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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 08:27:58 Reply

CPU Hogging Ads

I agree. I hate it when ad companies hires someone who have done some flash in the past but have no idea that ads are a bit different. In Flash ADS you should never use filters and your FPS should be MAX 12.

There's a swedish newspaper (Aftonbladet) whose website is full of flash adverts that make the page take time to even scroll. I mean, come on!

One way I've found to prevent the lag is like this. First of all, I don't know if this works for all browsers but I'm using Opera and it seems to work there. Example: when I play games at nitrome it lags a little because of the ads. Not much, but it gets annoying. Basically, I resize the browser window to be about the same size as what I'm viewing, in this case the Nitrome game, and then scroll there so that only the game is visible in the browser window and not the ads. In Opera, the ads won't get drawn then and there is less lag.

This is, of course, more or less a theory but it seems to work for me.

At 8/26/08 08:09 AM, funkycaveman wrote: go to a website and a load of ads pop up, then for the rest of the day on that website no more ads ever pop up!

Hehe, that is a great idea!

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 08:43:23 Reply

At 8/26/08 07:34 AM, Paranoia wrote: Here we have Pre School for parents who are too lazy or middle-class to look after their kids, then Primary for ages four to (I think) eleven, then High School for around twelve to sixteen, then the optional *Sixth Form for ages sixteen to eighteen.

*Sixth Form or College. Sixth Forms are institutions attached to High Schools for 16-18 year-olds to study. Alternatively, Colleges are completely independent from Schools and exist purely for 16-18.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 08:48:46 Reply

At 8/26/08 05:43 AM, J1mp wrote: Oh my god rage against the machine are the best band ive ever seen live!

You're not my friend any more J1mp =(

Tenacious D were amazing too,

Fuck yeah!

as were metallica, queens of the stoneage, Thrice and sooo many other bands!

You have redeemed yourself J1mp.

Im talking about Reading if anyones wondering :P

Saw it on TV.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 09:14:16 Reply

At 8/26/08 08:48 AM, Wolfears2 wrote:
At 8/26/08 05:43 AM, J1mp wrote: Oh my god rage against the machine are the best band ive ever seen live!
You're not my friend any more J1mp =(
Tenacious D were amazing too,
Fuck yeah!
as were metallica, queens of the stoneage, Thrice and sooo many other bands!
You have redeemed yourself J1mp.

You have redeemed yourself until i remember that first comment... shame >_<

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 09:22:12 Reply

they should organise flash ads more, there should be resrictions

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 09:23:35 Reply

At 8/26/08 08:43 AM, BritishMoose wrote:
At 8/26/08 07:34 AM, Paranoia wrote: Here we have Pre School for parents who are too lazy or middle-class to look after their kids, then Primary for ages four to (I think) eleven, then High School for around twelve to sixteen, then the optional *Sixth Form for ages sixteen to eighteen.
*Sixth Form or College. Sixth Forms are institutions attached to High Schools for 16-18 year-olds to study. Alternatively, Colleges are completely independent from Schools and exist purely for 16-18.

Yeah, but the word college has other implications. Pretty much everyone here understands what a Sxith Form is, even if their college doesn't technically count as one.

ADs

I'm still trying to think of what we could do about it. I mean, come on! We're here at the cutting edge of the world of budding developers. We should be good at sorting out stuff like this :/

Someone help me design a website for it or something.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 09:28:07 Reply

ADs

I'm still trying to think of what we could do about it. I mean, come on! We're here at the cutting edge of the world of budding developers. We should be good at sorting out stuff like this :/

Someone help me design a website for it or something.

what will be on the website? we need to be well established if we can achieve anything

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 09:40:25 Reply

CPU Hogging Ads

I've got an addon for firefox called "Add Block Plus" it stops all the Ad's at the top and side of sites.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 09:43:06 Reply

At 8/26/08 09:40 AM, mwmike wrote: CPU Hogging Ads

I've got an addon for firefox called "Add Block Plus" it stops all the Ad's at the top and side of sites.

nice:

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000 576.htm

this may help a bit

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 10:22:35 Reply

I wouldn't stop all flash. That method would stop you from browsing half of NG.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 11:33:26 Reply

At 8/26/08 10:22 AM, mwmike wrote: I wouldn't stop all flash. That method would stop you from browsing half of NG.

yea the ads are not that annoying yet, you wait...

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 11:34:59 Reply

At 8/26/08 11:33 AM, funkycaveman wrote:
At 8/26/08 10:22 AM, mwmike wrote: I wouldn't stop all flash. That method would stop you from browsing half of NG.
yea the ads are not that annoying yet, you wait...

I'd rather just use that AD Block thing. It blocks image based ads as well.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 11:52:30 Reply

At 8/26/08 08:48 AM, Wolfears2 wrote: You're not my friend any more J1mp =(

Why! Cool have they started airing it already? what channel? Pretty sure they dont have any ratm recordings though.

My dad has some weird firewall thing which just blocks all ads on all websites... kinda handy for flash ads as I agree, It can get very annoying if they lag your browser up. Even more annoying are the ones that when you rollover them they sliiiiide across to the middle of the screen and you have to find and click some tiny little "x" for them to piss off again.

Even MORE annoying was that fucking mosquito ad. Anyone else see that?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 11:53:19 Reply

Been busy. Stopping by, heard there was a birthday thread. Take care.


