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ANNOYING ADS? Post screenshots here!
ozoneocean at 8:49PM, Dec. 26, 2010
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For some reason our people have to report each ad to the ad providers so they can find them and get rid of them. Why the ad people keep letting that shit through in the first place is beyond me.

Anyway, we NEED you to post screenshots and all info you have about the ads here please-
- that includes links that the ads point to, a description of the ad and what It's advertising and anything else that you can think off.
 
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elektro at 9:12AM, Dec. 27, 2010
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The only ads that were annoying me were the video ads that were popping up last weekend, but I haven't seen them for the last couple of days. All I know is it always started with some Trojan condoms New Years ad, then went into some celebrity gossip BS, then it loaded the same Trojan ad and some other video afterward ad infinitum. Since I haven't seen them in the last few days, I can't really give a screenshot of them. Sorry.
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Product Placement at 9:13AM, Dec. 27, 2010
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I would love to help out but unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately) I haven't been receiving those irritating talking ads. I do know that they're annoying as frak, though, since I've witnessed them, via a web cam chat with another drunk duck user, who has that problem.
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seventy2 at 11:10AM, Dec. 27, 2010
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they've gone away, as far as today goes.

before they were video ads, and when the ad would finish playing it would start playing some sort of E! video show (but not from E!)
I kept getting the trojan, and a bestbuy one. that's about it. now they're all pictures again.
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seventy2 at 9:24AM, Dec. 30, 2010
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bump.
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PIT_FACE at 9:41AM, Dec. 30, 2010
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i dont wanna speak too soon yet, but they seem to be really cut down now. i havent gotten any yet today, i'll keep an eye out though. thanks for seeing to this, guys! it's rediculous how much right these ad execs think they got to shove their product in every little hole of the net. shouldnt there be a word for that? “overaggressive promotional cornholing” or something along those lines? here it is in context: “Dude! you just got OPC'ed HARD CORE!!!”
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itsjustaar at 11:32PM, Jan. 11, 2011
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I've got AdBlocker. ): …I dunno where I'd be without that. xD It helps me a lot.
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crocty at 11:31AM, Jan. 21, 2011
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I got your annoying ads right here
THIS NEW SITE SUCKS I'M LEAVING FOREVER I PROMISE, GUYS.
NOT BLUFFING, I'M GONE IF YOU DON'T FIX IT.
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ayesinback at 11:34AM, Jan. 21, 2011
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I got your annoying ads right here
geez. But we need to know, don't we.

WILL Scout camp ever be the same? And the Honor. What about the Honor ??!!

I suggest a boy scout -inspired boycott of this film.
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I Am The 1337 Master at 11:41AM, Jan. 21, 2011
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I like the computer safety one.

Lock jack or something like that.



I haven't had any really annoying ones for a while but I'll be sure to complain later.
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lefarce at 3:22PM, Jan. 21, 2011
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crocty
I got your annoying ads right here


damn you, ya beat me to it

 
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HippieVan at 8:10PM, Jan. 21, 2011
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I got your annoying ads right here
geez. But we need to know, don't we.

WILL Scout camp ever be the same? And the Honor. What about the Honor ??!!

I suggest a boy scout -inspired boycott of this film.

Or of the site. That would probably be more effective.
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chinchatcomics at 1:08AM, Jan. 22, 2011
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I'm sure youve all experienced this at one point or another…

POP UP ADS. and I'm talking about those sneaky ones that open up when you're not aware of it. When i'm browsing sites like 2leep.com, once i close my browser I'll see 10+ new windows of ads =_=. anyone else have this?
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skoolmunkee at 1:50AM, Jan. 22, 2011
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Everyone gets popups now and then, but this thread is specifically about identifying the bad ads on Drunk Duck so we can have them removed. :]
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ozoneocean at 8:25AM, Feb. 23, 2011
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Sorry about deleting people's posts, I now how shit it is to have posts deleted, but just please post about evil ads that hijack your comic reading, not the crap on the front page- rant about that in the rant thread.
 
