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  1. Ravi
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    I've noticed lately that there are many threads with the search tags godlikeproductions (a conspiracy theory forum) and endofamerica63 (a conspiracy theory). Both of those, as far as I can tell, are associated with Ron Paul supporters.

    Lots of the threads where they are listed as search tags have nothing to do with any of those topics.

    What's up with that?
     
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    i noticed that too....a lot of ads are being hidden in the sig lines etc....
     
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    Hidden as in not visible to the naked eye? I thought that was a no-no.
     
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    no ...visible.....come on ravi you think i got some x ray vision now?

    but in sigs lines.....urls.....some are blogs etc but links to other things ....
     
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    Yeah, I noticed that too... Also noticed recently we now have to allow yahooapis script in order to do emoticons and edit functions.
     
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    :confused: Huh? Not me. Not sure I know what you mean by "edit" functions, though. Edit what? A post? Still the same. A quote? Still the same.
     
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    Probably because you don't use a script blocker so you never noticed...?


    By edit functions I mean the tools at the top of this reply window where I can choose to bold or italicize, etc... If you block yahooapis from loading the tabs do not work... Same with emoticons... You can still type it out manually but apparently the board software is now using yahooapis for those functions.
     
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    Eh ... maybe you're just paranoid?
     
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    It's not paranoia if it's true!
     
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    I was hoping nobody noticed. :cool:
     

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