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Old 09-29-2019, 08:29 AM   #1
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Annoying Pop-Up on the bottom of each page.

What is this silly translucent white pop-up running along the bottom of the page? It has only started very recently. It pops up after logging in, and it pops up on every new page I visit on this site. There is absolutely no writing on it. The only thing visible on it is the close out "X" in the upper right corner. Other than that, there is nothing else on it. It is very annoying. Please get rid of this annoying feature.
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Old 09-29-2019, 08:32 AM   #2
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What is this silly translucent white pop-up running along the bottom of the page? It has only started very recently. It pops up after logging in, and it pops up on every new page I visit on this site. There is absolutely no writing on it. The only thing visible on it is the close out "X" in the upper right corner. Other than that, there is nothing else on it. It is very annoying. Please get rid of this annoying feature.
On my Mac there is an ad in the box. This one is for a Chevy Equinox...

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Old 09-29-2019, 08:54 AM   #3
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I'm guessing it's not a "feature" but part of the advertising that pays for this site. Since the alternative is a subscription fee, I guess I don't mind closing out ad windows. As to why yours doesn't have any content, it probably has to do with your browser and settings, or maybe it's just loading slowly.
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I'm guessing it's not a "feature" but part of the advertising that pays for this site. Since the alternative is a subscription fee, I guess I don't mind closing out ad windows. As to why yours doesn't have any content, it probably has to do with your browser and settings, or maybe it's just loading slowly.
Or maybe my Ad Blockers, which I'm certainly not getting rid of or turning off. If I wanted to see that unsolicited kind of stuff I wouldn't have Ad Blockers.

I understand that advertising pays for a lot towards keeping this site free, but I'm still not a fan of intrusive pop-up ads.
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Old 09-29-2019, 03:18 PM   #5
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If Pop-up ads pay for site, why so many trackers?

The ads are pretty understandable, but why are there so many trackers?


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I see it also when visiting this site. Just a transparent white box with an X. CasitaForum is still ad free, and appears to be the only rv forum that still is. Hopefully Gene can keep it that way with support from his members for years to come.
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Old 09-29-2019, 04:48 PM   #7
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My box was white when the ad blocker was active. Disabled it and I now see it is Ads By Google. Advertising is one thing.. and necessary. Pop ups are very annoying and I have stopped visiting many other sites which over do it with the pop ups. There comes a point when the advertising is so intrusive that it drives away viewers, and then they need more advertising to make up for the loss in traffic.
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This is an ad that does go towards funding this site. It is a regular daily screen. Easy to dismiss it for the day if you click on the X. If it looks blank, it is definitely because of an ad blocker used.

Now, if it would just help pay moderators salary. Oh wait, we don't get one.
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Those of you who use You Tube will see a pop up asking you to pay extra to see all content free of ads. I do find these ad interruptions very annoying while viewing a post and I remember when there were none shown at all ! Duane
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Those of you who use You Tube will see a pop up asking you to pay extra to see all content free of ads. I do find these ad interruptions very annoying while viewing a post and I remember when there were none shown at all ! Duane
Duane, once you clear it, it will not show any further that day, and will not be seen when viewing posts.

Heck, I get it too, and a second to clear it once I have looked at it if I wish to, and gone for the day.
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