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Pop-up & Autoplaying Audio Ads

Last posted Mar 21, 2015 at 12:58PM EDT. Added Jul 05, 2011 at 07:31PM EDT
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It’s like the people in charge purposefully picked the most annoying ones (well, I mean, except for those Smiley Central ads). I realize they’re supposed to get your attention, but could you guys work it out with your partners to at least get them muted by default (otherwise you might as well edit trollfaces over the people in the ads)?

What ads? Things our ads are not allowed to have include autoplaying audio, pop-ups, and bright/flashy/annoying banners. If you see any of these things, screengrab and report them to us so we can get rid of them!

If you’re in Google Chrome, you can use inspect element to get the source code, that might help the admins if they know where the ad is from. I wouldn’t post the entire HTML, but just the source.
I’d do it, but I’ve adblocked the crap out of this site.

I got a pop up in IE (yea, yea, I know) that said it modified a page to prevent cross scripting. In the place of one of the ads was a ‘#’. I don’t know if you guys care about it, but if this information helps it is what I got when checking the address.

http://ib.adnxs.com/if?enc=d2nDYWnglz-FeMmkK32VPwAAAAAAAOA_hXjJpCt9lT93acNhaeCXP8ZPNPLqXW96jvjJ0_h1rEmhiBdOAAAAANHdBgA2AQAANwIAAAIAAABNxgYAkdgAAAEAAABVU0QAVVNEACwB-gAbJwAALA8AAgUCAQUAAAAA4yRkNAAAAAA.&udj=uf%28%27a%27%2C+12074%2C+1310165153%29%3Buf%28%27r%27%2C+443981%2C+1310165153%29%3Bppv%2811685%2C+%278822373458709336006%27%2C+1310165153%2C+1312757153%2C+87562%2C+55441%29%3B&cnd=!FCUg8AiKrAUQzYwbGAAgkbEDMAE4m05AAEi3BFDRuxtYAGCuAmgAcER4CoABcIgBCpABAZgBAaABAqgBA7ABALkBz-xP533glz_BAc_sT-d94Jc_yQHA-kq3c-fBP9kBAAAAAAAA8D_gAQA.&ccd=!RQQrIwiKrAUQzYwbGJGxAyAA&referrer=http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/subcultures/world-of-warcraft

Screencaps aren’t useful, get the sources. Maybe the source itself or the whole source code, but that’s what you need. Use View Page Source or Inspect Element in Chromium-based browsers to do it.

Quantum finish ad on the right has an autoplay feature.

We can’t use autoplay in threads, but they can in ads? shock horror
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edit:
What’s this? Two meals in one week?

Friends, help! An autoplay tricked me!

Last edited Jul 14, 2011 at 02:35PM EDT

RandomMan wrote:

As you can see I have no ads. I personally use Firefox with adblock.
Maybe a tip for people who are really annoyed by this problem.

ARE YOU A WIZARD.

Seriously tho, where do I get adblock for firefox?
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edit: found it

I had no idea that a quarter of the trending memes bar was hidden behind ads.

Last edited Jul 19, 2011 at 07:52PM EDT

The Cute Master :3 wrote:

Doesn’t adblock mean that kym doesn’t get money for your page visit because you don’t load the ads?

If somebody confirms this, I will turn off adblock.

In a bit of an ironic twist, while I was trying to take a screengrab of the autoplaying ad on another thread…

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…one started playing on this page.

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So, getting the two screengrabs, I went to my dashboard to upload them, and another one was there…

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…and yet another one on my profile after I successfully uploaded.

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We really seem to be plagued with them today.

Edit to add: and of course, another one came up after I hit “post”, but I’m done.

Last edited Aug 01, 2011 at 10:21PM EDT

Brucker wrote:

In a bit of an ironic twist, while I was trying to take a screengrab of the autoplaying ad on another thread…

[photo:157131]

…one started playing on this page.

[photo:157132]

So, getting the two screengrabs, I went to my dashboard to upload them, and another one was there…

[photo:157135]

…and yet another one on my profile after I successfully uploaded.

[photo:157138]

We really seem to be plagued with them today.

Edit to add: and of course, another one came up after I hit “post”, but I’m done.

I’m getting these all over the place as well.

Never had autoplaying ads until today:


AND AGAIN!!!!!!
THE SAME FREAKING WONKA AD!


EDIT: I might add that the same ad popped up when I edited this post. But I was too lazy too screengrab it.

Last edited Aug 21, 2011 at 12:06PM EDT

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