Does This Happen to Anyone Else?

This is driving me nuts.  So I’m on browsing stories on Digg, which I am now officially obsessed with and fascinated by from a user perspective, a community perspective, and a business perspective.  I click on a story in Firefox (3.0, but also happened previously in versions 2.xx) and about 1/10th of the time a page that should have a banner ad that looks like this:

Digg Ad

Has a banner ad that looks like this:

Digg Ad

With the javascript actually typed out:

Digg Ad

Am I the only one that this happens to?  Wtf Digg.  If this happens to anyone other than me, you’re losing impressions/money, as are your advertisers.   I feel like there’s no possible way that this happens to other people.  That it must be some Firefox plugin interfering or something…although maybe I’m wrong and no one else has caught something so obvious and ridiculously costly…

(By the way, check out my Digg profile and add me as a friend if you have an account.)

3 comments on Does This Happen to Anyone Else?

  1. eric mueller says:

    hi Adam, I’ve never seen that– try starting Firefox in safe mode and see if the problem’s still there; if not, it’s a plug-in. good luck (& dig yr blog!) — best, Eric

  2. Adam McFarland says:

    Aaron – glad to see it happened to someone else. Cool tour btw, nice to see things progressing.

    Eric – thanks for the compliment & suggestion, I will try that next time I’m digging.

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