Video and websites pissing me off

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  1. stosh

    stosh Well-Known Member

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    What the fuck!
    It seems you can't go to hardly any websites without having a video automatically start playing! Not CNN not USA today. These sites take forever to load and once they do they start playing a video…whether you want it or not! I can’t stand it!!
     
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    TheSportingNews had an autoplay ad for rubbers once. I bugged out and emailed them 4-5 paragraphs about my kids being around and being Catholic and not believing in birth control and all this shit. I haven't been back to their site in 3-4yrs.

    Other than that, I generally ad-block any auto plays, except on CBSSports, because if there is anything I want to watch on there, I'm not really sure how to unblock a site.
     
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    stosh Well-Known Member

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    if I want to watch a video I will click PLAY. Most of the time I would prefer to just read the content. This is getting way out of hand.
     
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    Tranquil Decent! VIP

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    Agreed it's annoying, I stopped clicking on most news sites now, I just read the headlines, and if there is a big story, someone here will make a topic.
     
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    It is Bullshit and the god damn muchosucko site with opening up a separate window with some live jasmine sex filth. If the god damn volume is up all I hear is oh you like that baby when I finger my asshole while at work...:mad:
     
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    AMEN! I am one of the few unlucky slugs in this country that has to rely on satellite internet because I live in the middle of nowhere. As such, I have a data usage cap between the hours of 5AM to midnight. I have 10GB a month plan, and those damn ads are death by a thousand cuts to my precious allowance. Plus those ads really drive me nuts when I open multiple tabs and some commercial starts playing and I have to scour half a dozen pages to see where the sound is coming from.
     
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    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter.

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    can hardly


    also, what browser are you using? you can block all of that shit from auto-playing.
     
  8. stosh

    stosh Well-Known Member

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    The problem with blocking that content is that it's blocked on all websites even the ones you want to watch. I watch live bands in the key west ...hogs breath and irishkevins. If I block them it's a pain in the ass to unblock them.
    If you have an easier answer or a specific browser in mind that majes it easier I am all eyes.
     
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    Congratulations! You one a free iPod!