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Old 09-07-2018, 13:09   #1
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Popup Add Worm IPhone

Anyone else having this problem with this site? A “You’ve Won a free IPhone” add pops up on this site and takes control until I erase my browsing history or restart my iphone. Very annoying. It only happens on cruisersforum or sailnet. It was so irritating on sailnet, I never go to the site.

The screen goes to this, then locks up my iphone. It happens all the time on cruisersforum.
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Old 09-07-2018, 13:11   #2
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Re: Popup Add Worm IPhone

All the time. Sometimes multiple times a day. Thought it was just me.
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Old 09-07-2018, 13:34   #3
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Never seen that.
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Old 09-07-2018, 14:09   #4
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Shoulda brought a Samsung!
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Old 09-07-2018, 15:43   #5
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Re: Popup Add Worm IPhone

Are you seeing this on the mobile view or using the cf mobile app?
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Old 09-07-2018, 18:14   #6
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Re: Popup Add Worm IPhone

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Are you seeing this on the mobile view or using the cf mobile app?
I use the full site view which I guess would be the mobile view, and it only shows up when I’m on cruisers forum or when I try sailnet.
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Re: Popup Add Worm IPhone

I’m having the same exact issue on an iPhone 6. Happens constantly. However, I downloaded the Firefox browser for the iPhone and it doesn’t happen in Firefox, only in safari.
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Popup Add Worm IPhone

Not seen it, although I’m on the App with an IPad.
Try the App as a fix for now

You can run Firefox on an Apple product? Just downloaded, learned something
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No, you’ve actually won the free phone! Just send me $995 for handling (I’ll pay the shipping) and it’ll be on the way!
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On sites that do that, go into airplane mode, then return to the browser and back up or kill the tab, then restore wifi/cell.
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