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Advertisements take excessively long to load or don't load at all

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Advertisements take excessively long to load or don't load at all

I don't mind having to watch the ads when I'm trying to stream on demand, but when the ads take several minutes to load, or they never load at all, it makes me angry at the advertisers.  Please put a timer on the streaming on demand that if an ad takes more than the entire commercial break would have taken - SKIP IT!

 

Brad

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Re: Advertisements take excessively long to load or don't load at all

I would also say have the web programmers, or whoever codes and updates things, put a check in the logic for if there are more than the intended number of ads in a row (like the 22 I just suffered, which is rediculous) like say 5, it ends advertisement and goes back to the content the person wanted.

 

Seeing the same commercials, 4 and 5 times in a commercial block session (yes, I counted, and yes, out of the 22, there were 4 or 5 repetitions of the same ad, and this happened for several of the ads.. meaning during the run, one commercial showed around 4 times, another commerical showed 4 times or more etc, and I don't mean in a row.. within the mix of the commercials, they kept cycling and cycling... not sure how much plainer or verbose in the explanation I need be..

 

Oh, and waiting on 4th ad in this sequence, for what I'm watching, and it's been about 10 minutes.. waiting for it to play, so it can get back to the show...

 

I can understand a 45 minute show taking an hour, because of advertisements.. but between delays and needless infinite (nearly) repeating, having the total ad time be longer than the show content is unprofessionally neglectful...

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Re: Advertisements take excessively long to load or don't load at all

It's doing it again... at least 15 ad's in a row, multiple plays of same or same company's commercial... not sure if it's specific, but seems to happen a lot with Freeform's show "Stitchers"

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Re: Advertisements take excessively long to load or don't load at all

Happening again tonight.. this time during Shadowhunters... been doing pretty well, but it's doing it again.... too many commercials in a row, and multi repeats of each company... nearly 20 commercials this run, and I'm not counting anymore...

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