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Re: All Advertising Questions 

Post#361 » by Susp3ct » Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:42 pm

That was my screen today. I don’t even visit realgm because any topic I click it’s just ad galore. I can’t browse at all.
I get the need for ads but this is crazy.

As others have said the only way I can use this site right now is as blocker which I didn’t want to use

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Post#362 » by TheSuzerain » Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:06 pm

When I visit the site via mobile while simultaneously listening to music or a podcast or something, that other audio will stop. This doesn't happen with other sites/forums I visit.

I assume this is due to mobile ads playing sound? Any way to stop this? Does this happen to anyone else?
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Post#363 » by yannisk » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:47 pm

I keep getting asked about personalized ads, every time I visit a new page. It does not matter how many times I press "continue using site", next page I visit this popup at the bottom of the screen inform me about relevant ads and hides half the page content. It is super annoying, is there a way to agree once and stop seeing this message?
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Post#364 » by Curmudgeon » Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:46 pm

Why are all of these pro-Trump ads appearing on RealGM? I find them highly offensive. They belong on Fox News, not here. If these ads continue to run, I will never purchase another product or service advertised on RealGM, and I will urge others to do the same.
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Post#365 » by DonaldSanders » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:17 pm

It would be great for there to be a paid membership level that gives you no ads, say $4/month or $40/year.

The ads here are getting more and more annoying (e.g. the banner at the bottom that stays until you X it out, even if no ad is present) and I get that the site has bills to pay; I'd rather just pay something than have a lower quality experience.
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Post#366 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:32 pm

I can't fathom browsing the internet in 2020 without an ad blocker. This site was out of hand years ago with ads
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Post#367 » by xAIRNESSx » Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:30 am

The banner ad across the bottom of the screen and the video in the bottom right are really annoying. I understand having ads but those are really over the top.
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Post#368 » by jambalaya » Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:18 pm

Pop up ads are always going to be an issue with 2 perspectives but in recent months ads pop up here when I am trying to post and right where I am trying to compose text. Blocking my ability to have clean line of sight to post seems a step too far to me. I have struggled to work around it and might get fed up with it.

Fwiw, I am using chrome / mobile. This has happened at least 5-10 times when posting but not every time.
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Post#369 » by CR Reina » Tue Dec 1, 2020 4:31 pm

We've eliminated a few more intrusive ad types in favor of those because we thought it would make for a better experience. Can you post a screenshot of how the ad is blocking your line of sight when posting?
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Post#370 » by jambalaya » Tue Dec 1, 2020 11:33 pm

I dunno if I can screenshot (will see) but it happened again 2 minutes ago.
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Post#371 » by jambalaya » Yesterday 12:23 am

I tried but I cant get screenshot to behave fully so far.

The ad is right over where the last character goes and blocks everything after that from sight. The ad will move if I change orientation and sometimes I can click it away but a new one is often back in 10 seconds doing the same thing. This is too complicated and unfriendly.
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Post#372 » by jambalaya » Yesterday 12:52 am

It won't copy / post and the ads are in the way again...

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