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Daren Todd

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Been having issues recently when trying to post a reply to a thread. If this Barlow Tractors add is at the bottom of the screen when trying to reply to a thread it makes it almost impossible. The screen jumps, then I have to hunt for my cursor. Will find that it adds 20 or 30 lines and my cursor is moved into the middle of the quoted response.
Can we have someone look into this please????? It's extremely frustrating.

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What browser are you using, and have you tried another browser? I have found that some sites don't like Chrome and won't allow me to post a picture, so I have to go to another browser to complete my post with a picture. Also, more and more sites are now checking your browser for malware and requiring that you prove that you are a human. If I have my VPN signed on then Amazon, eBay, and Capital One, just to name a few don't like it because they use your computer location to verify that the person signing on is really you. Going forward, I can see forums having more difficulty with browser compatibility.
 

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Daren - I see the Barlow ad, but it doesn’t do what you’re saying.

Safari on iPhone 13.
 

DustyRusty

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Didn't realize that it was on a phone. I have no clue what the problem might be since I don't use a phone to connect to the forums.
 

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Get an ad blocker for your phone. I use one on my laptop and see none of that junk.
 
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Have an ad blocker and it still shows up regardless of the screen size or position. As much as I understand the need to keep the lights on its annoying.
 

Daren Todd

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Looks like it's something to do with the Samsung internet. On Google Chrome it seems to be fine.

The past few days on the Samsung browser, I was ready to put my phone through the wall trying to make a post. Screen would jump to the Barlow add. Then I would have to scroll up to fund my cursor. Then once I clicked to get the cursor in the correct spot. The bloody screen would jump back to that Barlow add 😡😡😡😡
 

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My personal opinion is that it's not the phone, but the browser that is the root of the issue.

I don't use an android phone so I can't 'speak' to the issue, but trying an alternate browser for an experiment could lead to a solution. Good luck! :)
 

Daren Todd

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My personal opinion is that it's not the phone, but the browser that is the root of the issue.

I don't use an android phone so I can't 'speak' to the issue, but trying an alternate browser for an experiment could lead to a solution. Good luck! :)
They just had a couple updates through on my phone (Galaxy S22). Come to think of it, it started acting goofy after this last update. Still able to post fine using Chrome. So it's probably something to do with the Samsung internet browser.
 

Daren Todd

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I use FF (with ad block), windows 10 and I've seen the ad for a few weeks.
I really wasn't having an issue with the add. Everytime I was going to respond to a thread, I kept having the screen on my phone jump and then I would have to hunt for my response to finish 😅🤣😅🤣😅 I thought it was the Barlow add causing it. Seemed like everything that add popped up, my screen would start going wonky. I think I got it narrowed down to the Samsung internet browser on my phone. I switched to using Chrome and it has straightened out.
 

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I did also install Adblock a while back. I see the Barlow ad, but no issues otherwise.

iPhone 13 with safari.
 
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I went to the Barlow website and checked out their new and used equipment. I would be in real trouble if I were to buy anything from there. Transportation might cost as much as the item! They are located in Somerset Kentucky, so it baffles the mind why they are advertising nationally when their customer base is probably in a 200-mile radius. They are over 900 miles and 15 hours away from me.
 

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I went to the Barlow website and checked out their new and used equipment. I would be in real trouble if I were to buy anything from there. Transportation might cost as much as the item! They are located in Somerset Kentucky, so it baffles the mind why they are advertising nationally when their customer base is probably in a 200-mile radius. They are over 900 miles and 15 hours away from me.
Sometimes even a dealer 900 miles away may have exactly the item that someone is looking for.
I don't know much about Barlow's, but some sellers/dealers may have a very economical shipping rate/cost.
As an example: Everything Attachments offers "free shipping" within 1,000 miles.
Of course, we all recognize that it is really not "free shipping", but EA obviously has a very low shipping price agreement with somebody, and builds that cost into their selling price.
 
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I use FF (with ad block), windows 10 and I've seen the ad for a few weeks.
Follow Greensvillejay's advise in post #12 and the ad will disappear. You have to do the same for each ad that may appear. It works like magic.
 
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