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Forum topic by rimfire7891 posted 02-21-2012 01:42 AM 1321 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-21-2012 01:42 AM

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Am I the only one seeing the “you won ads” ?

Very annoying. Would gladly pay money to the site provider not to see them. Is that what you are trying to do piss us off enough to make paying for using this site?

The you won adds have got to go, how do other’s feel.

Thanks jb

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#1 posted 02-21-2012 02:28 AM

I honestly could not tell you what ads are here, until you mentioned it and I looked, I have Dragons of Atlantis and ORS Racks. Hey I was just searching on the Yakima roof rack site the other day, and here I have an ad for a competing product! What a coincidence.

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#2 posted 02-21-2012 02:28 AM

I never see them. I have Adblock, Popup Blocker, Ghostery and Noscript installed on my Firefox browser.

-- See my work at and

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#3 posted 02-21-2012 03:50 AM

Dan, probably not a coincidence. your recent searches may influence what ads you see….. might want to run spybot and adaware both good programs

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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#4 posted 02-21-2012 10:12 AM

Don’t know what you’re talking about, because I have Adblock running on Google Chrome.

-- Joe

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#5 posted 02-21-2012 11:03 AM

Have ad block for Firefox… there’s ads????

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ...

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#6 posted 02-21-2012 12:30 PM

Google’s Adblock works for me.

-- 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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#7 posted 02-21-2012 12:57 PM

I saw (and heard) it once, about a week ago. I didn’t really think much about it at the time. It definitely didn’t piss me off! lol!
It was just another ‘fart in the wind’ in the world of cyberspace.

-- It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle

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#8 posted 02-21-2012 04:11 PM

+1 To what Joe^ does. AdBlock Plus(free) and Google Chrome = no ads. Talk of all these ads I’m missing makes me think it’s time to donate a few bucks again. The site has to have income, and I would rather pay than put up with the ads. -Jack

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#9 posted 02-21-2012 04:37 PM

Dan, probably not a coincidence. your recent searches may influence what ads you seeā€¦.. might want to run spybot and adaware both good programs

That’s exactly it. It’s all based off your browser cookies. Clear your browser history and cookies and the ads will default back to what ever normally appears on the site.

For example, yesterday I was looking at Remote Control Helilcopters, today I have ads that point me to RC Helicopter sales.

So if you see an ad for penis enlargment well, what were you (or your wife) looking at before comming here? HAHAHAHA

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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#10 posted 02-21-2012 04:54 PM

This site has ads? Oh, ya forgot I have Adblock Plus installed.

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#11 posted 02-21-2012 06:12 PM

+1 on adblock plus.

I almost forgot what ads are like…

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#12 posted 02-21-2012 06:48 PM

I just added Adblock to my computer, WOW! NO ADS! let me say that again, NO ADS!. Thank you sirs.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#13 posted 02-23-2012 08:51 PM

Adblock. Don’t surf the net without it.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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