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Eric Blumensaadt
(Danepacker) - MLife

Locale: Mojave Desert
Drop the "Shocking" foreigh language lesson ads on 11/02/2013 20:14:59 MDT Print View

Nuff sed.


OH, WAIT - you can keep the "ROAD KILL" T-shirt ads. Frikkin' hilarious!

Edited by Danepacker on 11/16/2013 15:11:12 MST.

Kevin Schneringer
(Slammer) - MLife

Locale: Oklahoma Flat Lands
Absolutely Shocking on 11/03/2013 05:01:26 MST Print View

+1 for dropping these stupid language ads

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: Drop the "Shocking" foreign language lesson ads on 11/03/2013 08:34:20 MST Print View

Any reason why you are not running an ad block program? They're free.

Dan Durston
(dandydan)

Locale: Cascadia
Ads on 11/03/2013 14:42:14 MST Print View

The ads are administered by Google, so BPL has little control over the specific adverts.

Ads tend to appear for one of three reasons:
1) Google is matching them with the content of this site (ie. Arcteryx, Moosejaw ads)
2) Google is matching them with your personal internet usage.
3) The advertiser has a huge budget and is just advertising everywhere.

The language ads (which I've never seen) are likely appearing because of #2 or #3 - probably 3. Most likely they'll be gone in a few weeks. BPL could specifically ban an individual advertiser, but the advertising world is huge and constantly changing.

Lyan Jordan
(redmonk)

Locale: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
New ads on 11/03/2013 15:50:44 MST Print View

Don't like the ads
Downvest
contact customer support


Every M, F, and MLIFE is *paying* to see these ads.

Fukwalking
contact CUSTOMER service

Edited by redmonk on 11/03/2013 16:26:08 MST.

Adam Klagsbrun
(klags) - MLife

Locale: Northeast US
Re: Drop the "Shocking" foreigh language lesson ads on 07/30/2014 09:31:04 MDT Print View

I don't understand why anyone doesn't use an ad blocker every day on every website. Just download ad block plus and you never have to see any of these crappy banner ads again. I agree that it is dumb as hell to serve the ads to MLife members, but instead of ranting about it I just use my adblocker like I do every day. No big deal.

James Couch
(JBC) - M

Locale: Cascade Mountains
https://adblockplus.org on 07/30/2014 10:09:24 MDT Print View

https://adblockplus.org

Nuff sed.