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Apr 14 2010, 3:45pm Anchor

Does this one count? It's a pain to deal with since you sometimes end up hitting it again when you try and close it.

TKAzA
TKAzA Rightio then...
Apr 14 2010, 4:10pm Anchor

Does it expand with no action taken?

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wazanator
wazanator That one guy
Apr 14 2010, 10:43pm Anchor

Yeah it just pops open when its done loading and every time you scroll over it. Really annoying as you have to go down to the corner and click close and sometimes you accidentally scroll over it again causing it to pop back open.;(

Edited by: wazanator

archkyrie
archkyrie Most likely insane
Apr 15 2010, 12:26pm Anchor

I've yet to have one the requires me to roll over to expand: they all do it on their own.

TKAzA
TKAzA Rightio then...
Apr 15 2010, 7:15pm Anchor
wazanator wrote:Yeah it just pops open when its done loading and every time you scroll over it.

Yeah i know it sux but thats classes as user activated as you hovered over the ad, so its legal :(

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Apr 16 2010, 11:43am Anchor

If we clicked on the ads that would be fair...its completely bogus though cause they get tripped while just navigating the site. More likely to drive me away from the product then to it. :S

TKAzA
TKAzA Rightio then...
Apr 16 2010, 11:55am Anchor

Thats the advertisers issue not ours, if their product sells or not moddb still gets paid and thats what gives your ur uncapped, downloads, videos... etc
Yep there annoying, so are full screen ads (that we dont use or have), regardless this thread is for the ads that break our rules, nothing can be done about the ones that don't till desura is fully released.

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Bluedrake42
Bluedrake42 Homebrewed Badass
Apr 18 2010, 9:50pm Anchor
TKAzA wrote:Thats the advertisers issue not ours, if their product sells or not moddb still gets paid and thats what gives your ur uncapped, downloads, videos... etc
Yep there annoying, so are full screen ads (that we dont use or have), regardless this thread is for the ads that break our rules, nothing can be done about the ones that don't till desura is fully released.

yea but they pop up when I load a page, they don't pop out when I roll over them, its automatic.

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TKAzA
TKAzA Rightio then...
Apr 19 2010, 8:14am Anchor
Bluedrake wrote:
TKAzA wrote:Thats the advertisers issue not ours, if their product sells or not moddb still gets paid and thats what gives your ur uncapped, downloads, videos... etc
Yep there annoying, so are full screen ads (that we dont use or have), regardless this thread is for the ads that break our rules, nothing can be done about the ones that don't till desura is fully released.

yea but they pop up when I load a page, they don't pop out when I roll over them, its automatic.


Screen shot of the offending advert please.

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archkyrie
archkyrie Most likely insane
Apr 19 2010, 10:30am Anchor

so far, all of the screenshots posted recently are auto-popups.

Apr 19 2010, 10:51am Anchor

They do auto-popup, that's why the one above was such a pain because you got to close it and then have a high chance to hit it again. It's not just an annoying ad it affects how I have to travel around this site.

I also came about this one right after posting...it opened up after the page loaded with my mouse no where near it.

archkyrie
archkyrie Most likely insane
Apr 19 2010, 12:34pm Anchor

To be honest, the ads have gotten bad enough that I don't really ever browse the site anymore, I only check updates now.

wazanator
wazanator That one guy
Apr 19 2010, 5:45pm Anchor
TKAzA wrote:
wazanator wrote:Yeah it just pops open when its done loading and every time you scroll over it.

Yeah i know it sux but thats classes as user activated as you hovered over the ad, so its legal :(


Sorry if I miss worded that but what I meant is this: When the page loads the AD opens up (meaning no action from me other then opening up the mod db page) next when I go to close it the ad closes but I sometimes accidentally move my mouse over it causing me to open it again :P (meaning I interacted with it the second time)

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Apr 27 2010, 2:38pm Anchor

That happens to me too. All of the ones that you "have to scroll over to activate" automatically pop up when the page loads :gordon:

And i just got tag teamed by these two:
User Posted Image

Apr 29 2010, 2:58pm Anchor

Hey hey, a whole thread dedicated to this now.

Is there a rational explanation as to why you have not switched ad providers?

Triggered on loading page:

User Posted Image

Apr 30 2010, 3:58pm Anchor

I'm not even gonna bother posting screens anymore...happens so often now, I'll spend half my time doing it. ;)

May 19 2010, 7:50pm Anchor

uh idk where to put this but the vids have been giving me issues lately when playing the ironman2 video game ad it makes mozilla freeze and i gotta restart. so don't know if thats a issue with me or with the vid player itself

May 20 2010, 10:34am Anchor

It does the same for me, it freezes 8 seconds into the video.

ambershee
ambershee Nimbusfish Rawks
May 20 2010, 6:04pm Anchor

I currently have a horrific one that opens up this webpage;
Celebgossipnet.com

What's worse, is that it is neither of the two adverts that appear in the normal spaces - this popup is occuring in addition to the normal adverts, so I can't screencap anything.

Jun 5 2010, 7:57am Anchor

I haven't gotten any ads that expand out onto the webpage in a long time. Good job, Moddb!

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Jun 5 2010, 9:17am Anchor

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Jun 5 2010, 12:41pm Anchor

I do prefer to see the ad's, though. Occasionally a few will come up that i'm interested in.

Jun 10 2010, 3:52pm Anchor

ad block ftw!

krg
krg The forums are a karma-free zone.
Jun 11 2010, 7:44pm Anchor

This is one crappy ad supplier. Do they pay better for allowing more intrusive ads? If not... Why not switch suppliers?

Jun 12 2010, 6:14pm Anchor
ngs616 wrote:I do prefer to see the ad's, though. Occasionally a few will come up that i'm interested in.

Come on...

And I'm glad to say no ads so far for me, let's hope it lasts  =)

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