Recently, whenever I try to visit any user's profile here on DaniWeb, I get an ugly and intrusive browser dialog trying to push Flash on me.
It's more than intrusive... it's very weirdly-worded.
You need Adobe Flash Player 8 (or above) to view the charts. It is a free and lightweight installation from Adobe.com. Please click on Ok to install the same.
"Click on Ok to install the same"? To me, that doesn't sound legitimate. Though if it is legitimate, then it's still irritating.
System Specs: I'm running Firefox 3.6.13 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I'm running Noscript with only googleapis.com and daniweb.com having permission. I'm using AdBlock plus, and (of course) I don't have Flashplayer installed.
For your viewing pleasure, I've provided a lovely screenshot of the culprit: