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The logo on the maintenance page (the one with the nice Meta Means Murder) does not link against the site, I think it should do that so that we can use it as a cheap Refresh alternative (to try if it works again).

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Uh, which one doesn't link back to the site for you? Either they already did, or this has just been fixed... –  Cody Gray Aug 18 '11 at 9:24
    
@Cody Gray: Arrr...I meant the maintenance page. Going to fix my question. –  Time Traveling Bobby Aug 18 '11 at 9:25
    
This one and this one (and their Meta equivalents) both have active logo links. –  Cody Gray Aug 18 '11 at 9:26
    
@Cody Gray: There it is! You're my hero! :) –  Time Traveling Bobby Aug 18 '11 at 9:32
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By definition, app_offline means that there is a good chance the link will fail... also: note that you might see this on "meta" more than other places, due to different infrastructure/configuration of meta/everything-else. Not sure this is critical...? –  Marc Gravell Aug 18 '11 at 9:44
    
@Marc Gravell: This is absolutely not critical in any way, it's just something I just stumbled upon (seeing the error page my first intention was to click the logo to retry). –  Time Traveling Bobby Aug 18 '11 at 9:45
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You could also argue that [F5] already does everything a link would, and avoids the issue of going to the wrong page afterwards –  Marc Gravell Aug 18 '11 at 9:46
    
@Marc Gravell: Yes, I'm aware of that. I tried to express that with the cheap refresh alternative part. –  Time Traveling Bobby Aug 18 '11 at 9:47

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