I just tried clicking on the "famous question" badge bar to list my famous questions (on superuser.com, not the meta). I got this:


this was from my main profile page; then I tried it from the "badges" page - same result.


  • Is this persistent or was it a one-time thing?
    – undo
    Commented Sep 27, 2017 at 19:52
  • @rahuldottech: Hasn't happened before. It was persistent for a couple of minutes or so, but now it seems ok.
    – einpoklum
    Commented Sep 27, 2017 at 19:57
  • eh, happens sometimes, nothing to really worry about, IMO
    – undo
    Commented Sep 27, 2017 at 19:58
  • @rahuldottech: Just doing my civic duty. Also, when I reported this it was still persisting...
    – einpoklum
    Commented Sep 27, 2017 at 19:59
  • 2
    – Mokubai Mod
    Commented Sep 27, 2017 at 20:42
  • there's some redis related stuff going on. Its PROBABLY transient, but shog knows. Well actually Nick knows.
    – Journeyman Geek Mod
    Commented Sep 28, 2017 at 0:12

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We removed some help posts around Documentation, which had references in memory (ah, ha! another name for cache, which is always the issue!) that weren't properly purged.

The cache was flushed and the error should now be fixed!

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