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Is it an Ad or a whole page?!? Answered

To me, this ad seems absolutely intrusive. I'm not too sure if bigger is better in this case....

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kelseymh

8 years ago

A better question might be why you (and I) are seeing it at all...

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Lithium Rainkelseymh

Reply 8 years ago

I see this quite often, and had the same thought - this is a ridiculous ad, the type I fully expect my membership to pay for me NOT to see.

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kclsLithium Rain

Reply 8 years ago

I see it as well. It links to the site of the author that made the snail art car selling fire pits. At least that's what it linked to when I saw it a few times. It may change around.

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KitemanDouglerful

Reply 8 years ago

1. We shouldn't need it, since one of the benefits of "pro" is that we shouldn't see things like this. 2. I do, and I still see it.

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DouglerfulKiteman

Reply 8 years ago

oh i see lol, im not pro and havent seen it :P thats wierd

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KryptoniteDouglerful

Reply 8 years ago

I've got an ad blocker, but when I wasn't "pro" I unblocked Instructable's ads because they provide them some income.

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DouglerfulKryptonite

Reply 8 years ago

they supply income if you click them or not, its not google adsense. Instructables is paid a certain amount of money based on there popularity to display a certain size add on a certain area of there site. I mean if all of a sudden everyone in the world used adblock then maybe we might have to fear but as long as there are computer illeterates website adds will be lucrative

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KryptoniteDouglerful

Reply 8 years ago

You have sound argument, and I will not try to convince you otherwise.

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kelseymhDouglerful

Reply 8 years ago

What Kiteman said. And instead of taking away what little revenue I'bles gets from ads (by blocking them), why not support the site directly? Or are you just hoping the site goes under and goes away?

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ewilhelm

8 years ago

Something is setup wrong. I'll investigate. If you are seeing it, are you located in California? It's supposed to be CA-only.

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ewilhelmewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

I think I've figured out how it was showing up for pro members. Let me know if you continue to see it. I still can't figure out why it would show up in the UK.

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kclsewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

I still see it every once and a while here in NY.

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kclskcls

Reply 8 years ago

Actually, I'm beginning to see them more and more often now. I've seen it 10-20 times in the past few days.

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Kitemanewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

I just got it on the "technology" page.

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ewilhelmKiteman

Reply 8 years ago

Ok, I'm looking again. Sorry for the mix up!

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caitlinsdadewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

It makes random appearances in New York also. (xp sp3,FF)

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Kitemanewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

Off-the-wall, but would the age of the browser have anything to do with it?

When I saw the ad, I was using a borrowed laptop with a relatively old version of FF.

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KitemanLithium Rain

Reply 8 years ago

:-P yourself, but I did.

(Of course, I just went to check, to grab a screenshot, but it's not there now...)

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killerjackalopeewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

I'll try and find the stuff about limiting things over Internet to distances, it's based on the speed of light and cancel commands

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Lithium Rainewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

I'm definitely not in California...and I'm still seeing it.

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Kryptonitecaitlinsdad

Reply 8 years ago

I'm live in Australia. Next to New Zealand. At least we aren't infested by sheep.

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Kitemanewilhelm

Reply 8 years ago

I saw it in the UK. I don't see it today.

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NachoMahma

8 years ago

. I'm not seeing it. :P