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    I use mobile sites a lot, faster load times and they usually have what I need. What I hate though is not being able to use a full desktop layout while on mobile. Who the fuck designs a mobile site, leaves out important options and then forces you to go to an actual desk top computer to continue with whatever it is your doing? A fucking idiot, that's who.
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    I don't use moble sites, I am pretty sure it is the governments way of tracking you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BCSteel View Post
    I use mobile sites a lot, faster load times and they usually have what I need. What I hate though is not being able to use a full desktop layout while on mobile. Who the fuck designs a mobile site, leaves out important options and then forces you to go to an actual desk top computer to continue with whatever it is your doing? A fucking idiot, that's who.
    Your browser should have an option to view the desktop version of the sites you're having issues using properly on your mobile, hey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BLOCKER View Post
    I don't use moble sites, I am pretty sure it is the governments way of tracking you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vorpalz View Post
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    No, its tracking the cell phone, need to tin foil the cell phone when you use it.

    I use mobile sites on my phone, it was a basic phone 4 years ago, and now its pretty slow, so regular sites confuse it. I also have a low data plan, so desktop sites take too much data. I don't like it when it bugs me to download tapatalk, or the forum's app either.
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    So the consensus with those that use it is data usage and speed??

    Huh. I have crappy wind, and it's good enough.

    I would love to see the mobile shit die lol. Even doing something simple like.doing a Google image search, then copy and paste the URL of the image is messed up in the mobile version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toma View Post
    So the consensus with those that use it is data usage and speed??

    Huh. I have crappy wind, and it's good enough.

    I would love to see the mobile shit die lol. Even doing something simple like.doing a Google image search, then copy and paste the URL of the image is messed up in the mobile version.

    Junk.

    Thanks for the input.
    I agree with you on the Google Images thing when I use Chrome. Try Firefox for images. It's a night & day difference.

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    i never use the mobile version.
    im on bell with like 11 gb data

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    Quote Originally Posted by Izerous View Post
    To be honest any web developer building a modern website that actually can work outside of garbage like word press should be using responsive web design concepts (ie bootstrap). The whole idea of a separate desktop/mobile site is just silly.
    I swear, your words are so true. Its not like they learn php to direct people to use the mobile version of the site. It does not make any sense. Web and mobile version should be alike.

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