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Annoying Concordia University Pop-Up Ad

 

Is anyone else having the Concordia University ad pop-up every time you go to any area of the BGH web site?  I have this same ad popping up wherever I go on the web site - using IE or Mozilla Firefox.  My privacy setting is set at "medium" so I don't think that is the cookie issue.  Is anyone else having the same problem?  Confused

 

 

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I've seen it a couple of

I've seen it a couple of times too, although not every time I get on BGH.  It might be annoying, but I'm sure it's not free advertising either.  I'm good with closing an annoying pop-up every now and then if it helps pay the bills.

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6 Times I got the ad

 

To get to this forum and respond to you (open web site, log in, chose forum, chose anything goes, chose the topic, and then respond to you COMeatHunter) I got the ad 6 times.  If I put my security setting and my privacy setting on high then I don't get the ad at all but many other options are also lost on my computer.  Hmmmm?!?!  Confused

Then to preview my text I got the ad a 7th time and then saving my text response I get it an 8th time.  ARGH!!!  I  don't have this issue with any other web site.

 

 

 

 

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No pop up issues of any kind

No pop up issues of any kind for me. Never even seen the one your talking about. I hate problems like that.

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Same Here

 I'm good with closing an annoying pop-up every now and then if it helps pay the bills.

Same here mate.

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I am getting it after I log

I am getting it after I log in each time, but after I close it dosnt pop up till I log out and back on again. It is annoying but at least it is just one time for me.

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Concordia ad

Retired2hunt wrote to us about this issue, and we encouraged him to post and ask if anyone was having issues.

The ad is an overlay when you visit BGH which you can click off. We were told that it would be served only once to each unique visitor every 14 days. Not sure how that is tracked, but we're assuming with cookies. 

This ad does indeed help pay for overhead to run BGH, however we do not want to annoy folks that visit. We would appreciate additional feedback, especially in regards to frequency.

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I don't get it every time i come on, about 1 out of 5 times that i do, BUT, it sure is annoying.

Kevin

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I get it frequently, but

I get it frequently, but can't say how many times as I try to ignore it.  I chalk it up to the price you pay for visiting the site, but I do find it annoying as I view it as an attempt to "force" me to view an ad as oppose to allowing me to choose which ads to view.

But again, since I'm not paying anything to view this site, I just suck it up.

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  I fixed my problem by

 

I fixed my problem by deleting all cookies and temp internet files on my computer then re-opened the BGH web site.  Now the ad does not appear until hopefully the 14th day as prescribed. This may be the solution to anybody else getting the ad more than what it is set up for.  Thanks all for your feedback.

 

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Before today it only came up

Before today it only came up when I first got on the website.  Today however, it's coming up every time I go to a new page.  VERY ANNOYING!!!! Censored

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