Damn Lizard!

kenneth

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anyone get that add on the top of the forum for some type of internet service and that damn lizard runs out and follows your screen? I hate that damn thing and we need to get rid of it.
 

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anyone get that add on the top of the forum for some type of internet service and that damn lizard runs out and follows your screen? I hate that damn thing and we need to get rid of it.
I kind of want to see it to see what you are talking about. Is it from the banner ad?
 

kenneth

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what about all the adds and dumb links that are on most websites. also what about the bottom of youtube videos and things of that nature.
 
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anyone get that add on the top of the forum for some type of internet service and that damn lizard runs out and follows your screen? I hate that damn thing and we need to get rid of it.
Why did i think the title of this thread had something to do with erectile dysfunction? idk....any way i have a lizard too on my screen and sometimes i wanna choke it....um wait i need to rephrase that.....
 

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anyone get that add on the top of the forum for some type of internet service and that damn lizard runs out and follows your screen? I hate that damn thing and we need to get rid of it.
ROFL, wth? i have to see this thing... but i usually don't mind ads, unless they are obtrusive, like you say this one is. the ones that really piss me off though are those ones that have underlined text and whenever you put your mouse over it, an ad pops up. i think its called vibrant media? those are the most annoying because they cover up what youre trying to read and you have to try real hard not to mouse over the text...
 

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I've mentioned it before to Chris, but there's not much that can be done as those ads are rotated and fed from another server out of EIC's control. I'm not a huge fan either, but I just use Adblock and it works well.
 

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ROFL, wth? i have to see this thing... but i usually don't mind ads, unless they are obtrusive, like you say this one is. the ones that really piss me off though are those ones that have underlined text and whenever you put your mouse over it, an ad pops up. i think its called vibrant media? those are the most annoying because they cover up what youre trying to read and you have to try real hard not to mouse over the text...
I hate those text ones soo much.
 

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Man, first time I saw it was like, WTF? Then it took too long to go away. I actually cussed at it, like a dummy.
 

kenneth

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Man, first time I saw it was like, WTF? Then it took too long to go away. I actually cussed at it, like a dummy.

yes the first time I had it happen I was like wow where in the Hell did a lizard come from. Damn unibody macbook made it look real. I have downloaded adblock and now its gone!
 

Ezekiel2517

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ok, i have yet to see this "lizard" so if anyone can take a screen shot or something id really appreciate it... :)
 

psylichon

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First time it showed up for me I was certain I had gotten a virus for about 30 seconds. Even opened up task manager to sniff out suspicious exe's. Then I noticed the lizard-themed ad at the top.

There's another popup that I've seen, but I've since adblocked both of them so no screenshots here.
 

styfle

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First time it showed up for me I was certain I had gotten a virus for about 30 seconds. Even opened up task manager to sniff out suspicious exe's. Then I noticed the lizard-themed ad at the top.

There's another popup that I've seen, but I've since adblocked both of them so no screenshots here.
^ The difference between a mac user and a windows user.
I was on my mac when I saw the lizard and scrolled up to look at the ad at the top. lol
The lizard then returned to his home in the ad.
 

dturner

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I am on a mac and have never seen it. There are built in blockers in the mac system. No need for third party software to block.
 
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What ad blocker add on or whatever can a mac user use for safari?
Safari has an option to block pop ups, but this dosent always work. Especially when one goes to sites where some annoying window pops up behind the page your on, and plays sound.
 

dturner

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What ad blocker add on or whatever can a mac user use for safari?
Safari has an option to block pop ups, but this dosent always work. Especially when one goes to sites where some annoying window pops up behind the page your on, and plays sound.
I have never had that problem with Safari, but maybe I just haven't been to the "right" sites. I guess it is possible I have had some pop up behind the page, but if so there was no sound and I just didn't know it.