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Hi! I've been browsing for a thread regarding this, but a lot of them are either too old to bump or don't contain much information, so I decided to make one, hoping others with the same problem will reply and share any useful details they can instead of creating an entirely new thread.

 

The problem:

Video ads sometimes cannot load. This applies to the 3-a-day 10 gem chest, stable quests, the daily login reward overview and the store. When tapping the ad button, the game will give the following error: "The video failed to load. Please try again later." Sometimes the ad does load, but will get cut off halfway through, and the same error message will appear. Trying to play an ad after that will instantly give me the error.

 

Frequency:

This seems to happen at random. I used to just forget about the ads and then log in a few hours later and see them working, but now it's been around 3 days and the ads still aren't working for me. For the rest, there's no difference between weekdays or weekends. This issue started a few months ago, as far as I remember.

 

Workarounds tried: 

I thought maybe it's the result of a bad connection, but I can say with (some) certainty that it's not that. I've tried swapping between my LAN and data, using different LANs, swapping VPN servers to different countries including the US, clearing all game data and logging on at different times during the day/week. Another thing I (coincidentally) tried was using a new phone, but no dice.

 

Platform:

Huawei Honor 7 with Android 6 and Xiaomi Note 8T with Android 9.

 

 

 

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Same...

I'm using Huawei P9 Lite and for some reason the ads won't load AT ALL. It's been going on for a few days. In the past, I had an issue where videos would't load once or twice a day, but now they don't load at all. :S

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    I am using a chromebook and the ADs won't work. I need gems and I can't get them from the ADs like usual. It always brings up the " The video ADs have failed to load. Please try again later." It was working fine a couple days ago but now they won't work.

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Hmmm, I have a Huawei phone too and I have a problem with this. Maybe there's a connection? But probably, it's just down to the 'safe ad' or what ever being unable to load. Some other mobile games I play fail to have pop up ads too.

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I don't think so, I'm using a Xiaomi now and I have the same issues everyone else has. I'm not sure about other games personally as I don't really play mobile games, I just have SoD for the gems, shhhh.

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I use an iPad and iPhone with

I use an iPad and iPhone with alll the newest updates and get that message also. Been having that problem since snoggletog started

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Been having this problem for weeks

I've tried EVERY workaround I could think of including moving locations, restarting internet, using cell data only (or internet only), etc. etc. etc. and have no luck getting ads to load. It's been this way since the Snoggletog extended event started and I'm losing cookies rapidly (fox farm ad speedups and extra gems for speedups). I would've had a shot at Pouncer but now that my cookie quota has declined so too have my chances of completing the three night light set. *sigh* Not spending $100 to get a virtual dragon that doesn't benefit me irl. I feel like even though the event was extended people are still getting robbed of opportunities to get cookies.

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Been having this problem for weeks

I've tried EVERY workaround I could think of including moving locations, restarting internet, using cell data only (or internet only), etc. etc. etc. and have no luck getting ads to load. It's been this way since the Snoggletog extended event started and I'm losing cookies rapidly (fox farm ad speedups and extra gems for speedups). I would've had a shot at Pouncer but now that my cookie quota has declined so too have my chances of completing the three night light set. *sigh* Not spending $100 to get a virtual dragon that doesn't benefit me irl. I feel like even though the event was extended people are still getting robbed of opportunities to get cookies.

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Up you go!

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Another week, another bump.

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I have this problem for a

I have this problem for a very long time.. since November I think. It's really annoying cause I feel like I have much less oportunities to collect gems in compare to other players. Bugs can happen and it's okay. But nearly three months without ads? It's rather not. I tried to use my mobile Internet, AND the WIFI at my home, and the WIFi at my parents home, and there's no difference. As far I know most people in Poland share the same problem. Videos speeding stable missions don't work for me, too. Tried to reinstall the game but without any result, so.. guess I have to wait...

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My guess is that this is the game itself. This can't be a one person glitch. The Ads are working fine for me now, but I think that maybe there was something wrong with SOD before.

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My titan Nadder, Spineshot

 

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I also have...

Zippleback: Gassy and Spark

Shockjaw: Thundershock

Gronckle: Rocker

Groncicle: Glacier

Monsterous Nightmare: Flamethrower

Whispering Death: Groundfire

Thunderdrum: Sonic Boom

Prickleboggle: Sundew

Armourwing: Sheild

Tideglider: Wavewalker

Stormcutter: Dinrall

 

 

 

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Where you can find me: First off why do you want to know? Anyway, I am usually one single player, but I go on multi player during battle events and when I feel like it. When on multiplayer I am in the Training Grounds.

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STAR WARS!!!!!!!

 

 

Zelda!

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Legos!

 

WINGS OF FIRE!!!!!!!!

 

 

miscellaneous: I collect legos and put them in my "Lego Tactics" game I made (basically Dragon Tactics with legos.)  I collect lightsabers and practice almost every day. I actually know how to build a real "lightsaber."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lavaeater: Eruptadon egg (yes my dragon is named after the code)

Cloudcover: Stormcutter armour

Takeflight: Skyrunner flightsuit (Don't know if this works anymore since the suit us supposetdly in the store now. I use it before it went into the store.)

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I can safely say it's not a glitch.

A bug, maybe. Possibly.

 

This has been going on since October.

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i had the vids work for me like 4 days ago

i had the vids work for me 4 days ago i think and the next day they are not working. i cant say that ive had this but for a long time since i only started using mobile the week before. i use nokia 2.2

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Update: It managed to load an ad. After that, the game couldn't load my reward and just kept loading so I had to restart it. I tried to play another ad, which glitched my screen as usual before telling me the ad couldn't be loaded. 

 

After that it was the usual, no attempt to load ads and an instant oppsie error.

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It's been over a week, so bumpy time.

When will JS notice the drop in revenue? Soon? Never? Who knows.

 

All I know is that ads are not working and even worse: the 10 gem button with the cooldown? It's gone. It left because it was tired of waiting, I suppose.

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Would like some acknowledgment.

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Got the same issue on the iPad Pro 4th gen.

ETA: Since I used my iPad I can no longer log in using Windows... Keep getting server call timeouts now.

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Am I correct in guessing that my account may be blacklisted somehow?

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unblock ads for me sod

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:))))

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still no ads.

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don't make me post ultra HD hamburger

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Yeah, I'm bumping this.

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I've literally never even had ads. There is no ad buttons anywhere for me. Never has been. No matter what device or anything. Just be lucky you had ads while you did. Also, hope SoD fixes this cuz the that'll mean they listen!

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The best chests are Lightning Skrill, Skrill, Thawfest Screaming Death and Screaming Death (5% speed)

The best helmets are Bright Stormcutter Helm and Alpha Toothless Helm (3% speed)

The best shoulder pads are Diamond Nadder (4% speed)

The best pants are Diamond Nadder and Nadder (3% turn, 2% pitch)

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>Just be lucky you had ads while you did

uhhh, no. what does that even mean?

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Well you had working gem ads for a while right? I never had ads. No idea why.

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I just thought it was a weird thing to say.

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bump

Oh. anyway, BUMPIN' THIS THREAD UP

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:sticks all three captcha arrows through captcha:

THAT'LL TEACH IT XD

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click the save button once to avoid double-posting ;)

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Never fear, for Blobby's here!

I cannot watch the videos while on multiplayer, or else the screen freezes once the vido is over.  They really need to fix these.

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Ads have been enabled for me again. Thanks bruvs.