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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Raff Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 19 2019 at 13:39
Ads  (banner or otherwise) are really a nuisance on the phone, but I don't see any on my computer because I use uBlock (which unfortunately has no mobile version).
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote wiz_d_kidd Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 20 2019 at 07:10
I usually run Ghostery on Firefox on my PC, and one day I had to disable it for another site. I forgot that I had disabled it, and when I went to PA, I was astonished at the bombardment of advertisements! I never use my phone for engaging in forums because it's just too small and hard to mouse around, so I never realized the extreme volume of ads here. Ghostery back on!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chopper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 21 2019 at 04:32
AdBlocker just blocked 10 ads on this page alone, it does seem a bit excessive.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gentle and Giant Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 21 2019 at 11:57
I haven't seen any ads on this site. I do have Ublock running in Chrome, but it's switched off on this site. So I wonder why I'm not seeing anything (a Win10 laptiop btw)?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 21 2019 at 18:15
Is there any reason why over the past month or so it has gotten so bad? The screen shot that Ian posted is exactly what I see daily now


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 30 2019 at 13:05
Ads are now appearing stuck in the middle of reviews on the front page. (Perhaps this has been happening for awhile now, I generally don't scope out the reviews on the front page.)
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