Mobafire League of Legends Build Guides Mobafire League of Legends Build Guides
's Forum Avatar

MOBA's ads, or sneaky ad virus?

Creator: Kirluu
March 12, 2012 1:23am
9 posts page 1 of 1 Forums » Off Topic » MOBA's ads, or sneaky ad virus?
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Kirluu » March 12, 2012 1:23am | Report
Ohai thar. Am I the only one seeing those randomly underlined words around the site, and if you hold your mouse over it, an advertisement shows up? It's hard to write invisible cute little messages when those like to bust you like that.



inb4 Volume 1:
"There's a thread about this in the News forum, it's there to earn MOBAFire a bit more money than it is currently the case."

inb4 Volume 2:
"No what is it you're talking about?"
Image:
If you guys don't have these all over the site, then I think I've been hit by a ninja advertisement virus of a sort. o_o I recall to have seen something like it on another website as well...

inb4 Volume 3:
"This has been here for ages already lol! Learn to be active, loser!"
Check out my comprehensive guide for Jax !!
-
Make sure to hit that +Rep button if I helped you out, and you feel I deserve it! :)
Kirluu's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Kirluu
<Member>
Posts: 823
Joined: Jan 15th, 2011
Rep: Memorable (52)
Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by jhoijhoi » March 12, 2012 1:43am | Report
o.O I have never seen anything like that before on MobaFire.
jhoijhoi's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
jhoijhoi
<MOBAFire Mother>
Posts: 13961
Joined: Mar 20th, 2011
Rep: Exalted (1943)
Blog   |   Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Scrax » March 12, 2012 2:11am | Report
That's in your end, Kirluu. Do you have any special toolbars/search bars installed? They often do this.
Scrax's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Scrax
<Retired Moderator>
Posts: 5567
Joined: Jul 29th, 2010
Rep: Distinguished (251)
Blog   |   Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Searz » March 12, 2012 3:21am | Report
Lawl, u fail bro.
"I walked up to her big butt and asked her *** butt what." - Lil Wayne, lyrical genius

"I can't decide where I stand on abortion, on one hand it is killing children, on the other it gives women a choice." - ???
Searz's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Searz
<Ancient Member>
Posts: 13418
Joined: Jun 6th, 2010
Rep: Esteemed (444)
Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Darcurse » March 12, 2012 4:37am | Report
Only thing I have to add is that I never noticed the advertisement on the sides and while you wanna write a post, until I accidentally switched off my AD Block...
Darcurse's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Darcurse
<Member>
Posts: 1632
Joined: Nov 2nd, 2010
Rep: Notable (38)
Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Luther3000 » March 12, 2012 7:52am | Report
^ You should put an exception in for Mobafire if you actually care about it. :P
Luther3000's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Luther3000
<Sharpshooter>
Posts: 8046
Joined: Jun 24th, 2011
Rep: Esteemed (440)
Blog   |   Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Darcurse » March 12, 2012 8:27am | Report
It's on for every site, not that I wouldn't care about Mobafire, but I actually kinda like seeing the background.

Not to mention that blocking it or not won't make a difference since I don't have any attention to click it at all.
Darcurse's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Darcurse
<Member>
Posts: 1632
Joined: Nov 2nd, 2010
Rep: Notable (38)
Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Luther3000 » March 12, 2012 8:35am | Report
You don't have to click it for Mobafire to get revenue from it. Same thing with streams and sites like TGWTG, you don't actually have to click the ads, just watch them. Nobody actually clicks ads. :P
Luther3000's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Luther3000
<Sharpshooter>
Posts: 8046
Joined: Jun 24th, 2011
Rep: Esteemed (440)
Blog   |   Profile
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Darcurse » March 12, 2012 8:58am | Report
Yeah I know, "pay per view" and stuff, but actually it kinda (really really really really) annoys me seeing the little sction I actually visited the site for surrounded by a s***load of ads, like being bombarded by them.

Take Moba for example, those side-ads of Aion/Siedler etc rly kills the subtle layout.
Darcurse's Forum Avatar

Awards Showcase
Show more awards
Darcurse
<Member>
Posts: 1632
Joined: Nov 2nd, 2010
Rep: Notable (38)
Profile

Quick Reply:

Guest commenting is currently disabled, please log in or sign up to respond!