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Car & Classic

Post by AutoshiteBoy » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:56 pm

Is it me, or are cars listed on Car & Classic now second fiddle to adverts? I know its a free service, but fuck me, its gone crazy.
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by fried onions » Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:37 pm

Where else are you seeing these adverts in such volume?
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by mercrocker » Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:14 am

Download "Adblock".

You can't seriously browse the internet without it. The other advantage is that newspapers don't like it and will stop you reading their fantasist hysteria once they detect it.
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by AMCrebel » Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:16 am

Good point - I use adblocker and it's a very good reminder any time anyone sends me a link to the Mail online, that I don't want to read anything in the Mail online.
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by cros » Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:51 am

I hoped the greedy bastards had shot themselves in the foot as I just give up on any site where you have to hunt for content through endless ads. However I could be wrong as the vast majority who watch commercial TV (olden days speak) still sit waiting for the programme break in the middle of the main jamrag and erectile dysfunction feature.
I never watch live Telly because even on the BBC you need to edit out half the material which has been repeated because they assume their viewers have forgotten what happened 5 minutes ago. This can't be a new thing as for years they've been signing off with "you have been watching......" Presumably aimed those so feeble minded that they didn't actually know what they were doing.
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by mercrocker » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:00 am

Telly is also easily dealt with. Mrs Rocker still watches one but only on her freeview box where she saves programmes and whizzes through any ads. Speaking of advertisements, the worst of these are still on the so-called "free" BBC. If they're not pushing minorities down your throat, they're blowing their own trumpets or trying to flog you a crap calendar.

I'd rather be told what cornflakes to eat or soap powder to buy - those commercials are far easier to ignore.
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by Hooli » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:04 am

mercrocker wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:14 am
Download "Adblock".

You can't seriously browse the internet without it. The other advantage is that newspapers don't like it and will stop you reading their fantasist hysteria once they detect it.
I use uBlock Origin, it seems to block more of them. But agreed the net is nearly unusable without some form of ad block.
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by SiC » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:59 pm

mercrocker wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:14 am
Download "Adblock".
Use uBlock.

Adblock and adblock plus sold out and will let adverts through that pay money to Adblock and Adblock Plus.
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by mercrocker » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:01 pm

Cheers, I will upgrade that then...
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Re: Car & Classic

Post by Scruffy Bodger » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:51 pm

SiC wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:59 pm
mercrocker wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:14 am
Download "Adblock".
Use uBlock.

Adblock and adblock plus sold out and will let adverts through that pay money to Adblock and Adblock Plus.
Not sure about that? I use Adblock plus on every browser I use, phone and laptop and don't see any ads at all, including Youtube videos. I also tend to use Opera as that has a built in adblocker now.
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