If Ad Blocker Didn't Exist, Would You Still Use The Internet?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Sonic Angel Knight, Jul 12, 2017.

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Would you still use the internet without ad blocker?

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  2. No

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  1. Sonic Angel Knight
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    Yeah It sounds like a silly question, but some people will not bother visiting websites with too much "AD-TIVITY" cause of it. If people don't know what I mean, Ad blocker is a web browser extension to block advertising and popups as you browse the internet. So if that didn't exist and there was no option to pay to remove them, would you still use it?
     


  2. blujay

    blujay GBATemp's Official Warthog

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    i don't have adblocker on my phone.
    i don't pay to remove ads.
    do i use my phone? yes.

    simple as that

    Also, your questions asks if we would use the internet not a specific website
     
  3. Alkéryn

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    I would code an adblocker then ...
     
  4. The Real Jdbye

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    Yes.
    And I would be the first to create an adblocker and gain lots of money :)
     
  5. Alkéryn

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    Was before you dude ;)
     
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  6. Xen0

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    I certainly would still the internet but I would stop visiting some sites that have to much ads (espacially popups)
     
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  7. DeoNaught

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    Over there ;)
    Yes, I just got it, I would still use it because really, why wouldnt I
     
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  8. CallmeBerto

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    As others have said I would either A. Create my own or B. Live without it.

    On most sites I don't use it and only turn it on when the ADs get out of hand agro videos playing without any warning. Random popups or my screen moving somewhere else to show me an ad.
     
  9. Danny600kill

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    Of course I would, not sure your age but there was a time before Adblockers existed ....

    My phone doesnt have an adblocker and i still browse on that :)
     
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    All things considered? I didn't start using an adblocker until 2011. I got by fine, just had to know what links to click and make sure the proper preemptive measures were in place. So, yes. I would.
     
  11. Seriel

    Seriel Worshipper of Skiddos

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    Only a fool would refuse to use a large and great service because of a minor annoyance.
    Adblocker exists and I use it, but if it didn't exist I would still use the internet, I just wouldn't enjoy it as much.
     
  12. RayD97

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    This question is basically:
    "If you couldn't get very clean oxygen, would you stop breathing?"

    I would probably use it a little less though honestly.
     
    Last edited by RayD97, Jul 12, 2017
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  13. leon315

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    I Would the one who hire you to code ad locker
     
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  14. Sonic Angel Knight
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    Then I guess I should have said "WORLD WIDE WEB" :P
     
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  15. leon315

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    ive one question about adblocks: the guy who designed it, is he a billionaire now??? or is he still lives with his mother??
     
  16. jupitteer

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    Of course.
     
  17. CitizenSnips

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    I would but certain sites i would not go to as much or at all. Ads can be horrible
     
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  18. Xen0

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    I want to know what the guy who voted "no" has to say :)
     
  19. gnmmarechal

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    Most certainly.
     
  20. Subtle Demise

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    In its current state, and especially on mobile, where the ads are even more malicious than they've ever been on PC; no I would try to avoid going to any websites, and just use like the internet-enabled apps like YouTube, Netflix, etc.
     
    Last edited by Subtle Demise, Jul 14, 2017 - Reason: In became O.j. on my phone for sone reason
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