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Old 02-13-08, 06:26 PM
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Is there some new ad scheme or is it spyware?

I just had a new ad pop up for the entire screen with a "skip this ad" line that took me back where I wanted to be. Is this the new way of things?
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Old 02-13-08, 06:28 PM
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I've been getting blocked popup notices in FFX this afternoon myself.
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Old 02-13-08, 06:30 PM
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Same here.
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Old 02-13-08, 06:45 PM
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Here too.
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Old 02-13-08, 06:53 PM
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Old 02-13-08, 07:07 PM
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Just got it, too. I've avoided sites in the past because of this kind of shit.
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Old 02-13-08, 07:18 PM
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Popup blocker just blocked some American Express ads for me. Ugh.
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Old 02-13-08, 07:21 PM
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I've been getting popups from this site since yesterday I think.
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Old 02-13-08, 07:56 PM
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Okay, someone email me when they stop. I'd rather work than deal with that stuff.

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Old 02-13-08, 08:02 PM
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Old 02-13-08, 08:03 PM
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Ok.
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Old 02-13-08, 09:31 PM
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Got a rather big pop-up. Me don't like. I have the attention span of a nat, anyway.
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Old 02-13-08, 09:57 PM
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Booooo to these new ads!!!
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Old 02-13-08, 11:03 PM
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Hmm, I haven't seen any popups. Weird.
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Old 02-14-08, 12:50 AM
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oh, I'm getting pop-ups and full screen ads. This is the worst thing to happen since the ad-in-a-post debacle of 2005.
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Old 02-14-08, 01:46 AM
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None for me. Hope I didn't just jinx myself.
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Old 02-14-08, 08:00 AM
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Ok, I did get the popup ads on the main forum page that lists all the forums. That pretty much sucks.
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Old 02-14-08, 10:42 AM
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I got them yesterday too, plus a higher frequency of obnoxious jumping ads that proclaim we're the ### visitor and have won $$$ or a !!!. Very disappointing. A lot of people surf this site with ad-blockers turned off to abide by the rules and help support the forum, but campaigns like this will make them change their minds very quickly and ultimately hurt the profitability of the site longterm.

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Old 02-14-08, 11:21 AM
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Just got another popup. When nobody gets one for a full day, someone email me.

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Old 02-14-08, 11:26 AM
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Does this mean DVDTALK is now on Internet Brands servers? It's been a whole day without the forum locking up on me. Which is weird.
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Old 02-14-08, 12:18 PM
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I noticed a few pop-ups as well. I was certain I had them blocked thru Firefox although now as I was looking thru the settings I see DVDtalk as an allowed site for pop-ups. I just removed it.
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Old 02-14-08, 01:27 PM
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Hmm, I haven't seen any popups. Weird.
Neither have I.
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Old 02-14-08, 07:50 PM
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Does this mean DVDTALK is now on Internet Brands servers? It's been a whole day without the forum locking up on me. Which is weird.
Actually, it seemed to lock up earlier.

Edit: Ok, look like that was just part of the move. Hope all is working.

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Old 02-14-08, 11:46 PM
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Missing from me...though my browser is good like that.
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