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Blog entry by sawblade1 posted 07-11-2011 04:39 PM 1037 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys, I kinda been on the sabbatical her on LJ’s and as I have been on other pages also I noticed certain words that are linked in orange that show ads. I think this is annoying at least, and downright dirty to invade a personal blog for ads. take a look at my last project and see the word fish linked to it ( this one probably got it to ) Am I missing something or have we got another spam style issue going on ?

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com



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crank49

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#1 posted 07-11-2011 04:43 PM

Are you finding “links” inside peoples’s posts.

I haven’t seen this.

-- Michael :-{| Don't anthropomorphise your tools, they hate it when you do that.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 07-11-2011 05:13 PM

I’m not seeing this at all. I wonder if it is some sort of spyware infection on your computer?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-11-2011 05:22 PM

Hi sawbalde1. I don’t see any links in this blog to anything! It may be a local thinn in your computer.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Drew

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#4 posted 07-11-2011 05:30 PM

What browser are you using? I remember MSN had devised a system that would auto search on any word you clicked on. but that was years ago.

-- If A equals success, then the formula is, A = X + Y + Z, Where X is work, Y is play, And Z is keep your mouth shut." -Albert Einstein.

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#5 posted 07-11-2011 05:34 PM

nothing to see from here either

Dennis

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Martin Sojka

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#6 posted 07-11-2011 05:40 PM

Hello, if you mean square ad that appears at the end of the posts it is only visible to non-registered LJ members.

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SPalm

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#7 posted 07-11-2011 05:51 PM

I have never seen any orange links.
Can you do a screen shot?

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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sawblade1

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#8 posted 07-11-2011 06:16 PM

NO martin Check your facebook word it is orange :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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sedcokid

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#9 posted 07-11-2011 06:51 PM

I agree with the others, nothing out of the ordinary here either…

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Bertha

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#10 posted 07-11-2011 06:54 PM

I don’t see any orange myself.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Manitario

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#11 posted 07-11-2011 07:13 PM

nothing for me either, Martin’s facebook is normal colour.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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sawblade1

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#12 posted 07-11-2011 07:21 PM

FOUND IT :)
IT was an add-on on my computer BE CAREFUL AS IT WAS INSTALLED WITHOUT MY PERMISSION OR KNOWLEDGE
It is from a game company that I accidentally clicked on and it just proceeded to do this :)
boy what a nuisance :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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Dennisgrosen

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#13 posted 07-11-2011 11:27 PM

good for you it wasn´t worst case :-)

Dennis

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Gene Howe

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#14 posted 07-12-2011 12:41 AM

Glad you found the culprit. Had me worried, there. But, nothing is orange on my machine.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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