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Old 07-15-2006, 08:11 AM   #1
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Must we have that land ad?

It wouldnt be so bad if it didnt pop up constantly. I know it probably helps pay for the site, but couldnt you choose a different ad that doesnt pop up? It's really distracting.

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Old 07-15-2006, 08:23 AM   #2
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Don't you have pop-up protection on your security software? I haven't seen a pop-up in a couple of years. Thank goodness!!
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Old 07-15-2006, 08:42 AM   #3
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Hello Amber, Drama Queen is right about blocking pop-ups. I have two browsers on my Mac, Safari and Firefox. In both of them there's an option to block pop-ups in the preferences section. Not sure where you'd find this option in Internet Explorer but it's bound to be there somewhere.
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Old 07-15-2006, 05:21 PM   #4
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Yea I have a pop up blocker. I guess it's not actually a pop up ad. I wouldnt mind it if it were static, but this ad plays continually on the main page, not the portal page.
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Old 07-15-2006, 06:56 PM   #5
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oh - you mean the black & white ad with the cowboy looking guy? Yep, he's here too. (he's not a pop up). Move your main page over to the left and you'll never see him again. lol (that's what I've done when he bugs me too)
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Old 07-17-2006, 08:25 AM   #6
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Ahhhh now I see him. Not really a pop-up so I guess I never really paid much attention to it til now. I just block it out of my vision. He's not too bad looking.
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Old 07-17-2006, 11:19 AM   #7
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I have to scroll down about 16" to get to the Threads. My finger is getting calloused already and this is only my 2nd day here.
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Old 07-17-2006, 11:19 AM   #8
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I never noticed him till you pointed him out..........too bad I couldn't put Johnny Depp in place of him.....he could grace my screen any day.
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Old 07-17-2006, 11:27 AM   #9
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Since I use Firefox as my web browser I do not see any of the things you guys are talking about. I highly highly highly recommend trying Firefox if you have not already. I have not seen a popup or an Ad on any site since I switched pretty much.
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Old 07-20-2006, 05:13 PM   #10
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They have that same cowboy picture in an ad on tv for a law firm in Albuquerque.
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