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Forum topic by dakremer posted 07-07-2014 07:49 PM 803 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dakremer

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07-07-2014 07:49 PM

I was reading through someone’s blog today and got interrupted by an extremely annoying advertisement (on the right hand side). It was a video (with audio) advertisement. There was no way to shut it off, which forced me to leave the page and stop reading the blog….

Could I have turned off my volume? Of course, but I shouldn’t have to, plus I could still see the video playing which still prohibited me from concentrating on what I was reading…

Could I download an Ad-remover plug-in? Of course, but don’t really like downloading extra things like that to my computer.

My point… Ads like this make me use Lumberjocks less. A lot less actually.

Just some food for thought.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!


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BinghamtonEd

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#1 posted 07-07-2014 07:54 PM

This was brought up last week in a different thread. Forum admin says their team is looking into blocking ads with audio.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#2 posted 07-07-2014 07:55 PM

thank god

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#3 posted 07-07-2014 07:56 PM

Here’s the thread: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/62131
Yes, it’s very annoying!

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#4 posted 07-07-2014 08:21 PM

We are still waiting on a response from Google. I am so very sorry about the delay.

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#5 posted 07-07-2014 08:57 PM

Grizz was so ticked about the ads, he was going to leave Lumberjocks. But I hope he does not!!

We’ll see what Cricket can do for us!!
.......................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 07-08-2014 06:17 PM

It looks like the techs are getting to the bottom of this.

Hopefully the issue will completely end today. (crossing my fingers)

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