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  • Redirected…
  • Premier Icon Bustaspoke
    Free Member

    Anyone else getting redirected?
    It’s been worse than usual over the last couple of days.
    I keep getting redirected to somewhere called Sports best.

    Premier Icon bruneep
    Full Member

    You have a P do you have adverts off?

    Premier Icon mjsmke
    Full Member

    Yeah getting the same here.

    Premier Icon Holyzeus
    Free Member

    Nothing at all this weekend for me

    Premier Icon harrytoo
    Free Member

    Been the worst ever for me this weekend.

    Embarrassing conversation with the Mrs asking why I was talking with naked Russian women online. FFS that could have been my 8 year old daughter walking into the room.

    So we are in a position now where to make browsing the Free forum safe we have to take out a Subscription for £15. Yes this is a great resource, and one that I value, however the subscription should be an option not a necessity.

    How long until these pop ups cause the first STW referral divorce or sacking.

    Why are the Mods staying quiet on this, surely there should have been an immediate sticky to the top of the forum warning people that these redirects are happening rather than those with the Power “P” point everyone in the direction of paying to use a free service.

    However, looks to have taken a twist if the P members are now being redirected…… might actually see some action….

    Premier Icon pitduck
    Free Member

    this is nice thread,shame if something were to happen to it,PAY the RANSOM and keep your mouth shut 😐

    Premier Icon mikewsmith
    Free Member

    However, looks to have taken a twist if the P members are now being redirected…… might actually see some action….

    there have been a heap of threads on it
    http://singletrackworld.com/forum/topic/problem-with-adverts
    Nothing here as a P though some people seem to have missed they can turn off ads as a P.
    AFAIK the mods are here to moderate the forum not fix it and won’t have access to the ad settings, if the tech guys are off for the weekend then it won’t get looked at until they are back.

    Premier Icon belugabob
    Free Member

    Also had this, over the weekend, and found it quite disconcerting, as I had just done a clean install of Windows & started to have all sorts of horrible thoughts about malware/viruses.

    Surel it’s possible to have adverts without completely hijacking the page and redirecting the user while they are happily reading a thread.
    Having a “good behaviour” policy for advertiser’s may help.

    Premier Icon whitestone
    Free Member

    Having a “good behaviour” policy for advertiser’s may help.

    One of the mods explained in a previous thread about redirects just how difficult this is. The adverts that get delivered to any site come from several combined suppliers each of which aggregates adverts from several suppliers each of which, etc. Look at a diagram of it all and it’s a mess. Any one of the advertising companies could have been hacked. Figuring out just where an advert originates from isn’t easy.

    Didn’t see anything dubious via Safari on my iPad over the weekend. Not a Premier user and no adblocker. I occasionally get “The operation could not be completed” popups from this site, presumably it’s an advert failing to load, blocks the site until I dismiss it.

    Premier Icon giantalkali
    Free Member

    By the power of Greyskull this is doing my freaking crust! Three attempts to post this alone. Utter shiteballs redirects ending up in a virus / scam page. It’s not 2004, there are ways to host forums without this shite.

    Premier Icon hypnonewt
    Free Member

    Happening every 10 mins now for me. Luckily my work computer is slow enough for me to press the back button. Making it a pain to view the forum at home though.

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