I've seen this couple times already. I visit a site using a link from Google or Stack Exchange itself, I'm not logged in, and yet the "Welcome back, Braiam. You've been logged in." doesn't appear until I go to the main/question page. This doesn't seems like the desirable behavior (in fact I remember that was the behavior). Can we fix, PLOX?
It normally does:
I'm not sure why that doesn't happen for you, but it definitely sounds like a bug. Some things you could check to help us (and the SE staff) diagnose it would be:
- Which browser(s) does this happen on?
- Does it still happen even if you disable all browser extensions?
- Are there any relevant error messages logged to your browser's developer console when you open a question page where the notice should appear?
- Just to be sure, does the HTML source for such pages include anything like