More adverts?

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  1. mk3golfcab

    mk3golfcab Senior Member

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    Is anyone else seeing more adverts on here today or is it just me?

    I used to get them at the top and bottom of the page, now I get them in the middle of threads and even in the middle of posts too?

    I’m using safari on mobile to view.
     
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  2. Blade runner 1

    Blade runner 1 Well-Known Member

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    Yes me too, this happened before but can’t remember what the remedy was.
     
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  3. PauloHRC

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    I've not really noticed if I'm honest:rolleyes:

    I only pay attention the ones advertising 'Mature Russian Girls Looking for Love' ;):D
     
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  4. mk3golfcab

    mk3golfcab Senior Member

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    You’re starting to sound like @nigelrb Paul :D:D
     
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  5. mk3golfcab

    mk3golfcab Senior Member

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    I was getting worried that I’d looked at one too many ‘dodgy’ sites! :oops::oops::D
     
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  6. Blade runner 1

    Blade runner 1 Well-Known Member

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    Hope is wasn’t the same one I looked at.:D
     
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  7. Spygoat

    Spygoat Well-Known Member

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    I get 4 adverts per page now. That's annoying as fook.
     
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  8. Spygoat

    Spygoat Well-Known Member

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    just took m,e 5 seconds to eliminate them all. I went to the Chrome Store and added the AdBlock extension.

    Result!

    Not a single ad!
     
  9. mk3golfcab

    mk3golfcab Senior Member

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    So you advertised the fact you have no adverts? :D
     
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  10. PauloHRC

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    How long did it take you @Spygoat??

    5 seconds is good going to download an app to eliminate ad's ;)

    Took me a Nanosecond to scroll through said ad's :D
     
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  11. mk3golfcab

    mk3golfcab Senior Member

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    sometimes 5 seconds seems quick, but other times it takes an age, like posting a reply, or a video buffering...
     
  12. mk3golfcab

    mk3golfcab Senior Member

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    seriously read nanosecond as Nando’s. Need an early night, and less Nando’s
     
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  13. nigelrb

    nigelrb Elite Member

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    Yep, a forum member suggested that to me ages ago. works great.

    But I disable it after 10.00pm for all the good stuff!!:D:D;)
     
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  14. Blade runner 1

    Blade runner 1 Well-Known Member

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    Hold on, this may have its advantages.


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  15. Barstewardsquad

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    Have no fear, Google has listened to your concerns and is going to castrate ad blockers in Chrome

    Nice to see an advertising company take such note of people's concerns about not being able to see adverts and have malware etc. delivered by iffy adverts.

    I'm sure the Mozilla/Firefox market share will plummet unless they too remove nasty plugins like umatrix that block adverts whilst not taking money from Ad companies to be whitelisted, and noscript that selfishly stop scripts running that allow a CPU to stretch it's legs rather than sit there idleing.

    Remember the old Google motto of "Do No Evil", well I wish they did. Right I'm off to get my foil lined lid from the same shop as Mattie :D
     
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  16. Kevin1

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    Do the ads generate a revenue? If so who gets it?
     
  17. Phil_M

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    And like magic poof! they're gone :)
     
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  18. F1CT1C10U5

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    #18 F1CT1C10U5, Oct 29, 2019
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  19. nigelrb

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    Erm, that's not politically correct! :D:D;)

    I'm sayin' no more on this one!
     
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  20. Spygoat

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    Wait, we have a magic poof?
     
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