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  Topic: Site blocks right-click to frustrate AdBlock users
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 2506

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006   Subject: Re: Site blocks right-click to frustrate AdBlock users

I can still use the "List All Blockable Elements" option to block the gifs, but it is painful because (a) there are so darn many, and (b) AdBlock closes the list after I add each one.

Adding each ...
  Topic: Banning Adblock users
Drahken

Replies: 8
Views: 12004

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006   Subject: Banning Adblock users
One highly effective way to prevent people from seeing your content while blocking ads would be to serve the content from a directory that contains one or more commonly blocked strings (ie, "ads" or " ...
  Topic: Blocking non-image or non-flash content.
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 2889

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006   Subject: Blocking non-image or non-flash content.
Adblock can only block embedded content. For example, you can block most google text ads by blocking googlesyndication.com (because most google ads are severed in the form of googlesyndication.com/ad ...
  Topic: Adblock breaks subscene?
Drahken

Replies: 3
Views: 2128

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2006   Subject: Adblock breaks subscene?
At a guess, I'd say that you're either blocking all remote javascripts (look for a "js" entry), or this is the problem:
themes/base/javascript/Admin.js
The "/Ad" part of that may be triggering a fal ...
  Topic: "In Page"-Popups
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1472

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2005   Subject: "In Page"-Popups
think this is what creates the ads on that page: pads.gamigo.de/phpads/adjs

Adblock can't block many pop-ins like that, but you can always use the usercontent.css file to block ones that adblock ca ...
  Topic: Unable to view multimedia on NY Times with AdBlock active
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 2419

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2005   Subject: Unable to view multimedia on NY Times with AdBlock active
1) Obj-tabs often interfere with embedded media, java, flash, and other things. Turning them off will clear up many problems.
2) While on the page in question, click the adblock icon in the bottom ri ...
  Topic: Exceptions for ads I wanna see & Adblock On/Off suggesti
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1351

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2005   Subject: Exceptions for ads I wanna see & Adblock On/Off suggesti
Hit shift+ctrl+b to toggle adblock on and off.
  Topic: Obj tab blocks java unexpectedly
Drahken

Replies: 1
Views: 7248

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2005   Subject: Obj tab blocks java unexpectedly
It's a known bug with oj-tabs, it often F~s up flash, java, and any other embedded object.

The adblock plus available from the sticky thread in this forum is greatly improved over the "newest" offi ...
  Topic: Adblock blocks ower flash while it isn't a ad
Drahken

Replies: 16
Views: 4493

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2005   Subject: Adblock blocks ower flash while it isn't a ad
1) Object-tabs has been causing problems with newer versions of flash for a long time, and really should be turned off by default in order to avoid problems like this.
2) The official adblock is curr ...
  Topic: yahoo and ad block?
Drahken

Replies: 5
Views: 1863

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2005   Subject: yahoo and ad block?
Not exactly the same server, but very close. You have to have very specific filters to block the ads without blocking the useful stuff too. The following filters work well for me to block ads without ...
  Topic: PROPOSAL: Google ADS Blocking
Drahken

Replies: 24
Views: 8742

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2005   Subject: PROPOSAL: Google ADS Blocking
Heh, nothing like raising a year-old thread from the dead. Razz
  Topic: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 4257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2005   Subject: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
1) Ignore the "do not edit this file" message.
2) The part about not editing it while FF is running is correct, make sure to close it first.
3) You can edit the same settings as in the prefs.js file ...
  Topic: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 4257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005   Subject: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
The prefs.js file is poorly named. Windows tries to treat it as a true javascript file and open it it's own javascript thing. What you need to do is open it in notepad.
  Topic: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 4257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005   Subject: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Out of curiosity, go to your profile folder (typically something like C:\Documents and Settings\Default_User\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\kv0a9iei.default on XP) and find your prefs.js fo ...
  Topic: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 4257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005   Subject: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Check your filter list, perhaps it's blocking .wma/.asx .ra/.rm/.ram etc files.
  Topic: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 4257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005   Subject: Adblock improperly blocks NYTimes Multimedia
Try turning tabs on and then off again.

