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I'm seeing this quite often now, where I'll view a post with a number of comments (not always a lot) and both links are visible and stay there. Clicking on either one doesn't remove the other.

Not sure what causes it; it happens intermittently, possibly when someone posts a comment as I'm loading, or after loading the page.
Usually reloading the page fixes it.
It started happening after the web socket stuff got implemented I think.

I know this isn't much to go on, but thought I'd log it anyway.

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Do you have this userscript installed, by any chance? – Tim Stone Apr 18 '12 at 15:34
Yes I do. I can't actually remember the last time I used it. Removed! – George Duckett Apr 19 '12 at 6:55
Ah, that was probably it then. It creates a clone of that link in a way that'd usually be invisible to the user, but because the WebSocket event code is looking for the original link it's possible for them both to be displayed when a notification of a new comment comes in. – Tim Stone Apr 19 '12 at 12:25
I've updated the script with a fix. That link cloning @TimStone mentions was a crappy workaround that was necessary because back in the days when I wrote that script, I had no idea what I was doing. – balpha Jun 6 '12 at 13:20
@balpha: Thanks for the update! – George Duckett Jun 6 '12 at 13:48
up vote 2 down vote accepted

The userscript: "Reply" links on comments has been shown to cause this issue. Hopefully I can get balpha to update his userscript when he returns from his honeymoon.

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