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Old Apr 20, 2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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Today I started seeing some really invasive floater ads. They have video and audio, and you have to wait several seconds before you're able to skip them

Is this going to continue?

Is there a plan to implement a premium membership so we don't have to suffer these?
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Old Apr 20, 2012, 11:33 PM   #2
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If you can take screenshots of them and post them, that would be good.

There are no plans to have premium membership to disable ads. You can consider an ad blocker for your browser.
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 12:19 PM   #3
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I'll try to grab a few screenshots today.
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 03:28 PM   #4
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Just got one:
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 06:09 PM   #5
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Just got one:
Got this one too.
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 06:32 PM   #6
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Thanks. What are the banners at the top and bottom when they show?
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 06:55 PM   #7
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Thanks. What are the banners at the top and bottom when they show?
At the bottom was Xfinty from Comcast while the above was about WoW.
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 08:06 AM   #8
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Thanks. What are the banners at the top and bottom when they show?
I'll make sure to take note next time it happens and post here.
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 08:21 AM   #9
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That didn't take long

Both top and bottom banners were Norton 2012:
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 12:11 PM   #10
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I've gotten four-five pop-ups in the last few days. Here's one from Carrabba's (I've seen two from them).

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Old Apr 22, 2012, 02:28 PM   #11
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I'm getting the same ones

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Old Apr 22, 2012, 05:00 PM   #12
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Time to lock down your browsers
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 05:12 PM   #13
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Got one for the first time today; same as the ones already posted, above.
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 06:11 PM   #14
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I get them as well when browsing via iPhone/iPad's Safari.
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 09:04 PM   #15
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Same ad, but the banner was for EVE.
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 05:34 AM   #16
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I'm not 100% on this... but I think I see a pattern
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 10:34 AM   #17
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Hate to sound rude, but it's called AdBlock Plus, folks.

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AdBlock Plus. It worked for me!
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 10:43 AM   #18
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Hate to sound rude, but it's called AdBlock Plus, folks.

Chrome
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AdBlock Plus. It worked for me!
Nice try, AdBlock Plus salesman...
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 11:29 AM   #19
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I'm serious! It's great! You'll completely forget that there are ads on the internet!
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 11:44 AM   #20
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