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#1 Posted on 15.12.05 0822.34
Reposted on: 15.12.12 0824.22
I don't know what I've done to break my browser, but I'm not getting the Amazon popup when I hover over the link. It was working a few days ago. I'm using Firefox 1.07 and the only thing I remember changing in the settings since then was that I deleted all my cookies, but I didn't change how they are handled!

I don't suppose it's vitally important, but I liked that feature. I'd like to get it back if I could. Any clues?

*edit: Thanks for the assist kingleo, but if you look at post #9 you'll notice that I did one too. I did give it a try on those posts, but still no linky pop.

*edit2: Update-- It doesn't work for me using Explorer 6.0.29 either, even though the link carries me to the correct place @ Amazon regardless of browser.

(edited by rinberg on 15.12.05 1133)

(edited by rinberg on 15.12.05 1601)
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#2 Posted on 15.12.05 0854.19
Reposted on: 15.12.12 0854.57
Maybe you've already tried it, but not every Amazon link gets the popup. Try #7 at this thread: http://the-w.com/thread.php/id=27438

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#3 Posted on 15.12.05 1626.57
Reposted on: 15.12.12 1627.54
    Originally posted by rinberg
    I don't know what I've done to break my browser, but I'm not getting the Amazon popup when I hover over the link. It was working a few days ago. I'm using Firefox 1.07 and the only thing I remember changing in the settings since then was that I deleted all my cookies, but I didn't change how they are handled!

    I don't suppose it's vitally important, but I liked that feature. I'd like to get it back if I could. Any clues?

    *edit: Thanks for the assist kingleo, but if you look at post #9 you'll notice that I did one too. I did give it a try on those posts, but still no linky pop.

    *edit2: Update-- It doesn't work for me using Explorer 6.0.29 either, even though the link carries me to the correct place @ Amazon regardless of browser.

    (edited by rinberg on 15.12.05 1133)

    (edited by rinberg on 15.12.05 1601)
This is the intended behaviour. Amazon decides whether you get pretty popups or not; we don't. I'm also pretty sure that if I told you how to get around it, Amazon would have grounds to terminate our affiliation with them, and my brother would be extremely disappointed in me. So...look for your PM very soon. ;-)
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#4 Posted on 16.12.05 0051.47
Reposted on: 16.12.12 0052.32
It's in beta, and not everyone gets it. They are comparing the success of people who see it vs people who don't at link conversion.

Please don't screw around with this. You either get it or you don't right now - please just accept that.
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#5 Posted on 16.12.05 0732.53
Reposted on: 16.12.12 0733.45
I can live with that.-- Especially in light of the potential consequences theW might incur. I just thought I broke something. Thanks.
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