Keep getting pop-up "claim your prize" ads, when mobile browsing.

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  1. admin1

    admin1 Administrator

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    Guys we made some changes today that I am hopeful will reduce or stop these issues. Nothing is "For Good" but please continue to report these issues on this thread. If you want to really have some tech fun, download this on your phone https://www.httpwatch.com/download/ Its a browser that records your session on the site while you are here. And then if you get a redirect you could provide the session to me and that info would be helpful.
     
  2. Kaicho8888

    Kaicho8888 Senior Member

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    ...I never win anything!
     
  3. Prospector

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    The fix is working for me. Thanks!
     
  4. Death Incarnate

    Death Incarnate Premium V.I.P. Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Hasn't happened on my iPad for the past week.
    Better Kate than never.
    Thank you very much.
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  5. tzd

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    I turned off my ad block last week. Just a few minutes ago my iPad again got randomly selected to win another prize :(
     
  6. Cjsinla

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    It was good for awhile but the pop ups are back!!
     
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  7. rockstar232007

    rockstar232007 Senior Member

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    Before I installed a content/ad-blocker on my phone, the pop-ups/redirections happened every time I opened the browser (MLP is my homepage). Even tried clearing everything, as most of these third-party sites use tracking-cookies, which alert them every time someone logs in.

    Now, zero issues.

    Side note: So far, I've been on for about 15 minutes, and my blocker has stopped 45 redirects.
     
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  9. Curious George

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    Gift card pop up twice tonight using iPad... only on MLP. Noticed it yesterday as well.
     
  10. Curious George

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    last night.... gift card pop up on marshall forum... don't remember my login, was surfing as a guest... so posting notice here.
     
  11. SoCal Flood

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    I'm getting pop-ups daily on MLP. I'll post a screen capture of the next one. Time to try an ad blocker I guess.
     
  12. Gold_topped

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    The ads are back in full swing now.
     
  13. Gold_topped

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    There was a study that said at times during a 24 hour period, point accounts for over 70% of web traffic bandwidth.
     
  14. rockstar232007

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    Haven't gotten one since I installed an ad/content-blocker on my phone. But, now the spam/bot threads have been ridiculous.

    One of the very few reasons I hate this new software.
     
  15. Lungo

    Lungo Silver Supporter

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    Been getting this pop up for a few days now on my iPhone.
     

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  16. Lungo

    Lungo Silver Supporter

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    Frequency greatly increased today. Got the pop up 5 times just trying to come back to this thread and report it.
     
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    59DFAF61-F1F7-4F46-9251-C6A5E14D13B3.png Just got this one a couple of minutes ago.
     
  18. Lungo

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    Getting this now. Something new?
     
  19. C_Becker

    C_Becker Dat Gibson smell Premium Member

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    Site is still totally unusable on a phone, I keep getting redirected to scam "claim your prize" websites that kidnap my browser.

    I can't even post a screenshot on this thread from my phone, because it won't let me !
    Totally disappointed in MLP, do you need money that bad that you have to bombard people with such agressive scamware ?

    This site has really hit a low point, shameful.

    My premium membership will definitely not be renewed this time and all ads will continue to stay blocked on my macbook.
     
  20. 504steve

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    I am also having this issue and it’s pretty annoying.
     

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