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    Ads with sound

    That mattress ad is more than annoying. It's really not cool if you're trying to sneak a peak at CF when you're at work and that thing blasts out. Is there a way to disable the sound on ads?



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    Re: Ads with sound

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    That mattress ad is more than annoying. It's really not cool if you're trying to sneak a peak at CF when you're at work and that thing blasts out. Is there a way to disable the sound on ads?
    I hope so. Those videos at the bottom have been very annoying over the past couple of months.



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    Re: Ads with sound

    Agreed. Very annoying.


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    Re: Ads with sound

    The Serta one has pretty much made me not keep CF open as much as I usually do, but its only been going on for me for about 20 hours. It will not shut up...



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    Re: Ads with sound

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    That mattress ad is more than annoying. It's really not cool if you're trying to sneak a peak at CF when you're at work and that thing blasts out. Is there a way to disable the sound on ads?
    That is why the status quo is sound turned entirely off on my work computer. I turn it on when I need to hear something.


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    Re: Ads with sound

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    The Serta one has pretty much made me not keep CF open as much as I usually do, but its only been going on for me for about 20 hours. It will not shut up...
    Same here. I even have AdBlock, so I don't see the ad, but still hear it.


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    Re: Ads with sound

    I'd like to add my displeasure with the mattress video.



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    Re: Ads with sound

    aaand there it goes again. Sorry Chris but I can't live with that. Give a tweet when it's fixed.



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    Re: Ads with sound

    I hate when free stuff doesn't meet my specifications.




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    Re: Ads with sound

    Turn the sound off on your computer. Volume is turned up on an as-needed basis. Pretty simple.



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    Re: Ads with sound

    First: Download Chrome
    Second: Install AdBlock
    Third: Set all ads from that URL to be blocked.



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    Re: Ads with sound

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    I hate when free stuff doesn't meet my specifications.
    I think everyone here realizes that the site needs $ from the advertisements to keep the site free (we've been told countless times). However, there is a line where the amount/magnitude of adds hamper the enjoyment of those viewing the site.



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    Re: Ads with sound

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone711 View Post
    I hope so. Those videos at the bottom have been very annoying over the past couple of months.
    I have to make sure I don't leave CF open on my laptop, those ads make my CPU go from 8-10% -> 50%, so battery life is clobbered. Very annoying.


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    Re: Ads with sound

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    I hate when free stuff doesn't meet my specifications.
    The thing is, some people (myself included) would be willing to pay a little to not have to deal with all of these bull-**** ads. It is going to drive people away. I understand the need to advertise, but it's getting pretty ridiculous.


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    Re: Ads with sound

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    Same here. I even have AdBlock, so I don't see the ad, but still hear it.
    I assume you're running Firefox...does it allow you to just block a certain URL? If you block the URL instead of just the box on the screen, that should kill the audio.



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