Worst Things About Internet Pop-up Ads

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The Top Ten

1 They go in your web history

Say an pop-up ad for a porn site comes up, later your wife/girlfriend checks your web history. Uh oh. - CommentandList

2 When they are for downloadable (ex. Fake chrome update) stuff, the download starts automatically

AVG's saved my computer from those viruses [downloads] more times than I can remember - CommentandList

3 Sometimes when you close it, another ad pops up
4 They're for useless stuff
5 They almost always appear at bad times
6 They can have sound

I have an account on an audio streaming site without commercials that usually has ads, but when one of these things pops up it is often loud, screws with my brain, and for some reason, causes lag on my browser! These things need to go away, the silent ones are much easier to deal with. - NuMetalManiak

This ruins business for video or audio streaming sites. Why let it happen? - PositronWildhawk

At least on the silent ones you can ignore it - CommentandList

DUDE! Especially if you are not really paying attention, and you have your sound on really loud and the ad starts blairing out O_O - MoldySock

7 Some get past your web browser's "pop-up blocker"
8 They pop out before a video

That always happen on YouTube.

9 More and more websites are getting them

Let's hope it never happens to "TheTopTens" - CommentandList

10 Multiple ads can pop-up at once

The Contenders

11 A lot of them can appear, all for the same thing
12 Interrupt Video Games
13 May lead to Adware
14 They can give you viruses
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1. They go in your web history
2. When they are for downloadable (ex. Fake chrome update) stuff, the download starts automatically
3. Sometimes when you close it, another ad pops up
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