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What is it with the PCA site?


TonyV
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The site seems to load in a very strange way and it always now spits and starts and jumps all over the place.

I have a iMAC with Mountain Lion and Safari 6.0.1. No matter what I do, it never seems smooth in its operation.

It works, but I get giddly trying to see where the pages are going to with their jumping up and down. Is it because of the various adverts or is there something more fundamental to the/my problem?

Cheers

TonyV

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rdave13

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Woolwell , yesterday, early evening I could get the link on a users name to work in compatibility view in IE9. Doesn't work today but the links bar for social sites only works in compatibility mode for me.

I did find the pop-up bar, at the top, when scrolling, useful, though a better colour would have been good, but that's gone.

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Chronus There's an old saying that if you have a devious mind yourself you'll see deviousness everywhere.

There's no sinister purpose behind changing the hyperlink colour. I sometimes had difficulty in seeing the previous colour; I felt it didn't stand out sufficiently, so I initiated a change. It's as simple (and innocent) as that.

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Nontek

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I like the change of colour.

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TonyV

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Forum Editor

Not quite sure what you mean. The links in red in submissions are nothing at all to do with what we are posting as normal text as in a conversation. It seems to me that if you hover over a red word above, an ad comes from Powerlink. In my post way back when, it was Powerlinks that came up as it does in your colour link above. They appear to be selling Microsoft products.

The question I suppose is," What governs the change to a link in an ordinary conversation?"

As I said earlier, we are going to have to be careful what words we use!

Cheers

TonyV

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TonyV

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Very odd. I suddenly got a fourth page when I sent that last missive. Prior to that I was on page 3!

To add to my previous comment, the word Microsoft has come up as red and contains the advert. Certainly not of my making.

TonyV

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compumac

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I have tried to post today but have found that the site does not refresh OR it is frozen at one stage. Every time I have accessed the site during this afternoon the first thread remains the first thread without any changes whatsoever. I tried to post during the afternoon and up until 7:15 but it did not accept my posting and the order of threads did not alter..

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lotvic

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They are 'In Text Advertising', an advert will attach itself to a certain anchor keyword. You can google for more info.

You can install an Adblocker and subscribe to a List (pre-written list of sites and scripts to block) that will stop them showing (You can add your own entries as well)

I have FireFox browser and 'Adblock Plus' subscribed to Fanboys List.

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TonyV

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lotvic

Thanks for that, but I use almost exclusively Safari on the MAC and Adblock Plus is not available yet. I do have Firefox on, but rarely use it. Safari seems to be quick enough on most sites so do not see the point of moving permanently across to Firefox. It is on the MAC as a standby really, just in case.....

Cheers

TonyV

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morddwyd

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The site now seems to be slow on a permanent basis, no matter what time of day it is.

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Nontek

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The site is flying for me, at the moment.

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