Hi there!

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 12:26:37 Reply

Where the fuck did my post go ?
toast how are you enjoying Israel ? were does your relatives live ?
and no Israel schooling goes like this
about 13-16 junior high..16 to 18 high school
18 army..yes you have to go..because of that colleges are rare here..but we have universities..


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 12:38:18 Reply

CPU Hogging Ads

At 8/26/08 09:40 AM, mwmike wrote: I've got an addon for firefox called "Add Block Plus" it stops all the Ad's at the top and side of sites.

I'm more concerned about the people who don't know how laggy ads can be, ply your games / movies and think that you're the one who doesn't know how to put an efficient Flash together >.<

I think I could probably make a case fo selfish ads leeching revenue from in-game ads which never get a chance to show themselves.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 12:54:59 Reply

At 8/26/08 11:52 AM, J1mp wrote: My dad has some weird firewall thing which just blocks all ads on all websites... kinda handy for flash ads as I agree, It can get very annoying if they lag your browser up.

Sounds cool, but the lag sounds crappy

Even more annoying are the ones that when you rollover them they sliiiiide across to the middle of the screen and you have to find and click some tiny little "x" for them to piss off again.

Once one of them went across the screen when I was going to click and crashed my computer.

Even MORE annoying was that fucking mosquito ad. Anyone else see that?

The loud one? That pissed me off! I think there was a turn off sound button.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 13:10:11 Reply

At 8/26/08 11:53 AM, jmtb02 wrote: Been busy. Stopping by, heard there was a birthday thread. Take care.

No, wait! I sent you a pm! Replyyyyyyyyyyy!


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 13:17:46 Reply

Midnight Castle Crashers

I don't know if it will be available exactly at midnight tonight but I plan on downloading and playing castle crashers immediately. Anyone interested my gamertag is: pastooo

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 13:44:16 Reply

At 8/26/08 07:34 AM, Paranoia wrote: then High School for around twelve to sixteen, then the optional Sixth Form for ages sixteen to eighteen.

fuck!! i always thought high school was 16-18. i thought i sounded cool when i said im going to high school hahaha


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 13:50:09 Reply

At 8/26/08 12:26 PM, patu1 wrote: toast how are you enjoying Israel ? were does your relatives live ?

It's always good to be back even if it's just for the holidays :) I left Israel when I was 9 and I visit my family in tel aviv each year. Maybe we could meet if you're also in tel aviv, should've thought of that a bit earlier though cause my flight is in 2 days lol. Where in Israel do you live?

btw my name is adam (so you guys won't have to refer to me as to bread heated at high temperature anymore :3)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 14:52:16 Reply

Plug, get it?

I know, the character animation is DIRE :P

I might make a few more of these. They're proving to be excellent practice for drawing and pretty good testing grounds for new ideas :)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 14:52:16 Reply

Plug, get it?

I know, the character animation is DIRE :P

I might make a few more of these. They're proving to be excellent practice for drawing and pretty good testing grounds for new ideas :)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 14:52:42 Reply

stats post

Sorry but it just has to be done.

5000!!! :D


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 14:52:58 Reply

At 8/26/08 01:50 PM, Toast wrote: btw my name is adam (so you guys won't have to refer to me as to bread heated at high temperature anymore :3)

Toast,
Lazymuffin lives in the same place where you are from. I stalked/checked your facebook :)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 14:56:01 Reply

At 8/26/08 02:52 PM, dELtaluca wrote: 5000!!! :D

grats man. i added you by mistake on fb but only now I realised it was you

At 8/26/08 02:52 PM, Luis wrote: Toast,
Lazymuffin lives in the same place where you are from. I stalked/checked your facebook :)

don't think I ever heard of him before, but cool to know.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 15:01:01 Reply

Castle Crashing the Night

I had spoken to Tom and he said he's fine with me spamming this forum with a thread thats something like: flash forum castle crashers hub or something... I know its VG game related and probably doesnt belong here (like my birthday threads lmao) but I kinda just want to play with Flash Forum people than 12 yr olds who constantly scream into their headsets (see: GTA 4 Meet)

I figure having a thread where people could check in and join other people would be fun.
I'll get rid of the thread next week when i get back and the crazy and fan fare has died down.

Nobody will ever know it existed. :)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 15:11:04 Reply

I have to say that Castle Crashing the Night just sounds awesome and badass, not, like staying up all night and playing video games, but, the actual words Castle Crashing the Night.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 15:25:39 Reply

At 8/26/08 02:52 PM, Paranoia wrote: Plug, get it?

I know, the character animation is DIRE :P

I might make a few more of these. They're proving to be excellent practice for drawing and pretty good testing grounds for new ideas :)

Dang paranoia, you're turning out games like it's your JOB!

Pretty fun, I enjoyed all the touches that made it more than the average platformer.

Castle Crashing the Night:
Yes, great name, I guess it will be 1:00 am in my time zone when it becomes available...can't wait...

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2008-08-26 15:26:17 Reply

At 8/26/08 03:11 PM, Ani-Money wrote: I have to say that Castle Crashing the Night just sounds awesome and badass, not, like staying up all night and playing video games, but, the actual words Castle Crashing the Night.

It indeed does. I wish i had a 360, but if i got a console, it would have to be a ps3. Anyone care to donate £300 so i can i play. I will give it back.

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