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I found a question on StackOverflow which, itself, wasn't particularly interesting, but one of the answers had some good links which I was going to follow up. So I bookmarked it in Google Chrome.

Now, when I click on the bookmark, I'm redirected to a completely unrelated question.

What's going on?

Where did the original question go? Why am I redirected to something completely unrelated?

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I think this is because of the recent outage - the post id seem to have been mixed up. Google has a cached version if you search for it: google.com/… –  Yi Jiang Oct 11 '10 at 8:17
    
Unfortunately, the cached version appears to be missing the answers :-( –  Roger Lipscombe Oct 11 '10 at 9:14
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Searching on SO by title, sorted by date, gets you the current ID: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3896436/all-about-wcf-client

(Oddly, Google's cache even shows you a user id for "delivering" that is now a different user. Searching that name on the user pages, gets you the right user though, who only has a single post right now.)

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I accepted this one because you answered the most important part of my question: "Where did the original question go?". Marc gets an upvote for answering the other half. –  Roger Lipscombe Oct 12 '10 at 8:08
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This probably relates to the outage on Saturday. A small amount of data was screwy, so shortcuts from that interval will be wrong (they may have a different ID)

See here for full details

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