posted on Jul, 18 2006 @ 11:20 AM
This thread is for reporting obnoxious ads you would like to see vanquished from our servers.
While the ads do serve a vital purpose by providing the necessary funds to keep ATS running, some ads are more tolerable than others, and some ads are
simply too over the top to be tolerated.
In particular, abusive and disruptive ads make it difficult for members to avoid the temptation to use ad blockers on ATS, which is why they must be
As a classic example of the kind of ad I don't ever, ever
want to see again, I offer the “Zap the Mosquito” ad. Aside from the annoying
graphic, its mortal sin is the loud buzzing sound which can induce cardiac arrest if you're listening to loud music while browsing -- as is my
Whoever came up with this ad should be slathered with pig's blood and tied to a stake in a New Jersey swamp.
URL For the most obnoxious flash ad yet: the Mosquito Ad
, please zap this awful ad!
And fellow members, if you wish to see an ad removed, please post its URL in this thread -- using URL tags to keep it from sporking the page
How to capture the ad URLs varies from browser to browser, and I encourage members to post tips here.
SO, thanks in advance for blocking these!