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The roar of the crowd..

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fidelineish Fri 25-Apr-14 13:04:13

..from the Sky Sports ad is driving me slowly mad.

I spent most of yesterday trying to work out why the laptop was intermittently cheering me <bit thick>.

It is only slightly less annoying now that I've realised what it is.

Please make it stop!

RowanMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 25-Apr-14 13:06:11

Hello - sorry about this; ads aren't supposed to auto-play sound so we'll try to track it down. Can you remember whereabouts on the page you saw it (ie is it one of the wide ads that run across the top of the page on the desktop version of the site, or one of the square ads at the side?)

If you can take a screenshot next time it happens and upload it here that would help us find it.


fidelineish Fri 25-Apr-14 13:09:39

Square one to the side.

fidelineish Fri 25-Apr-14 13:32:44

I can't screenshot it ATM as it disappeared almost as soon as I posted about it. (The silence is wonderful)

Perhaps you've pulled it?

RowanMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 25-Apr-14 14:13:55

We asked our ad people to keep an eye out for it so maybe they've zapped it already <efficient>

CheeseStrawWars Sat 26-Apr-14 19:51:27

I've just had another "noisy" ad pop up - I don't know what it was for, but it was in the same place Fideline describes. The text said something about a Hotel and it was playing the music from Zorba the Greek, I think? But I don't know what it was for, as I was too busy trying to conceal my MNetting switch to another page to get it to shut up!

fidelineish Sat 26-Apr-14 20:06:13

Well Sky Sports is back

NitramAtTheKrap Sat 26-Apr-14 20:13:40

The Time app advert keeps auto playing for me. On RHS. V annoying...

DawnMumsnet (MNHQ) Sat 26-Apr-14 22:54:39

Hi there,

Thanks for keeping us updated - we'll get our Tech folk to take a look.

wightjellybaby Sun 27-Apr-14 19:57:50

The daily mail ad at the bottom of the page just shouted at me

wightjellybaby Sun 27-Apr-14 19:58:56

Im on Android and the mobile site if that makes a difference

affafantoosh Mon 28-Apr-14 08:26:24

More auto play ... Also android mobile, screenshot won't upload though, will email later

NitramAtTheKrap Wed 30-Apr-14 21:25:53

Argh. The times is still playing music at me. iPad Safari but not ont the app.

RowanMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 01-May-14 10:05:14

We're having real trouble tracking this one (or these ones) down - apologies.

Next time you spot it, if you could bear to click on the ad so that you can tell us the URL of the page it clicks through to, that will help us to kill it.

Screenshots also help, as do letting us know your device/OS/browser

Thanks and sorry about this, it's proving weirdly elusive

NitramAtTheKrap Sun 04-May-14 17:52:36

Here. This thread

This is the URL if you follow

iPad, not app, safari


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