I'm tagging this Kinja Help because if the sidebar was behaving this way yesterday, I didn't notice and whether it's working right or not, I thought this worthy of a heads-up.

When looking at the Crosstalk index page, I get the sidebar which follows the pattern we've known (current, "popular" posts), but if I click through to individual posts, even though they are from Crosstalk, I'm seeing the sidebar which is the personal for the author of that post.

For example, right-click the Crosstalk logo text and open it into a new tab. Compare that sidebar to the one which is to the left of this post.

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Update: Here's a link to Lauren's post. Though it really doesn't include anything that isn't covered in the thread, below. (Also, the Kinja Help tag has been removed)

2nd Update: It looks like the same functionality has been applied to the ad-supported blogs and if a blogger hasn't recommended any posts, the sidebars on their own will be blank. This is the same as it works with community bloggers, so apparently it's not broke.

3rd Update: Lauren has confirmed this to be the case.