Why do threads attempt to load flash?

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  1. dude22072
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    Any time I'm viewing a thread on this site I get the little icon in chrome telling me that something is attempting to run Adobe Flash and it's been blocked. This only happens in threads and not anywhere else on the site. What is attempting to load flash and why?
     
  2. migles

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    funny, i noticed this way back, but i thought it was just flash being stupid or related do ads

    edit: using firefox, have adobe flash, i only notice trough the icon before the url
     
    Last edited by migles, Aug 1, 2017
  3. MyLegGuy

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    It doesn't happen to me.
     
  4. dude22072
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    I have adblock, so I don't think it's an ad thing,
     
  5. migles

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    i also have adblock, and i tought it was related to some ad that i don't see...
     
  6. Cyan

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    is it doing it on every page, even on portal or forum's listing, or only on thread's viewing?
    All thread or only some?

    It's probably a user with flash in his signature.


    I don't have Flash installed at all on my computer, I guess it would ask me to install it, but I didn't find any thread with that message.
     
    Last edited by Cyan, Aug 1, 2017
  7. shaunj66

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    Possibly the flash based uploader for attachments. You can disable the flash one in your preferences.
     
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  8. dude22072
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    Yup, that was it.
     
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