Thread: pop up ads

  1. #1
    Pursuing knowledge confuted's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2002

    pop up ads

    I keep getting popup ads from "Adult Love Line: Erotic adult personals." The question is, are these popups coming from this site, or do I have some sort of spyware bothering me with annoying ads?

  2. #2
    Toaster Zach L.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2001
    My guess is that someone thinks programmers don't have enough of a life to get a real date.
    The word rap as it applies to music is the result of a peculiar phonological rule which has stripped the word of its initial voiceless velar stop.

  3. #3
    Microsoft. Who? MethodMan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    I think they adjust those ads according to the sites you visit.

    I dont get any with Opera, so I wouldnt know.

    Your Move:Life is a game, Play it; Life is a challenge, Meet it; Life is an opportunity, capture it.


  4. #4
    Banal internet user
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Run ad-aware.

    Download Opera... the pop-up block option makes it worth the other stupid $$$$ it does.

  5. #5
    Been here, done that.
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Mozilla has the a pop-up blocker, too, and it's free at

    If you want to check for spyware, search for "spybot search & destroy". It'll remove spyware for you.
    Definition: Politics -- Latin, from
    poly meaning many and
    tics meaning blood sucking parasites
    -- Tom Smothers

  6. #6
    Registered User Xei's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    I use Popup-Stopper Pro. It generally gets the job done, at other times few popups do occur, but it ridds at least 90% of them.
    "What are you after - the vague post of the week award?" - Salem
    IPv6 Ready.
    Travel the world, meet interesting people...kill them.
    Trying to fix or change something, only guaruntees and perpetuates its existence.
    I don't know about angels, but it is fear that gives men wings.
    The problem with wanting something is the fear of losing it, or never having it. The thought makes you weak.

    E-Mail Xei

  7. #7
    Redundantly Redundant RoD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    i turn mine off when i come here, support the site ya'll : )

Popular pages Recent additions subscribe to a feed

Similar Threads

  1. Queues
    By ramayana in forum C Programming
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 01-01-2006, 02:08 AM
  2. Stack using push and pop
    By silicon in forum C++ Programming
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-03-2003, 04:54 PM
  3. pop up menu problem
    By bigtamscot in forum Windows Programming
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-10-2003, 01:46 AM
  4. ads, ads, ads...
    By dbaryl in forum A Brief History of
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-24-2002, 08:58 AM
  5. pop up ads
    By ggs in forum A Brief History of
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-07-2001, 07:09 AM