Thursday, November 17, 2005

MY DISCOVERY!

I have discovered the most awesome thing!!! I have found out how to block the ads! I now do not see them on anybody's journal! It was so simple that I do not know how come I never saw it before. Anybody that is AOL can block them. NON AOL people might have to do something else.

If you are AOL look at the bottom of this page and find a box that says

Click that box and if it looks like this  you will not see any ads on AOL pages.

40 comments:

  1. Hey, pretty nifty!

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  2. I am not sure what you mean, I tried it and I still see your banner ad.
    Did I send you an invitation to the private Cafe. I am only allowing a select few. I would like you to join, if I haven't already done so.

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  3. I still got your baner mine looks just like yours and says blcoking pop ups

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  4. hmmmm Mine still shows the banner add even though my menu matches yours.  Could they have put a patch in to circumvent that, this quick?

    Chris

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  5. OMG it works! And the reason people are still seeing csandhollow banner, it's BECAUSE SHE doesn't see them any more-YOU DO-cause you haven't fixed your pop up settings yet. Do it-it works. Diane~

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  6. What version of AOL are y'all using?  I changed my settings and I'm still seeing the darn things.

    Just curious...
    =) kris

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  7. what exactly are you clicking celeste?

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  8. it worked!!!!  thank you so much!  duh! how simple was this?!! LOL thank you

    ~  www.jerseygirljournal.com

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  9. Didn't work for me.

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  10. can you please tell me what screen you were on when you found this screen to bring up?  i can't find the same controls as you show here! ack! i'm on 9.0 optimized too.  =(   thanks. ~phinney

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  11. YOU DESERVE A VIVI AWARD NAMED AFTER YOU!

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  12. You are SO wonderful!
    First I copied the e-mail that allowed you to fix the problems with your posting, and that worked for me too. THEN I followed your instructions, and no more ADS!!!!
    I added you to my alerts!
    I think I love you.
    http://journals.aol.com/shadierush/NeverGiveUp/
    Shadie

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  13. You have to be on 9.0 2nd edition to be able to do that and I am on on the plain 9.0. I like it the best but I may update so I can do that. I had someone tell me about how to do it today. You better bet that if it had the 9.0 2nd edition I would do it. Helen

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  14. You know, Celeste, this really doesn't solve the problem that most bugs a lot of people:  AOL is profiting from our journals by putting ads there.  And even though we can fix it so we don't see them, most people will still see them.

    Personally, it's not that big a deal to me anyway, although it's nice to have them gone, thanks to you.  I just hate to see so many leaving.  It destroys the unity we've had.

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  15. Well...at least I don't have to look at them on the pages of people who are staying with AOL.

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  16. mine looks like yours, but I can still see those annoying banner ads.  don't know why it didn't work for me.

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  17. It worked!  HOORAY!  Thank you so much for spreading the news!
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  18. ...didn't work for me either, but I'm still playing.  

    =) kris

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  19. I can't see anybody's banners. I am the invisible woman, however I know others see them so that ticked me off enough to create an international /UK journal where aol wouldn't dare pull this crap on the Brits.
    So I have a brand new journal that looks like s_____t with no control buttons to edit my entries... Do I care? You betcha! Am I hanging in there anyhow? You betcha!
    Maryanne
    Just found out the effers won't even let me paste my new journal onto this screen. I had to type all this garbage in by hand...
    http://journals.aol.co.uk/globetrotter2u/DarkSideoftheMoon/



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  20. Didn't work for me! Help, please!!

    ~Danielle

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  21. It's not working for me either.  Mine says Blocking Pop-ups instead of Allowing this site like yours does.  I'm not giving up though.
    Dianne

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  22. But I still see the ad on your journal, as will most visitors (which at the moment, by the way is AOL trying to sell itself).
    Virginia

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  23. doesn't work for me either.. do you have to restart aol for it to work?

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  24. YOU ARE WONDERFUL...NOW IF I CAN FIGURE IT OUT...I HAVE TRIED THREE TIMES BUT THE ADS ARE STILL THERE
    cMp

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  25. Sorry I'm still seeing Mullet man and Aquanetgirl on Classmates.com. This sucks! I was so excited too.

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  26. The Play sound for Blocked Rich Media is disabled in my box and won't let me click it.  Everything else is done like yours, and I'm still seeing ads.

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  27. I figured out another way to do it...so if you want to know....im me or email me...

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  28. wait..now that way I am doing seems to have gotten overridden...

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  29. ok me again...it doesn't work on all of them and it doesn't always work right away...but go to "blocking pop-ups" at the bottom....then "set pop up control preferences"...then click on the animated media tab...then click block animated media from these sites then type in www.aol.com....that should help.

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  30. This is for Window PCs?
    Not MACs..... Does anyone know where this would be on a MAC?
    Marie
    http://journals.aol.co.uk/mariebm56/PhotographsMemoriesToo/

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  31. You are a genius!

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  32. Well almost...doesn't work to block them from another internet provider and other people still see them....bites...  I hate aol

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  33. Thanks {{{{{Celeste}}}}} I read about your discovery over at Jimmy (TheStupidSheetGuy) and just had to come over here and thank  you. It is working for me. I don't see the ads on my journal or any other one I've visited since I did it! YAY And I love hearing the zapping sound it makes when it blocks the ads! YAY YAY

    Vivian

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  34. I am told that it is the version of AOl that you are running that determines what you see (or don't see)  ;)

    This is a mess.

    ANdi

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  35. shoot.

    doesn't work for me either..

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  36. Not working for me!
    I blocked AOL pop ups and they are still splattered across my journal.
    I went to your journal and sure enough...The add banner was still there!

    AHHHHHHHHH!
    Mary Louise

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  37. liza<--------- = retarded, which box am i checking off??


    lol

    and btw wont i still see them when i visit other people's journals?

    *** just cause u dont SEEE something dear, doesnt mean its NOT THERE****

    lol

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  38. It didn't work for me either and I am frustrated. I guess it depends with AOL one has... Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.. I have 9.0 and I don't even see what you decribed in your entry... Can I shoot the pop up away? Lol..Oh wait, my whole compter will blow away... which at this point in my frustration sounds good.. Oh well, off to my Blogspot.... Jessie http://journals.aol.com/smartypantzjessi/LessonsFromTheHeart/
    But officially closed for now...!!!!

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  39. Interesting isn't it? Here's a source for more info:

    http://hometown.aol.com/VeryPinkInside/infosource.html



    V.

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