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

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  1. ehb

    ehb Chief Discombobulator Premium Member

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    Most interwebz traffic is bullshit... As in waaaaaaaaay most....
     

  2. DotStudio

    DotStudio Silver Supporter

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    The hijacking/re-directing keeps getting worse and worse. Stop sucking please.
     
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  3. C_Becker

    C_Becker Dat Gibson smell

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    There are browsers for Android that Block this kind of malicious dirt. In this case it is legit self-defense, since no one seems to give a crap
     

  4. scottied

    scottied Junior Member

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    My iPhone and iPad are getting the malicious ads too... this site, and a few others. The ad server companies need to do a better job of stopping this garbage. So annoying. Obviously don’t click on it :)
     

  5. ehb

    ehb Chief Discombobulator Premium Member

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    Some of y'all ort'n to be gillionaires by now....

    Greedy folks.... Ain't sharin.......

    Malikon is probably driving a new Cadderac rat now....
     

  6. decoy205

    decoy205 Senior Member

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    I'm still getting them it's super frustrating. On the sevenstring board as well.
     

  7. Ronaldo

    Ronaldo Senior Member

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    E666DDAC-8A60-4B56-8B45-3E7D7FF71100.png I only experience this problem on my iPhone not on iPad not on desktop.
    How do you control pop ups on an iPhone?
     

  8. CoyotesGator

    CoyotesGator Senior Member

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    Turn off java.

    I know, it sucks.

    And charge yer phone before it goes dead.
     

  9. Starman

    Starman Senior Member

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    Site is unusable on my iPhone if not connected to wifi...has been for weeks, and still today 11/18/2017 "congratulations $1000....." popup crud with the hard lockup of Safari unless you carefully backbrowser and self re-direct. HORRIBLE.

    Also Sevenstring.org (which is a similar appearing website as MLP) has the identical issue.

    Any fixes guys?
     
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  10. tzd

    tzd Senior Member

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    Popping ads are back with a vengeance on my iPad. I had to re-enable AdBlock again. I don’t think I will ever disable it again for this site. Sorry for your lost ad revenue.
     
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    Me too. I never thought I would ever need an adblocker in my iphone.
     
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  12. Curious George

    Curious George Premium Member

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    stopped even trying to access MLP via the iphone... I get the same sketchy 'congrats' page each and every time
     
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    stilwel Senior Member

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    Every. Damn. Time.
    This is the ONLY forum I have this issue with. Why is that?
    I love MLP. I really do, but I won't be accessing via my iPhone (Chrome browser) until this is addressed.

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  14. RangerJay

    RangerJay Glam Bastard Premium Member

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    This is getting ridiculous. Every damn time, now, same crap on the iPad. This needs to stop. Now!
     

  15. WhiteEpiLP

    WhiteEpiLP Senior Member

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    Don't have this problem on my Samsung....


    Sorry i had to :laugh2:
     

  16. zowenso

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    This just happened again.


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  17. ehb

    ehb Chief Discombobulator Premium Member

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    Ghostery browser
     

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    Dolebludger Premium Member

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    This is an offensive ad, as it takes over your browser setting. When you close the ad, it deletes the site you selected, and you have to log back on. It is not like the ads for which MLP is paid, where you can click on if interested, not if you are not. While it is not the fault of this site, MLP needs to incorporate their own blockers against this hyjacking of its site.
     
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    Three times today.

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  20. ehb

    ehb Chief Discombobulator Premium Member

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    Ghostery Browser.
     

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