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  1. blackohio

    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    for turning ride monkey into a gigantic speaker ad.


    looks like it's no more.
     
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  2. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Ad?

    45
     
  3. blackohio

    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    the entire background was a paradigm speaker ad a little while ago, distracting and annoying.
     
  4. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    AdBlock+

    Ads have been *history* for many years for me...
     
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    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    I run adblock, but since that wasnt a popup or anything it was the entire background of the screen it would appear a run around for them
     
  6. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Nada here... strange. What subscriptions do you have for AB+?
     
  7. blackohio

    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    i'll have to take a a look and see. Mostly remember blocking anything .com/flash not sure what specific domains etc.
     
  8. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    no ads for me either
     
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    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    it was weird, literally the entire screen background was an ad then it went away. but be some testing going on.
     
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    Still speakers for me
     
  11. bizutch

    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    yup, doucheloads of speakers.
     
  12. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    I know. Damn. It sucks SO MUCH that completely unused space on the page is leveraged to generate revenue to run this free service.

    MY LIFE IS SO HARD.

    P.S. why is this Bike Magazine's fault?
     
  13. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    #ridemonkeyproblems
     
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    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    Just assumed this was a bm change as I'd never seen it before. I've no issues with revenue generation. It was in addition to the banner ad
     
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    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    Maybe run an ad for sheets. Apparently everybody is really into sheets. Martha ****ing Stewart up in here.
     
  16. rockofullr

    rockofullr confused

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    800 count or bust fool!
     
  17. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    i understand the space being used for ads, but why have them make sound?
     
  18. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    I saw the giant page-background ad when I used Firefox for a bit on a crappy computer at work that doesn't like Chrome for some reason. Then I went home and fired up Chrome + ABP and all was well.

    #firstworldproblemaverted
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    owners = automatic blame

    you see marketing real estate, i see non-distracting design. do you have "golden palace dot com" tattooed on your forehead?
     
  20. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    little known fact: BV is actually Mr. Cool Ice
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    binary visions The voice of reason

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    I haven't heard any sound. Anyone else getting noise?
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    chrome it is....adblock doesn't want to work with firefox for me at the moment.
     
  24. blackohio

    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    i think i did once. immediately closed window as I couldn't figure how to mute it. Might have been pornhub though.
     
  25. brungeman

    brungeman I give a shirt

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    I've got 99 problems but a speaker aint one!
     
  26. ICEBALL585

    ICEBALL585 Bacontard

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    And... it's gone.

    Another ad bites the dust.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    good riddance
     
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    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Blackohio can masturbate in peace once again.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    or as peaceful as you can self pleasure while using a sawzall mounted cucumber
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    see bikemag, i post stuff like this when you give us obnoxious ads
     
  31. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    That's almost as ridiculous as an RC editorial.


    Wait, wrong magazine.