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lefarce at 11:42AM, Feb. 23, 2011
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Sorry about deleting people's posts, I now how shit it is to have posts deleted, but just please post about evil ads that hijack your comic reading, not the crap on the front page- rant about that in the rant thread.

Considering it pushes the control panel (which includes my list of favorites, my comics, and the news) off the page, it does in fact hijack my ability to smoothly navigate the page and enjoy the website.

Thank God for adblock, but don't sit there and tell me a 300x480 banner right over your control panel isn't worth noting as evil hijacking bullcrap.

 
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I Am The 1337 Master at 12:31PM, Feb. 23, 2011
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…Considering it pushes the control panel (which includes my list of favorites, my comics, and the news) off the page…

Thus is the only problem I have with it right now.

I can stand ads but it's a little irritating…like in how I'm never going to go to the front page anymore…

And the post deleting is understandable.
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Abt_Nihil at 12:46PM, Feb. 23, 2011
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Considering it pushes the control panel (which includes my list of favorites, my comics, and the news) off the page, it does in fact hijack my ability to smoothly navigate the page and enjoy the website.
I agree. I usually never freak out about ads, but this was pretty close.
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skoolmunkee at 12:58PM, Feb. 23, 2011
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The shoving the control panel down is a bit much.

You guys should email Wowio (or contact Wowio/DD in some other way), rather than complaining about it in a forum they can easily ignore. It's one thing for us to say “people are complaining” and another to actually receive all the complaints.
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lefarce at 2:34PM, Feb. 23, 2011
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The shoving the control panel down is a bit much.

You guys should email Wowio (or contact Wowio/DD in some other way), rather than complaining about it in a forum they can easily ignore. It's one thing for us to say “people are complaining” and another to actually receive all the complaints.

I get that DD needs the money, so it's hard to say they shouldn't do stuff like this, but it's getting really excessive. You're right, e-mailing them directly would make a difference. Who should we contact specifically?

All I see is info@drunkduck.com and that seems to me like one of those suggestion box e-mails that never get read.



 
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I Am The 1337 Master at 2:42PM, Feb. 23, 2011
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I'll complain too.
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skoolmunkee at 10:23AM, Feb. 24, 2011
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All I see is info@drunkduck.com and that seems to me like one of those suggestion box e-mails that never get read.

That one is actually checked now.

I may be wrong, but I'd suspect that it's kind of a necessary evil thing. I can't imagine anyone being excited to do that kind of thing to their own site.
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seventy2 at 6:12PM, March 31, 2011
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seventy2 at 8:29AM, April 3, 2011
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I Am The 1337 Master at 10:30AM, April 3, 2011
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Seconded.

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skoolmunkee at 2:55PM, April 3, 2011
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OK, I've reported that one. I'm not sure where that ad is from though and I'm not sure whether they can find it from image alone, I think they have to know whose ad it is.
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I Am The 1337 Master at 5:33PM, April 3, 2011
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It only shows up sometimes. Most the time there's nothing in the spot it shows up in (unless that's just my computer being dumb as usual).
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skoolmunkee at 5:07AM, April 4, 2011
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Yeah a few ads probably rotate through that spot. What I meant was, Kinh usually needs to know the URL of the ad or maybe at least the company's name, in order to request that ad gets withdrawn from DD's rotation. He can't just look though a list of the images and find out which one it is.

So next time it pops up, could someone please try to get a url for it? Usually you can hover over the ad and the outgoing url will show up in the browser's status bar. Or if it's an image (rather than a flash) you can right-click and ‘copy shortcut’. Both of those you can do without actually going where the ad sends you.
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seventy2 at 5:58AM, April 4, 2011
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skoolmunkee at 3:33PM, April 4, 2011
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Thanks seventy2. :] I suspected we'd get the ad network's link code, but perhaps that can be used to identify the ad originator. I wouldn't want anyone to click on a skeezy ad like that.
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