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#135158 16-Nov-2013 11:59
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I find the very bright yellow bars that used to occasionally appear at the top of GZ, and are now constant, visually jarring. As such I've blocked that UI element. I guess the reason I'm pointing this out is to point out that overuse of mechanisms like this will result in people blocking them.

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  #934853 16-Nov-2013 12:15
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slight side note , is there anyway to get rid of those bright green underlined words other than turning on adblock, that appear in every post. it makes reading posts really annoying.




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  #934855 16-Nov-2013 12:17
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vexxxboy: slight side note , is there anyway to get rid of those bright green underlined words other than turning on adblock, that appear in every post. it makes reading posts really annoying.


Where are these bright green underlined words you speak of in every post?
Maybey its not visable to subscribers?



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  #934859 16-Nov-2013 12:25
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Never seen anything bright screen. Post a screenshot?



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  #934861 16-Nov-2013 12:46
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We don't have anything with bright green underline links. You must have some toolbar installed or something else in your PC causing it.

As for the yellow bar at the top, it will disappear soon from next week.




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  #934864 16-Nov-2013 12:55
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ok here's what im talking about , just appeared a couple of weeks ago. anyone know how to stop it.





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  #934865 16-Nov-2013 12:58
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You have either a toolbar causing it, or you have some adware installed in your system. We haven't changed anything in months so it's likely to be your PC.




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  #934867 16-Nov-2013 13:00
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Never seen the green before...



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  #934871 16-Nov-2013 13:07
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The green underline appears to be a common issue, associated with either advertising links in the page (not in this case), or other plugins in your browser.

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  #934879 16-Nov-2013 13:25
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well it was a extension that i added, luckily i only had 2 to check so both went and problem solved.




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  #934884 16-Nov-2013 13:50
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Thanks for confirming that.




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  #934985 16-Nov-2013 19:11
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timmmay: I find the very bright yellow bars that used to occasionally appear at the top of GZ, and are now constant, visually jarring. As such I've blocked that UI element. I guess the reason I'm pointing this out is to point out that overuse of mechanisms like this will result in people blocking them.


Until you mentioned it I never really noticed it.  Not a problem with me though as I usually  look further down the page.




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freitasm: We don't have anything with bright green underline links. You must have some toolbar installed or something else in your PC causing it.

As for the yellow bar at the top, it will disappear soon from next week.


Since they seem to usually be used for information type purposes, any chance of a "Thanks, seen it, don't show it again" type option for these banners - at least for subscribers?

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  #935010 16-Nov-2013 20:57
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Meh I don't notice it when I scroll down, so am not worried about it. As a side note if you're complaining about these because it blinds you at night or something maybe it's time to install F.lux or Redshift?




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I agree, I find the yellow bars quite distracting.

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  #935055 16-Nov-2013 23:34
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Inphinity:
freitasm: We don't have anything with bright green underline links. You must have some toolbar installed or something else in your PC causing it.

As for the yellow bar at the top, it will disappear soon from next week.


Since they seem to usually be used for information type purposes, any chance of a "Thanks, seen it, don't show it again" type option for these banners - at least for subscribers?


That's a good idea. As it's planned to be taken down sometime this coming week I won't do anything for now, but probably change for the next time it's used.





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