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Pop up ads = annoying

551 337 November 27, 2017 at 06:23 AM
Been seeing ads that pop up and take over the entire screen until you close (most recently for "Merrill" shoes).

Not cool.

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Been seeing ads that pop up and take over the entire screen until you close (most recently for "Merrill" shoes).

Not cool.
Hi,
We do not condone the rogue/bad ads here and work to block them often.
We need info on which ones it was so the marketing/ad team can block it.
If you quote doublewood in this thread https://slickdeals.net/f/10831007-rogue-ad-taking-over-the-screen? and have info ...even a screenshot that can help him find the bad one he can put a block in on it.
Quoting him will help send him a notification that there is another one sneaking in.

Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience.
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LMAO At first, I thought SD was cashing in on a new form of annoying advertising today, being that it's cyber Monday. Then after repeated pop-ups by Merrell, I knew something wasn't right. I'll try to catch a screenshot and post in that thread for Doublewood to see.
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LMAO At first, I thought SD was cashing in on a new form of annoying advertising today, being that it's cyber Monday. Then after repeated pop-ups by Merrell, I knew something wasn't right. I'll try to catch a screenshot and post in that thread for Doublewood to see.
Thanks, we hate them as much as all of you do.
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Hi,
We do not condone the rogue/bad ads here and work to block them often.
We need info on which ones it was so the marketing/ad team can block it.
If you quote doublewood in this thread https://slickdeals.net/f/10831007-rogue-ad-taking-over-the-screen? and have info ...even a screenshot that can help him find the bad one he can put a block in on it.
Quoting him will help send him a notification that there is another one sneaking in.

Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience.
This has been brought to SD attention as of two weeks ago....I was told you contacted your ad providers. Unfortunately, two weeks is a really long time for such a huge problem. Seems like ad vendors might not care about this problem based on it still occurring.

Screenshots and ad data are present in this thread:
https://slickdeals.net/f/10831007-rogue-ad-taking-over-the-screen?v=1
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This has been brought to SD attention as of two weeks ago....I was told you contacted your ad providers. Unfortunately, two weeks is a really long time for such a huge problem. Seems like ad vendors might not care about this problem based on it still occurring.

Screenshots and ad data are present in this thread:
https://slickdeals.net/f/10831007-rogue-ad-taking-over-the-screen?v=1
Hi implode,
doublewood has been working on the ones reported as well as our ad providers.
Mods nor myself have any control over this issue, sorry.
Please give him as much information as possible. I know that you do.. just noting it for all others with the same issue.

If you don't quote him and have the system send him a notification he won't see the posts very often.
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Guess I am not the first person who saw an Merrell Ad too.
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I'm getting this merrell ad too. Please help stop it!
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Hi implode,
doublewood has been working on the ones reported as well as our ad providers.
Mods nor myself have any control over this issue, sorry.
Please give him as much information as possible. I know that you do.. just noting it for all others with the same issue.

If you don't quote him and have the system send him a notification he won't see the posts very often.

This is happening for me. Last night and again today constantly.....
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They tracked down how the Merrell ad was sneaking in and put a stop to it.. let us know if you see it again.
Again, thanks for your patience.
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I have a feeling lately these ads are trying to run scripts? I am using google chrome and on the top right I get a warning about unauthenticated scripts trying to run.. then the left bottom corner (like in my photo) you see page url's trying to run.
Then Slickdeals gets sluggish. Eventually ( about 2 minutes later ) I can't scroll up or down, can't reply to posts.. it gets out of hand.

IS it to do with the ads I don't know. But lately something is buggy.

Something is running in the background.. page starts to reload, top left of the photo, and that bottom left just starts showing all kinds of websites and things trying to load.

Last photo is normal CPU usage visiting this site.
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Im getting them when viewing anything on this site. Walmartwin, amazon winner, iphonewin.win, all kinds of redirects. I got one just now viewing this thread! Slickdeals.net is no longer a safe website.
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