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Disruptive advertising getting out of hand?

Discussion in 'Support' started by emul8ter25, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. emul8ter25

    emul8ter25 Purple Belt

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    I feel the disruptive advertising on this site is getting out of hand. I realize you need to generate revenue to pay for the site, but when it becomes so disruptive you lose readership over it, thats a problem.
     
  2. The_Crow

    The_Crow Black Belt

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    1) Install firefox

    2) install the addon AdBlock Plus

    3) install the addon Noscript

    Problem solved.
     
  3. Cowlevel

    Cowlevel BOIGAS BOIGAS BOIGAS

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    works wonders eh?
     
  4. Ronwah

    Ronwah Knighthood pending Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Or if you post a lot from work and don't have that luxury, you could always go plat.
     
  5. bjjaz

    bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    Never heard this thread before.
     
  6. krait

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    The cover page ad that takes over the screen completley for The Expendables is too much.

    And I don't think I should have to go and install a whole new browser with addons just to be able to view a page becasue they have lost their minds and are covering up all the content(which is what brings me here to begin with) with a bunch of ads.
     
  7. eBank

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    Learn to use your mouse properly.
     
  8. Aronabomb

    Aronabomb Silver Belt

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    I don't know what to tell you, these people are paying for the advertising space, and this site isn't going to just not take money from these people to please a few posters.
     
  9. krait

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    Lets see where my mouse skill screw up. I click the close option and it closes and then it reappears. I have my mouse pointer over the headline article and never get any near a float over to spawn a pop up ad.

    So ohh genius of the interwebs what exactly does my mouse skills have to do with anything.
     

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