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DemReadingDU Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-19-07 06:48 AM
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40. You can block the ads, go to preferences
Edited on Mon Nov-19-07 06:50 AM by DemReadingDU
Click the 'no' button, and ads do not display

:)

on edit: you have to be a donor though.

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  -I am deeply offended by the "Rational Responders" ad on the DU "Greatest" page Fly by night  Nov-18-07 11:03 AM   #0 
  - We have no control over the Google ads that are displayed  EarlG   Nov-18-07 11:05 AM   #1 
  - Thanks for the information  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 11:13 AM   #2 
  - Hold on. Who said he was blocking it?  tkmorris   Nov-18-07 03:14 PM   #16 
  - hahahah.. I never NOTICED the ad, but NOW I clicked on the link to see what the fuss was  SoCalDem   Nov-18-07 03:33 PM   #22 
  - You don't need to fix anyone's beliefs, you just need to censor the ads they can see.  impeachdubya   Nov-18-07 03:29 PM   #20 
  - On the other hand, you may be trying to censor an ad some of us  smoogatz   Nov-19-07 07:14 AM   #43 
     - I imagine you can find lots of that on the 'net. Go for it.  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:23 AM   #45 
        - Don't look now  charlie   Nov-19-07 07:37 AM   #47 
        - Where?  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:56 AM   #55 
           - What?  charlie   Nov-19-07 08:00 AM   #56 
              - Huh?  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 08:13 AM   #58 
                 - "Or maybe not"  charlie   Nov-19-07 08:19 AM   #59 
                    - Your "link" is not to a DU page.  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 09:26 AM   #63 
                       - No kidding  charlie   Nov-19-07 11:37 AM   #64 
        - Thank you for keeping DU safe from scantily clad atheist babes.  smoogatz   Nov-19-07 08:23 AM   #60 
           - No, no, you don't understand. We need to be veewwwy caweful, west we aweeeinate the vawyooz votews.  impeachdubya   Nov-20-07 02:09 AM   #71 
  - EarlG, are you telling me only ONE person has to complain and an ad  angstlessk   Nov-18-07 03:27 PM   #18 
  - the Matt Blunt ad is kinda offensive  hfojvt   Nov-20-07 02:39 AM   #73 
     - I agree completely. Why are Rethugligans allowed to troll for donations on DU ...  Fly by night   Nov-20-07 08:57 AM   #75 
     - To be precise, it's the *admin* you should contact for things like that  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-20-07 10:28 AM   #76 
        - Thanks. I'll do that.  Fly by night   Nov-20-07 10:44 AM   #77 
     - I contacted Skinner and DU will start blocking the Matt Blount ad within the day.  Fly by night   Nov-20-07 03:20 PM   #79 
  - typical...  Beelzebud   Nov-18-07 11:18 AM   #3 
  - *sigh* not the poor persecuted believers again...  mr blur   Nov-18-07 12:31 PM   #4 
  - If you can read, you know I'm not a traditional "person of faith".  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 02:03 PM   #5 
  - I almost never notice the ads  donheld   Nov-18-07 02:19 PM   #6 
  - I very seldom notice them myself. The visual image w/ this ad was so not-DU that it caught my eye.  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 02:25 PM   #8 
  - You're right, we should put her in a burka! Hide that evil flesh peddler!  Beelzebud   Nov-18-07 02:34 PM   #11 
  - I think I must block the ads  DemReadingDU   Nov-19-07 06:44 AM   #39 
  - There are ads on DU? Oh firefox with adbock add-on, how I love thee.  LeftyMom   Nov-18-07 02:24 PM   #7 
  - Since I don't have foxfire, I couldn't avoid the ad on the "Greatest" page.  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 02:27 PM   #9 
     - If you're that sensitive, switching might not be a bad idea.  LeftyMom   Nov-18-07 02:32 PM   #10 
        - Fortunately, it appears the mods have already taken action.  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 02:44 PM   #12 
           - So were you more offended by boobies (The horror!) or skepticism?  LeftyMom   Nov-18-07 02:47 PM   #13 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-18-07 03:01 PM   #14 
                 - Hon, it's a DISCUSSION BOARD. We discuss things.  LeftyMom   Nov-18-07 03:16 PM   #17 
                    - Here's a boob and a hat.  impeachdubya   Nov-18-07 03:46 PM   #24 
                    - You appear to be purposely dense. Why is that, "hon"?  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 04:01 PM   #25 
