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Anyone else, who is not a paying member of Deviantart is getting annoyed by certain ads that you just can't block?

I am.

Not gonna stick around here for too long if it keeps being this way, right now there are a lot of other sites worth of using to showcase one's works. And they're not so annoying to watch.

Take care!
  • Mood: Annoyed
  • Listening to: The Receiving End of Sirens
  • Reading: Nothing
  • Watching: Lost Season 6
  • Playing: PES 2010 @ Xbox 360
  • Eating: Pasta with sour cream and bacon
  • Drinking: Water
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Cash-Eye Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2010
I definitely don't dig the advertising for sure.
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Katastrophey Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2010
My first year I was a paying member, and I miss being ad free and a few other features. I just couldn't afford the renewal at the time. Now I could, but I've gotten used to ignoring it. That said, I'm not as heavy of a dA user anymore. Coincidence?

I have purchased a smugmug account. Expensive, but the shots just look so nice! While there is a place for comments, I'm unsure if there's a way to develop a community like there is here on dA (though I swear it's not as active as it was a year ago lol, and I feel old when I'm here :P)

As long as I'm not paying for my acct, I don't think I have much right to complain about the ads. It was when they started putting some in despite the paid aspect that I got a little cross about.
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Katastrophey Featured By Owner May 30, 2010
I am indeed growing more annoyed about the ads. There's nothing like sitting in silence to be startled with some video ad playing on dA while I'm working in a different tab of my browser..

grrrr..

How are you doing?
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Morillas Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2010
I don't mind the ads, I understand it's something they need to maintain the website. But I would like them to be less intrusive, I don't like having to battle through them while browsing.

It will only lead to me, and I'm guessing many more, leaving dA and look for other things.
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