Adverts blocking Text

  Border View 17:20 08 Apr 2008

I understand the need for adverts on the web site and dont have a problem with that. My little gripe however is that when I click onto a subject there is a strip of an advert which blocks the text down the right hand side and I cant read everying the poster is saying.

Is it my settings or do you suffer from this too?


  Border View 17:21 08 Apr 2008

Just noticed its not on all the postings. Duhh!

  octal 17:31 08 Apr 2008

I used to get the same, like you I understand the need for the adverts but when they cover the text I've sadly had to block them, which defeats the object of them.

  Technotiger 17:31 08 Apr 2008

You will probably find that in the Post where the adverts cover the text, there is a long URL within the Post which is the cause of this phenomenon.

That is why it is always best to use click here for long URL's which overcomes this nuisance.

  skidzy 17:34 08 Apr 2008

Barmoor if using Firefox,install Adblockplus click here

  rossgolf 18:07 08 Apr 2008


will it work with flock?

it does,flock 0.5 and above
click here

  rossgolf 18:12 08 Apr 2008

just installed and works :D:D

  VoG II 18:14 08 Apr 2008
  skidzy 18:38 08 Apr 2008

Sorry Ross,see you have it sorted now.

  mfletch 18:45 08 Apr 2008

Or you could modify your host file this will block the adverts and help with security

click here

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