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stlsaxman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-18-11 10:52 AM
Response to Reply #17
20. d/l and ran "adblock" on Firefox before... but whenever FF "updates" (and it ALWAYS does)...
the setting gets wiped out.

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  -Dear Skinner, How much $ does "BlogAds" contribute to DU for the "Shocking Meat Video" ad..." stlsaxman  Mar-18-11 10:38 AM   #0 
  - Ad getting to you, is it?  villager   Mar-18-11 10:39 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, and if I showed you a video of a surgery, it would get to you too.  originalpckelly   Mar-18-11 11:08 AM   #27 
  - Except the "icky" pictures are from the actual "icky" process that people support  villager   Mar-18-11 11:35 AM   #34 
  - Only if it's elective surgery--liposuction, for example.  Ignis   Mar-18-11 12:37 PM   #47 
  - Can we have one of an aborted fetus? Would that get to you? (nt)  The Straight Story   Mar-18-11 11:41 AM   #36 
     - KO in only the first round!  originalpckelly   Mar-18-11 11:46 AM   #40 
  - You echoes my thoughts - it is too disgusting to look at every time the front page opens.  northoftheborder   Mar-18-11 10:40 AM   #2 
  - yeah- how soon before there are three or four or five copies of that ad on the front page?  stlsaxman   Mar-18-11 10:42 AM   #9 
  - Auntie agrees. "What are you looking at there? It looks bad."  kickysnana   Mar-19-11 03:02 AM   #59 
  - Jesus, I'd donate just to get people to stop crying about it.  superduperfarleft   Mar-18-11 10:40 AM   #3 
  - LOL!  Codeine   Mar-18-11 11:11 AM   #30 
  - I second this LOL!  Phentex   Mar-18-11 11:50 AM   #43 
  - But it makes me SAAAAAAAAAAAAD!  Ignis   Mar-18-11 12:39 PM   #48 
  - I donate  oldtime dfl_er   Mar-18-11 10:40 AM   #4 
  - So do I  WolverineDG   Mar-18-11 10:42 AM   #11 
     - I don't think I've ever seen it, except when the picture has been copied in posts  fishwax   Mar-18-11 10:58 AM   #24 
     - Oh yes you absolutely CAN turn it off!  TorchTheWitch   Mar-18-11 03:15 PM   #54 
  - You may want to try asking in the ATA forum:  demmiblue   Mar-18-11 10:41 AM   #5 
  - You can make it go away.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Mar-18-11 10:41 AM   #6 
  - OMG, that's so cool! I use Firefox but know I don't....  OneGrassRoot   Mar-18-11 11:09 AM   #28 
  - I don't get an adblock option under view on my firefox. Is it under a subheading?  FedUpWithIt All   Mar-18-11 11:39 AM   #35 
     - You might not have the Adblock plug-in. Get it here:  The Velveteen Ocelot   Mar-18-11 11:44 AM   #39 
        - Thank you. I found it a little bit ago in the add ons. I did adblock plus.  FedUpWithIt All   Mar-18-11 12:22 PM   #46 
  - I wish there would be graphic videos showing what farmworkers go through.  Brickbat   Mar-18-11 10:41 AM   #7 
  - +1  stlsaxman   Mar-18-11 10:43 AM   #12 
  - I, for one, am glad it's there.  ComtesseDeSpair   Mar-18-11 10:42 AM   #8 
  - To me, it looks like a bloody penis.  PBS Poll-435   Mar-18-11 10:42 AM   #10 
  - calling Dr Freud  oldtime dfl_er   Mar-18-11 10:44 AM   #14 
     - It's alright  PBS Poll-435   Mar-18-11 10:44 AM   #15 
  - Strong agree ~nt  CommonSensePLZ   Mar-18-11 07:12 PM   #57 
  - I don't see ads on most websites  quinnox   Mar-18-11 10:43 AM   #13 
  - My Mac's Ad Blocker has no idea what you are talking about. nt  onehandle   Mar-18-11 10:46 AM   #16 
  - An Apple product not knowing what's going on ...  meegbear   Mar-18-11 10:49 AM   #19 
  - ever hear of Adblock?  hobbit709   Mar-18-11 10:47 AM   #17 
  - d/l and ran "adblock" on Firefox before... but whenever FF "updates" (and it ALWAYS does)...  stlsaxman   Mar-18-11 10:52 AM   #20 
     - you can turn OFF updates.  hobbit709   Mar-18-11 10:54 AM   #22 
  - can't donors just turn the ads off?  fishwax   Mar-18-11 10:48 AM   #18 
  - No. I'm a donor and I had to look at those creepy pix until I right-clicked on the ad  closeupready   Mar-18-11 11:11 AM   #29 
     - Huh. I don't ever remember seeing the ad  fishwax   Mar-18-11 11:43 AM   #37 
     - Done... and thank you! Okay everyone- we can go home now!  stlsaxman   Mar-18-11 01:50 PM   #51 
  - I think that's the point of the ad....  grahamhgreen   Mar-18-11 10:52 AM   #21 
  - it is better than the scott walker ad!!!!!  Snoutport   Mar-18-11 10:54 AM   #23 
  - I agree. I'm tired of it and I'm vegan  ProfessionalLeftist   Mar-18-11 11:04 AM   #25 
  - It's on some pages TWICE. Is that necessary?  ProfessionalLeftist   Mar-18-11 11:07 AM   #26 
  - Why don't you take steps to prevent yourself from seeing it?...  SidDithers   Mar-18-11 11:12 AM   #31 
  - It acts as a kind of aversive conditioning, reducing the desire to visit DU, imho  lutefisk   Mar-18-11 11:20 AM   #32 
  - I too find the ad offensive  Coyote_Bandit   Mar-18-11 11:30 AM   #33 
  - Two words: Adblock plus.  Statistical   Mar-18-11 11:44 AM   #38 
  - Nope, they need that money to pay the moderators.  cbdo2007   Mar-18-11 11:47 AM   #41 
  - Since when do they pay the moderators?  WilliamPitt   Mar-18-11 11:49 AM   #42 
     - Volunteer?!?! ha haha  cbdo2007   Mar-18-11 11:52 AM   #44 
        - It's a volunteer gig  WilliamPitt   Mar-18-11 06:56 PM   #56 
  - A lot of Firefox...blablabla around here. First of all I like Forefox and all its goodies.  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Mar-18-11 12:16 PM   #45 
  - Here, here.  Agent William   Mar-18-11 12:41 PM   #49 
  - I'd be happier with ads for Pail 2012 than that damned ad  Stinky The Clown   Mar-18-11 12:44 PM   #50 
  - nobody is forced to look at any ads!  TorchTheWitch   Mar-18-11 03:06 PM   #52 
  - I hate seeing it also. I'm a vegetarian.  Liberal_in_LA   Mar-18-11 03:07 PM   #53 
  - Here's some sizzling beef in asian special sauce YUM  DainBramaged   Mar-18-11 03:31 PM   #55 
  - Enjoy. I just don't want the cows tortured through life is all. ~nt  CommonSensePLZ   Mar-18-11 07:13 PM   #58 
  - That is a remarkably ugly pile of food. And not because of the meat.  Luminous Animal   Mar-19-11 03:14 AM   #60 
  - Question: why isn't that guy wearing gloves?  AsahinaKimi   Mar-19-11 03:22 AM   #61 
  - Locking...  rasputin1952   Mar-19-11 03:42 AM   #62 

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