Answered-questions popups

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  1. disclamatory

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    I am new here and I have spent a lot of time on Search trying to get rid of the annoying popup "answered-questions" which follows me everywhere. I figure it has been dealt with somewhere, but can't find a solution. Please help.
     
  2. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    I've noticed it too and it's just started today. I'm sure Admin will be onto this - it's very very persistent and very very annoying and will quickly send people away. If you have the iCab browser, you can set a filter

    http://mm.chi*

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    Thanks...It has been driving me to distraction
    I guess Search did not turn up anything because it is so new?
     
  4. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    It certainly wasn't there last night (I'm in the UK) so it's come up overnight. I've sent a message to Admin to ask them to fix it quickly before it drives everyone crazy.

    Tim
     
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    A few of us have it. I had it all last night! I think Rambler gave it to me, he was whining about it then I got it.

    Then I was whining too.:D
     
  6. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    Members have been commenting about it in several posts; I hope Admin fix it soon. Perhaps iPF has been hacked??

    Tim
     
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    I haven't given you anything Marie LOL but I would be most pleased if we can sort it!
    I use the standard browser with I pad, so not sure about icab or how to set a block up for a certain site, I've checked settings and found nothing!
     
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  8. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    Marilyn and Marie confused....:D

    You can't block this pop-up in Safari but if you have iCab you can set a filter to block it very effectively. You'll see the URL I gave above - just type that in as a user-defined filter in iCab and you'll not see that pop-up again.

    Plus - an added bonus - iCab can pretend it's not an iPad so you don't have to suffer that dreadful new Google search results interface they've just rolled out.

    New Google Search experience for tablets - Official Google Mobile Blog

    Tim
     
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    Sorry Marilyn...I meant Marie.....I knew it began with M LOL

    I've just been looking on the net for a different browser Tim, is icab what you would suggest for the best iPad experience, are there many other platforms?
     
  10. SweetPoison

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    What are you two talking about? It says "Marie"


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