Problems with FocusTime site blocking
Your web browser gets "stuck" blocking distracting websites, even after the FocusTime session ends
Start another focus session for 1 minute by creating a custom length FocusTime session. Click the RescueTime icon in your system tray or Menu Bar, click FocusTime and choose "Custom..."—then create a 1 minute session.
Force-quit RescueTime by using Task Manager or Activity Monitor.
Sites are not being blocked during FocusTime
If you are using Firefox on OS X and sites are not being blocked, you will need the Firefox browser extension for FocusTime to work.
A site that you think should be blocked isn't.
RescueTime will block sites that you have visited in the last three months which have been scored as "very distracting" either by you or as its default setting.
If you see a site not being blocked that you think should be, first check your distracting activities report and make sure the site is listed.
To find the site, you may need to adjust the date controls and go back further in time to find it. If you don't see it, then it's either categorized as something other than "Very Distracting," or you haven't visited the site in the last three months. In the latter situation, the next time you start a FocusTime session the site should be blocked since you've just visited it. Otherwise, change the productivity of the site to "Very Distracting" on your Categorize Activities page.
In addition, check your FocusTime exceptions list to ensure that the site in question is not listed there.