They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects)

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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#21 » by BadWolf » Sun May 19, 2019 7:26 pm

LKN wrote:
BadWolf wrote:Haven't seen an ad online for a long time. Is that still a thing? :D
But seriously guys, you're the only one to blame if this happens to you.


It's only on mobile


There's a lot of ways to protect yourself on mobile too.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#22 » by Winsome Gerbil » Sun May 19, 2019 7:26 pm

Guys, I use FairAdBlocker and didn't even know there WERE any redirects. Or popups. Or anything else.

It's certainly not a great sign for the site that right now my "blocked" counter for realgm has spiked to 66 items on this visit btw, but it is imminently controllable with the right ad blocker. the only problem being if everybody runs them then the advertisers quit paying the sites, adn how do the sites stay open?
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#23 » by floppymoose » Sun May 19, 2019 7:49 pm

Firefox Focus on iPhone seems to be loading realgm smoothly.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#24 » by Admiral-Kizaru » Sun May 19, 2019 7:51 pm

Dominater wrote:Atleast for me, it looks like the Adware redirects have returned! Come on REALGM, this is a world class website and should operate as such. These brutal redirects are something to be expected from an illegal streaming site or porn sites. :nonono:

Anyone having these issues again lately?


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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#25 » by MagicBagley18 » Sun May 19, 2019 7:59 pm

**** was unbearable but I got Ad-Blocker and then ADGuard and haven’t had issues. I only use the mobile version or iPad version never desktop
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#26 » by playoffs » Sun May 19, 2019 8:00 pm

Dominater wrote:Atleast for me, it looks like the Adware redirects have returned! Come on REALGM, this is a world class website and should operate as such. These brutal redirects are something to be expected from an illegal streaming site or porn sites. :nonono:

Anyone having these issues again lately?


Yeah, every time this happens I think this is literally stuff that should only happen if you browse porn sites in the year 1998. Really bad look for realgm.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#27 » by blind prophet » Sun May 19, 2019 8:02 pm

It's to the point I open up a new window tab instead of clicking on a thread now.

Over the years it seems to get bad for a little while, then go back to "usual" for me.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#28 » by Ice Trae » Sun May 19, 2019 8:09 pm

I’m on my iPhone rn and the adware redirects were a HUGE problem for me a few weeks ago. Idk what happened but they all went away recently and the site has been fine since and I’m hoping it stays that way. I’m using chrome btw
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#29 » by rrayy » Sun May 19, 2019 8:13 pm

Ublock Origin + no script on my Firefox browser = I haven't seen an ad for years.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#30 » by BombsquadSammy » Sun May 19, 2019 9:49 pm

Folks, I'm going to move this to the 'feedback' section, but I'm going to leave a shadow topic on the GB. The tech people who address such issues are morel likely to see it there, so please continue reporting your experiences and concerns.

For what it's worth, I'm using Firefox on both Android and iOS and have no issues with pop-ups or ads on either OS.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#31 » by CycklopsGT » Sun May 19, 2019 9:55 pm

The KnicksFix wrote:
Dominater wrote:Atleast for me, it looks like the Adware redirects have returned! Come on REALGM, this is a world class website and should operate as such. These brutal redirects are something to be expected from an illegal streaming site or porn sites. :nonono:

Anyone having these issues again lately?


use the opera browser bro, best, and fastest browser i've used to date, with built in pop up blockers and vpn, plus dark mode

I switched to Opera a few weeks ago after Firefox broke my add-ons for the last time. It actually has been pretty good. Will check out Dark Mode.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#32 » by CR Reina » Mon May 20, 2019 8:58 pm

We're very sorry for these issues returning. Unauthorized redirects unfortunately plague many sites intermittently and is a constant struggle to prevent. We've begun to look at where these are originating from already and will update this thread as we gather information.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#33 » by Antti22 » Tue May 21, 2019 9:15 am

This "Stanza" add is unclosable for me and blocks the whole site while visiting on mobile. Really annoying.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#34 » by CR Reina » Tue May 21, 2019 9:04 pm

Antti22 wrote:This "Stanza" add is unclosable for me and blocks the whole site while visiting on mobile. Really annoying.


Can you take a screenshot? I only see it at the bottom of the page.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#35 » by Antti22 » Wed May 22, 2019 6:28 am

https://imgur.com/GIuYMjv

it Only appears as such on mobile. You can faintly see the forums in the background and if you scroll, it only scrolls the add and there is no closing button. If you click on ANYWHERE there, it directs to Stanza website :banghead:
The calendar it offers varies depending on the forum I am in.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#36 » by Grodoboldo » Sat May 25, 2019 4:47 pm

Dominater wrote:Atleast for me, it looks like the Adware redirects have returned! Come on REALGM, this is a world class website and should operate as such. These brutal redirects are something to be expected from an illegal streaming site or porn sites. :nonono:

Anyone having these issues again lately?


Same thing for me here, using Chrome on Android.
It's borderline unusable when trying to come here.
It's all pointless until Gar Forman and John Paxson are fired.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#37 » by Charley11 » Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:05 am

No, I don't have any problems on my PC.
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#38 » by Howard Mass » Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:52 pm

Is anyone else still having problems?
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Re: They're back with a vengeance! (Redirects) 

Post#40 » by Goober » Mon Sep 9, 2019 2:15 am

Howard Mass wrote:Is anyone else still having problems?

Yes this is still happening

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