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Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:51 PM

You can't watch a video ANYWHERE (maybe DU) that doesn't have a freaking commercial first

and then if it's a series of videos, the same fucking commercial over and over and over again. I'm getting to the point where I'm starting to email companies and tell them their commercials are suckie and intrusive and I won't buy the products.



Yeah sure they need to sell, yeah sure the company with the video needs to make money advertising, but shit 10-30 or 20-15 second commercials in an hour????


Progressive commericals suck the worst. Phony.

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Reply You can't watch a video ANYWHERE (maybe DU) that doesn't have a freaking commercial first (Original post)
DainBramaged Jan 2013 OP
Mika Jan 2013 #1
DainBramaged Jan 2013 #3
digonswine Jan 2013 #2
NoOneMan Jan 2013 #4
mokawanis Jan 2013 #5
FredisDead Jan 2013 #6
DainBramaged Jan 2013 #8
FredisDead Jan 2013 #13
FredisDead Jan 2013 #15
Ian Iam Jan 2013 #7
backscatter712 Jan 2013 #9
DainBramaged Jan 2013 #10
Berserker Jan 2013 #11
Phillip McCleod Jan 2013 #16
Fumesucker Jan 2013 #12
DainBramaged Jan 2013 #14
Fumesucker Jan 2013 #17
DainBramaged Jan 2013 #18

Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:52 PM

1. Its either that, or Youtube paid subscription.

Like getting rid of the ads on DU.


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Response to Mika (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:55 PM

3. History, Discovery and A&E, ain't finding episodes from them without crap insterted or come ons.

I LIke CERTAIN SHOWS and I like to see news videos on MSNBC, so You Tube is out.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:53 PM

2. I just wish my good moments passed as slowly as-

the 5 or 10 seconds they give me before I can skip the commercial. Those seconds last forever. I would be immortal.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:56 PM

4. The internet is becoming a tool to make more people buy more things

 

Yeah, its all good for learnin and stuff. Sometimes I feel like I'm going to be that last smart guy standing on the shores of Easter Island, watching the sun go down. Maybe Ill instagram it

But we all can't be that last guy.

"I'll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours." - Dylan

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:57 PM

5. I try to look away

so I don't even see or hear the bullshit they spew in those commercials. Most of the time I succeed at not knowing what they're saying/selling but is still irritates me to have to deal with it at all.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:10 PM

6. Install AdFender

 

on your Windows system and you will not see most of those ads.
http://adfender.com

Ad Muncher Is better, but Is not free.
http://www.admuncher.com/

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Response to FredisDead (Reply #6)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:34 PM

8. It doesn't work inside of videos..............

I'm talking about ads inside of videos, for example




http://www.aetv.com/duck-dynasty/video/redneck-logic-17172827

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Response to DainBramaged (Reply #8)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:15 PM

13. I saw no ad on that video

 

I am currently using ad muncher on Windows 7.

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Response to FredisDead (Reply #13)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:38 PM

15. I just checked your video link on my

 

Windows XP system with ad fender installed, the video was blocked by ad fender also.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:24 PM

7. Sad, but True

 

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:37 PM

9. Adblock+ solved most of these issues for me.

In particular, it makes Youtube's ads, including the ad videos before the vids you're watching, go away.

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:42 PM

10. It's not You Tube, you can 'Skip" them anyway

but it's OK. Maybe someone gets the principle of my gripe......

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:43 PM

11. Absolutely

 

Adblock+ I never see ads on here or youtube. Been using it for years.
Well like they say you can lead a horse to water but

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:41 PM

16. i use this one too 'adblock plus'.

 

and another one called 'ghostery' which does the same thing only moreso. no more ads almost ever!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 08:50 PM

12. I open videos in another tab than the one I'm using and have a mute button on my mouse

All I have to do is twitch my finger and I don't hear them, slide the mouse a fraction and twitch another finger and I don't see them.

Not really interested in TV shows that much though, I tend to watch music and technical how to videos which don't get as many ads.



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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #12)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:18 PM

14. Ah loves me some Mythbusters..........Storage Wars........Auction Hunters.........

Hope you are well....

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Response to DainBramaged (Reply #14)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:52 PM

17. I'm good, hope you are the same

Watched that one about the restoration shop with my neighbor a little while ago. I grew up doing that kind of stuff with my dad, he had a little shop where he rebuilt mechanical antiques, everything from music boxes to grandfather clocks to telescopes, sextants, barographs and so on. I just wish they'd show more of the actual techniques they use on the show because that's the part that interests me.

Most of that sort of thing I'd rather do than watch, was in two thrift stores today looking for vintage items in fact. I have a pair of Snap-On "Throttle" driving shoes in pristine condition I picked up some months back, I think you'd probably like them. I had no idea Snap-On even made shoes until I saw them in the Salvation Army store.





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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #17)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:59 PM

18. WOW

Love Snap-On tools, still made here.


Gave all of my tools away to a kid recently. I hadn't opened a drawer in years. I kept my Dad's 'spanner' though. It was his Dad's. Most of my tools from the 60's, 70's, 80's. And the kid LOVES them.



When you have a hard time getting up off the 'creeper' you know it's time to give away the wrenches....


be well my friend.

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