Also, are you certain that page has any multimedia? I didn't see any (nor any spots where it would be).
  Topic: yahoo and ad block?
Drahken

Replies: 5
Views: 1863

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005   Subject: yahoo and ad block?
Search your filters for anything with "yimg" in it.
  Topic: Webpages can detect if an element is blocked
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 1481

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2005   Subject: Webpages can detect if an element is blocked
Also what makes it worse is that adblock can't find the js element inside html i belive they have to be loaded from whatever..

Yep, adblock can only block elements based on their URLs, it can only ...
  Topic: Webpages starting to detect Adblock
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1581

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2005   Subject: Webpages starting to detect Adblock
Look at the threads already posted:
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=2554
Just turn off javascript.
  Topic: blocking images by size
Drahken

Replies: 6
Views: 2059

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2005   Subject: blocking images by size
It's possible to get the image's dimensions without downloading it (or at least without downloading more than a couple bytes). I've useed bannerblind in the past, and it doesn't wait for the image to ...
  Topic: Ad block blocking Firefox buttons
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 5508

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2005   Subject: Ad block blocking Firefox buttons
The button on that explorerdestroyer site is not actually a "spreadfirefox" button. It is actually a google ad. If you have google's pageads blocked, you will have that image blocked as well.
http:// ...
  Topic: blocking images by size
Drahken

Replies: 6
Views: 2059

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2005   Subject: blocking images by size
Bannerblind.
RIP (remove it permanently) can also do it.
  Topic: sIFR blocking (script that turns text into Flash movies)
Drahken

Replies: 37
Views: 26486

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2005   Subject: sIFR blocking (script that turns text into Flash movies)
Marco- Your new template is much better than the old one. The new one actually loads fairly rapidly (whereas the old one never did load the sifr stuff, it just hung there indefinitely). However, I wou ...
  Topic: AdBlock for Opera 8.0x, for real this time
Drahken

Replies: 12
Views: 5805

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2005   Subject: AdBlock for Opera 8.0x, for real this time

It's a one time fee and it's worth the cost.
Nothing beats it.

Anything that charges you for something that you can get for free elsewhere is NOT worth the cost. There are many free adblockers f ...
  Topic: AdBlock and Bannerblind
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 5123

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2005   Subject: AdBlock and Bannerblind
It's obvious that adblock can parse and alter the html to at least some degree, based on the simple fact that it can A) hide ads instead of blocking them completely and B) collapse most ad containers. ...
  Topic: dafont.com is blocking Firefox+Adblock users
Drahken

Replies: 5
Views: 4293

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2005   Subject: dafont.com is blocking Firefox+Adblock users
Funny thing is, dafonts has a "get firefox" button. Go figure.

I use k-meleon with a PAC and usercontant files for adblocking (I love the features of FF, but it's way too slow and bloated for this ...
  Topic: Yahoo Launch and Adblock: Question
Drahken

Replies: 5
Views: 1821

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2005   Subject: Yahoo Launch and Adblock: Question
It's a global setting, object tabs are either always on or always off.
  Topic: Anyone seen this new HARD TO REMOVE one??
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 2084

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2005   Subject: Anyone seen this new HARD TO REMOVE one??
The best way to block that stuff is to use the usercontent.css file. One or more of these classes/IDs should do the trick (it'll take a bit of testing to figure out the best one to use):
<div id=" ...
  Topic: sIFR blocking (script that turns text into Flash movies)
Drahken

Replies: 37
Views: 26486

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 05, 2005   Subject: sIFR blocking (script that turns text into Flash movies)
I think marco made some mistake when putting the sifr on his site. As I stated in an earlier post, his site takes an eternity to load with sifr enabled (loads rather quickly when you disable sifr), bu ...
  Topic: RIP, an Ext similar to Adblock
Drahken

