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Old 01-24-2019, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Crumpler View Post
I have little to no training in running a web site, javascript coding, or even advertisements.
That being said, I do not believe that IB did not know, did not catch, or did not understand why there is sponsored content junking up our threads on a paying member's screen.

I will further state that it is, in fact,(wait for it) .... intentional.
A hipster, marketing push to see how much the membership will take without complaining, or a move toward the exits.
If the IB overlords need a higher profit margin to remain solvent, then they can approach me for higher membership dues.
​​​​​​It's called :"Sponsored Content" and it has some identical subject matter to some "sponsored content" at the bottom of some of the big three "News Media" sites. I gue$$ it$ part of this land$cape now. It's a business, I get it...but everyone else puts this stuff at the BOTTOM of the page.

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Old 01-24-2019, 10:18 AM
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Originally Posted by jwbeck17 View Post
I work in marketing, and this not an accidental inclusion, though it may not be known by the rep that Hacker speaks with. No one is going to accidentally build ad code and click tracking into their existing forum system.
Was thinking the same thing. Someone put this script in:


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Old 01-24-2019, 11:44 AM
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I cleared out my cache (Google Chrome), and now I am not seeing the ads!
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Old 01-24-2019, 01:02 PM
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It's now gone..thanks for who ever fixed it. T
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Old 01-24-2019, 01:18 PM
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Hooray,no more crap. Well...
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Old 01-24-2019, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Otto Mechanic View Post
I just noticed. Thought for a moment my membership expired. It would be nice if it was gone soon.
Yea, well mine is about to expire. Word to IB.

As mentioned by myself and Rodrv6, clear your cashe regularly and I bet it will disappear.
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Old 01-24-2019, 03:31 PM
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Woo hoo; mine's gone too, and I did not clear the cache.
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Old 01-24-2019, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by NoVector View Post
Was thinking the same thing. Someone put this script in:


Outstanding technical sleuthing sir! IB should be paying you to debug their site.
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