On the newsletters page the "show N more [category] sites" is not working. I click on it and the blue bar with that text goes away but it does not show the rest of the choices. I am using IE9 on a Win7 box.

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The error is:

Webpage error details

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; .NET4.0C; .NET4.0E; InfoPath.3) Timestamp: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 16:26:37 UTC

Message: Object doesn't support this property or method Line: 1 Char: 7173 Code: 0 URI: http://sstatic.net/stackexchange/Js/newsletters.js?v=08b9a92c2f42

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I was able to repro this in IE9 with compatibility mode turned on. It's fixed now.

A variable declaration in newsletters.js was missing a var. In IE, this caused a conflict with an implicit global variable. For example, this throws an error in IE7/IE8:

<input type="hidden" name="v" value="foo" />
<script>v = 'bar';</script>

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