Forum Appearance and Usability Tweaks

Discussion in 'Ask Baldy, Blame Cannonshot' started by James Adams, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. shinyribs

    shinyribs Thumpers for life

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    The entire screen, you say? :D

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  2. Rudy

    Rudy Learnin' Administrator Supporter

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    we're users too so we care, there's work to be done. FWIW I don't use an an ad blocker or have ads turned off so I see what anyone else would so if there's something going on i'll get hit with it too typically so we're in the same boat here :). All that to say, we've got some things to clean up but the good news is some of the tools available to us are improving so we can get things to load a bit faster and hopefully start limiting any shifting that happens, I don't like that either.
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  3. ozmoses

    ozmoses persona non grata

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    It shows and, again, it's nice.

    The sites I mentioned which didn't suffered dwindling user numbers and stagnated.
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  4. shinyribs

    shinyribs Thumpers for life

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    Once this 360° ad launches, you're hijacked. Nothing is clickable on the page ( except the ad), so your forced to click the ad or leave the page. Who in their right mind builds ads like this thinking it'll gain customers vs driving people away.

    I HAD to use adblocker to post this. I literally couldn't use the site otherwise, unless I pay ransom to the forum.

    Been having a laugh at the growing ridiculousness of the ads, but that's the last straw

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  5. Rudy

    Rudy Learnin' Administrator Supporter

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    i'm on it, thank you. We know Kargo the operator of those, we'll get them blocked from that unit.
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  6. shinyribs

    shinyribs Thumpers for life

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    They're lucky to have you here, Rudy!
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  7. Rudy

    Rudy Learnin' Administrator Supporter

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    heh thanks... to be fair it was my bright idea to try the new vendors earlier this year so it's mine to clean up now!
  8. shinyribs

    shinyribs Thumpers for life

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    Well, stuff happens. You can't win em all. Ads, revenue,etc are a part of life and forums gotta make money. It's easy for folks on my side of the fence to throw a fit, but nothing's free. You obviously know what you're doing and you've got a friendly attitude about what can be a touchy subject. :thumb
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    ZoomerP Long timer Supporter

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    Never lose the ability to admit an error.
    It's a rare character trait that should be valued and encouraged.
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  10. Rudy

    Rudy Learnin' Administrator Supporter

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    should be all cleared out now :twitch
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