May need an Ad Blocker on my phone

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  1. Mendel Leisk

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    I've not put an Ad Blocker on Safari on my IPhone, but may soon: pop-down ad obscures top of screen (regardless of how you scroll). To access alerts you need to dismiss the ad by tapping that chevron. That's getting old real fast...


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    danny is trying to fix it, but what's the downside of ad blocker? i love mine
     
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    Hmm, mine doesn’t do that.

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    but yeah Danny is working on it. Google did some changes with their ads.
     
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    I have an Ad Blocker on my phone.
    It also functions as a Scam call blocker.
    It is commonly referred to as the OFF switch !!! (y)
    :ROFLMAO:
     
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    There's also ads in the middle of postings now.
     
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    An example:

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    It only does this once you begin to scroll in an actual thread and not a sub forum;).

    But a lot of sites are going to this ad filled viewing field:cool:.

    I play Yahoo Fantasy Football and that has gotten real bad. Can only really see a couple of players due to Pizza Hut ads:oops:.

    Could always be worse I guess(y).
     
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    Apparently with my lowly iPhone 5 I'm SOL for adblockers. :cry:
     
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    Yeah the ads in between posts are annoying.
     
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    It's actually within the posting, looks like a posted picture.

    Recipe sites are another that come to mind. There's maybe 10 lines of recipe, somewhere in there, but good luck: sometimes the ads and come-ons near-completely fill the screen, you're paralyzed: no way to scroll without hitting the ad. Yeah I know, it's free, what can you expect, lol.
     
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    when i try to edit on i phone, the edit function blocks what i'm trying to see while typing
     
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    Very:cool:.

    Hopefully you can add your influence for a resolution (y).
     
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    It’s a subtle message:p.
     
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    Yeah that started a few years back, with a website revision. There was various posts about it, but nada happens. There's a couple of work arounds:

    1. Rotate phone horizontal then back to vertical. This works, but I find it also throws off my position on the page, down to "Buy us a beer!" region...

    2. Go to the advanced editor, or whatever it's called.

    A long lasting bug I noticed on a pc too: there's new alerts pop-ups in the middle of the page, but they don't work.
     
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    my new alerts come near the bottom left on my mac. still blocking a post, but i can x them out, or move the page vertically so it isn't blocking what i'm reading.
     
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    Yeah I was just musing: x'ing the pop-up alerts (on pc) is all you can do; they don't behave as a link. On the phone they work tho.
     
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    YOU can resolve that for yourself.
    I NEVER see the stuff you are talking about here or any other "forum".
    My ad blocker is WONDERFUL.
     
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    How about sites that pop-up a "we see you're using an ad blocker"? I usually counter with "I'll see that ad blocker, and raise you an I'm-outa-here" lol.
     
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    Pay close attention next time.
    On many sites, that is just a "suggestion".....in which case you can close the box and continue on.
    Any site that purposely will not work with an ad blocker in place.......is DEAD to me.
     
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