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Old 17-12-2008, 23:02   #1
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Does anyone find the add as annoying as I do. Everytime I load a page that dude's hands start screaming at me. Any chance you can find better ad banners. I find it more offensive than porn....
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Old 18-12-2008, 06:36   #2
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Download Internet Explorer 7 Pro (free) and enable the Ad Blocker and Flash Blocker and all the junk is gone. The CF owner continues to receive revenue from the advertiser and you don't have to put up with the junk.

See IE7Pro - The Ultimate Add-On for Internet Explorer
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Old 18-12-2008, 08:03   #3
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And if you are using Firefox web browser add "Addblock Plus". Works like a charm.
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Old 18-12-2008, 19:48   #4
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I just posted a thread the other day about this ad on Off Topic Forum . I thought I was the only one that found this annoying. I'm grateful for this forum but I can't take much more of those waving hands from that whimpy guy!
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Old 19-12-2008, 14:11   #5
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There are lots of ways to block ads but I don't necessarily want to block ads on this forum. The forum owners are generating revenue to cover the cost of this forum and I'd like to see them cover their costs and maybe add a bit to their cruising kitty.

However.

I am *really* f'ing tired of that ad. Admins - *please* block that ad. I'm begging ya.
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Old 19-12-2008, 14:23   #6
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If you look this guy actually has the nerve to give you the finger.
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Old 19-12-2008, 14:26   #7
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And if you are using Firefox web browser add "Addblock Plus". Works like a charm.
Wow! i just took your advice and added AdBlock plus.Works great! No more guy flapping his hands around like a dying chicken!
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Old 19-12-2008, 14:31   #8
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If you look this guy actually has the nerve to give you the finger.
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There are lots of ways to block ads but I don't necessarily want to block ads on this forum. The forum owners are generating revenue to cover the cost of this forum and I'd like to see them cover their costs and maybe add a bit to their cruising kitty.
I agree with you, but:

Ad blockers do not cause the ad to not be downloaded. The ad still comes to your PC. It is just stripped out before it is displayed.

I'm not a browser expert, but if the ad does not use cookies, I don't see how there can be any way for the HTML server to know whether the ad was actually displayed. Where my uncertainly comes in, is maybe there is a way a cookie could determine this? Beyond my knowledge.

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I've found this clown so annoying that I stopped browsing the site for a while. Now I'm ready for him and I move down so fast I barely see him. Still incredibly annoying though, and I have no idea what he's selling and I don't want to know.
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Adblocker worked for me. Phew! That guy was on my nerves.

Thanx DeepFrz.

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Old 19-12-2008, 19:33   #12
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If you look this guy actually has the nerve to give you the finger.
I like him better like this...and not moving
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Ad blockers do not cause the ad to not be downloaded. The ad still comes to your PC. It is just stripped out before it is displayed.
Might depend on the blocker, but in the case of Adblock Plus, it actually doesn't even fetch URLs which match blocked ads...
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Might depend on the blocker, but in the case of Adblock Plus, it actually doesn't even fetch URLs which match blocked ads...
Yep. I use Windows host file blocking on most of my machines and they won't allow a connection to an adserver.
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Will I have to buy a blocker if I have windows XP with explorer? I'm willing to do anything not to see this ad. I know a couple of people have been talking about leaving the forum. Too bad an ad does that.
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