Feedback: If you are having any ad related problems, report here

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  1. ChrisMWilliams

    ChrisMWilliams Publisher
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    I'd like to keep the reports coming in to one thread if possible so it doesn't clutter the forum front page.

    I promise you guys that we are diligently working on this. Last week's ad platform switch was a major success. Got a brand new SSL server. Things are looking up but we still have kinks to work out, so keep the URLs coming. That is the only way we can weed out the bad ones.

    We are basically farming out our ads to real industry professionals anymore instead of me trying to do things in-house. It's above my head. I'm a freaking sportswriter/radio guy. I don't know this stuff.

    I promise it will continuously get better but we just made the switch last Friday. Gotta give us a little bit of time to get everything running smooth.
     
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  2. Mr Janny

    Mr Janny Welcome to the Office of Secret Intelligence
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    Missed opportunity in the title, Chris.

    Should have been "If you're having Ad related problems, I feel bad for you son"

    Come on!!!
     
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  3. TheHelgo

    TheHelgo Well-Known Member

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    Mobile has been a disaster recently. Every time I click a thread link, I get some crazy "you've been selected to win....." type message. Clearly a phishing attempt and I simply close the page, but makes viewing CF on mobile nearly impossible the last few days.
     
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  4. isugcs

    isugcs Well-Known Member

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    "99 problems but an ad ain't one.." dang, janny beat me to it...
     
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  5. zarnold56

    zarnold56 Well-Known Member

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    Kept getting the walmart redirect ad on mobile last night. Made the site unusable.
     
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  6. kilroy

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    Capture.JPG virus redirect, wont let you do anything in the browser at all so I screen shot it for you.
     
  7. kilroy

    kilroy Well-Known Member

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    I get this all the freaking time!!! I have to task manage and quit my damn browser losing all my other tabs. Really pisses me off.
     
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  8. cycloner29

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    I keep getting the call for support, a lot of mediacom survey ads, even got a google issue on one. The phone app never loads the latest posts under "general discussion, it always gives an error for new posts. Always have to do the "3 finger salute" (ctr-alt-delete)on my PC. Anyone using Kaspersky internet protection software? It always warns me when I go to CF.
     
  9. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    On iphone using Safari and nearly everytime I open a page I get a pop up that says "open in app store" and sends me to this link:
    data:text/html;base64,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  10. CyGuy5

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    Every time I am on mobile, which I usually am, I continually get the "Open this page in the app store?" screen. Even when I click no I still get sent to the page anyways, and I have to open up CF on another page where I will likely get that screen again.
     
  11. ChrisMWilliams

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    Thanks guys. Making progress.
     
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  12. ArgentCy

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    Here's one that AVG caught. deniedaccess990021.com

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  13. KnappShack

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    Same issue on a brand new phone
     
  14. CloneFan03

    CloneFan03 Active Member

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    Over and over and over on mobile. Still waiting on my gift card, too.
     

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  15. dinger

    dinger Well-Known Member

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    When I exit out of an add pop-up it logs me out. And upon logging back in, I dont actually get logged back in about 75% of the time.
     

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