Has it happened since?Why did I pay for a “lifetime pro membership” with “no ads” and today there is an ad for some photography bundle covering 90% of the screen? And after it finally goes away, it re-appears when I scroll back up. No Ads means No Ads. Period. Not cool.
I think that the pro membership covers the forum. Are you seeing that stuff on the forum or the home page?
Yes. The huge Peak one photo on the front page puts all those banners to shame. It looks just like a huge ad and is distracting.I can say the pro covers all. The ads disappeared with the membership.
What I think the OP is talking about are the news banners that look like ads. What I described is main page w/o ads.
I understand running a forum takes money, like running anything else. But if the ads hinder the usefulness of the forums to the users and inhibit them from having a good experience, the users will be driven away. And no user traffic means no ad revenue. So a happy medium and realistic balance must be struck.
Could be this article and not an ad:I think it may have been for some photo bundle(?).
As already noted, they are not advertisements but large photos heading a news article. Its probably hard programmed into the page layout, there will be a large photo leading into each article.
All the photos are for the site articles but could be mistaken for ads.
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