Rob P wrote:Frankly I'm happy to tolerate some commercial messages to fund my hobby.
The current deluge is beyond acceptable
With you on this. I want the forum, it has to be funded somehow, I know that advertising makes it happen, so I dont use an ad blocker. But some of them are actually now beginning to get intrusive.
I dont mind the ads between some of the posts, or the ones at the side - I have even been known to click on a few too.
What I dont like is that the top of the page ad often makes the forum jump just as I select a post so that it doesnt load that one, but a different one, and its not a matter of just waiting an extra 5 seconds, because it doesnt work that way, it appears to be entirely random, which is even more irritating!!
The new bottom of the page pop up ads are definitely more intrusive, I can live with that for the most part, but on a tablet (not noticed on PC) there is definitely an issue with them freezing the screen so it wont scroll sometimes. Shutting down the browser tab is the only solution at that point.
Its generally best to make a hole in the sky.......not the ground...