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#1 CallMeFeral

Posted 14 May 2018 - 11:12 AM

Hey there, I'm getting an add that scrolls in as if it's part of the page, and blocks the text of the page being read.

It's for Ford, and for me happened in this thread but I presume that's random

http://www.essential...y/page__st__100

But really annoying, because I can't actually read the posts at all, it covers them.

#2 Warbywannabe

Posted 14 May 2018 - 11:33 AM

Me too. So annoying! Guess I'll have to do housework instead...

#3 Paddlepop

Posted 14 May 2018 - 11:42 AM

Me three. I got it on the Today’s Active Topics Page. Bloody annoying.

#4 ~LemonMyrtle~

Posted 14 May 2018 - 11:52 AM

Yes, the giant scrolling ads are back. It was good for a while there after they last appeared. So annoying.

#5 Jenflea

Posted 14 May 2018 - 12:52 PM

I was getting them for some rando clothing company last night, but not as much today, touch wood.

On desktop, not mobile.

#6 José

Posted 15 May 2018 - 05:51 AM

i cant believe the ads are back!!
they cover entire posts in threads.
very annoying.
its righr now covering the 'post reply' button. i hope i can post somehow.


#7 Daffy2016

Posted 15 May 2018 - 06:27 AM

I’ve got one for Ford. Sigh.

#8 Not*A*Lot

Posted 15 May 2018 - 07:13 AM

I wondered what the black wall of death was that was telling me to rotate my device.


#9 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 15 May 2018 - 07:21 AM

Mine started today. Not happy.

I don't think... oooh I want to buy that product....... i think..... that Product is fecking up my precious moment I stole for myself.



#10 Expelliarmus

Posted 15 May 2018 - 07:28 AM

I can’t read the end of topic due to this Ford ad.

#11 Catzilla

Posted 15 May 2018 - 07:29 AM

Same here. I've never has issue with it before. I've got it on my desktop on Google Chrome, and also on my iPad.

#12 SelceLisbeth

Posted 15 May 2018 - 07:31 AM

I wanted to reply earlier, but I couldnt as the ad was over the reply options!

EB gods, this isnt good enough.

#13 BBC

Posted 15 May 2018 - 07:51 AM

I cant read Catzilla's post because of a giant black screen!

Way to drive away users.

Cant actually see all of my own post either.

#14 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 15 May 2018 - 08:11 AM

I can't read the posts between Expelliarmus and BBC.

#15 Starletta

Posted 15 May 2018 - 08:11 AM

Same issue here. Difficult to read and reply.

#16 Astrocyte

Posted 15 May 2018 - 08:14 AM

I got the ford ad as I read a thread a few minutes ago and now as I was reading this thread I got the ford one again.

So annoying!!!!

#17 Lees75

Posted 15 May 2018 - 08:20 AM

Yes, I’m getting Ford one on this and other threads.

#18 EsmeLennox

Posted 15 May 2018 - 08:43 AM

Seriously...this ad needs to go!

#19 rainycat

Posted 15 May 2018 - 08:52 AM

Me too, it’s really really really annoying.

#20 kidwrangler

Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:01 AM

I agree! Those types of ads are a big turn off and very annoying but it's so much worse as these ones block parts of posts, whole posts, page features... IT need to sort it out or they'll be losing visitors :(

#21 71Cath

Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:04 AM

I'm getting the Ford ad and blocking of several posts too :(

ETA: appears to be 4 posts the ad is blocking

Edited by 71Cath, 15 May 2018 - 09:05 AM.


#22 MooGuru

Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:04 AM

On what planet do advertisers think these sort of ads work?
Ooh there is a thread about our product! Let's convince them how good we are by being intrusive, annoying and unhelpful - that will convince them *evil cackling*

#23 Luci

Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:05 AM

I am another sufferer of the super annoying Ford scrolling ad.

Not just annoying - is actually making the site UNUSABLE.

I was trying to post something, the stupid advert was over the top, I could scroll past it but it was still blocking the box where I wanted to type my post.

So I just gave up and didn't bother posting.

#24 Sentient Puddle

Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:07 AM

Funnily enough - I cant read half the replies in this thread because of an ad for Ford.  Don't companies realise that not all advertising is good advertising??

#25 Not*A*Lot

Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:07 AM

It is now starting to block posts for me as well.

Hope it is gone soon.




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