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    David Rostenne
    BPL Member

    @drostenne

    Locale: Canada

    Hi folks,

    Please make the X to close this ad easier to see.. as is it is annoying and frustrating to find the X in the top right corner and close it. Annoying visitors is not a good practice.

    #3742645
    BlackHatGuy
    Spectator

    @sleeping

    Locale: The Cascades

    On the Mac at least, you can hit the ‘esc’ key to get rid of that highly annoying ad as well. Don’t know if it would also work on Windows.

    #3742646
    David Rostenne
    BPL Member

    @drostenne

    Locale: Canada

    I work in IT.. I know the workarounds, but I want to make it clear that this method of making it hard for people to dismiss something is a negative experience which, in my mind, goes against all that BPL is trying to accomplish.

    We can discuss the other issue as well: if I download the handbook (which I have) then why do I still see that pop up?

    #3742851
    Matthew / BPL
    Moderator

    @matthewkphx

    Sorry for the late response. This page is getting a redesign in the next update. You will see changes in the next few weeks.

    #3742860
    David Rostenne
    BPL Member

    @drostenne

    Locale: Canada

    Awesome. Thank you.

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