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Old 12-06-2017, 04:21 PM   #1
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I'm having an issue now with ads showing up in between posts on threads. I'll see if I can see if its specific threads or all. Be right back.
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:24 PM   #2
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Chrome android....

Every thread I go into has an ad after every fifth post.
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:30 PM   #3
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I googled how to take a screen shot! I didn't know I could do that! LOL

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Old 12-06-2017, 05:52 PM   #4
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I just noticed that same thing. I was reading the Falliday Fest Prize Drawing thread and the ads appeared. Interesting that they were from companies from which I just ordered online -- Toys R Us and Amazon.
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Old 12-06-2017, 05:56 PM   #5
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I checked another thread (regarding printing on heavy cardstock). The ads were there also, but this time they were for a printer (same ad each time).
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...... Interesting that they were from companies from which I just ordered online -- Toys R Us and Amazon.
Hi Lois, I sure hope that is just a coincidence, otherwise my DH has been using my iPad to shop for a petite Asian mail order bride, a Rolex watch and incontinence panties, oh and a printer!
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Old 12-06-2017, 07:45 PM   #7
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Yes, getting the adds to in between posts! Annoying!
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Hi Lois, I sure hope that is just a coincidence, otherwise my DH has been using my iPad to shop for a petite Asian mail order bride, a Rolex watch and incontinence panties, oh and a printer!
Oh Susie, that's hilarious! My ads aren't nearly as interesting!
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:36 PM   #9
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Also getting ads between posts - the same ads that are on the left side of the screen.
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Well, Kathy, I was going to ask if you're logged in when it happens, since I know that's where they appear when you're logged out, but since it happened to me as I CAME INTO THIS THREAD, I guess it's not that! It appeared between your first and second posts here. And it's not a misplaced top banner ad, because I had that, too. And now between post 6 and 7.

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I just noticed that same thing. I was reading the Falliday Fest Prize Drawing thread and the ads appeared. Interesting that they were from companies from which I just ordered online -- Toys R Us and Amazon.
That's basically how the internet works these days. The ad companies can tell where you've been and can target their ads accordingly. I think using chrome incognito mode can prevent that, but I generally prefer the targeted ads to random weird things!
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I've been seeing ads between posts as well, and I use Firefox.
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And there is one above me for baby clothes on amazon right now in this forum.
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Yup, I have multiple ads for PayPal. (Probably because I just used it.)
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Here is a screen shot, I hope. Not sure what I am doing.

https://screenshots.firefox.com/gMKW...ststampers.com
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Just had one (not PayPal) as a popup in another thread. These, at least, are static.
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Yes, I currently have a " bowflex " ad between posts - wait, it changed to a National Skating Championships ad, in between posts 11 and 12 in this thread. I saw one in the current event forum also. I guess they are every where! Tiresome!
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6 ads on this page of 16 post so far: 3 between posts, 1 above where I'm typing, 1 long one on the left as usual (that sometimes has well-known rip-off companies*) and 1 on the top. Totally understandable SCS has to make money but six in a shortish thread is un-fun.

*Websites can generally ask for a company/its to be blocked even if the ads are part of a package. Well, the website itself doesn't ask since it doesn't have a mouth. The website people can.)

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I'm in Firefox on a Mac and it's happening to me too - so annoying!
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I see it now too. Reported. Ugh.
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Thank you, Lydia. It's really awful. It completely detracts from the conversational feel of the threads and makes my computer lag, trying to load all the ads.

Truly, I'd rather pay more for my annual membership than see ads within threads.
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Thanks Lydia! I get an ad between the first and second post and then they show up after every fifth post.
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Fingers crossed - fixed by the end of the day.

FYI logged out users see more ads than logged in users. This is the logged out view, so they are fixing.
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Same as Kathy, and I am/was a logged-in viewer. Thanks so much, Lydia!
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It took me over a day to realize this was happening. When I was seeing the ad I thought it was the end of the page. Not sure how long exactly it took me to catch on to the fact that there were more posts below the ad. lol
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Pam,

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Looks like they could be fixed? I'm going to check other threads!
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Yep - fixed.
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