How much advertising $ is enough?

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  1. Pleng
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    Pleng GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    So you ask your audience to kindly not use add block and now, on mobile at least, you've decided to implement stupid little 'tray slide up' ads (for want of a better word). I can't imagine you surviving too many white lists when engaging in such annoying activities
     
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    Doesn't really bug me.
     
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    Tray slide up?
     
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    Think he means the thing at the bottom
    Prolly too big to leave out of a spoiler
     
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    Either adware m8, or you're just over-reacting about the little pop-up tray at the bottom that tells you the site collects cookies, or whatever... there are no official "tray slide up" ads for gbatemp. Only the sponsor ads that are dotted around the page that can be so easily blocked with adblocker, and then that's that taken care of.
     
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    I was wondering that too and then popped up, so I think this is what he means?

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    And again, doesn't really bother me.

    EDIT: I guess thats not what they meant. Haha
     
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    i dont get that kind of add , i do have the gbatemp logo partially of the screen to the right but ads are same as full site on pc

    edit .. no sooner i say that it pops up... lol

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  8. Pleng
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    Pleng GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yup that's the one I meant. [del]It seems to have been disabled now. Thank you[/del] No it hasn't.
     
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    But we really like $ a lot :(

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    If I had it my way the entirety of GBAtemp would be one massive tray slide up advert, a glorious one as far as the eye can see! :tpi:
     
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    I'll definitely adblock on mobile because of this. Please understand

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  12. evandixon

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    The slide-up ad adds noticeable lag when loading the page on my HTC One M8.
     
  13. XavyrrVaati

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    GBATemp Premium membership when??!?!?/1//1??
    The only ad that slightly annoy me is the one that pops up every few pages, and is a page of it's own with a continue button.
     
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    funny, everytime there is that google ads on the bottom i can notice some lag in the app...
    either on the m8 or bluestacks on pc
     
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    In all seriousness we have limited control over the format of the displayed adverts on the site. It isn't like we go out of our way to trick people into clicking them, in fact if you did try and do that it would be against the TOS of most advert providers and you would get banned from their service.
     
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    Ever thought about a subscription or a donation system for people who would rather dump like 10$/year or something? :P
     
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    If I get banned from their service, does that mean I won't see ads anymore ? :creep:
    [Clicking Intensifies]
     
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    the one who which gets banned is gbatemp.. ads companies will refuse to provide the service, forcing admins to choose more shaddy advertisement companies..
     
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    Um. No. I would rather it just give you a donator rank or something at most. I don't think people should know if you're currently paying or not. No reason to separate people, this isn't pay2win.
     
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    I haven't seen any *yet*. I'd love a donate system though.