Ads on Android Chrome screws things up on my phone

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John Morris
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Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:09 pm

First off I have nothing against having ads on your website and I actually visit them and make a purchase if it something I want. My issue when I'm on the mobile version about 1 in 4 chance I get this 'I won a Walmart card" and and get this wheel of fortune like wheel spinning that takes over my browser I have to close the browser and reopen it. This is very annoying. I wish there way to not allow these kind ads that take over the browser. On my Android tablet and PC I don't get these ads.

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Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:32 am

John Morris wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:09 pm
First off I have nothing against having ads on your website and I actually visit them and make a purchase if it something I want. My issue when I'm on the mobile version about 1 in 4 chance I get this 'I won a Walmart card" and and get this wheel of fortune like wheel spinning that takes over my browser I have to close the browser and reopen it. This is very annoying. I wish there way to not allow these kind ads that take over the browser. On my Android tablet and PC I don't get these ads.
I think you can report bad ads.

If not, if you can identify exactly what exactly the ad is and where on the page it is spawning from, I can contact the placement company with the information.

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Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:46 am

John Morris wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:09 pm
First off I have nothing against having ads on your website and I actually visit them and make a purchase if it something I want. My issue when I'm on the mobile version about 1 in 4 chance I get this 'I won a Walmart card" and and get this wheel of fortune like wheel spinning that takes over my browser I have to close the browser and reopen it. This is very annoying. I wish there way to not allow these kind ads that take over the browser. On my Android tablet and PC I don't get these ads.
A fix that I have found for that is to turn on a VPN while browsing DWS. Haven't gotten one of those ads since I started doing that.
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Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:02 am

If it pops up again I'll try to get the information forword it. Thank you.

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Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:19 am


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John Morris wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:19 am
That ad is back. url http://luckyguys.top/prize/luckyus-ad/l ... idth=0&e=5
Can you tell me where on the page the ad is originating? On the top, in the middle?

And also what page were you looking at?

So I can identify the placement service.

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Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:19 pm

DEFCONWarningSystem wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:26 am
John Morris wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:19 am
That ad is back. url http://luckyguys.top/prize/luckyus-ad/l ... idth=0&e=5
Can you tell me where on the page the ad is originating? On the top, in the middle?

And also what page were you looking at?

So I can identify the placement service.
When this was happening to me, the ad took over the entire webpage and would not allow me to navigate away from it. As he said, the only solution was to completely shut down the browser and start over. Only happened on my Android device, not my laptop. I was always on the message boards when it happened. I've since increased my browser security on the phone and it hasn't happened since, but if it's back, it is extremely annoying.
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