Replies: 3
Views: 2010

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed May 04, 2005   Subject: RIP, an Ext similar to Adblock
I discovered RIP yesterday. It has it's uses, but it has 2 big flaws: 1) when blocking remote content such as images, it merely hides them. 2) It doesn't hide elements until they've been fully rendere ...
  Topic: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
Drahken

Replies: 10
Views: 4166

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2005   Subject: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
For those of you having problems, did you update FF through the update "patch", or did you download the whole package? I downloaded the package and installed it, perhaps that's the difference.
  Topic: need block background image
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 2563

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: need block background image
Adblock can block any and all embedded content. Whether it be a normal image, a background image, a script, flash, java, or anything else. The problem is that neither the context menu, nor clicking th ...
  Topic: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
Drahken

Replies: 10
Views: 4166

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
I just installed the stipe and moox versions of 1.0.3 yesterday. I had to update adblock for the new FF version, but now it works fine.
  Topic: Feature Request: Ways to make animated stuff less annoying.
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 1896

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2005   Subject: Feature Request: Ways to make animated stuff less annoying.
There is no way for a program to tell if an animated image is one you want or not. It can watch for certain keywords in the url (such as "/ads/"), and it can check the filetype (mainly based on the ex ...
  Topic: Block specific Image?!?!
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1200

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2005   Subject: Block specific Image?!?!
That's exactly what adblock is for. Right click the image and choose "adblock image", then simply edit the url from "www.blablabla.com/image/930_stuff.jpg" down to "930_stuff.jpg". You could also edit ...
  Topic: Adblock challenged?
Drahken

Replies: 6
Views: 2847

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2005   Subject: Adblock challenged?
Adblock desperately needs a function to rightclick->block background image. While that wouldn't help in this case, it would help in others, and simply be a good feature to have.
  Topic: "Adblock" button on Flash
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1274

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2005   Subject: "Adblock" button on Flash
I had an odd experience with the tabs the other day. I was running some tests with embedded audio on a page, and suspected that adblock was interfering with them. I disabled adblock via ctrl+shift+B, ...
  Topic: CSS/usercontent question: parent selectors?
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1037

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2005   Subject: CSS/usercontent question: parent selectors?
How can I select a PARENT (not a child) element in CSS? For example: There's an ad surrounded by a table. The ad is blocked with a proxy, but the table remains because it was given specific dimensions ...
  Topic: Blocking intellitxt
Drahken

Replies: 31
Views: 9424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2005   Subject: Blocking intellitxt
Oh no! We're all going to get blocked from somebody's AOL homepage! Whatever shall we do?!
  Topic: adblock and mozilla 1.8
Drahken

Replies: 6
Views: 1973

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2005   Subject: adblock and mozilla 1.8
Was it a fresh install of 1.8, or did you install it over your old version? I installed 1.8b1 a couple weeks ago, then immediately installed adblock and multizilla, and have had no problems what-so-ev ...
  Topic: AdBlock and Bannerblind
Drahken

Replies: 14
Views: 5123

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2005   Subject: AdBlock and Bannerblind
1) Has anyone ever tried forcing an old extension to install by going into about:config and changing all the references to a version number to something early enough for the extension to accept?
2) B ...
  Topic: Blocking intellitxt
Drahken

Replies: 31
Views: 9424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2005   Subject: Blocking intellitxt
I think MarquisMark hit on the solution. Since these ads are created with javascript/css instead ofbeing images, I think using the hide option instead of the remove option isn't capable of disposing o ...
  Topic: AdBlock failed to block a Popup Ad
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 999

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2005   Subject: AdBlock failed to block a Popup Ad
1) I can't get to that page without signing up for the friggin blog first.
2) Is it a pop UP (opens in a new window or tab), or a pop IN/drop in/slider (something that appears over the content of the ...
  Topic: Blocking intellitxt
Drahken

