View Poll Results: Should thread previews be disabled?

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    Thread preview bubble

    Anyone know how to get rid of this? Is this a vBulletin feature?

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    It is a VB feature. Don't know of any way of getting rid of it, but I wonder: why do you need it removed? Not trying to be dismissive, just wondering in what circumstances it's a hindrance.

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    Should only be visible when you hover your mouse over the thread link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnOutsider View Post
    It is a VB feature. Don't know of any way of getting rid of it, but I wonder: why do you need it removed? Not trying to be dismissive, just wondering in what circumstances it's a hindrance.
    Sometimes it pops up and covers the links to the pages and I have to move the mouse away and back quickly to click directly on a page. See the following:

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    Above you can see the thread and the links to page numbers



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    But then hover on down to click on a page, the bubble interferes with that view.


    It's just one of those things that I would turn off if I had the option.
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    I would turn it off as well, the information provided is rarely useful and nearly always obstructive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Discoducky View Post
    I would turn it off as well, the information provided is rarely useful and nearly always obstructive.
    Agreed. For me, I never read what's in the bubble and I end up having to maneuver to read what I really want to read (titles and page numbers).
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    Agree as well. If turning it off is an option, I'd vote for that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsm363 View Post
    Agree as well. If turning it off is an option, I'd vote for that.
    Agree. It doesn't bother me on my desktop, but I recall having issues with it on my folks IPad. I think it was when I was trying to zoom in to tap the terribly small "first new post in thread" icons.
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    I guess I'm the only one who doesn't mind it. In fact, I find it useful to preview a thread with a poor title to see if it's something I want to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnOutsider View Post
    I guess I'm the only one who doesn't mind it. In fact, I find it useful to preview a thread with a poor title to see if it's something I want to read.
    Ditto.
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