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Ad's clogging up touch Arcade site performance? :(

02-12-2011, 01:37 PM
#1
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Location: The Westcountry UK
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Ad's clogging up touch Arcade site performance? :(

Is it just me gang or have others noticed the site not loading up too well at the moment? it seems there are too many animated ad's loading up before I get my page to read. It's very jerky and keeps refreshing the pages when I am trying to hit up articles -which I find very annoying. I have a pretty good broadband connection: It's been this way for a couple of days on all my devices. It is getting to the point not where it is so sluggish I'm deferring to other sites for my ios information and reading.
02-12-2011, 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Bad Hanson View Post
Is it just me gang or have others noticed the site not loading up too well at the moment? it seems there are too many animated ad's loading up before I get my page to read. It's very jerky and keeps refreshing the pages when I am trying to hit up articles -which I find very annoying. I have a pretty good broadband connection: It's been this way for a couple of days on all my devices. It is getting to the point not where it is so sluggish I'm deferring to other sites for my ios information and reading.
Why don't you try browsing on a Desktop or Laptop?

02-12-2011, 03:46 PM
#3
Yeah it takes longer to load, but the alternative is not the TA we know and love.
02-12-2011, 05:05 PM
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Where is the location of these ads? I ask because you can turn some ads off.

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02-12-2011, 06:16 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by bmdino View Post
Why don't you try browsing on a Desktop or Laptop?
It appears to be since the Chocolate Tycoon ad's went up they don't seem to be formatting at all smoothly on my iphone 4 or my ipad. As for ditching my ipad to browse on a desktop??? -I can only presume you are joking 'Dino. Other sites loading fine. I hit up TA maybe 20 times a day it's just been a niggling me the past couple of days or so, -so I thought I'd put it out there.
02-13-2011, 05:35 AM
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Originally Posted by ScottColbert View Post
Yeah who needs that extra power and graphics capability of a desktop to browse anyway...
Jeez. What is it with you guys!? Scott, The ipad is MADE for web browsing, try sitting in front of the tv with your desktop on your lap. Besides, I have a painful nerve disease and ipad is much easier to use than holding a mouse. So your trolling/sarcastic quip was unhelpful and unnecessary Scott. I created this thread to guage if others were having the same problem.
02-13-2011, 10:36 AM
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It does seem a bit odd trying to dissuade people from using portable Apple devices to browse a website promoting portable Apple devices.

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02-13-2011, 11:33 AM
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I don't know that I've really seen a difference lately - it always has seemed a little slower loading some of the ads (for me, they are the ones at the top of the screen, Vester). I'll be thinking I'm hitting a thread link just as the ads load, the thread will jump down, and my tap will result in me ending up going out to iTunes via one of the ads. It's a little annoying, but I've tried to get into the habit of waiting the extra time for it to finish loading, so it's not a huge deal. And definitely agree - browsing on the iPad is great.
02-13-2011, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by secondtime View Post
I don't know that I've really seen a difference lately - it always has seemed a little slower loading some of the ads (for me, they are the ones at the top of the screen, Vester). I'll be thinking I'm hitting a thread link just as the ads load, the thread will jump down, and my tap will result in me ending up going out to iTunes via one of the ads. It's a little annoying, but I've tried to get into the habit of waiting the extra time for it to finish loading, so it's not a huge deal. And definitely agree - browsing on the iPad is great.
Click User CP, Edit Options, scroll to the bottom, click "Yes" on disable top ads.

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02-13-2011, 12:37 PM
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Thanks, Vester!