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Safari is literally sending me back in time... (Help?)

I don't know when I started noticing this, so I cannot figure out if I installed add-ons or any software to trigger this, but my Safari 2.0.1 browser (on my iMac G5 iSight) is acting very strangely...

When on a variety of sites (such as CNET.com, Mac.Softpedia.com, or Amazon.com), I often click a link and use the traditional "back" button in Safari to go back to the main page. What I've been noticing is that sometimes, and I think randomly, hitting the "back" sends me back to the main page from a day or so ago. Especially on daily-updated websites like CNET.com or News.com, hitting the back button may bring me to yesterdays headlines and stories: complete with all images, links, and everything!

I notice this particularly on CNET, Softpedia, Youtube, and Wikipedia. I do not know how to trigger this but when it happens it is quite baffling! Hitting "refresh" will restore to the current page.

I use a 17" 1.9 GHz iMac G5 with iSight camera. My operating system (10.4.8) and all of the software updates are up-to-date... If anyone has experienced this or a similar issue and could help me with this, I would be very thankful.

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