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I am reviewing my open questions (some are on page 4 or 5), so I click the page number "4" and get a list of questions.

I click on the question, I go read it, and then hit the back button to go back and see the next question, it takes me back to the first page of my questions, not to where I actually was.

Should I not be hitting the back button?

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"So I click the page number "4" and then come back to " Come back to what? The future? Canada? Do, a deer, a female deer? INQUIRING MINDS NEED TO KNOW! –  Hilarious Comedy Pesto Nov 4 '09 at 19:40
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Looks like meta.stackexchange.com/questions/30342/… complains of the same thing. –  romkyns Nov 29 '09 at 12:50

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up vote 12 down vote accepted

This one makes me feel pretty good:

The back button now works as expected in the user page:

http://stackoverflow.com/users/109035/raj-more#qpage_4-apage_3-qsort_votes-asort_votes

Also pages are linkable for an add bonus.

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+10000000000000 –  Jon Seigel Jun 29 '10 at 12:37
    
Absolutely love this new feature. Even if tabbed browsing mitigates the problem, this implementation is a time saver when you accidentally miss your middle click on page 42/66. –  Grace Note Jun 29 '10 at 13:19
    
Awesome, waffles! –  BalusC Jun 29 '10 at 13:47
    
Nice one. While you're at it, there's also the ajax on the user/tag search pages. :) –  Alconja Jun 29 '10 at 23:12

No, do not hit the back button here. Open your questions in tabs!

Watch the address bar when you click page 4. It shows the same URL than page 1. Therefore the back button cannot distinguish these pages. Believe me, tabbed browsing is really great to solve this issue.

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Yeah, the ajax pretty much renders the back button useless here. –  squillman Nov 4 '09 at 20:04
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AJAX FAIL! BOOOOO! –  Shog9 Nov 11 '09 at 21:24
    
@Shog9, its fixed now :) –  waffles Jun 29 '10 at 7:52
    
@waffles: excellent... –  Shog9 Jun 29 '10 at 14:53

There's nowhere to go "back" to here because you haven't left the page..

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