Replies: 31
Views: 9424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 2005   Subject: Blocking intellitxt
Try adding
.iTt {display:none !important;}
to your usercontent.css file.

btw I did finally stumble on a site with intellitxt crap that did work in FF: http://majorgeeks.com/download1184.html How ...
  Topic: Blocking intellitxt
Drahken

Replies: 31
Views: 9424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2005   Subject: Blocking intellitxt
This whole mess is exceedingly strange.
Do you have the active-x extension, or the neptune plugin?
  Topic: Blocking intellitxt
Drahken

Replies: 31
Views: 9424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2005   Subject: Blocking intellitxt
What version of firefox are you using? I just tried that site with v0.93 and with mozilla 1.8b1, and got nothing.
  Topic: Blocking intellitxt
Drahken

Replies: 31
Views: 9424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2005   Subject: Blocking intellitxt
Umm... if it doesn't appear under firefox, why do you want to block it with adblock? (Mozilla works the same as FF, so if you're using moz instead of FF, it still shouldn't show the intellitxt crap.) ...
  Topic: sIFR blocking (script that turns text into Flash movies)
Drahken

Replies: 37
Views: 26486

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2005   Subject: sIFR blocking (script that turns text into Flash movies)
Hmm... I just tried visiting your blog. It continued to load for an eternity after everything visible was loaded. When it finally stopped, there was no flash or headlines or anything like that (althou ...
  Topic: Blocking intellitxt
Drahken

Replies: 31
Views: 9424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2005   Subject: Blocking intellitxt
Do you have a link to a site that uses Intellitxt? My web research on the subject indicates that it doesn't even work in firefox.

Try adding *vibrantmedia* to your adblock list, some of the alterna ...
  Topic: Operation timed out when connecting to doubleclick...
Drahken

Replies: 3
Views: 1037

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2005   Subject: Operation timed out when connecting to doubleclick...
Check your hosts file (it has no extension, but it's just a text file, open it in notepoad or wordpad or whatever). On xp home, it's at c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts on pro, it's at c:\winnt\s ...
  Topic: doesn't work after upgrade to 1.8b1(Linux)
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 1234

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2005   Subject: doesn't work after upgrade to 1.8b1(Linux)
Try going into your applications data folder and rename the mozilla folder (renaming it makes it easy to restore late if you wish), then do a fresh install of mozilla and adblock, see if that works.
  Topic: doesn't work after upgrade to 1.8b1(Linux)
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 1234

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2005   Subject: doesn't work after upgrade to 1.8b1(Linux)
Have you tried reinstalling adblock (not just removing/replacing the jar file)?
I installed moz 1.8b1 a couple days ago (no previous versions on this comp) and installed adblock on it, and it works f ...
  Topic: Yahoo trying to get u married?
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1379

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2005   Subject: Yahoo trying to get u married?
A little searching goes a long way. There is already an established code to stick in the usercontent file to dispose of that crap:

/* personals, soapcity ad (forms) */
form[action^="http://rd.yaho ...
  Topic: Pages render faster this way <-
Drahken

Replies: 10
Views: 5249

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2005   Subject: Pages render faster this way <-
Hosts file (either hosperm.1 or the windows hosts file) could potentially speed things up, but it could also slow things down. For example: To block all doubleclick ads would require more than a dozen ...
  Topic: internet explorer version
Drahken

Replies: 3
Views: 1659

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2005   Subject: internet explorer version
There is an addon for IE called adshield. It functions almost exactly the same as adblock (at least from the user's perspective). It's gone commercial, but you may be able to find an old freeware vers ...
  Topic: Yahoo Mail Ad
Drahken

Replies: 13
Views: 4154

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2005   Subject: Yahoo Mail Ad
Those ads can only be block by using the usercontent.css file. Search the forums for detailed info, as there are already a couple dozen threads about blocking yahoo ads.


