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Topic # 91968 25-Oct-2011 08:53 Send private message

I got a notification of a new GZ email, but when I go to read it all I see is this.



Looks broken to me.

I'm running firefox with ad blocking plugins (I hate all the flashing, moving, distracting ads everywhere). I've also blocked a massive bright section of the GZ forum pages that was annoying me a couple of months back, so there's a chance that might interferer with something - adblock blocking string below.

geekzone.co.nz##DIV[style="background-color:yellow;height:15px;text-align:center;padding:5px;font-weight:bold"]





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  Reply # 537152 25-Oct-2011 09:10 Send private message

Turn off adblock, try again. o_O




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  Reply # 537159 25-Oct-2011 09:22 Send private message

Doh - that fixed it! I see all kinds of bright, annoying advertising now though, so i'll answer the email and turn it back on.

It was my custom blocking rules, that I use to hide the annoying parts of the page that was doing it, not the default ad block rules.

I know advertising supports websites, but when it's so annoying and distracting people will block it.




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  Reply # 537160 25-Oct-2011 09:23 Send private message

I know advertising supports websites too, and I don't ever use ad blocks. I also have a stance of not providing support for people who does not support Geekzone in any way.






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  Reply # 537163 25-Oct-2011 09:25 Send private message

That's fair. Maybe i'll subscribe.




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  Reply # 537168 25-Oct-2011 09:36 Send private message

timmmay: That's fair. Maybe i'll subscribe.


Great idea.

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  Reply # 537171 25-Oct-2011 09:40 Send private message

Disabling Adblock would be the obvious troubleshooting measure to take (and report on) ? :o







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  Reply # 537185 25-Oct-2011 10:00 Send private message

Done.




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  Reply # 537188 25-Oct-2011 10:01 Send private message

Thanks. Make sure to change your profile options to hide signatures, the right-hand column in forums and ads. Then tell us how faster it is...





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  Reply # 537189 25-Oct-2011 10:03 Send private message

Awesome. So I've prepared this handy dandy debugging guide for folks to use in the future. ;)





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  Reply # 537191 25-Oct-2011 10:04 Send private message

ROFL...

Should put this on a sticky...







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  Reply # 537194 25-Oct-2011 10:07 Send private message

freitasm: Thanks. Make sure to change your profile options to hide signatures, the right-hand column in forums and ads. Then tell us how faster it is...



Done. I browse in multiple tabs so speed isn't affected. That bright yellow banner at the top of the screen's annoying, I think that's what I used adblock for before.




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  Reply # 537197 25-Oct-2011 10:10 Send private message

That yellow banner on top only shows up on Tuesdays to remind people about the NZTechPodcast recording and live chat.




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  Reply # 537198 25-Oct-2011 10:11 Send private message

I have been a subscriber for a long time and I don't even notice the payments coming out.




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  Reply # 537201 25-Oct-2011 10:22 Send private message

cisconz: I have been a subscriber for a long time and I don't even notice the payments coming out.


Can I email you my Bank account number please?




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  Reply # 537204 25-Oct-2011 10:25 Send private message

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cisconz: I have been a subscriber for a long time and I don't even notice the payments coming out.


Can I email you my Bank account number please?


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Please... let's not slow people down who want to give money away...  I'm all for posting bank account numbers in public view for this reason! :p








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