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Forum topic by Les posted 10-27-2011 01:45 PM 1196 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-27-2011 01:45 PM

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Ok….. how in the heck do I get rid of those annoying mouse overs in the text of the posts? Damn but they are always in the way.

-- Stay busy....Stay young

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#1 posted 10-27-2011 02:18 PM

I am SO with you on this Les. I have researched the ads and I am pretty sure there is no way to disable them- the cost of the free websites and browsers we use. I myself would pay a reasonable amount of money not to be marketed too!~

Somebody correct me if I’m wrong about this.

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#2 posted 10-27-2011 02:40 PM

Mouse over popups can be useful for some things, but for ads over text they are just plain annoying.

With that said, you can disable them since its just javascript code to show them, but that means you’d be disabling javascript which could affect parts of a website that rely on it. Some pages rely on javascript to work properly nowadays, although a well designed page should work without javascript.

EDIT: Crank has a good point, I wasn’t aware of them being disabled when logged in. Good news :)

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#3 posted 10-27-2011 02:43 PM

If you are logged in there are no “mouse overs”.

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#4 posted 10-27-2011 03:02 PM

You should not see them if you are logged in.

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#5 posted 10-27-2011 03:22 PM

Thanks Martin and Crank,

I can always use help it seems.

Thanks again


-- Stay busy....Stay young

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#6 posted 10-27-2011 03:27 PM

Those things really piss me off. If you’re using Firefox, Adblock Plus works.

Free, installs quickly without rebooting (if I recall correctly) and it works. I’d be willing to bet they have versions for IE and other browers too.

I don’t usually recommend software but when I do it’s after I’ve had a few Dos Equis.

on edit: and I don’t believe it disables javascript.

-- Visualize whirled peas

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#7 posted 10-21-2013 03:21 PM

Im seeing them and I logged in they are a pita

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#8 posted 10-21-2013 04:44 PM

Me too, Bill…..They are annoying as hell…..That’s why I don’t watch regular t.v. because of all the annoying, stupid advertisements, and commercials…..A one hour program will have 18-20+ minutes of commercials….pita.

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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#9 posted 10-21-2013 04:45 PM

Hmmm. I’ve never seen them in Firefox. What browser are you using?

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#10 posted 10-21-2013 04:46 PM

I also don’t see them in firefox, but I’m running AdBlock as well…

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