The website pop up ads are impossible

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And interrupt any typing from an Ipad.  I started over 5 times but was unable to complete a whole paragraph.  Is the webmaster aware that replies are impossible using an Ipad as your site interrupts typed responses constantly?..

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    To be clear, this problem does not happen when using a Windows based desktop or laptop, only with the Ipad.  The constant barrage of interttuptive ads loading and reloading wipe out any typed text entry.  Happens ever single time I use my Ipad with this site.  It does not happen at all with a Windows 7 Pro O/S Dell desktop.

    My firewall is not the issue here, but since you asked, I have Kaspersky Internet Security and I have a Netgear router, and the network for the Ipad is wireless of course.

    What I am seeing is that when attemtping to type a reply to a posting, as I am doing now from my desktop, while using my Ipad wirelessly, the ads interrupt my typing midstream, the ad pops up in the browser, and hitting the back button to get out of the ad returns me to my reply box only to find EVERYTHING I TYPED IS NOW WIPED OUT and I have to start over.. and over and over.  I can at best get about 2 sentences typed in the reply box before an interruption, so the problem is both constant and consistent, and easily duplicated by an IT Tech.

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      Don't know if this is relevant to Ipad,  but I use an extension on chrome browser called Adblock Plus (free) which stops pop ups.  Something similar for Ipad might work.  The only other way around it  I can think of would be to prepare your post in MS Word ,  copy it,  and paste to site in one quick go, before the pop ups can interfere.
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    Hi j91927,

    No I wasn't aware but only came across this by chance. If you do have issues you can contact me directly or use the "Report" link when posting a discussion to draw it to my attention, see the FAQ link at bottom of the page for more on this. I will report this to the developers but what would help if possible is any screenshots you can supply. You can upload them to this discussion in a reply. Also what is the iOS version you are using?




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    Thanks Emis.  The problem is encountered while using my iPad, a Gen 4 Wifi Ipad Model MD 511LL/A via a wifi home connection (quite common of course).   I am running iOS 7.1.1.   There is a newer 8.2 version which I can install and test to see if it has any effect, but this is pretty up to date and also quite ubiquitous.

    I used to do tech support for mainframe software in a call center, so I know why you are requesting screen shots, but with an Ipad that is not so easy, especially with this problem, as it manifests itself while I am typing a reply like this one... I start typing, I am almost immediately interrupted by a pop-up ad that takes over Safari or Chome browser on the iPad; I have to exit from the ad window only to find my text reply is now wiped out, gone foreever.  This repeats again and again.  So, it is easy to duplicate.   Also, I am typing this now on a Windows 7 desktop using Chrome and have no interruptions whatsoever, but on the iPad, the interruptions are constant and never ending... it is not just present while the page is loading or building but continues... I hope that helps.

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