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    What is this?

    I've seen these two strange boxes on just about every page on Apolyton which I've viewed but not on any other websites. Does anyone know what they are?

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    I saw it earlier today as well...
    "If black people robbed you, I'd not consider it prejudice for you to be angry at black people in general" - Ben Kenobi
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    Martin probably laughs his ass off every time he tweaks the forum and watches yall act a donkey. i know i do
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    What...act like a donkey?
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    jackass.
    " And I inspire men with envy, and [desire for] murder, and for wars and sodomy, and other evil things. And I will destroy the world." - Beelzebub; The Testament of Solomon 27:4.

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    It's back.
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    Its back! Run for your lives!
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    It's annoying. But then again, most of the site leadership is dutch...
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    It's an ad frame for facebook. With AdBlock, I was able to get rid of those boxes. Just block the frames.

    ACK!
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    Now I am getting it too. From Facebook you say? Is it another feature that works as well as their Android app?
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    I'm getting it too, but the boxes are filled in (white). so they block any text behind them. Right now, Tuberski's post in this thread is unreadable.
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    It needs to be fixed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuberski View Post
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    It's an ad frame for facebook. With AdBlock, I was able to get rid of those boxes. Just block the frames.

    ACK!
    How's this MM?

    ACK!
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    Now it's blocking Wezil's post.
    "We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work...After eight years of this Administration, we have just as much unemployment as when we started... And an enormous debt to boot!" — Henry Morgenthau, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Treasury secretary, 1941.

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    ...AND NOW IT'S BLOCKING THE EDIT SCREEN!!!
    "We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work...After eight years of this Administration, we have just as much unemployment as when we started... And an enormous debt to boot!" — Henry Morgenthau, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Treasury secretary, 1941.

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    Its not white its transparent.
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    So are you !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuberski View Post
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    It's an ad frame for facebook. With AdBlock, I was able to get rid of those boxes. Just block the frames.

    ACK!
    OK, I will attempt to eliminate it using AdBlock.
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    WORKED! Thanks, Tubs!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AAHZ View Post
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    Its not white its transparent.
    It might be because I'm using the dark forum skin, but it is most certainly NOT transparent.
    "We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work...After eight years of this Administration, we have just as much unemployment as when we started... And an enormous debt to boot!" — Henry Morgenthau, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Treasury secretary, 1941.

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    WORKED! Thanks, Tubs!
    They've dasappeared for me too, but I didn't touch anything.
    "We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work...After eight years of this Administration, we have just as much unemployment as when we started... And an enormous debt to boot!" — Henry Morgenthau, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Treasury secretary, 1941.

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    I shouldn't have to tweak my browser just to visit a particular site. The problem isn't/wasn't on my end.
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    What's next? Those double underlined keywords with tooltip ads?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wezil View Post
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    It needs to be fixed.
    Still.
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    I've been seeing it too. As I don't want to add another addon to my browser, I've been inspecting the boxes and adding "display:none;" to the inline styles box (only works with Firefox 8 and above, I think, or IE 7 and above, and I have no idea about Chrome or Opera). Could whoever is responsible for maintaining the website please clean this up? I pay good money to be a member here! Oh wait...

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    I disabled the facebook connect, it is probably something on their end that they changed. Even so it does not show up in the vBulletin default style. It seems to be something in our customized styles, but at some point it is not worth to search for it. So I may later try to pin it down, so you may see it again, or I just postpone to the next vBulletin upgrade like vBulletin 4.12 or later.

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    Thank you sir.
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