Gotta put my two cents worth in here. If one is prone to seizures, this will do it. This ad is as bad as the pop-up surveys that appeared now and again that did nothing except irritate the reader.
A lot of ads do that quite often.
Things like this are quite common:
^Sorry if this is offensive, I think its the BEST example of what is being discussed.
I'm back at this again because I can't stand it. And I can't stand it because the stupid ad thinks that it didn't get my attention enough to click on the first read, and so now it has to assert itself every five seconds. I didn't want to click it the first time, and I certainly don't want to as I'm trying to read the Hub it's attached to.
This is totally over the top or under the bottom bad form. HP is a cool site...why make readers frustrated and mad for a few bucks?
I hate Windows 7, too. Solitaire. The stupid cards flash when you mouse over them.
"Sigh"... no visual peace while you are trying to read someone's words or trying to beat a game you never will. But words would be read with more comprehension without the incessant flashing, and Solitaire would be so much more enjoyable.
Some ads will stop flashing if you press the 'X' or stop loading button on your browser. However, I doubt this affects flash. It usually works for animated picture files.
I hate those animated flat belly ads so much!
by Aravind Balasubramanya 5 years ago
I thought that flashing ads and pop-up ads would not appear on HubPafges. But I have consistently been seeing several flashing ads on my hubs and some of them are not very nice - lingerie and nightclubs - nothing related to the hub. The recentmost one is about a numerologist Diana who will reveal...
by cathinfrance 9 years ago
You know. That flashing ad that says something like: "This is not a joke - you are the 10,000th visitor." I very nearly threw coffee at it this evening. It's the most irritating ad I've seen in my life. It clearly is a joke and a naively dishonest one. Any chance it could be replaced with...
by Tyrone Smalls 8 years ago
Trying 2 make $$$ . . . How do i open my URL to ad Katera to my hubpage?Do i need to do this on every page i open, and do i only do this at the beginning of my new hubpage?
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