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Old 01-12-2021, 11:57 PM   #1
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Default Getting Pop-Up Ads On The Bottom

I seem to be getting pop-up ads on the bottom of the screen on the forums. It just happened today and it's been going on all day and this evening. Is it going to be like that from now on? Is it because of the new takeover?
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Old 01-13-2021, 01:49 AM   #2
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I have adblock and do not have any ads;
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Old 01-13-2021, 08:42 AM   #3
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We have implemented a small set of ads to help offset the costs of running the website (now that we're no longer associated with Psych Central).

We are working on a way to disable these and still support the site financially (if you are able to do so) by becoming a subscriber. Existing supporters will also see fewer ads.
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I find these pop up ads extremely annoying. They are huge. 10 inches across and 1-1/2 inches down. I have been a member of psych central for 10 years. In an attempt to join mysupportforms, when asked for a user name, I used my old name of muncie and was told it already exists by another member or doesn't meet our standards. So I feel locked out with very annoying ads.
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The ads are definitely not small and not limited to the bottom of the screen. They show up in the middle of threads, breaking up the thread. Very unfriendly and annoying. Sounds like you are saying payment will be expected to get rid of them. So much for a free support site. I suspected that would be coming.
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Old 01-18-2021, 05:36 AM   #6
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I swear I do not get any ads at all with popup blocker....
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There are a few ways you can become a supporter of the site ("Grand Poohbah") without payment:

https://mysupportforums.org/faq.php?...in#faq_poohbah

While we haven't implemented the non-display of ads yet for this group, that is the plan.

There may also be some themes that display fewer ads....
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Mine sometimes play on the bottom of the screen. I use my phone for forums. It doesn’t bother me really. Just part of our reality. It costs money to run websites and forums so advertisements help with the cost
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