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summer94
10-03-2013, 08:40 PM
Is there ANY way to not allow google to put the video ads in? I'll be reading along in posts, click on one, then all of a sudden the computer starts yelling an ad at me! And of course, they usually don't have a pause button. I get so startled I can't even gather my thoughts enough to hit mute lol

melissa
10-03-2013, 08:57 PM
Ugh, they are super annoying. I haven't a clue how to stop them.

JenWrites
10-03-2013, 09:19 PM
Does Ad Block plus work on them? I have it and I don't think I ever deal with them.

farrarwilliams
10-04-2013, 08:49 PM
I had this issue awhile ago and installed adblock as a result and haven't seen them since. But at the time, the mods said there weren't supposed to be video ads, though that may have changed.

neobunny
10-05-2013, 10:40 AM
Ad block plus does stop the video ads thankfully. Def worth installing it on all the browsers you use. I primarily use chrome, but for certain sites I use Firefox and has ad block plus installed on both of them.

RachelC
10-05-2013, 11:27 AM
I always keep my volume muted for this reason (happens on so many sites). I haven't heard of AdBlock- thanks!

pandahoneybee
10-29-2013, 07:06 PM
ummm let me check with tech and see why you all would get them...I don't see any on my end..

Topsy
10-29-2013, 08:09 PM
Ugh...I got the same thing today when I stopped by the site. But then I accidentally closed out the page before I checked to see which advertiser it was. :mad: We are able to remove specific ads, but I have to know which ones they are. If anyone happens to remember the product/company the video ad was for, I'll look into getting it pulled.

BakedAk
11-01-2013, 01:27 PM
I kept getting one for Febreez.

Norm Deplume
11-05-2013, 09:17 AM
I've finally gotten the video ad scare this morning. I think Morgan Freeman was trying to sell me Dayquil.

I have resisted installing Adblock because the revenue from ads are why sites like this can be free of charge for users. But the auto-playing loud ads are a dealbreaker. Ugh.

Topsy
11-06-2013, 07:07 AM
Still working on these ad by ad! Thanks for reporting.

BakedAk
11-08-2013, 01:41 PM
Argh! Vicks Nyquil!