I hate the default to mobile site - SailNet Community
 6Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 15 Old 04-11-2015 Thread Starter
Catamarans are the best
 
Subaqua's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: North Dakota -the land of ice and snow and 650,000 other people
Posts: 59
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 2
 
I hate the default to mobile site

How many times do I have to answer that the reason I want the desktop version is because the mobile site is broken, is slow, is missing features, etc, etc,? Just let me go direct to the desktop version from my iphone, and then ask me if I want to go to the mobile site. I skip ya because of this.
MarkofSeaLife likes this.
Subaqua is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
Senior Member
 
MarkofSeaLife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 2,860
Thanks: 41
Thanked 115 Times in 97 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

I agree with you totally!
How many Aps do stupid websites think we want? Every day now you have to click through things just to read a site. How many times do I have to say I DO NOT WANT YOUR AP! Stop treating me like an imbicile!

Further now I am on the subject of the website owners: whats with the slut ads??? Do you think we are so low we need to be constantly enticed by scantily clad women into your click-bait ads??

Sailnet and Cruisers forum look like some prostitution service!

Get real!

Mark

Sea Life
Notes on a Circumnavigation:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
MarkofSeaLife is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 280
Thanks: 5
Thanked 22 Times in 21 Posts
Rep Power: 2
 
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

+1000

Believe it or not, but Sailing Anarchy has the best mobile site I've used. Clean interface, remembers your last location in every thread, etc. Its so good I use it on my regular computers.
IStream is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #4 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
tdw
Super Fuzzy Moderator
 
tdw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 16,181
Thanks: 11
Thanked 99 Times in 93 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

I wouldn't disagree with the OP. I won't use the mobile app and yep one does get a bit sick and tired on constantly being prompted. Not an exclusively SailNet problem of course but it is irksome.

Mark ... I'm not sure that SailNet or CF for that matter have any control over the ads for young ladies of doubtful moral standing. My guess it's a Google Ads thing. Otoh, you would think some kind of control should be able to keep the slime at bay.

I've referred all this to admin.
MarkofSeaLife likes this.

Andrew B

“Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.”
― Terry Pratchett, Nation

Malo 39 Classic
tdw is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #5 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,158
Thanks: 136
Thanked 125 Times in 118 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
Further now I am on the subject of the website owners: whats with the slut ads??? Do you think we are so low we need to be constantly enticed by scantily clad women into your click-bait ads??
Oh - busted!!! Google gives you the mirror bro. Never talk about your ads in public!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #6 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
Old enough to know better
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Beacon, NY
Posts: 2,914
Thanks: 19
Thanked 122 Times in 118 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
I agree with you totally!
How many Aps do stupid websites think we want? Every day now you have to click through things just to read a site. How many times do I have to say I DO NOT WANT YOUR AP! Stop treating me like an imbicile!

Further now I am on the subject of the website owners: whats with the slut ads??? Do you think we are so low we need to be constantly enticed by scantily clad women into your click-bait ads??

Sailnet and Cruisers forum look like some prostitution service!

Get real!

Mark
Quote:
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Oh - busted!!! Google gives you the mirror bro. Never talk about your ads in public!
That's what I was going to say, many of the ads are based on your browsing history! But there were some ads that were not, as I remember many of the women making comments about how close certain women lived to them and jokes being made about them.

Now the Classifieds were becoming a marketplace for Indian prostitution for sure, glad that seemed to get cleaned up. Unfortunately the classifieds are all but useless they need a total revamp.

Just another reason to use ad blocker software. I never see any of that stuff.
miatapaul is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #7 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
Senior Member
 
MarkofSeaLife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 2,860
Thanks: 41
Thanked 115 Times in 97 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

One is a travel company... The other is some news catcher... Both use sexist ads
I dont think they are google generated.
Attached Thumbnails
image.jpg  

Sea Life
Notes on a Circumnavigation:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
MarkofSeaLife is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #8 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
Senior Member
 
MarkofSeaLife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 2,860
Thanks: 41
Thanked 115 Times in 97 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

This is the news aggregator site
Attached Thumbnails
image.jpg  

Sea Life
Notes on a Circumnavigation:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
MarkofSeaLife is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #9 of 15 Old 04-11-2015
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,158
Thanks: 136
Thanked 125 Times in 118 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
This is the news aggregator site
And you're complaining???? Mate!!!!! That's balls-on!!
MarkofSeaLife likes this.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #10 of 15 Old 04-12-2015
Living the dream
 
ReefMagnet's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mackay Qld AU
Posts: 163
Thanks: 4
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Re: I hate the default to mobile site

Tapatalk is the go imo
ReefMagnet is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




  LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://www.sailnet.com/forums/announcements-suggestions-box/195882-i-hate-default-mobile-site.html
Posted By For Type Date
I hate the default to mobile site - SailNet Community This thread Refback 04-11-2015 08:39 PM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Garmin Blue Chart Mobile apps - hate to buy charts again rockDAWG Apps & Authors 13 11-06-2013 10:15 AM
Man rescued after sailboat capsizes in Mobile Bay - Mobile Register NewsReader News Feeds 0 06-10-2007 02:15 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome