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  1. #1
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    Annoying pop-up ad

    Hey, is it just me or does this new X Games/Caffeine video ad get in the way of everyone else’s reading?
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    Updated OS16 iPad, Safari

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    Yep. Just started this afternoon.

    I know. Pop up blockers are the answer.

    But I don’t ever have this problem on safari. Now I do.

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    Yeah it sucks

  4. #4
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    Well, SOME sort of revenue has to pay for Kai’s upcoming health insurance premiums.
    Forum Cross Pollinator, gratuitously strident

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    It keeps coming back even when you close it too. Booo!

  6. #6
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    This is fucking stupid. It makes it impossible to use the site on the phone. Covers up the entire screen.

    advertising is a great way to pay the bills, but when it makes the site unusable who’s gonna watch the ads?

    we just finally got that other fucking ad glitch taken care of now we got another one.

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    Adblock plus doesn’t even stop it. When you select block item it comes back.

    Can’t figure out how to close it on iPhone (full site classic blue view) either. Boo!
    I still call it The Jake.

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    Pop-up blocker won't do anything. It's not a pop-up it's an adhesion.
    I ski 135 degree chutes switch to the road.

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    So we need some type of goo-gone then?
    I still call it The Jake.

  10. #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by TahoeJ View Post
    Pop-up blocker won't do anything. It's not a pop-up it's a cancer and a repellant.
    Don’t really want to use the forum today.
    Forum Cross Pollinator, gratuitously strident

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    Metro mobile B&W has no ads…

  12. #12
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    This fucking site. Jfhc.

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    Get rid of it. Notify the advertiser that we are boycotting them. Putting an ad that can't be removed sux. Whoever allowed this sux more.

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    I clicked on it and watched a while.
    Was doing my part to get a new server box fan
    Men’s slope style live
    The kids today are insane.

    And the ad needs to not run video and need to go away if you scroll.
    It is obnoxious

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    I use ghostery so I get a spinning wheel inside a black box that still won't go away. Sick.

    Garbage. WTF.

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    Annoying pop-up ad

    Doesn’t show on app
    Godawful on iPhone safari

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    Quote Originally Posted by rideit View Post
    Well, SOME sort of revenue has to pay for Kai’s upcoming health insurance premiums.

    hearty lol.

    also running ad blocker and it's still here. lame.

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    Pinner posted on a different thread about Adguard. I tried it and it's working, removed the ad completely. Chrome extension on mac.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jax View Post
    Pinner posted on a different thread about Adguard. I tried it and it's working, removed the ad completely. Chrome extension on mac.
    it's working on windows. after install you must go into adguard chrome settings and select "block ads on this site" then select the caffeine/flash element.

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    i'm using ublock, and you can right-click and block it
    90% of skiing is just looking cool

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    The ad won't go away and it makes it unusable on a phone, plus the bandwidth suckage.

    I've stopped looking at TGR on my phone or when using my work computer (which I often travel with an use off hours) which I can't put ublock on.
    Quote Originally Posted by blurred
    skiing is hiking all day so that you can ski on shitty gear for 5 minutes.

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    It seems to be gone.

    Thanks Danno.

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    Thank you Danno!
    Quote Originally Posted by blurred
    skiing is hiking all day so that you can ski on shitty gear for 5 minutes.

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