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#1 Shane Wahl

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 11:57 PM

Would people prefer other ads for, you know, bull****, instead?

I was rather curious when reading some veiled and not veiled complaints about the ads and the links in stories. Really? Really?

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 06:11 AM

Would people prefer other ads for, you know, bull****, instead?

I was rather curious when reading some veiled and not veiled complaints about the ads and the links in stories. Really? Really?



I think it's awesome (awesome in the sarcastic form) that people complain about the ad-content of a free site, promoting one of the only avenues the writers have to recoup some of the costs to run the site, while also providing the site users with even more content. Some people just like to complain.

#3 glunn

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:43 AM

Anyone who does not buy the book is missing out on a fun bargain.

#4 twinsnorth49

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:04 PM

When lacking anything intelligent to say the last resort is to complain.

#5 SpiritofVodkaDave

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:46 PM

The only complaining people have done is about the ads that pop up and take up the whole screen and autoplay with sound with you roll over those. Those are ****ing annoying as hell, and I can tell you from someone in the industry that they aren't making much more money on those annoying ads then normal ones.

It's not a twinsdaily issue anyways, but the ad network issue. They got most of them cleaned up, but ran into another one today which was fine, the issue was a couple months ago when 50%+ of the ads were like that.

#6 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

Dave, if you see one again, let me know the page and location. I thought we had them all cleared out but there could be a straggler or two left in there somewhere.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:14 PM

I do find the Offseason Handbook ads to be over the top, but I don't find them annoying. I have to agree that all of the OTHER ads are a bit much for me. Along those lines - I have had one hell of a time posting replies and/or navigating the mobile site. Is there a possibility that all the ridiculous ads are messing the site up on my phone or something? Maybe I should head over to another thread for that complaint..

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:33 PM

I do find the Offseason Handbook ads to be over the top, but I don't find them annoying. I have to agree that all of the OTHER ads are a bit much for me. Along those lines - I have had one hell of a time posting replies and/or navigating the mobile site. Is there a possibility that all the ridiculous ads are messing the site up on my phone or something? Maybe I should head over to another thread for that complaint..


Are you using the full site theme to browse on your phone? I'd recommend using the mobile site theme for your phone... To change it, scroll to the bottom left of any page and look for the drop-down menu located there and select the "Twins Daily Mobile" theme.

#9 edavis0308

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:45 PM

Mobile site already. Tonight I haven't had any problems. Yesterday I closed out of it because of the problems it was causing. Idk what the deal is.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:17 AM

Mobile site already. Tonight I haven't had any problems. Yesterday I closed out of it because of the problems it was causing. Idk what the deal is.


Huh, that's strange. The ads on the mobile side of things are really minimal. They have no animation and take up just a few KB of space. If you're having a problem with the mobile skin, there's about a 99.9% chance it's not the ads.

#11 edavis0308

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:29 AM

After thinking about it, it could be more related to my phone than it is the site itself - though I wonder why it has been the only site I have really had any issue with. Anyway, I will let you know if I see more issues with it in the future and just kind of shrug it off for now.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:28 PM

Dave, if you see one again, let me know the page and location. I thought we had them all cleared out but there could be a straggler or two left in there somewhere.


I'm still getting the occasional annoying survey add that pops up, but I'm rather enjoying the hot single ladies that desparately want to go out with me. :)