You only have to click get rid of them and that is not obtrusive nor is it tiring. The whole of this is being blown out of any reasonable proportion. I note that not many people complain about ads in newspapers.
Adverts are a fact and a way of life and they are NOT a problem only in peoples' minds. If people think that they are a problem I would suggest that a new life is in order as there are many more serious things to consider.
There have been some very emotive and frankly ridiculous words used recently about the pop-up adverts....if people get emotional over pop up adverts gawd help them when something really serious happens to them.
Here is a novel idea...instead of writing countless reams about something that runs this site, how about clicking on a few?
'perhaps have an ads only section of the forum so that those who wish to browse there may do so and click on whichever they wish'...no disrespect but you have never worked in advertising have you? If you had you would know that this is not the way ANY advertising works.