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On my iPad, the three ads in the header are beneath the SOTW logo instead of to the right.

This makes for an awful lot of header to scroll past before you get to the forums.
 

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Pete, what is your screen width when browsing?
Yes, if the screen is narrower the banners will organize themselves as yiou described. I do not see an easy way to change it (and advertisers would not like ignoring the banners :)
The screen resolution is normal iPad, 1024 x 768. But on a normal monitor at same screen resolution it is fine. perhaps safai on i{ad takes up more border space or something.

Yes, I can see why the banners would go underneath if there is not enough width, I just thought as the site is fine on 1024 on a laptop or desktop monitor, it would also be fine on iPad. Obviously not.

I think most sites optimised for 1024 Screen res have a max width of 980px, to take into account various different browser margins, I notice that although SOTW is not fixed width, as you reduce the width of the window, the banners go out of whack at about 1000px. The forum is about 924 wide and so there is a fixed margin each side of about 38px. my guess is if these margins were reduced the problem would go away on iPad, not that it's a huge issue, just thought I'd mention it.
 

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There's an app called Tapatalk that works as a browser for forums. I use it on my iPad and iPhone. It works great!
 

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There's an app called Tapatalk that works as a browser for forums. I use it on my iPad and iPhone. It works great!
Yes, just installed the latest version on the SOTW Forum server.
I do not know if it has any benefits on iPad over a WWW browser (except fixing the problem Pete mentioned).
 

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There's an app called Tapatalk that works as a browser for forums. I use it on my iPad and iPhone. It works great!
Yes, I sue Tapatalk on iPhone, but there is no reason to on iPad as (theoretically) Safari works as normal, and much as I like Tapatalk, I prefer the full experience.

I do not know if it has any benefits on iPad over a WWW browser (except fixing the problem Pete mentioned).
Exactly.
 

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I use Tapatalk on my iPhone too - It dropped all my "participated" posts about the same time other were having problem with the search index. It (tapatalk) is missing some things. Most notably, sigs, and it won't load the last 20 or so new posts. I still like it though.
 

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I use Tapatalk on my iPhone too - It dropped all my "participated" posts about the same time other were having problem with the search index. It (tapatalk) is missing some things. Most notably, sigs, and it won't load the last 20 or so new posts. I still like it though.
The search index problem is not specific to the Tpatalk app. It is being fixed right now and the prognosis looks good. The database server is running over 40% of its theoretical capacity and it looks like seven more hours to go.
If you have been wondering about slowness of the SOTW, don't.
 

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I use Tapatalk on my iPhone too - It dropped all my "participated" posts about the same time other were having problem with the search index. It (tapatalk) is missing some things. Most notably, sigs, and it won't load the last 20 or so new posts. I still like it though.
I don't get it. Other than sending pictures or whatever with your phone why get tapatalk?
 

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It makes everything in any forum alot easier to read and navigate than the iPhone browser.
 

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It makes everything in any forum alot easier to read and navigate than the iPhone browser.
Thanks. I really don't get twitter either but don't waste your time trying to explain it.

I also don't get Facebook. Are they really your friends?

I think the world is passing me by.
 
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