There's no excuse for it.
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If I tell Opera to pretend that it's Firefox, I can get into the site and everything seems to work. So thanks for the offer to "help" me but I like my browser just fine.
It has been a LONG time (we're talking years) since I've seen that sort of message on a website and even more since the identity switch thing has worked. I hope they didn't pay a lot for the redesign.