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 Posted: May 3, 2017 02:29PM
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Originally Posted by Craig
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Thank you Kelli for responding. I hope that something could be done to just move it to the bottom of the screen or allow it to be moved to either side, top or bottom. I think that everyone could then tailor it to their individual windows.
As noted above you can temporarily turn the thing off but it comes right back when you scroll up or down.  

Tonight I found another workaround.  Being old, I decided to enlarge the page so I could read the text.  I used the wheel button on my mouse to enlarge the display to "150 %".  When the display got to that point, the social media bar jumped to the bottom of the screen and stayed there.  When the bar is at the bottom and not on top of text it is much less annoying.

Doug L.
 Posted: Mar 20, 2017 06:00PM
Total posts: 985
Last post: Jun 25, 2017
Member since:Feb 25, 1999
Windows 7 and whatever the latest version of Internet Explorer is on my laptop.

'72 Morris Mini - 1310cc, K1100 head conversion

 

 

 

 Posted: Mar 15, 2017 06:16AM
Total posts: 131
Last post: Aug 10, 2017
Member since:Oct 24, 2012
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Originally Posted by Craig
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Originally Posted by kphenix
Hey guys -

I'm the genius that had the idea to add this sidebar to our website.  I would have preferred to have less invasive social icons on pages we want people to share but for now this was the best solution to make it easier for people to share content.  After all, social media marketing is crucial to engagement, seo & brand awareness.

I have read all your comments though and I hear you!!  On both my laptop and desktop it renders fine and does not interfere with my user experience.  When I get back into work tomorrow morning and I'll dig deeper into the settings to see if I can make improvements.

As always we appreciate your feedback and your patience as we work to provide you an excellent website

p.s. It goes Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest, email page, print page

Regards,
Kelli Phenix
Marketing Specialist
Mini Mania, Inc.
kellip@minimania.com
Thank you Kelli for responding. I hope that something could be done to just move it to the bottom of the screen or allow it to be moved to either side, top or bottom. I think that everyone could then tailor it to their individual windows.
Craig - What device are you using? Desktop? Mobile? And what browser/operating system?

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 03:14PM
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Member since:Feb 7, 2006
Goes away and comes right back when you scroll on my pc.

If in doubt, flat out . Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 03:00PM
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You can hide the share bar.    If you look really carefully you will notice a right facing triangle under the share bar.  You may have to hover over the share bar or below it for it to appear.  Once you click on it, it goes away. 

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 02:46PM
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Last post: Jun 25, 2017
Member since:Feb 25, 1999
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Originally Posted by kphenix
Hey guys -

I'm the genius that had the idea to add this sidebar to our website.  I would have preferred to have less invasive social icons on pages we want people to share but for now this was the best solution to make it easier for people to share content.  After all, social media marketing is crucial to engagement, seo & brand awareness.

I have read all your comments though and I hear you!!  On both my laptop and desktop it renders fine and does not interfere with my user experience.  When I get back into work tomorrow morning and I'll dig deeper into the settings to see if I can make improvements.

As always we appreciate your feedback and your patience as we work to provide you an excellent website

p.s. It goes Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest, email page, print page

Regards,
Kelli Phenix
Marketing Specialist
Mini Mania, Inc.
kellip@minimania.com
Thank you Kelli for responding. I hope that something could be done to just move it to the bottom of the screen or allow it to be moved to either side, top or bottom. I think that everyone could then tailor it to their individual windows.

'72 Morris Mini - 1310cc, K1100 head conversion

 

 

 

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 07:56AM
Total posts: 7213
Last post: Aug 18, 2017
Member since:Aug 14, 2002
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Originally Posted by Alex
Maybe it's browser dependant, but I know not of what you speak - never seen this side bar at all !

So, Firefox & Chrome don't appear to be affected.
I use (only) Firefox on my laptop (Win 10), my tablet (Win 7) and my cellphone (Android). All have the same virus protection. Where available through the different Firefox variants, the settings are the same. The sharebar does not appear on the Win 10 laptop, but does on the other two. Same thing for the adverts at the top of the page. 

I'd be OK with a discrete "Share" button that if clicked would "fly out" the string of options.

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 07:54AM
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Originally Posted by Alex
We have some serious firewalls and pop-up blockers at work (I'm amazed I can still view & post on this site, CMU is categorised as an attack site !) where Chrome is the weapon of choice, and my chum who built my PC added some to my machine at home where I use Firefox - on reflection it may not be the browser per se, but I've still never seen the share bar.
It's there on Firefox as well, so your  firewalls are apparently working well Alex.
Also appears on my iPhone, which really sucks because it takes up so much real estate !

