Here’s a hot tip I just discovered! If you turn JavaScript off in your browser preferences, you turn off ALL the ads on the site! The only thing is, the browser behaves a little quirky when posting with JavaScript off – you may need to use the back arrow to get back to a page that makes sense. And there may be other quirks I haven’t discovered yet. But what bliss to not to have to look at all those ads!

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    Aug 10, 2009, 01.12 AMby alazycalm

    You can also download and turn on safariblock if you use safari or get adblock for another browser. Not sure if this works on java and flash ads… I just turned it on. I’m lazy, and this website is the first one that was such an eyesore that it made me actually do it. The ads are seriously annoying. They make the layout look REALLY unattractive. Some of them are just downright offensive to me, too.

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    Aug 10, 2009, 07.46 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I agree with alazyvcalm, this is the first website that I have felt the need to take measures for ad blocking. I use AdBlock Plus for Firefox, it is fantastic, you can pick and choose what to turn off, I get zero ads and it makes me happy.

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    Aug 10, 2009, 02.55 PMby nehmah

    I use Firefox as my browser. There is a very nice add-on called “NoScript” which allows one to block all or part of the annoying ads at each site. A caution. If you forget you have this active, odd things can happen. Some sites won’t post comments. But, to get rid of constantly moving ads (my pet peeve) is well worth the slight annoyances. Cordially, Nehmah

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    Aug 11, 2009, 01.08 AMby gedwoods

    Much better suggestions than my crude method. Thanks!

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    Aug 12, 2009, 12.02 PMby ichigogirl

    Aaah…. bliss! No more things hysterically moving around in the upper right hand corner :-)! And I hope there’ll be no more faded screen due to the Burdastyle/BurdaFashion pop-up ad… Thanks!

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    Aug 13, 2009, 04.02 AMby silverrowan

    god that pop up add is HORRIBLE it pops up on EVERY page, no matter that I click the go away box. >:(

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    Aug 14, 2009, 06.04 AMby judeb

    We run vista/Norton/IE8 and I have just downloaded (free) AdBlock IE. and it is great no more annoying ads and everything is running much faster, would recommend. http://adblockie.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=27612

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    Jan 24, 2010, 09.05 AMby katexxxxxx

    THANK YOU for the AdBloc tip! Much appreciated. Works beautifully.

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