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Discussion in 'Website Discussion' started by Paul Sweet, Jan 17, 2020.

  1. Paul Sweet

    Paul Sweet Sawhorse

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    I know that advertising is necessary to support the website. I'm just getting used to, and only mildly annoyed by, ads between postings in a thread. However, it gets ridiculous when ads get inserted in the middle of a post.

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  2. cda

    cda Sawhorse

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    Haven’t got that.

    Maybe they sense you need a vacation???
     
  3. TheCommish

    TheCommish Sawhorse

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    I have noticed a huge uptick in ads seeming to be thread post also
     
  4. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    So here is something you won't believe:

    This was a surprise to me too. I am trying to figure out what is going on. I changed no settings and the last update was a while back which did not cause this. We use Google AdSense to help generate a little bit of money to help offset the costs but Google has no power over where ads get placed. I will contact my IT guy (that costs money) and see what he knows about these changes.

    Seriously though. This surprised me too. I only saw it once though, then never again. I hope it is not a spam problem.
     
  5. e hilton

    e hilton Bronze Member

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    Last week i was seeing ads in the middle of posts, this week it is a little better, bu5 still quite an increase in frequency.
     
  6. fatboy

    fatboy Administrator

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    Just saw the ads in the middle of posts...........ugh........it was annoying when it was in between. So, JAR, what is the income from Google Ads? I would pony up another contribution to stop them......... others?
     
  7. tmurray

    tmurray Registered User

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    I am seeing them in threads, but not in the middle of posts.
     
  8. tmurray

    tmurray Registered User

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    And....just got one in the middle of a post...
     
  9. ICE

    ICE Moderator

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    I have deleted several spammers in the last few weeks... and many over the years.....and that's just me......so they are getting in.
     
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  10. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    Yes and they always will. We delete at least 2-3 every morning.
     

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