Lazer- At some point, you ...
  Topic: Per site <script> blocking
Drahken

Replies: 1
Views: 960

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2005   Subject: Per site <script> blocking
You should be able to do that with the userprefs.js file in moz/FF through the use of the capability.policy function. This acts much the same way as the "zones" in IE. You can define groups, add speci ...
  Topic: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
Drahken

Replies: 12
Views: 3872

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005   Subject: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
More like "MHTML engine should not request fresh page when saving/viewing source", since that is the underlying problem. The browser should use the exact page you are currently viewing when you choose ...
  Topic: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
Drahken

Replies: 12
Views: 3872

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005   Subject: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
Wonko- I'm reasonably certain that this is not valid behavior. Indeed, I'm certain that this is tied into the "bug" (not sure if it's actually a bug, or just a bad design concept) wherein FF requests ...
  Topic: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
Drahken

Replies: 12
Views: 3872

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2005   Subject: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
It didn't save the blocked image at all in my earlier test, but I just ran several more tests (including clearing my cache and reloading after blocking the image, and even rebooting FF), and it saved ...
  Topic: site not working with adblock
Drahken

Replies: 5
Views: 1621

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2005   Subject: site not working with adblock
Not much (anything?) that can be done to correct it. The tab has to be there, and it has to be big enough for you to click on, or it serves no purpose. The only other option would be to alter the righ ...
  Topic: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
Drahken

Replies: 12
Views: 3872

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 22, 2005   Subject: it doesn't block when saving page to disk!
If it's blocked when you view the page on the web, it won't be saved when you save the page (I just did a test to confirm this). This is of course assuming that it's being blocked by adblock and not u ...
  Topic: Blocking Yahoo's centered piece ad
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1401

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 22, 2005   Subject: Blocking Yahoo's centered piece ad
There are certain things that adblock can't block. To block those, you need to make use of the usercontent.css file. Click the search link for the forums, and search for "usercontent", there are many ...
  Topic: Filtering text based ads?
Drahken

Replies: 7
Views: 2860

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 22, 2005   Subject: Filtering text based ads?
I tried several articles with just the filters I posted previously, and didn't see a single ad.

btw Always include the "!important" declaration when using the usercontent file, otherwise the site's ...
  Topic: Filtering text based ads?
Drahken

Replies: 7
Views: 2860

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2005   Subject: Filtering text based ads?
Tsk, tsk, tsk. They're google ads. Just add *googlesydication.com* to your filter and be done with it. These four entries in my filter block all the ads on that site, except for the compare prices thi ...
  Topic: Please help me getting rid of these ads
Drahken

Replies: 7
Views: 2484

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2005   Subject: Please help me getting rid of these ads
Is there a way to disable the onclick function in FF via prefs.js or whatever, the same way the new_winwod_open thing can be disabled? That would solve this problem as well as many others.
  Topic: USA Today pop-up ad?
Drahken

Replies: 7
Views: 2459

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2005   Subject: USA Today pop-up ad?
Next time you get a popup, post a link to the page with the popup here. Also, click the adblock button in the toolbar, and look for scripts. There's a good chance that you'll find one with ad or adver ...
  Topic: site sees adblock
Drahken

Replies: 179
Views: 112484

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2005   Subject: site sees adblock
I've never seen a site use your exact methods before, although a fairly common one that is similar is for the site to open and quickly close a test popup. The site then detects whether or not the popu ...
  Topic: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
Drahken

Replies: 214
Views: 410545

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005   Subject: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
Aside from the idiocy of paying a monthly fee just to record programs, another problem with tivo (and before that, vcr+) is that schedules and actual programs are frequently mis-alligned. Take the sup ...
  Topic: site sees adblock
Drahken

Replies: 179
Views: 112484

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005   Subject: site sees adblock
Many people (like me) will block every ad they possibly can, regardless whether it's a popup, banner, text, or some other type. However, many people who block ads only block them because they are obno ...
  Topic: CSS and Next Landmark Release
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 1287

