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Fixing the Chrome Background Refresh Bug

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There is a bug in the current version of Chromium (hence Google Chrome) that sometimes fails to redraw CSS background images when they’re hidden and then re-shown. This issue appeared on Mavenlink’s Tour page. Thomas Fuchs discusses some possible solutions, but none of those worked for us. Here is our ugly solution:

Please let me know if you find something better!