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I’ll be typing a reply in the text box and all of a sudden, focus is taken away from the text box and I can’t type till I reestablish focus with my finger. This has happened often enough so that I know I’m not fumble fingering. It has happened while typing this post.

I am suspecting ads on the right side of the screen. The one from Grommet is constantly changing it’s content. This is really irritating. I’m using my iPad Pro with a Logitech keyboard.
 

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I've opened up a ticket to inquire on this with our ad network. I'll let you know what I see.
It just happened on my Mac using Safari. And the Grommet ad was again doing its thing. BTW, it was Safari on the iPad pro too.
 

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I think it is related to a specific ad that is running on the screen. Next time it happens, scroll up and see which ad is playing, and report that ad to HTF.
 

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When I’ve noticed, the ad on the right is a Grommet ad. It typically is kinda squarish with 4 items in it. Each item expands to occupy the whole square in sequence. As far as a screen shot, I’ll try to be prepared the next time.
 

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I have this problem too. Safari on Mac. It seems like it’s ad related but can’t say for sure.
 

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I've been seeing this on Chrome, too - usually having to do with an ad that loads incredibly slow, and once it loads, reformats the page, taking focus away from what I was typing. It seems to have cleared up recently, though.
 

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I've been seeing this on Chrome, too - usually having to do with an ad that loads incredibly slow, and once it loads, reformats the page, taking focus away from what I was typing. It seems to have cleared up recently, though.
Yes, this hasn't occurred recently.
 

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I hate the mobile version of this site on a tablet or phone. The screen is constantly jumping all over the place. I'm forever having to back out of screens I didn't intend to enter.
 

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Yes, this (for me, on an iPad with Safari) notably started being a challenge just a few months ago. It’s a fairly recent development.
 

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I’ll be typing a reply in the text box and all of a sudden, focus is taken away from the text box and I can’t type till I reestablish focus with my finger. This has happened often enough so that I know I’m not fumble fingering. It has happened while typing this post.

I am suspecting ads on the right side of the screen. The one from Grommet is constantly changing it’s content. This is really irritating. I’m using my iPad Pro with a Logitech keyboard.
It’s doing it again. Just spent 3-5 minutes typing a post and it happened over 5 times. Of course while I’m typing this post, it’s not happening. Since I’ve browsed SVS home page, I’ve noticed an ad for them occurring often. Right now its Finetwo, a hand sanitizer and it just occurred. SVS is the bottom ad.
 

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The typing problem is back and it is bad and it really pisses me off. It is definitely the SVS speakers ad. No doubt. I see it pop up and the focus of the curser leaves the edit box. Jeez. Any change you can get them to fix their ad? The problem has happened 3 times while typing this post.
 

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