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higtron

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54 days ago

I realize that for this site to stay afloat that it needs to have advertising but, does it need to invade into the content of the page. When I go to the video thread there is two rows of of video blogs you can see all of the left hand row but, the right side is partially obscured by the advertisement ribbon so you can only read part of the threads description. I have tried zooming in and, zooming out no difference. Just had to rant I hope something can be done.

-- If I cut it too short I can scab a piece on, but if it's too long what do I do?


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kdc68

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#1 posted 54 days ago

You are not alone….

This one is recent, but is one of many many topics regarding the intrusive ads

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/61226

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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cutworm

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#2 posted 54 days ago

Like This?

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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Mark Shymanski

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#3 posted 54 days ago

I don’t think LJ’s is doing this as I am not getting these ads nor any other ad problems. Maybe you’ve got some cookies lurking on your system.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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j_dubb

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#4 posted 54 days ago

Damn, Kohler. That IS a bold advertisement. I guess they weren’t kidding.

-- Josh // "If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason." - Jack Handey

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 54 days ago

I am not getting them either.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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MT_Stringer

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#6 posted 54 days ago

I use AdBlock for the Firefox browser. No ads.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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bandit571

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#7 posted 54 days ago

I run Ghostry and adblock…..zero ads, nada

Have Firefox browser

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

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NiteWalker

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#8 posted 54 days ago

I can’t believe so few use adblock…
I wouldn’t have a pc without it.

I’m all for supporting a site via ad revenue, but the second those ads become intrusive the adblocker is activated and I browse in peace.

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

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Rick M.

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#9 posted 54 days ago

If you leave the door open you’ll get bugs—shut the door. https://adblockplus.org/

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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higtron

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#10 posted 54 days ago

Okay I down loaded adblock and, the adds have disappeared thanks. Than I went to video thread the ribbon on the right side of the screen it has no adds but is still invading into the right hand row of video threads where you can only read half of the description of the threads, oh well I guess at least there is no adds. Thanks Rick M for the link.

-- If I cut it too short I can scab a piece on, but if it's too long what do I do?

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Rick

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#11 posted 54 days ago

There are about 3 Other Posts on this same thing. I replied there as here.’

My “Door is Wide Open” and I’m NOT getting any of these Ads (“Bugs”). I also have NO Ad Blockers of any kind on My Computer.

Is it The Site? Maybe.

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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