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Topic # 111055 23-Oct-2012 01:05 Send private message

We all know about blasting blaring tv adds. We all hate preroll internet adds. 

Especially while wearing headphones I have started to notice an increased volume level for some pre-roll adds which are noticeably or considerably louder than the actual video. This sucks, especially as it is unsuspecting and the volume control in the video for the add is blanked out during the add

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  Reply # 704869 23-Oct-2012 07:10 Send private message

qwerty7: We all know about blasting blaring tv adds. We all hate preroll internet adds. 

Especially while wearing headphones I have started to notice an increased volume level for some pre-roll adds which are noticeably or considerably louder than the actual video. This sucks, especially as it is unsuspecting and the volume control in the video for the add is blanked out during the add


Adblock.

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  Reply # 704871 23-Oct-2012 07:13 Send private message

Adblock doesn't work for pre-roll ads. Those are ads played before clips like the ones YouTube and others use.




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  Reply # 704873 23-Oct-2012 07:27 Send private message

freitasm: Adblock doesn't work for pre-roll ads. Those are ads played before clips like the ones YouTube and others use.


Mine does :)

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  Reply # 704875 23-Oct-2012 07:34 Send private message

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freitasm: Adblock doesn't work for pre-roll ads. Those are ads played before clips like the ones YouTube and others use.


Mine does :)


Mine also blocks those YouTube video ads.

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  Reply # 704894 23-Oct-2012 08:42 Send private message

There are man browser extensions that will block ads in YouTube and those annoying bank and insurance ads from TVNZ on demand. Pity because they don't last long yet the advertisers will try to annoy everyone with the volume.

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  Reply # 704957 23-Oct-2012 10:40 Send private message

youtube gives me american ads for some strange reason, i have customized what kind of ads it shows me, maybe there's just no new zealand ads that match my options. not on a vpn either.

It should be illegal for them to o that, if it's not already...














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  Reply # 705002 23-Oct-2012 11:32 Send private message

freitasm: Adblock doesn't work for pre-roll ads. Those are ads played before clips like the ones YouTube and others use.


Adblock+ blocks pre roll ads on Youtube.

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  Reply # 705007 23-Oct-2012 11:39 Send private message

hamish225: youtube gives me american ads for some strange reason, i have customized what kind of ads it shows me, maybe there's just no new zealand ads that match my options. not on a vpn either.

It should be illegal for them to o that, if it's not already...



Why should this be illegal? 




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