Does Real GM slow down your computer ?

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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#41 » by Edrees » Thu May 23, 2019 10:25 pm

Yes it does. Whether i'm on PC or Mac it slows things down. On Mobile it's full of spyware that constantly re-directs me, I try to avoid the mobile page whenever I can.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#42 » by likemycurryhot » Thu May 23, 2019 10:35 pm

Yes. On my Mac no matter the browser it causes big lags.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#43 » by wonkrazyz28 » Thu May 23, 2019 11:07 pm

Yeah, Ubloock Origin (https://www.ublock.org/) browser plug in user on my PC to block all the annoying, shady ads here and Privacy Badger: (https://www.eff.org/privacybadger) plugin user to block all trackers.
On my phone the website is damn near unviewable. Browser hijacking ads that are impossible to close and ironically tell me my phone is "infected" with a virus. I am pretty sure whatever tool I am told to install is a virus itself.
Use adblock browser for iOS and Android if needed (https://adblockbrowser.org/)

Its damn near pathetic that a website like this resorts to those kind of advertising methods
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#44 » by Neutral 123 » Thu May 23, 2019 11:21 pm

It doesn't really slow down my phone but it uses an insane amount of data.
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Post#45 » by Yoshun » Thu May 23, 2019 11:28 pm

Edrees wrote:Yes it does. Whether i'm on PC or Mac it slows things down. On Mobile it's full of spyware that constantly re-directs me, I try to avoid the mobile page whenever I can.


Mobile is the worst. It's basically inaccessible on mobile.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#46 » by ILOVEIT » Thu May 23, 2019 11:54 pm

Happens here. I think there is a tone of scripts and adds that just muck it all up. I typically can't even type on the site (even now it's sort of laggy). Then after a while I have to go to task manager and end the web browser session.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#47 » by Vlade Divac » Thu May 23, 2019 11:56 pm

I never have issues on PC, laptop or IOS. SOmetimes site is slow because it cannot handle so many users at the same time.

But last week waiting at the airport i tried to check RealGM on public computer with the Internet and it was impossible. Amount of ads - OMG. Then I realized when I used my computers that my ublock Origin blocks 16-18 ads every time I refresh the page on RealGM. Without ad blockers this site is total waist of time.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#48 » by macNcheese3 » Thu May 23, 2019 11:56 pm

UcanUwill wrote:no problems to me, using Opera. But realGM mobile app at least in the past used to just not work for weeks at a time, it would say loading content or something along those lines, and for me it would never load anything. No problem with PC browser tho.


The app was horrible. My browser sometimes freezes though on mobile. The app has also been discontinued.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#49 » by LakersLegacy » Thu May 23, 2019 11:58 pm

RealGM works good on my iPhone now. It use to freak out on typing depending on the ad displayed.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#50 » by JimmerAllStar » Fri May 24, 2019 12:02 am

wonkrazyz28 wrote:Yeah, Ubloock Origin (https://www.ublock.org/) browser plug in user on my PC to block all the annoying, shady ads here and Privacy Badger: (https://www.eff.org/privacybadger) plugin user to block all trackers.
On my phone the website is damn near unviewable. Browser hijacking ads that are impossible to close and ironically tell me my phone is "infected" with a virus. I am pretty sure whatever tool I am told to install is a virus itself.
Use adblock browser for iOS and Android if needed (https://adblockbrowser.org/)

Its damn near pathetic that a website like this resorts to those kind of advertising methods


It's not that realgm allows these hijack ads to appear. Realgm, like all websites, gets their ads from a broker or exchanges. Companies then bid for ad placement through the broker/exchanges. So realgm has no control on what kind of ads appear on its site.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#51 » by swyftdahoe » Fri May 24, 2019 12:21 am

It's non-sensical not to use an ad block extension. Just go install one. It'll take you all of 2 minutes.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#52 » by Best2EverDoIt » Fri May 24, 2019 12:50 am

It always makes my phone act crazy.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#53 » by Plutonashfan » Fri May 24, 2019 12:58 am

On a computer No on phones yes. Site is poorly optimized, thought it was my phone but just got new last week. Don't get me started on malware redirects
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#54 » by Rainwater » Fri May 24, 2019 1:21 am

JunkYardDog6ix wrote:I am wondering if this happens to everyone because it's really annoying .. whenever I am in the forums within 5 minutes my browser starts lagging and freezing. even if I am not on Real GM and just have the tab open my entire browser + computer is lagging and freezing until I close Real GM. Anyone else have this problem or its just me ? And how do I fix it if possible lol


You are not the only one. It's an issue on my Android and laptop. Trying to reply to or create a post is the worse.
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Post#55 » by SinceGatlingWasARookie » Fri May 24, 2019 2:10 am

Realgm creates problems on my iPad.

Typing replies can get very strange sometime.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#56 » by CR Reina » Fri May 24, 2019 4:03 pm

We appreciate the helpful feedback. While we do this routinely, we are currently doing a full audit of our advertisers and the number of placements on any given page to improve the functionality of the site. There are clearly too many scripts running at the moment and causing these unacceptable issues.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#57 » by Kawhi Hands » Fri May 24, 2019 4:08 pm

no issues on my mac. using wipr to block the ads.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#58 » by Cowbulls » Fri May 24, 2019 4:10 pm

By far the worst website I've ever been too. I've complained about it for a long time. Whoever is in charge doesn't seem to care much.
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Re: Does Real GM slow down your computer ? 

Post#59 » by Harcore Fenton Mun » Fri May 24, 2019 4:15 pm

The auto running video's at the bottom are killer. They eat compute cycles.
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