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Old 09-24-2014, 09:10 AM
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You've started placing video ads that cannot be stopped or muted. I can't visit your site if your'e going to have ads like that. I'm willing to put up with ads - you deserve revenue - but not ads that I am forced to listen to, especially since they keep repeating over and over again. Since I'm at work and we use Lync, I can' turn down my speakers. Please reconsider!!
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:17 AM
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What browser and operating system are you using?

None of our ads should play audio without a user first requesting it - if an ad is doing that I definitely want to have it removed, but so far I'm not seeing anything with this behavior.

If you could possibly take a screenshot of what you're seeing and email it to admin@puzzlebaron.com that would also help to track it down.
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Old 09-27-2014, 09:16 AM
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The same thing happened to me. I'm using Windows 7 and Firefox. It was the Verizon ad that started playing (really awful) sound. All other ads were muted.
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Old 09-27-2014, 03:41 PM
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The same thing happened to me. I'm using Windows 7 and Firefox. It was the Verizon ad that started playing (really awful) sound. All other ads were muted.
Same here, same ad. No option on ad to do anything but play through. Hope you can resolve this. Btw, thanks for a great site!
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Old 09-27-2014, 03:44 PM
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Thanks for the screenshot! I've been working to locate the source of the ad and I think I've found it - I've put through a removal request this afternoon. With any luck it will stop serving shortly.
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Old 09-28-2014, 07:07 PM
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Same here, same ad. No option on ad to do anything but play through. Hope you can resolve this. Btw, thanks for a great site!
You guys should use Adblock Plus. Its free, completely invisible and it blocks all ads, even in Youtube. I have not seen an ad on either site.
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Old 09-28-2014, 07:58 PM
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I'm also seeing these ads, but i am using a MacBook Pro with Safari browser
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:14 AM
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I've removed all of our 3rd party ad networks from the game play page so that only Google ads will display now - that should remove the non-user initiated audio problem completely.

Thanks for your help!
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Old 10-01-2014, 03:21 PM
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thank you, admin
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:34 AM
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You guys should use Adblock Plus. Its free, completely invisible and it blocks all ads, even in Youtube. I have not seen an ad on either site.
I do use AdBlock +, but this site asks for it to be turned off in order for them to receive some revenue. I value this site and am grateful to play for free, so I accept their request.Thanks for the tip, though.
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