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A lot more adverts recently.

(141 Posts)
j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 09:40:28

What does that random string of letters/numbers up there mean? confused

shysal Sat 16-Mar-13 09:47:34

Up where? I haven't got any, and even if I had I wouldn't have noticed them. I never read the adverts. confused

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 09:49:31

Beside the Gransnet banner. It turns into an advert every so often.

But then it comes back again. grin

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 09:50:08

You have to catch it. Quick! It's there now!

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 09:50:55

No! It's turned into "Gold Investment Guide".

That's ll be useful round 'ere. hmm

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 09:51:28

I might go to Jersey.

shysal Sat 16-Mar-13 09:51:33

Up where? I haven't got any, and even If I had I wouldn't have noticed. I never read the adverts. confused

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 09:51:43

Or buy a nice chair.

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 09:52:16

You are repeating yourself sal.

shysal Sat 16-Mar-13 09:56:08

Yes, my post disappeared, so I thought I had done something stupid. (Probably had).

feetlebaum Sat 16-Mar-13 09:57:03

Get a download of Adblock for your browser - bingo! no more ads.

annodomini Sat 16-Mar-13 10:16:26

I'd been getting advertisements in spite of having Adblock. I discovered yesterday that there's an Adblock+ which I have downloaded and the ads have disappeared again.

feetlebaum Sat 16-Mar-13 14:10:19

Ah - yes, I just checked mine and it's Adblock+... Opera version.

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 14:13:28

But the adverts are interesting. They've got some lovely furniture on that Made site.

Can someone else just tell me that they can see the string of random letters. Please!

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 14:14:53

Do adblocks work on forums? Isn't it entirely up to HQ as to adverts appearing? Would the advertisers pay if they thought we could all block them? confused

Adverts are a necessity btw!

Galen Sat 16-Mar-13 14:53:12

What I want to know is are they paying GN for the privilege

shysal Sat 16-Mar-13 15:13:37

I have been keeping an eye on the screen for the last hour and still haven't seen it j08. Are they paying you to get us to read the adverts? wink

Ana Sat 16-Mar-13 15:18:14

That's odd. I was getting the adverts this morning, but not now! (Haven't seen the random letters one at all...)

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 15:25:29

Oh no! (worried) It was definitely there. It's the jersey one now.

I bet when I post this it'll re-appear. #drivesyermad

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 15:25:59

Yes! Ity's ba ck. Quick! Someone look now!

soop Sat 16-Mar-13 15:35:43

Looked and saw advert for log cabins...very classy they are too. grin

shysal Sat 16-Mar-13 15:36:18

On my laptop it is only Mumsnet Academy, and on tablet others as well, but not the one you describe! What are seeing it on?

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 15:36:28

strings there

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 15:37:01

I'm on a desktop.

Will have a look on my Kindle Fire.

j08 Sat 16-Mar-13 15:42:57

On my Fire I've got "Instant Grammar Checker" Correct all grammar errors and enhance your writing.

Where are they digging them all up from? confused