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Topic # 185426 22-Nov-2015 15:34
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Just me or every flippin website I click on recently suddenly dims the background and ask me to sign up to their newsletter what in their right mind makes then think I am going to sign up to the newsletter before I even have a chance to read or look at the website?

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  Reply # 1432765 22-Nov-2015 17:28
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Yeah, that and the crap that pops up because you are moving the mouse towards the scrollbar is another annoying thing.




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  Reply # 1432885 22-Nov-2015 20:18
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If you subscribe the Annoyances list from https://secure.fanboy.co.nz/ does it help?

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  Reply # 1432894 22-Nov-2015 20:36
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This is something only blog about "doing business on the Internet" used to have, now anything under the sun is doing it. You start reading something and your eyes are only halfway through the second paragraph and *bam* comes an overlay.

I just don't go back to those sites.





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