What's the deal with the "More Like This" section?

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For example, this page https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061735/ shows 4 titles under the "More Like This" section. Refresh the page once or twice and then there are 5. Refresh a couple more times and then there are 4 again. It's the same in several browsers. Any ideas?

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I refreshed the page 6 times and got the same 4

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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This time I waited. The first 4 are closely related with Poitier in the titles.
The other 2 are randoms.
You are only getting one extra (5) It is based on your speed of download, Bandwidth, Virus software, and how aggressive a firewall you have. Also it can be worse or better based on other factors also.

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Hmmm interesting. It seems like if imdb thinks my computer can handle it, additional, less significant suggestions will be fetched. I wonder why this only happens for a very small percentage of movie pages (like 1%), and it seems to be only for older movies. Don't know if it's related, but a year ago more pages had a "more like this" section. For example, this page https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064117/ used to have 5 titles listed, and now it has none. Ed, thank you for your input.

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This may seem silly, but blow the dust off of your processor if you know how.
A hot processor slows things down too.
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Kevin

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Believe it or not, I did that a couple weeks ago. Specy shows normal temps.
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I shut down everything else in my house and on my computer, that was using the internet, and closed all other applications. It didn't make a difference. Neither did turning off Windows Defender Firewall.
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bummer
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Kevin

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I've driven by there several times.
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Kevin

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OK, how do 2 replies happen in the exact same second? I swear I didn't do that.
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Kevin, it's a glitch that happens from time to time. I removed the duplicate. 
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Kevin

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What? Your post about computer issues, and my reply about speed are gone. Are you a moderator?
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Never mind. I feel dumber now. I just needed to click the link to show more.
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