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Site is Cluttered with Ads

Posted by another_linda 9b Cal (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 9, 08 at 12:21

What has happened to

This site used to be *the* model for online forums, but now it is the testing place for all sorts of annoying advertisements and distractions.

Spike, we miss you.

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RE: Site is Cluttered with Ads

  • Posted by bob414 USDA 9, Sunset 15 (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 10, 08 at 10:28

Ads pay for the site so you can see why they are there. They shouldn't be so intrusive that you can't enjoy the site. When they are they can be avoided. Read this thread from the computer help forum.

RE: Site is Cluttered with Ads

I for one am glad the site is now Free unlike when Spiko had it and there was a fee.

Bob is right...there are numerous fixes for avoiding the ads. I am never bothered by them, as the folks at Computer Help, have helped me so much with the 'fixes' to that problem, as well as numerous other computer related problems.


RE: Site is Cluttered with Ads

This site is almost UNUSABLE now. It's really sad and pathetic. I got highjacked 6 times tonight alone from ads that spill over on top of links to going back to the currently viewed forums. "Ad whores" would be my words for it. Sad and pathetic. This site get worse every day.....A damn shame IMHO.

Any one who accepts this crap is an idiot in my opinion.

RE: Site is Cluttered with Ads

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 26, 08 at 23:19

After I followed the suggestion to use the Firefox browser that pretty much took care of it. Haven't had anything pop up here in a long time, not often enough for me to remember anyway.

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