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Why does music start playing when I open up certain threads on this site?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Eric Ravenwind, May 17, 2017.

  1. Eric Ravenwind

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    Once in a while, I'll open a thread on this website and music will start playing. Why?
     
  2. Thrakkar

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    Never happened to me. Maybe some certain ad or banner, which plays music?
     
  3. MalagAste

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    I'll tell you why ........ annoying ads that get past blockers... I try not to block sites like Stratics so they can make money but those LOUD ads that play and you can't stop them are EXTREMELY annoying. Makes me put adblock back on.
     
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  4. Eric Ravenwind

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    Ok thanks for clearing that up for me.
     
  5. Pawain

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    Heres the pop up I get. No music tho.

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  6. Restroom Cowboy

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    :facepalm: those ads I assume are tailored...
     
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  7. MalagAste

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    If they are then they are tailored to target females which is um..... sick.

    I get those too... and not too happy about it.

    Especially the one about older women but that's more often on my laptop... which seems to get more of the sick stuff...

    But there is often a ninja ad that is LOUD.
     
  8. The Craftsman

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    Yeah, the Ad on the top of my page is for a bank (I googled some bank information yesterday). I guess we know what Pawain's been googling :blushing:

    I dont however get any music.
     
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  9. Dizzy

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    I get some sort of background advertisement that plays audio. The audio symbol shows on on my Edge explorer so I know which one it is, but when I switch to that tab, I don't see the ad that's playing, I just hear it. Very annoying; I hate auto-playing ads which is why ad blockers were invented.
     
  10. TheDrAJ

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    I get noise about "Goodness knows"
     
  11. Lore

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    They are! LOL Adchoice ads are tailored. You will not get ads like that unless you've visited similar sites. But who doesn't? RIIIIGHT?

    I use Chrome with Adblocker. I'd love to help Stratics and turn it off, but the way ads work these days is they use a third party that doesn't entirely monitor their ads so some do contain virus. Wowhead is really bad with it.
     
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    I really don't think they are tailored......lol.
     
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  13. Restroom Cowboy

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    Bow chicka wow wow!
     
  14. Pawain

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    UHall has shown me the light. I have now changed my ways.

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  15. Pawain

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    Ok I read your post and changed back... :love:

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    Is this the site you are on? :heart:


    JK
     
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  16. MalagAste

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    That's the one that comes up on my laptop all the time... creepy and disturbing.

    I don't even visit any "match" sites... so not sure where that comes from... just makes me wonder if the computer wants me to find a life outside of the computer or what?

    But if it wanted that it should be looking for men not women... perhaps I have gender confused it since I play more Male characters than Female ones... but whatever. I like my single life and I'm not about to ruin it by getting hitched. He'd have to be so spectacular and rich that I doubt such a male exists and even more so I highly doubt they would be at all interested in an ole lady like myself.

    At any rate I don't get any ads on my home PC since I keep the adblock on as I got sick of the loud stealth ninja ads blasting my ears and threatening to wake up the whole house. So until that crap ends I'll keep blocking all ads on every webpage.
     
  17. TheDrAJ

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    Finally had to go to ad block plus on firefox.
     
  18. Restroom Cowboy

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    Do I want to know what kinda ads you were pulling sir? :arr:
     
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