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Old 11-28-2014, 04:41 PM   #1
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What's with the ads?!!?!?!?!?

Recently, when I sign in I get a large strip down the whole site... today advertising Liquid Plummer. Can't even read the site. WTH??
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Old 11-28-2014, 04:45 PM   #2
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Don't know what browser you are using, but I had something similar a while back using Firefox. I discovered an unauthorized extension (tools > add-ons > extensions) and once I deleted it the problem went away.
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Old 11-28-2014, 05:35 PM   #3
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Don't know what browser you are using, but I had something similar a while back using Firefox. I discovered an unauthorized extension (tools > add-ons > extensions) and once I deleted it the problem went away.
Same here.
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Old 11-28-2014, 07:12 PM   #4
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What ads? I've never seen one here....I use Firefox with Adblock Plus.
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Old 11-29-2014, 12:24 PM   #5
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What ads? I've never seen one here....I use Firefox with Adblock Plus.
Same here.
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Old 11-29-2014, 12:43 PM   #6
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Recently, when I sign in I get a large strip down the whole site... today advertising Liquid Plummer. Can't even read the site. WTH??


I am seeing the same thing. Can you tell me what browser you are using?
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Old 11-29-2014, 01:10 PM   #7
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I've seen several instances of this too. I'm using the most current Safari on an iMac. My advertising block is rectangular down the center only. Saw it yesterday, but not so far today.
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Old 11-30-2014, 07:42 AM   #8
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I've seen several instances of this too. I'm using the most current Safari on an iMac. My advertising block is rectangular down the center only. Saw it yesterday, but not so far today.
I am on Safari as well and have been seeing this off and on for weeks. It was back again this morning.
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Old 11-30-2014, 08:00 AM   #9
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I am on Safari as well and have been seeing this off and on for weeks. It was back again this morning.
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Safari here, too, on a MacBook.
I have never seen this.

Perhaps because in addition to Adblock, I also use Ghostery.

I have never seen an ad of any kind since I started using both (a couple of years now).
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Old 12-01-2014, 06:58 AM   #11
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Liquid Plumr ad back again this morning. The annoying part of it is that I cannot click on it to close and it's right in the middle of the screen, obscuring content. I guess if this can't be resolved by ERF, I will need to go with an ad block. This is the only site where this occurs.
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Old 12-01-2014, 09:09 AM   #12
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I use IE (yes, I know) and can turn off the ads by turning on tracking protection. I normally allow the ads though, as this is a site that it's important to support.
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Old 12-01-2014, 10:13 AM   #13
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Chrome browser here. My ads always behave themselves and appear to the right-hand side of the screen. Like Jackanory, I don't block them as I like to support this site. I do click-through very occasionally on ads that interest me.
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