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I hate Yogi bear

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by ukzen, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. ukzen

    ukzen Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Well, i was quietly playing Angry Birds at work ,with the sound off,concentrating like mad,totally absorbed(sad i know).Then suddenly up comes a loud video trailer for the new Yogi bear film,made me jump a bit and caused raised eyebrows around the room.
    I carried on playing ,and it popped up about 4 more times in 15 mins ,i clicked skip in the corner of the screen and it went back to the game ,but it wouldn`t play ,the damn birds would not launch.
    Tried this a few more times ,if i skipped it it wouldn`t play,if i watched the trailer it was ok.No biggy really ,i expect ads with a free app or game ,but never had a vid clip before.:)
     



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  2. EddyOS

    EddyOS Android Expert

    This is where AdFree comes in handy
     
  3. Evil Genius

    Evil Genius Android Enthusiast

    AdFree; if you want to avoid making office boo-boos

    boo-boos. geddit? oh well, please yourselves....
     
  4. coos lick

    coos lick Android Enthusiast

    Happened to me in the bus into work. Wasn't expecting it at all - game was on silent, then the stupid clip came on full blast. Not cool. Bad enough they have the ads over the top right corner so the birds have to pass through - now this?
     
  5. Casual Pete

    Casual Pete Android Enthusiast

    Could you not just turn your net connection of during play,I would imagine that would stop the adds from showing.
     
  6. partridge

    partridge Android Enthusiast

    the game won't play unless you have net access for it to download the ads
     
  7. theguest13

    theguest13 Member

    above, mine does, i rarely have my 3g connected and all my apps work fine...ad free!!!
     
  8. partridge

    partridge Android Enthusiast

    Well that's bizarre, neither my phone or my wifes will open apps that are ad funded unless there is a data network available.
     
  9. Nagrom

    Nagrom Android Expert

    Hear hear

    Andy
     
  10. deanshep85

    deanshep85 Android Expert

    adfree is a bloody godsend....although to be fair....doing that or turning 3G off does make me feel like a bit of a cheat in a way...as they do let us have these games for FREE but just have to have ads...whereas our iphone counterparts have to pay...

    eh im sure my conscience will shut up if I play some more angry birds :D;)

    oh and kudos on the boo-boo joke....was funny THIS time of the morning lol
     
  11. erry

    erry Well-Known Member

    its probably the case but i'm guessing you can't run adfree on a non rooted phone?!
     
  12. ukzen

    ukzen Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Turning off 3G does get rid of ads on my phone,dont know why i didn`t think of it before
     
  13. darthlinux

    darthlinux Well-Known Member

    Yes ad free requires your phone to be rooted.
     
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