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Forum topic by juniorjock posted 01-18-2013 02:10 AM 902 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-18-2013 02:10 AM

Topic tags/keywords: politics ads

If we can’t discuss politics on this site, get the political ads off the site.

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#1 posted 01-18-2013 02:13 AM

Flawed logic.

-- John, BC, Canada

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#2 posted 01-18-2013 02:15 AM

Use Adblock. Free extension for Chrome,IE,Safari, and Mozilla.

I use it and don’t get any ads.

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#3 posted 01-18-2013 02:15 AM

Maybe the ads help keep the site up and running?

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#4 posted 01-18-2013 02:21 AM

Hey, JJ But I guess you can discuss the political ads.?

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#5 posted 01-18-2013 02:22 AM

Good one, Roger.

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#6 posted 01-18-2013 02:31 AM

It’s been said many times…
Adblock plus.

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

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#7 posted 01-18-2013 02:47 AM

I haven’t seen political ads.

Sites you visit drop cookies into your browser and LJ
and other sites display banner ads based on the

Clear your browser cookies and the political ads
should go away.

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#8 posted 01-18-2013 02:49 PM

I have my screen size set to 150% for my old eyes and the ads are then off screen.

-- Website is

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#9 posted 01-18-2013 02:55 PM

Yeah the ads are targeted, so if you’re seeing political ads, it’s because you surf political sites or search for political topics a lot. Me, all I see are ads for Woodcraft, Rockler and other woodworking stuff.

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#10 posted 01-18-2013 03:03 PM

The Site Owner can do something about what ads get run. If they were obscene, they could do something about it, couldn’t they? Oh wait. Isn’t that the definition of political ads?

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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