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Peter Bell31/03/2020 08:32:48
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When I go into ebay by following a link or just from the ebay home page my screen goes strange with over lapping text.

I uploaded a screenshot (jpg) to my album but I cannot add the pic to this posting although the ok button turns green when I select the pic from the album?

I assume I've done something wrong but cannot seem to find the setting to correct it---is it a browser problem---I'm on Firefox--can anyone guide me how to get back to normal?

Thanks Peter

Bandersnatch31/03/2020 15:09:51
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(Addressing the problem with eBay - not the one about posting pics here).

Are you using an ad-blocker?

Better yet, in Firefox, go to Help > "Restart with Add-ons Disabled" and see if that fixes the problem (with eBay).


Actually, I just looked at your pic, Peter. For the most part the page looks OK. It might just be an actual problem on the eBay Page. Have you tried changing your text size (CTRL-Scrollwheel)?

Edited By Bandersnatch on 31/03/2020 15:44:54

Peter Bell01/04/2020 09:47:57
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Thanks for the advice.

Tried as suggested also various other fixes but no improvement. Noticed the the ebay prices sometimes appeared as $.

Ran CC Cleaner which found loads of trackers in spite of having tracking off in firefox and now seems to work fine!

I can also now add the pic which I couldnt do yesterday. Hopefully thats it.


screenshot_2020-03-31 hollow bronze sae660 bar various sizes and lengths ebay.jpg

Bandersnatch01/04/2020 18:34:36
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Might be helpful if you could add a link to the page so that others could try.

Michael Gilligan01/04/2020 18:40:05
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Posted by Bandersnatch on 01/04/2020 18:34:36:

Might be helpful if you could add a link to the page so that others could try.


At a wild guess ... I think this is it: **LINK**


Bandersnatch02/04/2020 01:19:34
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Ha! Now I see the actual extent of the problem (thanks Michael !). There are whole parts that are displaced.

It looks fine on my Firefox (68.6.0esr) and I'm running ad-block and several other add-ons.

I'd still suggest you try Help > "Restart with Add-ons Disabled" as a first step to eliminate those as the problem.

(One slight caveat. I'm looking at that page from Canada and eBay tailors their pages slightly depending on viewer's location. Potentially that could be enough to affect the wraparound)

Edited By Bandersnatch on 02/04/2020 01:22:40

Gary Wooding02/04/2020 07:18:47
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Michael's link looks fine on my Firefox 74.0. I too am running ad-block and various other add-ons.

Peter Bell02/04/2020 08:00:18
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Yes that was the link which proved troublesome. The ebay screen (and others) had been like that for a few days but when I originally clicked the link it reminded me to post asking for advice. Another thing was I could not add the pic at the time of the original post but I could after I'd used CC cleaner so can only conclude I'd picked up something.

The link works fine for me now, tried "restart with add ons disabled" but it didnt cure the original problem, tried it again now and everything still works the same.

Fingers crossed, its solved!


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