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janniecooks Nov 22, 2013 01:08 AM

The first page I navigate to when opening Chowhound is this one:


After briefly flashing the contents, the screen goes blank. I have tried it from my bookmarks as well as selecting Chowhound from the menu bar - in both cases it displays nothing.


  1. Scoutmaster Nov 26, 2013 06:37 PM

    Still having the problem.

    I'm using Firefox.

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    1. re: Scoutmaster
      jpr54_1 Nov 26, 2013 10:36 PM

      I also use firefox

      1. re: jpr54_1
        Violatp Nov 26, 2013 10:52 PM


    2. jpr54_1 Nov 25, 2013 04:37 PM

      i still hve problem

      1. Engineering Nov 25, 2013 03:29 PM

        Hi everyone.

        This was an ad serving issue, and we believe it's been resolved. Let us know if you continue to have problems.

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          Violatp Nov 25, 2013 03:55 PM

          Same for me. It's there for a second, then flashes away into the big blank space. No change.

          1. re: Engineering
            janniecooks Nov 26, 2013 01:47 AM

            Still having the same problem.

            1. re: Engineering
              DeborahL Nov 26, 2013 12:11 PM

              Thanks for following up. We're still unable to reproduce this on our end but are continuing to look into it.

              Are any of you running an ad blocker by any chance?

              1. re: DeborahL
                jpr54_1 Nov 26, 2013 12:22 PM

                I think I am
                I am older-and not very savy about these things

                1. re: DeborahL
                  Violatp Nov 26, 2013 12:45 PM

                  I am definitely running an ad blocker.

                  1. re: DeborahL
                    janniecooks Nov 27, 2013 03:12 AM

                    Yes, running AdBlock.

                2. Melanie Wong Nov 24, 2013 04:10 PM

                  Just started happening for me today. The blank space is larger than the real estate occupied by the usual banner ads.

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                  1. re: Melanie Wong
                    Melanie Wong Nov 25, 2013 01:15 AM

                    And it has just reverted without my doing anything, not even closing the browser. No more blank space on the main Chowhound discussions page.

                    1. re: Melanie Wong
                      janniecooks Nov 25, 2013 01:51 AM

                      Still blank for me.

                      1. re: janniecooks
                        jpr54_1 Nov 25, 2013 04:29 AM

                        still blank for me also

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                    pestanexsf Nov 24, 2013 07:53 AM

                    same here is site overloaded???

                    1. jpr54_1 Nov 23, 2013 04:26 AM

                      it is annoying

                      1. Engineering Nov 22, 2013 02:02 PM

                        Thanks for your reports, we're looking into this.

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                        1. re: Engineering
                          janniecooks Nov 23, 2013 02:12 AM

                          FYI, I just noticed this also happening on the Product Reviews page - I only viewed the most recent product review of the garlic press. The screen appears blank, but if you scroll down the content can be viewed. running Firefox 25.0.1. All the topical boards I read are displaying correctly.

                          1. re: janniecooks
                            sunshine842 Nov 23, 2013 05:50 AM

                            me, too -- it's only the main page that's affected -- even my "My Discussions" page displays at the top of the page.

                        2. sunshine842 Nov 22, 2013 03:53 AM

                          Me, too --

                          Not the end of the world -- I'd still rather scroll down than deal with all the ads.

                          Adblock for me!

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                            Violatp Nov 22, 2013 01:11 AM

                            I get the same thing. It's not that it's blank, it's that there's a giant chunk of blank space before the threads begin. Scroll down for the top of the threads.


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                            1. re: Violatp
                              janniecooks Nov 22, 2013 01:33 AM

                              Silly me, I expected to see the threads at the top of the page. I guess the blank space is where the advertisments are usually placed, but the PWB are getting back at those of us who use Adblock.

                              1. re: janniecooks
                                Violatp Nov 22, 2013 01:45 AM

                                It only just started doing that tonight; maybe there's a glitch of some sort. I hope so, anyway!

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