Feedback: Ad sound

Discussion in 'Site Feedback and Support' started by mcfaj0dm, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. mcfaj0dm

    mcfaj0dm Member

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    Anyone else getting the ads on the right, just somewhat randomly kick in with the sound? Maybe over the past week.

    Most are muted and fine. But every once in a while (several times a day) something just blurts out. Sound seems to often start in an ad mid-stream. Cut in and out.

    Using chrome on Win 7 Pro.
     
  2. CycloneWarrior

    CycloneWarrior Well-Known Member

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    It happens to me in safari on my MacBook.
     
  3. buf87

    buf87 Well-Known Member

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    I switched to Chrome and added Ad Block and it took away all that crap. Really slowed down the posting with the sound ads before
     
  4. Yellow Snow

    Yellow Snow Well-Known Member

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    I'm getting loud ads again as well.
     
  5. DoctorUncle

    DoctorUncle Member

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    Grasshopper,

    Try Chrome with the Ad Block Plus extension installed. It's a much better user experience (on this site and others with excessive advertisements).
     
  6. zmanzbo

    zmanzbo Active Member

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    It's terrible, sound and a video plays.

    Yes I know you can block it. I just switched to the mobile theme on my laptop instead. Much faster and less crap as well.
     
  7. theshadow

    theshadow Well-Known Member

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    It's even worse when there's audio with no corresponding video -- like the John Deere mower ad that keeps playing mysteriously out of nowhere.
     
  8. CRCy17

    CRCy17 Active Member

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    I'm getting ads with sounds again, sometimes even two videos open at the same time. I have disabled my ABP for CF to support the site, but considering turning it back on as these ads pop in without warning and you have to scroll all the way to the bottom to pause the videos
     
  9. cyhiphopp

    cyhiphopp Well-Known Member

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    I am also getting sound adds.

    One for Mucinex with the talking plegm ball.
     
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  10. ChrisMWilliams

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    Can you guys please give me the URLs to the ads making sound and I'll get them shut down. Thanks.
     
  11. Acylum

    Acylum Well-Known Member

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    Leiskitow does a Mucinex ad?
     
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  12. jkclone

    jkclone Well-Known Member

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    I don't know how to find the URL. I can't even find where the ad is. It is really bad like every page has one.
     
  13. cyhiphopp

    cyhiphopp Well-Known Member

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    Getting a new LOUD Xfinity commercial and I can't even tell where it's coming from.

    It also looped and was playing over itself 3 times over. Really annoying with headphones on.
     

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