Please take this poll

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by torpman, Dec 26, 2003.

  1. No, I close pop-up ads right when they pop-up

    33 vote(s)
  2. Yes, I love pop-up ads, I always let them load, even they have sound, so I can see what the product

    0 vote(s)
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  1. torpman


    Dec 26, 2003
    I am taking many polls if pop-up ads actually work, which I think they make more people angry than actually selling a product.
  2. No, I close pop-up ads right when they pop-up.

    I also have popup blockers in place so, they are not as bad as they use to be.

    I dislike them!

  3. Invest your money in a little progam you can buy called "Pop-Up Stopper." Its well worth it, destroys 90% of all popups that try to come up(works well on Internet Explorer).

  4. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    in before alternative browsers

    ps: search for Google Bar
  5. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    I won't support a company that uses pop-ups as an advertising method. I might get their message, but I'll never buy their product.
  6. Safari, the browser I use on my Mac, blocks pop-ups automatically, so I never see them anyhow.
  7. Zillium


    May 27, 2003
    The Google Toolbar is your friend.;)
  8. LiquidMidnight


    Dec 25, 2000
    I dispise pop-ups. I currently have a pop-up stopper installed. I've never been an impulse buyer anyways.
  9. ...or use Opera (for instance) instead. It has a built in good popup-blocker. Alternatively, instead of closing the popups at once it can minimize them.
  10. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Why do I not have permission to vote on this poll? :mad:
  11. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    I even hate TV commercials, I just change channels when theres a block of them; i dont even look at giant posters and stuff... I am a very anti-ad man. Ads are used to sell crap, theres a saying here: "jó bornak nem kell cégér" - good wine needs no bush (or good wine needs no chequer)
  12. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    why did you made this poll?

    everyone hates popups, that's a universal fact
  13. Killdar


    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    what Castelo said times 3.

    I'm surprised popups have existed as long as they have.
  14. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    pop-up stopper rocks!!
  15. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    The browser I use has a built in pop-up blocker, I haven't had a pop-up in about a year.(except when I'm not on my computer)
  16. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Boy, those Paris Hilton/AOL pop-ups that took over our computer network, Windows NT, and installed itself on 20 people's desktops at work , changed their browser's menu bars and homepages was really popular here at our office.

    We are just all running out to download that to our home computers as well.

    My home computer is obsolete , acc to BilGates, it's Win 98 system

    It may be time to just take a sledgehammer to the whole business, ya know?

    Stupid polls are well , ....
  17. torpman


    Dec 26, 2003
    I just feel that it is an invasion of our privacy, it stuns me that companies are even aloud to do it.
  18. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    This looks like SPAM to me. Closed.

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