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Another ad complaint (sorry)

Postby cfitz on Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:02 am

I always make sure to turn off my web filter when visiting CDRLabs so that the ads display and help support the site. I also click on ads from time to time just to boost the click-through counters. And I even tried to go the whole way through the process and buy from a CDRLabs advertiser (Vonage - although I still haven't been able to get the first month free offer that was advertised). However, this ad is really, really annoying me:

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It has javascript that activates a pop-up window whenever I (accidentally) pass the cursor over it on my way to clicking a "next", "reply", etc. link. I don't mind the other pop-ups so much since they only show up once per day, but this thing shows up every time it gets touched. Even worse, the pop-up presents a dialog that asks if I want to install their plugin, which I strongly suspect is spyware and/or browser hijack-ware. :evil: I'm afraid that one of these times I'm going to hit "OK" in my haste to dispose of the window, so if this ad keeps showing up I'm going to have to enable my filtering proxy again. :(

Can this particular ad be quashed or least tamed by eliminating the javascript?

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Postby aviationwiz on Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:05 am

I get that same pop-up Windwos Message with "IE PLUGIN" on my computer with no ad filtering software at all. Oh yeah, did I tell you I'm using Netscape :o
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Postby aviationwiz on Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:09 am

Just got it believe it or not after replying to this thread:

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Postby Ian on Sat Mar 27, 2004 12:05 pm

Yeah, that one has been annoying me as well. it's gone now.
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Postby MonteLDS on Sat Mar 27, 2004 12:33 pm

aviationwiz wrote:Just got it believe it or not after replying to this thread:

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this is so very funny :) :lol:
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Postby cfitz on Sat Mar 27, 2004 1:36 pm

Ian wrote:Yeah, that one has been annoying me as well. it's gone now.

Great! Thanks Ian.

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Postby aviationwiz on Sat Mar 27, 2004 4:58 pm

Ian wrote:Yeah, that one has been annoying me as well. it's gone now.


:) :) :) :) Awesome!!! Thanks!
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Postby CDRecorder on Sat Mar 27, 2004 6:21 pm

Ian wrote:Yeah, that one has been annoying me as well. it's gone now.


Thanks; I'm glad to hear that it's gone. That one was annoying me, too.
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