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#21 Mike Sixel

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Posted 30 May 2017 - 08:18 AM

 

This is the first thing it does while reading forums before redirecting to that other spam website...

 

this one. for about a week now. Only on your site, no others. I cleared my cache, powered down my phone twice, and it seems ok for now, but I did have a popup earlier I didn't recognize. Chrome. Android.

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#22 Doomtints

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 10:41 AM

It would take only a couple of minutes for the webmaster to figure out which ads are doing it.  Disable one, turn them back on one by one until you find them.

 

When I visit this site in Chrome, the pages in the forums reload constantly.  Watch the refresh button and the page load icon on the tab. I have already brought up the viruses/malware/browser hijacking that happens here.

 

Your ads suck, mang, and I doubt you're making any money from them because everyone ignores ads these days. Find some ads that don't destroy your site's reputation. You realize that Google can see this sort of thing when it crawls and will lower your site ranking, right?

Edited by Doomtints, 01 June 2017 - 10:43 AM.

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#23 Doomtints

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 11:01 AM

I turned on an ad blocker and shockingly the redirects have stopped, the page is no longer loading constantly and slowing things down, etc. etc.

 

I know you make (probably some) money on ads, and if you can treat this seriously I will be happy to disable the ad blocker on your site. Until then, the safety of the files on my computer > your cash.

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#24 Craig Arko

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 11:10 AM

Maybe it's time to offer a subscription option to remove the ads.

Edited by Craig Arko, 01 June 2017 - 11:25 AM.

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#25 Vanimal46

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 11:48 AM

I concur with Craig... Maybe that idea needs a thread of its own. 


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Posted 01 June 2017 - 11:51 AM

While I've had some issues, the minute I've posted about them, they've been dealt with. I also am back to using Firefox or Safari and that has been way better than Chrome for me.

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But a skunkweed will always be a skunkweed and instantly recognizable. 


#27 Craig Arko

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 12:02 PM

While I've had some issues, the minute I've posted about them, they've been dealt with. I also am back to using Firefox or Safari and that has been way better than Chrome for me.


Probably because you ask civilly.
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#28 Doomtints

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 12:16 PM

 

Probably because you ask civilly.

 

"If it pleases you, sir, I know I barely deserve to be in your presence, but if I avert my eyes while I address you, could I please ask you to not infect my computer with viruses?"

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#29 DaveW

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 12:30 PM

I visit porn sites that have less issues with ads then TwinsDaily. The fact that an easily fixable problem has been ignored for years now is beyond ridiculous. Especially when I have multiple times offered to FIX the problem for FREE

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#30 GCTF

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 03:00 PM

 

I visit porn sites that have less issues with ads then TwinsDaily. The fact that an easily fixable problem has been ignored for years now is beyond ridiculous. Especially when I have multiple times offered to FIX the problem for FREE

No one wants DeRosaware.

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#31 Craig Arko

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 03:07 PM

 

No one wants DeRosaware.

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#32 DaveW

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 10:54 PM

 

No one wants DeRosaware.

lol good point.

But in all seriousness I was offering out of the kindess of my heart (and getting tired of dealing with these stupid ass ads) 

The solution is super super super super simple. I have owned, operated and sold (nothing special but mid 6 figures) web based companies before, handled everything CMS, publishing, advertising, ad tech, ad ops wise with them as well, it's. literally. an. easy. ass. fix.

Likely they are seeing a slightly better CPM by keeping the ads up (like 75 cent CPM instead of a 65 cent CPM) but they are losing short, medium and especially long term on the folks using ad blocker, and folks who just choose to not come back to the site (Traffic has been somewhat stagnant overall and honestly I think a significant reason is because of these stupid malware and auto play video ads)

Again, I implore you...fix....the problem!

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#33 Vanimal46

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Posted 14 May 2018 - 05:49 PM

The redirects happen nearly every time I've tried accessing this site on mobile for the past week...

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#34 SQUIRREL

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Posted 14 May 2018 - 05:51 PM

Yep, I was getting that yesterday. But not today. But then I wasn’t on the mobile site too much today.

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#35 Vanimal46

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Posted 14 May 2018 - 05:54 PM

It's happened 3 times since that post 5 minutes ago. Very annoying.

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#36 ashbury

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Posted 14 May 2018 - 06:28 PM

I was seeing the same thing yesterday. Android phone. I don't use it much, except on the road.

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#37 Mike Sixel

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 05:57 PM

I get that redirect from here and MLB.com. I tried Malwarebytes and CCleaner.... Neither of which reported an issue on my phone.... Which send specious, since I get that from two websites....

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#38 Mike Sixel

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 11:09 AM

Whenever I'm visiting the site on my phone, it's been redirecting me to this site.
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does anyone know how to fix this? I only get it here and MLB.com.

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#39 Vanimal46

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 11:26 AM

does anyone know how to fix this? I only get it here and MLB.com.


I switched from Chrome to Brave on my phone. Brave blocks pop ups and trackers and makes this site workable again. Anytime I use this site on Chrome I get the same redirect.
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 07:57 PM

does anyone know how to fix this? I only get it here and MLB.com.


I get it on wunderground, too. Rather, was getting that same redirect there today, but not here.

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But a skunkweed will always be a skunkweed and instantly recognizable.