[thechat] Google now sports pop-up adds

Sam-I-Am sam at sam-i-am.com
Tue Oct 9 14:19:08 CDT 2001

could have been an onunload pop up from the page you left to get to


> I think now that it was just a brain fart. I'm on a dial up connection
> and it's entirely possible that a pop-up add could start to load
> unnoticed in the background, and then when it finally finishes loading,
> it brings itself to the front. At the time, I was downloading a fairly
> large file, so other things would take a *long* time to download (except
> sites like google which I have cached). It was just coincidence that the
> pop-up finished loading just as I went to google.

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