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Ad-blocker-blocker links

These user-hostile links are unreadable unless you are willing to disable your ad-blocker and expose yourself to malware. Should we consider a policy regarding posting them to the front page? [more inside]
posted by leotrotsky on Apr 13, 2016 - 107 comments

"The page is still loading, please wait to add favorites."

A few other threads have asked about the error message "The page is still loading, please wait to add favorites." and have found solutions in turning off NoScript or AdBlock. I ran into the same issue this week and, after doing some investigating, found it was specifically necessary to make sure the cloudfront.net domain was "Allowed" in AdBlock. [more inside]
posted by Celsius1414 on Jan 19, 2012 - 21 comments

Remember to disable adblock

Does anyone not do this? [more inside]
posted by inedible on Jan 13, 2011 - 96 comments

New ads coming to MeFi (yes, for users, but only on the front page, and hideable)

New ads from The Deck will start showing up on front pages tomorrow, but don't worry, you can turn them off. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Sep 30, 2010 - 118 comments

Favorite limit

"You hit your favorite limit for the day." - I'm getting this message a lot today, though I "only" have 30-40 favorites. I thought the limit was 100 or so ... [more inside]
posted by mrgrimm on Sep 30, 2010 - 134 comments

membership at stake

Can I get rid of that guy with the floating T-bone on the front page?
posted by four panels on May 25, 2007 - 32 comments

I see ads on Metafilter

So, Um, I'm logged in and I'm getting upper right graphical ads on MeFi and AxMe. Is that on purpose? Because, y'know, I thought the purpose of being logged in all the time and having an account was to not have to see ads, and I didn't see an announcement that they'd be starting. Then again, if it's necessary to pay for bandwidth, OK, but I'd prefer a donation drive.
posted by SpecialK on Sep 5, 2006 - 29 comments

How does ad filtering affect Metafilter's bottom line?

Like many of us, I've got AdBlock installed in Mozilla/Firefox. I've gathered from reading threads that Google textads appear in a number of threads, often with hilarious results. However, I don't see these ads because I've got the iframe or whatever filtered out.

Does filtering the ads affect the pageviews or whatever mechanism is used to pay Matt? If so, I'll happily unblock the ads to keep Metafilter solvent. If not, I'm just as happy to skip them.
posted by stet on Sep 24, 2004 - 17 comments

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