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Blocking annoying ads, leaving the okay ones

kestasjk (933987) writes | more than 4 years ago

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kestasjk (933987) writes "Is there an AdBlock system which makes it easy to block annoying flash/gif/image based ads, but leave the text ones? I feel guilty about running AdBlock, but when I turn it off the non-textual ads just bug me too much (even though I find the text-based ads often interesting).

I could go through the massive AdBlock filter list and prune out the flash/gif/image ones, or start my own list and have to block out new ads, but hasn't anyone else dealt with this problem?"

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Flashblock (1)

JonChance (1115393) | more than 4 years ago | (#32164046)

" Flashblock is an extension for the Mozilla, Firefox, and Netscape browsers that takes a pessimistic approach to dealing with Macromedia Flash content on a webpage and blocks ALL Flash content from loading. It then leaves placeholders on the webpage that allow you to click to download and then view the Flash content. "

Wrong,Wrong,Wrong (1)

BatGnat (1568391) | more than 4 years ago | (#32164262)

Just stop feeling guilty.
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