No popups, no ads.
I use an ad-blocker (Adguard, because it's browser agnostic and works with W10 and Edge) and if MS need the income from any ads, that's just too bad.
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I use IE11 on Win7 and don't run any site in compatibility mode
YouTube works just fine for me.
My 920 has also recently started sucking power like there is no tomorrow and is constantly warm.
Because the 920 isn't receiving any more WP10 updates, it can only be from an "updated" app.
I have background disabled for all apps other than the absolute necessary (phone, mail, messaging, etc) so I can only assume that the problem is with one of those, and coincidentally all of those have been recently updated.
I guess that's why they are working on the "RefreshTool"
Currently only available for Insiders, but apparently will be built into the Anniversary edition.
Most of the more advanced forums have a flexible flood control system that adjusts from very restrictive to non-existent, as the member progresses from "Newbie" to "Veteran" status.
I also seem to recall that IPB has a feature that consolidates multiple spam posts with the same (or very similar) topic (as is happening here) into a single thread, for easy identification and deletion.