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  • Nate
    Banned Former Member
    • Apr 2015
    • 3794
    • Quarantined

    Social Media Bar on Free Site

    I was on my iPhone SE (small screen) reading through a new review when (what appears to be) a new annoyance appeared.

    There was some sort of social media bar on the left hand side of the screen that appeared when you touched the screen then would disappear a few seconds after you stopped touching the screen. This bar blocked the first few letters of every line making it horrible to try to read the article. I usually keep a finger on the screen and scroll as I go.

    Please for the love of the BBQ gods get rid of or fix this feature as it completely destroys the customer / user experience.

    It shouldn’t be my phone or browser as I don’t have this problem on other sites.

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  • Nate
    Banned Former Member
    • Apr 2015
    • 3794
    • Quarantined

    #2
    Hitting the arrow button at the top doesn’t work either as the bar will reappear as soon as you start scrolling again.

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    • treesmacker
      treesmacker commented
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      I'm with you - I'd just as soon shut off any site that has that obnoxious bar and go somewhere else. It is one thing to offer it, but to keep it there right in your face is just RUDE!
  • HawkerXP
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 6318
    • Virginia
    • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
      Thermopops
      Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
      Slo n Sear
      Cold beer

    #3
    Yowzer!

    Comment

    • Frozen Smoke
      Club Member
      • Nov 2017
      • 1528
      • Northern Mn

      #4
      Ugh I hate that crap...

      Comment

      • Donw
        Club Member
        • Jul 2017
        • 3492

        #5
        Get rid of it. Social media bars and the like can be used as trackers and I value my privacy. I don’t do facebook, twitter, or other social media for a reason and I don’t appreciate them collecting my website visiting habits.

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        • Xandera_7
          Former Member
          • May 2018
          • 127
          • Halifax Canada

          #6
          I was going to post about this. Thanks, Nate. I agree with you, it needs to go.

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          • treesmacker
            treesmacker commented
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            I agree with both of you!
        • Donw
          Club Member
          • Jul 2017
          • 3492

          #7
          Yep. Just cleared all my website data and cookies. Came back to log into AR and voile, cookies from facebook.net and facebook.com appeared along with other social media trackers. Get rid of it.

          Comment

          • jfmorris
            Club Member
            • Nov 2017
            • 3518
            • Huntsville, Alabama
            • Jim Morris

              Cookers
              • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (2021)
              • Camp Chef FTG900 Flat Top Grill (2020)
              • Weber Genesis II E-410 w/ GrillGrates (2019)
              • Weber Performer Deluxe 22.5" w/ GrillGrates & Slow 'N Sear & Drip ‘N Griddle & Party Q & Rotisserie (2007)
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              • Lodge L10SK3 12" skillet
              • Anova
              Thermometers
              • Thermoworks Smoke w/ Wifi Gateway
              • Thermoworks Dot
              • Thermoworks Thermapen Classic
              • Thermoworks RT600C
              Beverages
              • Whatever I brewed and have on tap!

            #8
            Good catch. I see that new social media bar in the left margin of the page in my PC web browser too but even if I resize the browser window to very narrow, the social media bar does not overlap the text of the page. Appears that it does not play well with mobile browsers.

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            • Huskee
              Administrator
              • May 2014
              • 15370
              • central MI, USA
              • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                Smokers / Grills
                • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                • PBC
                • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                • Masterbuilt Gravity 560
                • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (light blue)
                • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                Thermometers
                • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                • (1) Smoke X4 by ThermoWorks
                • Thermapen MkII, orange
                • ThermoPop, yellow
                • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                Accessories
                • Instant Pot 6qt
                • Anova Bluetooth SV
                • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                • BBQ Dragon
                • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                • Weber grill topper
                • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                Beverages
                • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                About me
                Real name: Aaron
                Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                Occupation:
                • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

              #9
              Forwarded to the folks in charge of the free site, thanks!...stay tuned.

              Comment


              • Nate
                Nate commented
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                Thank you sir!
            • Stonebriarfarm
              Club Member
              • Jan 2017
              • 6
              • Half way between Ottawa and Montreal

              #10
              Sorry but this scocial media bar is truly annoying, I close it and as soon as I scroll it’s back. iPad user

              Comment

              • RickNY
                Club Member
                • Jul 2018
                • 3

                #11
                I just joined the club a day or two ago and was annoyed to see this crazy thing popping up all the time and was actually going to ask how to get rid of it.

                Comment


                • Nate
                  Nate commented
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                  Welcome from Indiana!

                  I bet they will get it fixed!

                • RonB
                  RonB commented
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                  Welcome to The Pit Rick!
              • Attjack
                Club Member
                • Aug 2017
                • 4569
                • Primo XL
                  Weber 26"
                  Weber 22"
                  Weber 22"
                  Weber 18"
                  Weber Jumbo Joe
                  Weber Green Smokey Joe (Thanks, Mr. Bones!)
                  Weber Smokey Joe
                  Orion Smoker

                  DigiQ DX2
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                  Arteflame 26.75" Insert

                  Blaze BLZ-4-NG 32-Inch 4-Burner Built-In
                  - With Rear Infrared Burner
                  - With Infrared Sear Burner
                  - With Rotisserie
                  Empava 2 Burner Gas Cooktop
                  Weber Spirit 210
                  - With Grillgrates
                  ​​​​​​​ - With Rotisserie
                  Weber Q2200

                  Blackstone Pizza Oven

                  Portable propane burners (3)
                  Propane turkey Fryer

                  Fire pit grill

                #12
                Would drive me nuts.

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                • Huskee
                  Administrator
                  • May 2014
                  • 15370
                  • central MI, USA
                  • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                    Smokers / Grills
                    • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                    • PBC
                    • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                    • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                    • Masterbuilt Gravity 560
                    • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (light blue)
                    • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                    • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                    • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                    Thermometers
                    • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                    • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                    • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                    • (1) Smoke X4 by ThermoWorks
                    • Thermapen MkII, orange
                    • ThermoPop, yellow
                    • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                    • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                    • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                    • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                    Accessories
                    • Instant Pot 6qt
                    • Anova Bluetooth SV
                    • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                    • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                    • BBQ Dragon
                    • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                    • Weber grill topper
                    • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                    • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                    • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                    Beverages
                    • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                    • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                    • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                    • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                    • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                    • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                    • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                    About me
                    Real name: Aaron
                    Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                    Occupation:
                    • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

                  #13
                  Is anyone still having the problem with it popping up? I'm having the opposite problem. On mobile Firefox and Chrome, for me, it auto-dismisses (good) but then I can't re-open it (fine for me but defeats its purpose).

                  Please state what device/browser you're using. Thank you.

                  Comment


                  • Nate
                    Nate commented
                    Editing a comment
                    Update on this issue below
                • Nate
                  Banned Former Member
                  • Apr 2015
                  • 3794
                  • Quarantined

                  #14
                  Huskee the majority of the bar can disappear if you keep hitting the arrow on mine but the Facebook and twitter icons still stay out no matter what once you start scrolling. I’m using iOS.

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                  • Nate
                    Banned Former Member
                    • Apr 2015
                    • 3794
                    • Quarantined

                    #15
                    UPDATE:

                    i have tried to ignore this but it still bothers me. It is annoying enough that every time you go to a new page in the site that the bar pops up (like when paging through reviews) but now the little tweet thing stays there too.

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