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Ads that move (i.e., give migraines)

Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:32 am

I don't mind that the site displays ads; however I just spent 10 mins trying to tolerate this ad from Express (a store whose wares I rather enjoy actually) that had a lot of motion. Four or five items are displayed vertically, then sliiiiide to the right while a new selection of four or five items sliiiiiiides in, then they sliiiiiiide to the left and a new selection sliiiiiiides in...

OK, they want to show a lot of stuff, but can't the ad just repaint every few seconds, without sliiiiiiiiding a large chunk of the screen around? This happens at both the left and the right side of the screen and consarn it man IT'S GIVING ME MIGRAINES!!!!!!
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Re: Ads that move (i.e., give migraines)

Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:00 am

They are easily blocked if need be.
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I don't mind a couple per page max but any more than that is usually is taking the p*&^. (I'd never click on an ad anyway).
Add on the fact that ads are now a very common way to inject malware/virus/annoyanceware onto your system and you end up with the reasons why I routinely block all them.

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