It SEEMS to be fixed now...
... and even the Search function (which has been unavailable for the past day or so) is back and operational.
I have noticed some of the odd behaviour of the system such as that which Mike and Nathan mentioned in posts above, and have worked out a way to remove these "phantom threads".
If any new instances from this moment forward appear, please let us know here in this thread.
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine