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The title pretty much says it all. Opened up the page for the first time today, had a shiny red "Oh you got 3 new somethings" indicator, clicked it, and then... emptiness.

First time this happened to me, I found this question but it's marked as resolved. Also my last visit to the site was < 10 hours ago.

Update

The inbox is working again.

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[status-norepro] on my side. –  nyuszika7h Feb 19 '11 at 9:16
    
I can't see my inbox on my sys –  Benny Feb 19 '11 at 10:35
    
I'm seeing this in Chrome 9.0.597.98 on Windows XP –  ChrisF Feb 19 '11 at 10:41
    
I'm getting this same problem, Inbox empty. Firefox 3 on Windows XP. –  Jez Feb 19 '11 at 10:47
    
Just FYI, the number you blurred isn't a secret; it just a timestamp acting as a cache breaker. But you're right, better save than sorry :) –  balpha Feb 19 '11 at 11:10
    
Status-no-longer-repro, seems to be fixed now –  Pëkka Feb 19 '11 at 11:39
    
@balpha Yea, wasn't sure about it and had no time to investigate it any further this morning. –  Ivo Wetzel Feb 19 '11 at 11:58
    
@IvoWetzel If you worked with jQuery ajax you'd know that that's the cache busting query added by jQuery automatically :P –  Yi Jiang Feb 19 '11 at 16:50
    
@YiJiang Sorry but I do real JS :P –  Ivo Wetzel Feb 19 '11 at 16:54
    
@IvoWetzel Lies! Everyone knows that JavaScript is just code running on a jQuery plugin. –  Yi Jiang Feb 19 '11 at 16:56
    
The inbox has been reset for me yesterday as well. –  badp Feb 19 '11 at 16:59
    
I can't reproduce it in Chrome 11.0.672.2 dev. –  nyuszika7h Feb 19 '11 at 17:01
    
I've also seen this; the 'reset' however didn't remove everything, a single comment made a few hours ago which I remember I've seen before everything got wipes is still there, but everything before that is gone –  Yi Jiang Feb 19 '11 at 17:03
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I'm getting this same problem, Inbox empty. Firefox 3 on Windows XP. Aaand, it hasn't started working for me, unlike the original poster, so please don't mark this answer as 'accepted' yet.

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New items are showing up - I just can see old ones. –  ChrisF Feb 19 '11 at 11:36
    
Ditto. I just got the notification for your reply. –  Jez Feb 19 '11 at 11:37
    
OK now my inbox isn't showing your reply, either. –  Jez Feb 19 '11 at 12:42
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All those who are saying it's fixed... Um, it isn't for me. In fact, I just came onto stackoverflow.com, had the red circle indicating '1 new notification', and my inbox was completely empty. –  Jez Feb 19 '11 at 15:52
    
Me too! Same problem here. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Feb 19 '11 at 18:01
    
My inbox has apparently started working again, but I wouldn't be surprised if some others weren't. Seems to be an intermittent problem. –  Jez Feb 19 '11 at 18:20
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