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    I get that revenue is needed to run a site, but this shit has gotten out of control. I can barely type in a response with about 1 inch of screen left after several ads. There is literally no room left on my old device to put another app on to block it.
    There needs to be some control over the format as these ads are taking over every space on the screen. Now the damn screen jumps as the ads load confusing the screen even more.

    Notice to advertisers...
    I will never buy your crap.
    I will never click your annoying link.
    I will hate and boycott your product for being an annoying pain in the ass.
     
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    turn on pop up blocker
     
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    Yeah thanks board!

    After this thread I switched to that as my default.

    I don't even know if they ever fixed the problem or not. :71:

    AdBlock is such a system hog. DuckDuck is so much nicer.

    Plus, I often compare it's search results with Bing and Google, and it tends to be a lot less partisan.
     
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    FireFox even gave me a report at the end of the year from DuckDuck privacy Essentials, on the first, or around the 31st, specifically reporting on USMB (because I have granted this site "additional permissions," because it is an unsecured site, I don't know why. . . it said advertisers or outside entities or something, were stopped from tracking my browsing and searching behavior over 300 times? Maybe someone's socks are posting some sneaky links? :dunno: I'm not sure what exactly is tracking me. . . something is nefarious on this site. Lots of trolls and spooks on this site or something. :tinfoil:

    I don't even understand the wording of that report or what it was telling me. . . but it seemed like good news.

    Be careful folks.

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    . . . all I know, is ever since I did that, I have to log in every damn time now, it doesn't auto log me anymore.
     
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    I do not mind logging in and no more ads from if I want to order a Chinese Bride is so nice...

    Well at least I never got Polish Single Women under four hundred pounds suggestion but still Duck Duck Go keep the ads away!
     
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    I did A LOT of cross disciplinary studies at Uni, and I found that in short concise discussion, an image conveys more info than short sentences. This is one of the reasons the STATE in Europe had tried to craft laws to outlaw memes. The state would never get away with outlawing free expression here.

    I also notice it drives big government folks nuts.

    The biggest short coming of DuckDuck are it's image searching. It doesn't have an ability to find images and memes very well. I get a lot of porn stills instead of useful images.
     
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    All I see is this:

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    Yeh I just posted aboout that...very irriltating noteven to mention it blocks the scroll up function.
     
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    I switched to adblock plus and it went away.
     

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