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2 years ago#1
For some videos on youtube I have to wait 5 seconds to skip an ad, it just started happening today, does anybody know why?

thanks.
2 years ago#2
Your internet connection was so slow it took YouTube a couple years to update for you.
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2 years ago#3
Youtube has had advertisements for years now.
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2 years ago#4
Which browser are you using? Get adblock plus.
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2 years ago#5
TheFeshPince posted...
Which browser are you using? Get adblock plus.


AdBlock is better if you are using Chrome.

If you are using a Firefox variant, Adblock Edge is the same as Adblock Plus but without the "allow acceptable ads" thing.
2 years ago#6
I'm using Firefox, I have Adblock Plus, I have not gotten ads since installing it until today.
2 years ago#7
LokiHero2 posted...
I'm using Firefox, I have Adblock Plus, I have not gotten ads since installing it until today.


Either go into the options and uncheck "Allow acceptable ads" or get Adblock Edge instead. It's a fork of the Adblock Plus source code, but doesn't even have that "feature" or a number of other "features" added to Adblock Plus over time which make it more inefficient.
2 years ago#8
I have ABP and a few weeks ago it stopped blocking ads for no apparent reason. I right clicked and went into Options. My blocked list was unchecked for some reason. I checked it again and I'm back in business.
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