Finder format changes every time - why?

Every time I open a Finder window, the format of the file structure changes.  Sometimes it's icons, sometimes it's a column view, etc.  Prior to Snow Leopard I never had this problem.  It's irritating as all get-out.  Anybody know if there's a fix for this??

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