The sponsored tag images are not loading for me:

sponsored tag images

The request gets a 500 error after 21 seconds using cdn.sstatic.net:

cdn - 500 error after 21 seconds

Location: London, England.

closed as too localized by Pëkka, animuson, yoozer8, Martijn Pieters, Toon Krijthe Dec 5 '12 at 22:04

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  • No repro here in Geneva, Switzerland. – Bart Apr 9 '12 at 19:15
  • Reproduced specifically for android here in the US (East coast). Other sponsored tags seem to load ok (like Adobe, for instance). It seems to be tied to this image: cdn.sstatic.net/img/hosted/tKsDb.png – Josh Darnell Apr 9 '12 at 19:33
  • @jadarnel27 - For me it looks like all sponsored tags. – Oded Apr 9 '12 at 19:36
  • Weird. I can get this one: cdn.sstatic.net/stackoverflow/img/tag-adobe.png. But not the android one. – Josh Darnell Apr 9 '12 at 19:37
  • Why are your errors pointing at the load time? Why not point at the "500 Internal Server Error" part? P.S. All images are loading fine for me (US Central). – animuson Apr 9 '12 at 19:50
  • I noticed these were being slow loading, but they did load eventually for me. – Flexo Apr 9 '12 at 20:13
  • @animuson - I originally noted the load times. Only when posting the image did I notice the 500 errors. – Oded Apr 9 '12 at 20:20
  • Reproduced 500 in the Netherlands (eg: cdn.sstatic.net/img/hosted/dmHl0.png (Chrome 18 & Firefox 11). – Rob W Apr 9 '12 at 20:30
  • meta.stackexchange.com/questions/128744/… reports similar issues observed from NZ, thanks Rob W for pointing this question out. – Chris Burgess Apr 10 '12 at 4:31
  • Is this still occurring? See balpha's answer for additional things to check when CDN woes occur. – Jarrod Dixon Apr 10 '12 at 21:21
  • @JarrodDixon - Looks like it got sorted out by itself. – Oded Apr 11 '12 at 8:30

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