah, it's not a big problem, more confusing at first than anything else, but I wasn't sure if it was on the Engineering radar, since I haven't seen this problem crop up in a while.

                1. re: JasmineG
                  Jacquilynne Aug 12, 2008 02:09 PM

                  Hrmm, then maybe it just got worse / changed.

                2. re: Jacquilynne
                  meatme Aug 12, 2008 02:04 PM

                  Let's unpin it it down, then. It also affects MSIE 6 users (in the Eastern time zone).

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