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It looks like css doesn't work:

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or it's only on my computer?

UPDATE: Screenshot above was from Chrome. When I tried to open in IE9, I get the following:

enter image description here and in FireFox looks like in Chrome.

When I tried to open css directly I got the following error:

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So, I think it's reason why it's not working.

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Try pressing CTRL+F5 a lot – Doorknob Jun 3 '13 at 15:58
No repro here. All works fine. – Bart Jun 3 '13 at 15:58
do other sites seem to be missing the css as well? – apaul34208 Jun 3 '13 at 16:01
Your local DNS server is probably causing the issue. Use a proxy server and test. – AsheeshR Jun 3 '13 at 16:01
sometimes it's working fine, then again this ugly design. I found similar questions: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/29431/radomly-missing-css?rq=1 and meta.stackexchange.com/questions/20068/… – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 16:02
yes, other sites too. It happened first on Friday, then now again. I'm using it at my job. On weekend from the home I didn't see any issues. – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 16:06
when I press CTRL+F5, one time it's okay, then press again, back without css. – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 16:19
not sure I can use proxy at mt job – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 16:21
That damned stack overlow. Always have problems with that site, especially with the spel checker. – Robert Harvey Jun 3 '13 at 16:35
It seems that SO team should ask on SO how to update CSS and JavaScript :) – Danubian Sailor Jun 3 '13 at 16:57
There's a new/different static CDN provider URL that I had to allow recently (in the last week or so)...look at what you're blocking/allowing. – Jonathan Leffler Jun 3 '13 at 17:44
that's why it stopped to work last week. btw, only meta is working without problem. – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 17:56
Having the same exact issue here. – JohnB Jun 4 '13 at 4:00
it looks like that today stackoverflow is okay for me. but I still can't access css and js directly. something changed in design? btw, other stackexchange sites: some are okay, some have the same problem as stackoverflow had before. – Alex Jun 4 '13 at 14:04
again: sometimes is working, sometimes not. – Alex Jun 5 '13 at 17:56

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Try opening:


If you see errors on either, investigate those.

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it's blocked, I added screenshot to the question. So, I think it's reason why I have problem with css. – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 17:20
Ok. You need to talk to your network administrator about unblocking our CDN then. – Shog9 Jun 3 '13 at 17:28
I talked. He said Costa Rica is blocked for everybody. – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 17:33
We're not in Costa Rica. – Shog9 Jun 3 '13 at 17:35
They have some algorithm for detecting country (maybe using ip, I'm not sure exactly) and I don't think it works right. – Alex Jun 3 '13 at 17:38
According to RIPE Database it's hosted in Europe and according to this deep inside Switzerland... shouldn't it be in the U.S? – Shadow Wizard Jun 3 '13 at 17:50
The website is hosted in NY. CDN nodes are all over the world. – David Fullerton Jun 3 '13 at 18:04
okay, now I have access to these files, but some pictures and functionality still missing. I think some other css or jquery not loading. – Alex Jun 7 '13 at 14:03
There are a bunch of files on that host, @Alex - you'll want cdn.sstatic.net whitelisted entirely, not just individual files. – Shog9 Jun 7 '13 at 14:18
I can open cdn.sstatic.net directly without problem and could before. The problem only with specific files. okay, maybe I should speak with admin again. – Alex Jun 7 '13 at 14:24
Identify the specific files, and see what errors are occurring for them (in-browser dev tools are helpful for this). If it's something different, post the errors (otherwise, yeah, see your admin). – Shog9 Jun 7 '13 at 14:49

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