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Forum topic by shipwright posted 03-09-2016 10:50 PM 1781 views 0 times favorited 39 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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shipwright

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03-09-2016 10:50 PM

Is anyone else getting banner ads across zoomed in project photos like this?

I don’t get them all the time and haven’t noticed them on my laptop but they come up from time to time on my iPad. Often they are blocking the picture as in the example. I can’t believe this is other than a glitch. I have no problem with ads, it’s business but this is …...... well …. really annoying.

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RogerBean

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#1 posted 03-09-2016 10:52 PM

Yup. Glad you brought it up. It is genuinely annoying.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#2 posted 03-09-2016 11:02 PM

It is not happening to me.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 03-09-2016 11:04 PM

That is ridiculous. If you’re using firefox or chrome, install either “adblock plus” or “ublock origin” and never see ads again.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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mousejockey

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#4 posted 03-09-2016 11:29 PM

No idea about Apple products but I use chrome and adblock works for me also so I haven’t seen it.

BTW I got a steal on an 18 inch bandsaw if you need to do any re-sawing while in the desert.

Myles

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Lazyman

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#5 posted 03-09-2016 11:38 PM

It happened to me the other day but LJ website was struggling in other ways and was pretty unusable for a few hours so I just assumed it was another one of their “upgrades” having a problem. The ads in general have gotten more annoying lately. I opened someones project to take a peak and the the same hot pink ad was on the page 7 or 8 times.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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Brit

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#6 posted 03-10-2016 12:13 AM

I use the free version of Adblock Plus with Internet Explorer and I never see any ads anywhere on LJs.

-- https://www.clickasnap.com/Andy61 - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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Roger

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#7 posted 03-10-2016 12:56 AM

So far, no, I’m not getting them

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eddie

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#8 posted 03-10-2016 01:27 AM

Paul i havent seen any pop up on mine ,but that s a good looking box

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#9 posted 03-10-2016 01:35 AM

I see it on my iPad in Firefox.

-- I always suspected many gun nuts were afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.

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bandit571

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#10 posted 03-10-2016 01:50 AM

Long since installed Ghostery…..zero ads. Ghostery is also FREE! it will also block all trackers, too.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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Mark Wilson

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#11 posted 03-10-2016 02:27 AM

I haven’t seen ad banners going right across photos. Yet. That’s just evil. Looking into Ad Block now.

-- Mark

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Joe Lyddon

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#12 posted 03-10-2016 04:14 AM

I agree with BRIT… (NO, I have NOT seen anything like that)

AdBlock seems to work really good in speeding up the website as well as removing UNWANTED Ads.

Check-out Adblocks??

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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DocSavage45

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#13 posted 03-10-2016 04:18 AM

Wow!

I just installed adblocks. ALL GONE!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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kiefer

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#14 posted 03-10-2016 04:33 AM

Get that of my box!
Ad Block is it.

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#15 posted 03-10-2016 04:42 AM

I work in IT, though not in web design specifically (not for many years, thank goodness, though choose your poison—I’m in IT security). The web developers have to make these things work with limited toolsets and try and make it display perfectly on screens of any size, like windows desktops with wide screens, laptops with older 3:4 screens, phones with tiny screens, ipads with medium screens…. believe me—the testing and design of this stuff would make your head spin. Yes, it’s necessary to have ads to support this free space we enjoy, yes they try not to have those unintended problems (their goal is to keep you coming and see more ads, after all), and no matter how much they try there will be some device someone tries that displays badly (a kindle? Amazon fire? Barnes and Noble reader?). And more out every day.

That said, I hope they fix it, too. But be kind on these guys—there is probably all of one of them, and a contract employee at that, and doing the best they can given time and resources provided. Be kind and mention the problem with a request for a fix, and then…. maybe they have the resources or not. This resource is free to us—be kind and understand it takes a LOT to make this happen even though it seems ‘easy’ when we browse. :-)

It looks good on my Linux with Firefox. Thanks.

-- --bch

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