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Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:40:21 Reply

I was out of town over the weekend, and came back to tons of complaints concerning an obstructive ad that made it hard to access anything on the page. We don't want ads like this on NG either - the ad company has been notified and it will be gone by the end of today.


This is the game JohnnyUtah and I have been working on.

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:41:22 Reply

AH this explain alot!

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:41:33 Reply

Horray! you can be my hero of the day


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:41:45 Reply

i saw that ad i couldnt play ne movies

the horrors the horrors!

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:43:17 Reply

At 9/7/04 10:41 AM, blueflameskulls wrote: i saw that ad i couldnt play ne movies

the horrors the horrors!

heh, you got bad luck

Anyways, thanks Tom!!!

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:46:33 Reply

At 9/7/04 10:40 AM, TomFulp wrote: I was out of town over the weekend, and came back to tons of complaints concerning an obstructive ad that made it hard to access anything on the page. We don't want ads like this on NG either - the ad company has been notified and it will be gone by the end of today.

yeah i got that a couple of times
i get it on sites like joecartoon as well

glad to know its fixed though

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:48:37 Reply

Luckily I have a pop-up killer Mwuhahahahaha.


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:48:56 Reply

Ah right, thanks. I wouldn't have minded if we had been warned. But it looked like you didn't know either.

Thanks for explaining.


#coys

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:50:18 Reply

Sounds great :)

I never saw the "annoying add", and I wonder why, because I don't have any anti-pop up installed and I'm using IE...maybe it's related to the place where you come from...or something...

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:50:59 Reply

Tom saved the day!

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:54:45 Reply

Yeah, that thing was annoying, even with Mozilla and adblocker, it still manages to get by me even when I try to immunize my browser to it's Iframe. That was soo annoying. Glad they're going to stop. Thanks Tom. :P

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 10:59:14 Reply

Hip hip hurray, Now we can sleep!

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:12:30 Reply

I didn't see it, but hurray for tom anyway!
now to get rid of that stupid yellow monster thingy ad ruining my screen...
j/k ; )

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:17:03 Reply

Grea i thought it was my computer

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:21:26 Reply

Hi well im new to the BBS forum thingy, but i had a question that poped into my head and wouldent go away. Does the Mr.Fulp make money from this site? Sorry i didnt wanna make a new topic just for this question. Sorry if its of topic, but i just wanted to know. Thx!

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:22:52 Reply

That's great to hear! I know for me the ad would pop-up in front of the voting boxes and you couldn't get it to close.

Thanks Tom! You all are always making improvements to make this the best site to visit.


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:26:08 Reply

*applauds* Thank you Tom :) Now we can finally watch our movies without fear of over-intrusive adverts appearing.

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:26:32 Reply

Thx for fixing that, got annoying.
Btw, when is that Halo collection out? I gave you 14 links and a button in your "New Today..." thread.

This should be added to the foamy collection :)
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/191334
Ok, it's something me and some friend conjured up, and I swear it's hella underrated (trust me on that, under 2.00 with gfx like those...god)


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:31:13 Reply

At 9/7/04 11:18 AM, DarkliIangel23 wrote:
At 9/7/04 10:56 AM, Tahnok wrote: I use Firefox so I don't know what the hell are you talking about.
It gets past that, too. Genius.

Indeed it does, because it's not a pop-up ad. It's just a normal banner...that expands itself.
Did I mention how annoying it made viewing this site? Well, it did.
Anyway Tom, good to hear you're sorting it out. Good work.

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:33:00 Reply

You should keep the ad on IWP movies so people don't have to watch them.

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:33:41 Reply

It wasn't the pop-ups that were bothering me, but that it seemed that there was no way to get rid of the damned things. However, I found that up in the right corner, there was an X that you could click on that would close the things down. Problem solved. :|

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:36:44 Reply

woohoo! n1 tom


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:41:39 Reply

thank you. But why can the add company post anything they want?


ceci n'est pas un blog.
(get it? It's a link to a blog.)

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:44:54 Reply

I'm not too sure if I had an encounter with that particular advertisement, but I did manage to catch something malicious from Newgrounds that ended up copying a load of .exe's into my program files. No virus or anything, it just kept spawning popups every 5 minutes whether or not I had a browser running or not. Luckily, I'm running Deepfreeze, so a quick restart deleted all the files and soved my problem pretty quick.
It sure was an intrusive advertisement though!

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:45:52 Reply

I haven't seen it at all...

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:46:41 Reply

I hope you're talking about those annoying AOL ads.

I mean... Who here is going to pick up AOL as an ISP, anyway? That company bleeds customers, it doesn't soak them up.


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:53:03 Reply

Ah, thanks. I was the first one to complain, i think... but they were so annoying.


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:53:37 Reply

Thank you you great great Tom Fulp.

<3


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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:53:56 Reply

Thank you Mr. Fulp!

Cheers and goodmorning mates.

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Response to Annoying Ad... 2004-09-07 11:55:29 Reply

I never saw the ad. I have seen a LOT of AOL ads however. I already have AOL (on my home PC) so itz kinda annoying to see them every 2 seconds. Nice to see that you are on the lookout though. ~ONE~