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Post#106 » by Howard Mass » Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:12 pm

TheUroborosWorm,

Could you please link us to where you saw this?

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Post#107 » by TheUroborosWorm » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:52 pm

I'm sorry i would gladly link, but didnt think of it then and didnt happened again, if it happens... i will this time, sry bud
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Post#108 » by Howard Mass » Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:13 am

Not a problem and please let us know next time.
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Post#109 » by BadMofoPimp » Tue Aug 7, 2012 4:58 pm

Oh yeh, I almost forgot. I had sound yesterday on the forums from a Target advertisement. Looked like a commercial with a lady speaking as if she was a news reporter. I took a screenshot crop (windows 7 cutting tool) while at work. Just thought I would mention it in case you are interested. Let me know if you want me to post the pic. -BMP
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Post#110 » by Howard Mass » Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:19 am

BadMofoPimp,

Are you still getting these?
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Post#111 » by BadMofoPimp » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:01 am

Nope. Haven't heard a single sound since that one time. My post was just an FYI.
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Post#112 » by Howard Mass » Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:03 pm

Sounds good.
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Post#113 » by thizznation » Wed Sep 5, 2012 9:46 pm

There's a new risque ad with boxing gloves and a women in her nighties...and I think I can see her nipples? My girlfriend just looked over while I was on the forums and got mad at me. :(
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Post#114 » by BadMofoPimp » Thu Sep 6, 2012 10:26 am

thizznation wrote:There's a new risque ad with boxing gloves and a women in her nighties...and I think I can see her nipples? My girlfriend just looked over while I was on the forums and got mad at me. :(


Where? Please elaborate with more details. What was she doing with her nipples? lol
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Post#115 » by CR Reina » Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:22 pm

thizznation wrote:There's a new risque ad with boxing gloves and a women in her nighties...and I think I can see her nipples? My girlfriend just looked over while I was on the forums and got mad at me. :(


We have turned on all filters to exclude any type of risque ads, but some slip through occasionally depending on the criteria. I haven't seen the ad so I can't identify where it came from unfortunately. A screenshot would help in the future, but I'll be on the lookout as well.
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Post#116 » by rrravenred » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:27 pm

http://apple-winners.com/au/iphone5/s/1 ... 9e25659667

Unavoidable sound ad popped up today whilst visiting the Player Comaprison forum.
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Post#117 » by YogiStewart » Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:53 pm

the Under Armour ad has insano blaring sound
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Post#118 » by CR Reina » Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:56 pm

Is it possible that the ad you are seeing is from an underlined text? We don't have any ads that auto-play sound around the edges of the site. But I just saw an ad that plays sound when scrolling over.
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Post#119 » by CR Reina » Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:36 pm

We have removed all of the underlined text ads from the site.
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Post#120 » by BadMofoPimp » Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:04 pm

I have had sound coming from the Obama and all sorts of Ad's all day today. And, I never once hovered over them. Usually, I click a link go to my Outlook while it is loading or aCad work. Then, about 30 seconds will go by before I all of a sudden hear sound. Happened about 6 or so times today. Just an FYI.
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Post#121 » by Sothron » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:03 am

I use current Firefox and when I come to the site and start reading threads I get completely redirected to random sites saying

"Congratulations! You are the (local city I live in) daily winner!"

The only way to get away from the ad is to leave the site completely and come back. Which, I might add, only delays that ad from coming back.
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Post#122 » by BadMofoPimp » Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:21 am

My home and PC are very clean. Never any redirects until a week ago or so. Now both have a redirect one only one link of RealGM. It is only when I click on the link called "Forums." It goes to that daily winner thing.

But, I figured a way around that redirect. If I hover over Forums link and then go to the drop down to the Team or General Discussion link, I don't get the redirect. Evidently, some virus/trojan has either infected RealGM servers or this is a paid advertisement for them. I hope that helps.
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Post#123 » by Howard Mass » Fri Nov 9, 2012 8:10 pm

Please let us know if there are any further problems.
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Post#124 » by nykballa2k4 » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:30 pm

Hey, there are new ads I am seeing that actually cover the typing space. It covers some of the options on the postreply so it makes inserting youtubes more difficult. There are ways to go around it, but it is really unappealing. Ads should not spill outside the top corner and the sides, and if they do, their should be a clear way to close them
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Post#125 » by CR Reina » Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:29 pm

nykballa2k4 wrote:Hey, there are new ads I am seeing that actually cover the typing space. It covers some of the options on the postreply so it makes inserting youtubes more difficult. There are ways to go around it, but it is really unappealing. Ads should not spill outside the top corner and the sides, and if they do, their should be a clear way to close them


Are these on the desktop version or on the app? A screenshot would be helpful because I haven't seen any instance where the ad is beyond its borders into the regular site. Thanks!

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