                       - .  LeftyMom   Nov-18-07 04:06 PM   #26 
                       - Word to the wise-  riverdeep   Nov-18-07 04:10 PM   #27 
                       - That does sound like a good idea. Thanks for reinforcing it.  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 04:15 PM   #28 
                       - For the record, some of us get it  spoony   Nov-19-07 05:53 AM   #37 
                          - Thanks. This thread did bring out the "boobs" among us, didn't it?  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:36 AM   #46 
  - How did the ad insult you?  aikoaiko   Nov-18-07 03:08 PM   #15 
  - It didn't insult me. It was offensive and inappropriate on a number of levels ...  Fly by night   Nov-18-07 05:39 PM   #29 
     - The old "We're alienating the values voter!!!" Alarm Klaxon. Key word in your post? "Concern"  impeachdubya   Nov-19-07 03:49 AM   #30 
     - You're welcome. Glad it allowed DU to avoid being labelled something we're not.  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:39 AM   #48 
        - Again, thank you for your concern.  impeachdubya   Nov-20-07 01:59 AM   #68 
     - get over yourself  Skittles   Nov-19-07 04:56 AM   #32 
     - Hey!!! I'm Offended!!!  uhhuh   Nov-19-07 05:01 AM   #33 
        - 'Me, me, me, me, me." Is that an accurate paraphrase of your post?  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:43 AM   #50 
           - I'm sure they appreciate your appreciation  charlie   Nov-19-07 07:47 AM   #52 
           - No, it is not.  uhhuh   Nov-21-07 02:42 AM   #81 
  - "scantily clad" atheists? Man, that almost makes me want to turn the ads back on.  impeachdubya   Nov-18-07 03:28 PM   #19 
  - hahahahahaha me too.. I actually clicked the site link  SoCalDem   Nov-18-07 03:37 PM   #23 
     - I suppose this is the ad  charlie   Nov-19-07 04:15 AM   #31 
        - HAHAHAHA!!! Hey You Guys!!!  uhhuh   Nov-19-07 05:09 AM   #34 
        - I guess it didn't get "blocked", after all. Boy, talk about peeing in the OP's wheaties.  impeachdubya   Nov-20-07 02:03 AM   #70 
        - Hey now, I was so engrossed in the picture that I didn't even read the words!  EnviroBat   Nov-19-07 08:00 AM   #57 
        - The most offensive thing about that ad is the bad photoshop job, frankly.  impeachdubya   Nov-20-07 02:01 AM   #69 
  - And I am insulted by almost all candidates dragging God in the campaign  Amanita   Nov-18-07 03:33 PM   #21 
  - No. n/t  H2O Man   Nov-19-07 05:34 AM   #36 
  - HEY!!!  uhhuh   Nov-19-07 05:26 AM   #35 
  - Like the stupid internet ads that say "Shoot the monkey and win a laptop"  SoCalDem   Nov-19-07 06:26 AM   #38 
  - You can block the ads, go to preferences  DemReadingDU   Nov-19-07 06:48 AM   #40 
  - How much money does DU make off allowing Google Ads?  MikeDuffy   Nov-19-07 07:07 AM   #42 
  - I love the smell of censorship in the morning  SecularMotion   Nov-19-07 07:02 AM   #41 
  - Please do. I have never seen such an ad on DU. Have you?  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:19 AM   #44 
     - Please note the sarcasm  SecularMotion   Nov-19-07 07:42 AM   #49 
        - And I am secure enough in my beliefs not to have to insult the beliefs of others.  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:53 AM   #53 
  - So a Jew, a Christian, and a big tittied cop walk in to a bar and...  EnviroBat   Nov-19-07 07:46 AM   #51 
  - Right forum, wrong thread. (Or maybe not).  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 07:54 AM   #54 
  - You can't insulate others form what you take offence too...  LeftHander   Nov-19-07 08:44 AM   #61 
  - The "form" my "offence" took was to alert the mods and invite comment.  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 09:20 AM   #62 
     - Good from throughout, Fly!  A-Schwarzenegger   Nov-20-07 02:35 AM   #72 
  - I'm greatly offended by Hillary Clinton, but I don't start threads about her.  MLFerrell   Nov-19-07 12:10 PM   #65 
  - You're about the only one here who doesn't.  Fly by night   Nov-19-07 06:02 PM   #67 
  - Oh that dirty dirty blasphemy!  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-19-07 12:54 PM   #66 
  - CENSORSHIP! That is what you re implying...with yourself as Chief Inquisitor  Didereaux   Nov-20-07 02:52 AM   #74 
  - So turn off ads; you're a donor. Or get Firefox, and block them.  Basileus Basileon   Nov-20-07 10:47 AM   #78 
  - Oh noes, teh opressed religionists are being opressed by the Evil Atheist Conspiracy!!!  Odin2005   Nov-20-07 03:40 PM   #80 
 

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