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Using your browser's back button may result in posting an answer twice

Under some circumstances, when posting an answer and using the browser's back button, hitting the 'Post Your Answer' button again results in the answer being posted twice. This happened to me here by ...
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Browser's back button doesn't work correctly on the “Global Inbox for a user webpage”

My Firefox for Android (version 62.0b7) browser's back button doesn't work correctly on the Global Inbox for a user webpage (click here for your own) after you use the next or numbered buttons. Once ...
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When browsing questions, back button always returns to page 1

Go to the list of questions (any tab) Click on page X (other than the first) Select a question Click the browser's back button You will now be back on page 1 of the list, instead of page X (which ...
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Hitting back in the browser does not remember my saved edits or comments [duplicate]

This appears to be a bug in StackOverflow and on other StackExchange sites. I only so far tested with Firefox: Edit a question or answer, or add a comment, save it Go to another page in the same tab ...
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Pressing browser's back button takes you to a few days ago's homepage [closed]

I've been noticing this for quite a while, but I've now tested on OSX Yosemite and Windows 10 Chrome, both latest versions, and in incognito mode. I shut down the computer every day. Steps to repro: ...
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Android double back click for returning to previous activity

I have encountered an issue with android stack exchange client. Here are my steps: Open digest email in gmail client Click on a question Stack exchange client with selected question opens Click back ...
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Back Button doesn't give me updated page [duplicate]

Here's the scenario: I'll linger on a page for a short while, and upvotes, close-votes comments, edits, and other content will come in, and the page will update itself I click on some link to ...
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Tags page filter/search is out of sync when going “back” to it

Browser: Chrome 37.0.2062.122 Steps to reproduce: Go to a site's tags page, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/tags. Type something in the “Type to find tags:” box. Click on one of the tags, going ...
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Please fix my back button

Here's a recipe for confusion: Load a page on Stack Exchange. Do anything that updates the page via JS―leave a comment, vote, etc. Leave the page by following a link. Use the browser's back button to ...
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Weird button placement in iOS app

This may just be me, but the back/forward buttons (<>) in the iOS in-app browser seem too close to the refresh button (↻) and a little small. Just a thought.
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“Hot Network Questions” randomizes too much when navigation in browser history [duplicate]

I really love the "Hot Network Questions" (HNQ) as I love to look at what other communities do; in german I would say "Ich liebe es, über den Tellerrand zu schauen" (Love looking beyond my own's ...
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Websockets break caching

Since some time, the SE network has "Hot Network Questions" in a sidebar. Interesting as they are, I click on one of them. It occurs quite frequently that I see another interesting question after ...
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Notifications return after hitting back button in browser

This may seem really trivial, but somehow it really annoys me. I'm somewhat OCD, so I can't bear to have any unread notifications. Sometimes, when I'm reading a post, and I see a notification, I'll ...
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'add/show # more comments' link broken after browsing back in review queue

In certain cases, the link 'add / show # more comments' under a review doesn't work. I can reliably reproduce this when doing the following: Open a review you have already done (or one that is ...
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“Unread Message in your inbox” Notification not refreshes till page refresh

I am using Google Chrome. There are multiple tabs of Stack Overflow are open. When there is any message arrives in Inbox then it appears at top left corner of every tab. What I did is right-clicked on ...
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Bug: Vote buttons associated with wrong answer when returning to previous page

Visit a question, read the answers. Click on a link to some other page. Return to the question page using the browser's back button. Try to vote on an answer. Reload the page. See that the vote was ...
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Using Back to view my Activity page shows me data that's almost 2 weeks old? [duplicate]

I was looking through some of my reviews because I wanted to know what happened to some questions I had reviewed earlier, and discovered clicking on a link from the Activity page then using the Back ...
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The browser's “Back” button cause problems with the review buttons

These are the steps to reproduce what I noticed. I clicked on the link to review the suggested edits, and I was given https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/851165 as post to review I ...
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Review Beta First Posts: I'm Done disabled if browser Back button used

In the new First Posts review, if you take an action on the question, I'm Done becomes available to click on. However, after taking the action, if you click the browser's Back button and then Forward ...
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Viewing suggested edits or reviews from user profile redirects to self, breaks “back” feature [closed]

This is happening to me in IE8 (not able to test in any other browsers at this time). Steps to reproduce: Go to user profile (any user, confirmed on self and other users) Go to activity tab View ...
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Going back after voting shows the page without my vote in Chrome

Vote on a question or add as a favourite. Click a link. Press the back button. The vote isn't visible (but has still been recorded). Chrome v6.0.472.63
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Click Back, Go to Main Page, Removed Questions are Grayed-Out, But Not Removed

Using Chrome, Windows XP: Go to StackOverflow.com, click a question to view it, click back button to go back to StackOverflow.com. My irrelevant questions are grayed out, but they are not removed. ...
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Implement ajax back button support in the user page, paging [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: back arrow to recent activity I always find it kind of annoying that the back button "breaks" when I am browsing through my questions and answers in the user page. For ...
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Make back/forward work on paginated lists

When viewing a list of my own questions, if I switch to page 2 of the list I can't go back to page 1 by clicking the "Back" button in the browser. I understand this is by design, but can the back ...