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Old 08-15-19, 12:54 PM
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Why do pages jump around???

Why do the pages jump back a page or two on BF 50+ when your finger might touch the screen on an iPad? It seems to happen a lot on the photo page. Iím not hitting the back button. My finger might inadvertently touch a picture and the thread jumps back at least one page. It happens a lot and is aggravating. Is it just me?
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Old 08-15-19, 01:25 PM
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It happens to me too. I think it has to do with the way the photos load.
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Old 08-15-19, 03:30 PM
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I haven't notice that; perhaps it's an iPad thing?

What does annoy me is how when I use "Page Up," the Bike Forums banner drops down and covers some of the page text, and when I try to scroll down, the banner keeps scrolling down as well so I can't see what's under the dang banner without repeatedly scrolling down.

What's the purpose of that?
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Old 08-15-19, 06:36 PM
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Because photos are loading as your looking. That changes the size and formatting of the page.
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Old 08-18-19, 04:29 PM
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Be patient and wait or get a PC?

I'm guessing that you have just visited the forum/thread for the first time and do not have a cached version to rebuild the page. Also I've seen this before on vBulletin sites, if not others, it's just the way your page loads.

My PCs have 4-8GB of RAM now, regardless of operating system, which you haven't mentioned and it could matter. I use Windows 7, 10 and Linux Mint 19.2 with Firefox 66.0.2 or whatever Mint has at the moment (FF is configured for Linux Mint by the distro). I would expect mobile devices to load differently due to their OS and small screen sizes as well as which display version of the vB format you are using (hint: try changing it and see what happens).

Note that threads that are heavy on images will take longer to load, cached or not.
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