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Thread: Why the fuck have youtube ads started showing even though I have Adblock Plus?

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    Senior Member KaineDamo's Avatar
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    Why the fuck have youtube ads started showing even though I have Adblock Plus?

    For months, I have enjoyed ad free browsing on google chrome thanks to Adblock Plus. Now all of a sudden outta nowhere, ads are back up on youtube, and on other websites too. On youtube, there's banner ads, ads at the side of the video, and video ads that play before the video I wanna watch. I actually forgot how profoundly annoying this shit is, and I can't believe I put up with it for so long before I got Adblock Plus. But now they're back, even though I can clearly see that Adblock Plus is still running. When I check extensions, its there. And the red button is there on the address bar. So what gives! Why are ads back!
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    Maybe they've just changed the way that ads are seen on the web to stop adblockers.

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    Maybe. Is anyone else experiencing this problem?
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    Uninstalling it and reinstalling it seems to have done the trick. I've noticed too that ads from some sort of malware or adware or whatever its called, named 'browse 2 save' is trying to get ads on my browser but are being blocked by adblock plus. I see a little icon 'ad from browse to save' in a space where the ads would usually be. Following instructions online and scanning with malwarebytes to remove this motherfucker.
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    Ads pay for that content, Kaine.

    God bless advertising.

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    Ads should be integrated in a way that isn't obstructing to the user!! I was assailed by a stupid big 'play this stupid golf game' complete with animated guy playing golf, and a big button flashing red repeatedly 'play now!!'
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    You're talking about it

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    lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by KaineDamo View Post
    Maybe. Is anyone else experiencing this problem?
    The only ads I still get on youtube are the commercials before watching some clips. At first all I could do was mute the commercial. Now, I clip on "Skip Ad" after waiting 5 seconds.

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    I just installed this on both chrome & firefox and it seems to work fine.

    Feeling like Katrina with no fema
    Like Martin with no Gina
    Like a flight with no visa
    First class with the seat back I still see ya
    In my past, you on the other side of the glass
    Of my memory's museum

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