Why doesn't my 'back' button work after visiting this website? I have seen many sites where you have to click the back button twice in order to get back to where you were, but I have never seen one where you can't get 'back' at all. What have the site builders done?

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    Excuse me if don't click on the link you provided. – pavium Feb 14 '10 at 9:40
  • Feel free... I can understand your concerns... though I'm pretty sure the site builders were simply over-enthusiastic rather than devious. – Mick Feb 15 '10 at 10:58

I'd assume it's a bit of javascript code that is preventing you from going back, using history.forward(). All history.forward() does when called is bounce you forward in your browser history, which is what this website seems to be doing. Although if you click repeatedly fast enough (3 fingers on the mouse type of deal), you can :)

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