Pop Up Ad Issue on this site

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  1. pkdawg

    pkdawg Member

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    Missed that’ll at post. I can’t believe it hasn’t been fixed yet. I blame the government. :)
     
  2. VictorB

    VictorB Formerly LZF Super Mod

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  3. LtDave32

    LtDave32 Desert Star Guitars Super Mod Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    guys, we are working on it.

    Apologies for the trouble.
     
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  4. Seven

    Seven Gold Supporter

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    Never see any ads whilst I cruise this forum..
     
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    chasenblues Senior Member

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    mudface Non-Deadbeat/Non-Prominent Double Platinum Supporter Premium Member

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    You gotta whatch those North Korean's, they want to nuke us so bad the ought to make microwave ovens.......:laugh2:
     
  8. Dolebludger

    Dolebludger Senior Member

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    I get those ads while using my iPad on MLP, but not my desk top. And my iPad has nothing to block any ads. But here is the weird thing: I get almost no MLP authorized ads. I actually like to get many of those because they are guitar related.
     
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    This is getting bad. iPhone user here. This is my go-to site, the one I spend the most time on and check first. I hope something can be done about these redirects.
     
  10. Dolebludger

    Dolebludger Senior Member

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    I certainly agree that something should be done, with priority. I emphasize that the offending ad is not of the type for which MLP is paid to run. While MLP paid ads were controversial at first, they don’t bother me at all. But the offending ad, as I understand it, pays MLP nothing. Instead it hijacks my connection to MLP. There ought to be a law against it.
     
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  11. Macronaut

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    I didn't have these happen for a week or so, then had about 6-8 back to back 12/27.

    I think "redirect" is more accurate than "pop-up".
     
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    Just bought an ipad. This site is completely useless with the redirect ads. I even purchased adblock, which I never like to do since I like to support the site, but it did nothing. I seriously can't click through two pages without getting redirected.

    This has been steadily getting worse since the forum "upgrade". Blech.
     
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    wildhawk1 Senior Member

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    Yep... same here.

    Been more aggressive in the past couple weeks.
     
  15. Dolebludger

    Dolebludger Senior Member

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    This may or may not help, but these damned ads have started stating that I was selected because I am a Spectrum customer (for cable TV, phone, and internet). What makes me wonder is, how do they know I'm a Spectrum customer. I wonder how many more of you with this problem are Spectrum customers?
     
  16. Macronaut

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    I don't know but, I got three of these F%#@ing things while I was trying to read your post...only on my phone.

    I am curious where these are coming from. Spectrum, iPhone, MLP, whatever...

    And to top it off, my main PC is offline and won't boot-up (not realtaed). It's a techno travisty....

    I'm on an old lap top from the closet, that's slower than a frozen snail.....but, it's keeping me connected....sorta.
     
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  17. C_Becker

    C_Becker Dat Gibson smell

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    I'd really like to believe you, but this issue has been going on for over half a year !
    I used to visit MLP multiple times a day, now I just can't be bothered tbh.
     
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    4F635038-9A28-44EC-ACD3-A7E5DA7C86D1.png M gettin this pop up every few seconds now... it used to be just every few minutes or so.
     
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    Folks, it’s happening to me too when using my iPad only.

    It also happens on a couple of local newspaper sites I visit daily, but that’s about it.

    It’s incredibly frustrating.
     

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