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Moakesy

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From this morning, I'm getting these ads popping up when I click on threads I want to read.

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Is it just me, or is it a new thing?

I'm aware that all sites need money to run, so it may be how things are from now on, but I'm also aware I may have caught something nasty on my Mac.

Using Safari 14.0.3 on a MacBookPro running iOS 11.2
 
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Same. I am using Chrome on both a Windows laptop and a Chromebook and get ads on both machines.
 
Jabberwocky

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Me too. How do I switch off? @calikev , can you help?
 
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Will our details be sold next? Slippery slope I'm afraid.
 
IainB

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Same here, thought there was something wrong with my settings. Pop up blockers don't seem to make any difference either. Is this to fund the forum, if so it would have been good to let members know that this was going to happen.
 
Moakesy

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Will our details be sold next? Slippery slope I'm afraid.
To be fair, I trust this site and the admin team much more than pretty much any other forum I use. Their privacy statement covers this off and is compliant. Also, these are the only guys I've actually met.

That said, I'm not happy about these pop-ups happening every two minutes and it will lead me to use to the site less I would imagine.
 
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Doesn't seem to happen when using Chrome on my (Android) phone.
 
GrumpyGranddad

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From this morning, I'm getting these ads popping up when I click on threads I want to read.

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Is it just me, or is it a new thing?

I'm aware that all sites need money to run, so it may be how things are from now on, but I'm also aware I may have caught something nasty on my Mac.

Using Safari 14.0.3 on a MacBookPro running iOS 11.2
I’m getting ads too. Using an iPone X
 
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marchugo

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No ads here, Firefox on Linux, with AdBlock Plus as an add-on.

Marc.
 
Sunstoner

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Nothing (yet) on my android phone. Will try Chrome on PC shortly.
 
Seamelody

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Nothing here, iPhone user but, some threads saying I’m not authorised to view. Which is odd.


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Hotel California

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I have this a few days allready , when clicking a thread you get a screen with a link to (what seems ) advertise. It’s not a pop-up
I never clicked furter , funny is if you go and see the browser history this page is not there
On my Ipad this is

I have mentiont this yesterday to the admins and i cleaned browser history and caches .

This was a screenshot taken yesterday
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Meoncoast

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No pop up here. on windows 10
 

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