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by QMT / January 31, 2012 2:39 AM PST

Article comments do not load if scripts are blocked, as of this afternoon (1/31).

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Tell us more.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 31, 2012 2:51 AM PST
In reply to: CNET javascript

What browser are you using and which add-ons do you use to block Twitter?

For example I use Firefox with both AdBlockPlus and NoScript.

I can see all the comments in the link below;;contentBody

However, interestingly Twitter is not blocked by NoScript in my Firefox but I've just tested it and when I forbade Twitter, not only did I lose those comments, but I also lost the first post I was typing in reply to your post.

I had to allow Twitter to see the comments and to make this reply.

This seems to be user choice. Since I am here at CNET continuously I have told NoScript to allow all scripts here, otherwise I will be missing some options.


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by QMT / January 31, 2012 3:09 AM PST
In reply to: Tell us more.

Firefox 9.0.1, Noscript 2.2.8.

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by QMT / January 31, 2012 3:15 AM PST
In reply to: Tell us more.

This started happening a little after noon CST.

Presumably, whatever CNET script loads the comments has been changed to be dependent on a returned value from some-odd twitter script, or it just fails.

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Update: This should be fixed now.
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / January 31, 2012 4:20 AM PST
In reply to: When

The site engineers rolled out some changes earlier today, and they have since rolled back the changes to look more into this issue.

Sorry about the inconvenience.

Please let me know if the comments are showing up now.

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by QMT / January 31, 2012 4:31 AM PST

Comments are appearing again, with twitter scripts still blocked.

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(NT) Thanks for letting us know!
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / January 31, 2012 4:36 AM PST
In reply to: Yup
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