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  1. 5jj's Avatar
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    Mysterious links

    Some posts today have had an apparently random words in blue as a link to an Apple ipod advertisement in Czech (I am based in the Czech Republic). If I return to the post later, the word is no longer a link. I suspect that someone has managed to put a minor bug in my computer, but I thought I'd just check to see if this was happening to anyone else anywhere.

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    #2

    Re: Mysterious links

    Not for me. Weird.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: Mysterious links

    Me neither.

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    #4

    Re: Mysterious links

    Can you give a link to an example?

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    #5

    Re: Mysterious links

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Can you give a link to an example?
    I'll try when it happens again - it's happening much less often now. The main problem may be that the link won't appear when you look at the post - it's often disappeared if I return to a post.

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    #6

    Re: Mysterious links

    I haven't seen this either, so it may be a virus on your machine, but if you see it again, please post the thread link here.

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    Re: Mysterious links

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I haven't seen this either, so it may be a virus on your machine, but if you see it again, please post the thread link here.
    As I read this at 11.29 my time I noticed that 'now', the last word of the first sentence in my previous post (#5) was, and still is, a link to the apple site.

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    #8

    Re: Mysterious links

    It's not on mine and there's nothing on the site that would do it- probably time to start scanning your machine. :(

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