 

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 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 07:11AM
Total posts: 131
Last post: Aug 10, 2017
Member since:Oct 24, 2012
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Originally Posted by specialist
Kelly, first of all , id like to say that you're doing a great job, second pls just ignore people who does nothing but complain, i did not post for one week and they have nothing and no one to complain about that's why they see little things in the mm site to whine about, me personally these side bars doesnt annoy me at all. 
This thread only proves that some elements does nothing but complain against me and other things, im an easy target to them,, this thread kinda clears my name.,, now i can sleep better with my head held up high. 
Thank you

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 07:04AM
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We have some serious firewalls and pop-up blockers at work (I'm amazed I can still view & post on this site, CMU is categorised as an attack site !) where Chrome is the weapon of choice, and my chum who built my PC added some to my machine at home where I use Firefox - on reflection it may not be the browser per se, but I've still never seen the share bar.

Metric is for people who can't do fractions...

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 06:03AM
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Last post: Aug 18, 2017
Member since:Mar 24, 1999
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Maybe it's browser dependant, but I know not of what you speak - never seen this side bar at all !

So, Firefox & Chrome don't appear to be affected.

Metric is for people who can't do fractions...

 Posted: Mar 14, 2017 02:37AM
Total posts: 1613
Last post: Jul 24, 2017
Member since:May 1, 2007
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Originally Posted by specialist
 now i can sleep better with my head held up high. 
Only if you sleep standing up.

 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 08:12PM
Total posts: 836
Last post: Aug 18, 2017
Member since:Aug 9, 2016
Kelly, first of all , id like to say that you're doing a great job, second pls just ignore people who does nothing but complain, i did not post for one week and they have nothing and no one to complain about that's why they see little things in the mm site to whine about, me personally these side bars doesnt annoy me at all. 
This thread only proves that some elements does nothing but complain against me and other things, im an easy target to them,, this thread kinda clears my name.,, now i can sleep better with my head held up high. 

 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 07:53PM
 Edited:  Mar 13, 2017 07:54PM
Total posts: 2864
Last post: Aug 7, 2017
Member since:Jul 20, 2002
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Originally Posted by Scargo
This so called Annoying SHARE side bar is so annoying to me, I never even noticed it until this thread was started. Just say'n.
Me too. Just ignored it. Not useful, but not in the way either  I don't need my friends knowing about my mini addiction you know?

 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 04:33PM
Total posts: 2932
Last post: Aug 12, 2017
Member since:Aug 17, 1999
This so called Annoying SHARE side bar is so annoying to me, I never even noticed it until this thread was started. Just say'n.

 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 03:40PM
 Edited:  Mar 13, 2017 03:45PM
Total posts: 131
Last post: Aug 10, 2017
Member since:Oct 24, 2012
Hey guys -

I'm the genius that had the idea to add this sidebar to our website.  I would have preferred to have less invasive social icons on pages we want people to share but for now this was the best solution to make it easier for people to share content.  After all, social media marketing is crucial to engagement, seo & brand awareness.

I have read all your comments though and I hear you!!  On both my laptop and desktop it renders fine and does not interfere with my user experience.  When I get back into work tomorrow morning and I'll dig deeper into the settings to see if I can make improvements.

As always we appreciate your feedback and your patience as we work to provide you an excellent website

p.s. It goes Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest, email page, print page

Regards,
Kelli Phenix
Marketing Specialist
Mini Mania, Inc.
kellip@minimania.com

 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 03:18PM
 Edited:  Mar 13, 2017 05:07PM
Total posts: 3620
Last post: Jul 25, 2017
Member since:Jun 23, 2000
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 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 11:15AM
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Last post: Jul 24, 2017
Member since:May 1, 2007
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If you're not all complaining about Tony, I guess you gotta find something else to whine about. All I can say is that if the share bar is the worst thing you can find to get annoyed by, then you must live in a really shiny happy butterflies and unicorns universe. Either that or you must never turn the news on. 

 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 09:47AM
Total posts: 1037
Last post: Jul 28, 2017
Member since:Nov 3, 2011
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That's the point I make.... Everyone from your Utility company to your credit card and mortgage companies, to the big box-heads like Amazon and Costco have a whole slew of these social networks in a nice lineup like you see to the right... most at the bottom of the page... not quite slapping you in the face like we do.... but still, ANYONE EVER use them? Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, Pintress, mail, print, I dunno what that last "+" mean.... It is all part of the debris of life in the modern world!  Have any of you EVER (and I mean EVER!!) decided to "share" your family vacation photos with your credit card company?  One would think that your big electric utility company would have to hire a team of social marketers to deal with all the twitter posts about how happy customers use electricity.... But NOBODY bothers!  There must be some SEO value to having this stuff... Google must "like" it, otherwise it's beyond me why we'd go out of our way to annoy you!

Probably not a good idea (for me!), but you are welcome to send me any thoughts I could pass along to the marketing manager.... I've already told him what I think!   The VERY best thing you can do is actually BUY stuff from us so I can establish your credibility and mine! 

Jemal

Yes you can reach me at

CooperRoadMini.com

 

 Posted: Mar 13, 2017 09:28AM
Total posts: 7121
Last post: Aug 18, 2017
Member since:Feb 7, 2006
I have noticed on my home computer which has a wide screen that it does not interfere with the text like my office one does.

If in doubt, flat out . Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

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