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oddsod - 2:00 pm on Sep 21, 2006 (gmt 0)Thread source:: http://www.webmasterworld.com/google/3092370.htm
I'd be surprised if the lack of closing tag affected your site that drastically. Google is used to dealing with missing tags all over the place.
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