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    I hate ...

    I hate the new pop up ads on BF. Please make them stop.


    (I know this isn't baseball current events, but I don't see any "General" or "Site" forums.)
    Quote Originally Posted by George & Al
    Baseball, Hot Dogs, Opening Day, the sound the bat makes when it hits the ball square, and a cold beverage while watching the greatest game

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldEnglishD View Post
    I hate the new pop up ads on BF. Please make them stop.


    (I know this isn't baseball current events, but I don't see any "General" or "Site" forums.)
    There is in fact a "Web Improvements" forum. That is where I have moved this thread to.

    Now, which pop ups are you talking about?

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    I think its a monster.com pop-up. I've seen it come up the last few days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewEnglandAmazins View Post
    I think its a monster.com pop-up. I've seen it come up the last few days.
    Yeah, that's been bugging the crud out of me.
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    That, and I've been getting a Comcast pop-up that follows your cursor around. Sometimes I get one monster ad inside of another, and then the Comcast ad on top of that. You would think that established companies like comcast and monster.com wouldn't go as low as pop-up advertising. (BTW, there not the pop-ups that come up in a separate screen, but the ones that come up on the page and can't be blocked)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richmond Hill Phoenix View Post
    There is in fact a "Web Improvements" forum. That is where I have moved this thread to.

    Now, which pop ups are you talking about?
    Ah, thank you. I didn't even notice this area .

    Yeah, it's the monster pop ups that has been discussed above.
    Quote Originally Posted by George & Al
    Baseball, Hot Dogs, Opening Day, the sound the bat makes when it hits the ball square, and a cold beverage while watching the greatest game

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    Hmm... Luckily I don't have a problem with any of these.

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    I've noticed it also, but it only pops up for me when I first come on to fever. I just click the close button and it goes away. What's the big deal?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cbenson5 View Post
    I've noticed it also, but it only pops up for me when I first come on to fever. I just click the close button and it goes away. What's the big deal?
    It happens most of the time I go to the index, sometimes 3 at a time. Not a huge deal, but it's annoying.

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    I hate...

    when people title a thread that does not fully explain what the thread is about...

    Drives me nuts!

    anyway, Geoff here is what we are seeing.

    BELIEVE

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewEnglandAmazins View Post
    I think its a monster.com pop-up. I've seen it come up the last few days.

    Yeah I am getting that one too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RBi View Post
    when people title a thread that does not fully explain what the thread is about...

    Drives me nuts!

    anyway, Geoff here is what we are seeing.

    I have never seen that one ... yet that is.
    The only time I get pop ups is when I am using explorer. If I am on Mozilla Firefox... I do not get them at all.

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    Yeah, I've seen that one, and I'm very annoyed by it. It's big, it takes up too much room, and it's pointless, like other ads are. Ads just drive me nuts, seriously.


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    Quote Originally Posted by RBi View Post
    when people title a thread that does not fully explain what the thread is about...

    Drives me nuts!
    lol, sorry.

    Just in case you don't know this, you can just hover your mouse over a title; and can read a little of what's inside the thread.

    it kinda bugs me too; sorry again - but that might help ya for if it happens again .

    (and oh, yeah - that's exactly the pop up I was referring to)
    Quote Originally Posted by George & Al
    Baseball, Hot Dogs, Opening Day, the sound the bat makes when it hits the ball square, and a cold beverage while watching the greatest game

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    Blocked it this morning. They normally are purged from the que within one day. Sorry for the inconvenience it caused.

    Sean

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    I use Firefox and I haven't gotten a pop-up in over a month. Not since the baseball following me around wanted to give me a laptop.

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    I cannot recall the last time I got a popup whilst on BBF. I have no idea what I have done to be so lucky but I have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by webmaster View Post
    Blocked it this morning. They normally are purged from the que within one day. Sorry for the inconvenience it caused.

    Sean
    Thanks Sean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by webmaster View Post
    Blocked it this morning. They normally are purged from the que within one day. Sorry for the inconvenience it caused.

    Sean
    Thanks man.

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    Thanks Sean!

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