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When going to a Stack Exchange user profile (, and you click All Sites, it leads to I see a trailing # in the URL.

So, when I want to go back to the previous page, I need to click the back button twice. Why is that?

The same happens to the list/grid view for all sites: Here is the grid view URL: (this also includes the trailing #). The List view URL is, and this one is.

This happens in Firefox and IE.

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@slhck go to and it will automatically add #newest for back you need to press twice back button. – Zaheer Ahmed Nov 4 '13 at 6:08
yes!!! its happening in firefox – Zaheer Ahmed Nov 4 '13 at 6:15
Turns out you're right, had to install Firefox for that, but it's indeed a bug. – slhck Nov 4 '13 at 6:21
It should append the latest "sort by" you chose (e.g., or "traffic" if none. In Firefox it fails to retrieve that latest "sort by" data for some reason. – Shadow Wizard Nov 4 '13 at 12:09
The same is true for Internet Explorer 10.0.0200.16721 – Jehof Nov 4 '13 at 12:58
@Chenmunka but in this case it's "empty" # and serves no purpose whatsoever. – Shadow Wizard Nov 4 '13 at 13:02
No # by default in Chrome – Ashish Nitin Patil Nov 4 '13 at 16:30

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