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Topic # 65840 7-Aug-2010 12:05
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Apart from a few greenlisted sites I almost never browse without adblock, so maybe I'm just spoilt.  But..

This is pretty extreme.


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  Reply # 364620 7-Aug-2010 12:46
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Just today, think they've been paid a fortune be Telecom for this weekends 99c call advertising promotion. It'll be gone Monday and back to it's near normal self I'm sure
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  Reply # 364627 7-Aug-2010 12:56
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It's just punishing people who don't adblock, then they moan and wonder why people install adblock....  did it occur to them it is them ramming ad's at people like that. 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 364761 7-Aug-2010 18:11
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Chrome + adblock.

Whenever i'm reading Stuff no doubt a spelling mistake will show up, just the other day i read bekuase no not 'because' but bekause...lol Someone in Stuff is under a lot of pressure to get the news out on time.




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  Reply # 364764 7-Aug-2010 18:18
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Kaos36: Chrome + adblock.

Whenever i'm reading Stuff no doubt a spelling mistake will show up, just the other day i read bekuase no not 'because' but bekause...lol Someone in Stuff is under a lot of pressure to get the news out on time.


Yeah I know that feeling, was up in the Waikato a few weeks ago....do the Waikato Times editors have spell check turned off or something?  Possibly the most spelling errors I've ever seen in a paper that wasn't a community times anywhere in NZ




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  Reply # 364828 7-Aug-2010 21:08
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michaelmurfy: You lucky person.




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  Reply # 364846 7-Aug-2010 22:29
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It's to punish those of you with amazingly wide screens. No sympathy :-P

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  Reply # 364847 7-Aug-2010 22:38
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nickd: It's to punish those of you with amazingly wide screens. No sympathy :-P


Mine was actually blocked :)






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  Reply # 364850 7-Aug-2010 22:57
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Ahh, I was trying to block it with the Safari adblock extension but it wouldn't work..not that it matters, I only get the smallest of blue strips down each side.

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