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005   Subject: CSS and Next Landmark Release
Are they google-like ads, or google ads? If they're google ads, just add *pagead* and *googlesyndication* to your block list. Googlesyndication will block all google ads on non-google pages (the ads o ...
  Topic: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
Drahken

Replies: 214
Views: 410545

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005   Subject: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
*Points out that he uses a VCR, not tivo.*
The basic idea of tivo is good, but paying a monthly fee just to record tv is bullshit. Give me a vcr and about $10 worth of video tape, and I can record al ...
  Topic: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
Drahken

Replies: 214
Views: 410545

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2005   Subject: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
I've pretty much stopped watching TV. Why? Because I no longer desire to tollarate content "pushed" out to me, i.e. content I didn't ask for. I know what I want out of life. And even if I don't really ...
  Topic: site sees adblock
Drahken

Replies: 179
Views: 112484

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2005   Subject: site sees adblock
Disabling javascript on that site does NOT work. If you visit that site with javascript disabled, all you get is It appears that JavaScript has been disabled in your web browser, please reenable JavaS ...
  Topic: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
Drahken

Replies: 214
Views: 410545

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005   Subject: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
One day they'll put this crap in to our dreams if they can!
Reminds me of an ep of aqua teen hunger force, where they got some internet type thing implanted in their brains and actual popups started ...
  Topic: site sees adblock
Drahken

Replies: 179
Views: 112484

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005   Subject: site sees adblock
Disabling javascript doesn't work, you just get a message to the effect of "it appears you have javascript disabled, you need javascript to view this site. Please enable javascript in your browser and ...
  Topic: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
Drahken

Replies: 214
Views: 410545

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2005   Subject: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
I doubt many of you object to advertising in a magazine that you paid money for as vehemently as you object to advertising online.
WRONG. Having magazines that I paid for filled with friggin ads is ...
  Topic: site sees adblock
Drahken

Replies: 179
Views: 112484

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2005   Subject: site sees adblock
Hmm... I just went there and got that message, despite the fact that I'm usoing k-meleon at the moment. Adblock doesn't work with k-meleon, and k-meleon has no other ad blocking aside from the usercon ...
  Topic: AdBlock and Bannerblind
Drahken

Replies: 14
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PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2005   Subject: AdBlock and Bannerblind
Umm.... have you ever tried to view properties on an image in firefox while it's still loading? Firefox will tell you the dimensions the instant the pic begins to load, but won't tell you the filesize ...
  Topic: Adblock for K-Meleon?
Drahken

Replies: 6
Views: 2161

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2005   Subject: Adblock for K-Meleon?
K-meleon does use some xul, although it seems to only be used for minor stuff.
Here's an info page on making plugins for k-meleon: http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php?id=KPluginSpecs Prett ...
  Topic: Adblock for K-Meleon?
Drahken

Replies: 6
Views: 2161

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2005   Subject: Adblock for K-Meleon?
I don't believe so. K-meleon uses the gecko engine (version .9 is based on mozilla 1.75), but uses a different interface. The question is whether moz/FF extensions can be made to work with k-meleon wi ...
  Topic: Adblock for K-Meleon?
Drahken

Replies: 6
Views: 2161

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2005   Subject: Adblock for K-Meleon?
Any chance of getting a version of adblock for the k-meleon browser? ( http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net ) It's a smaller, faster alternative to mozilla and even firefox, but is in desperate need of an a ...
  Topic: FreeForum - No Adblock reluz
Drahken

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2004   Subject: FreeForum - No Adblock reluz
I'm not sure if that one is blockable. Blocking advlab or advlab.it should block the content of the popup, but the popup itself still occurs. It is initiated by an "onclick=sp()" command, the sp varia ...
  Topic: Yahoo! briefcase and Adblock
Drahken

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PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2004   Subject: Yahoo! briefcase and Adblock
Hit [shift]+[ctrl]+[B], the adblock logo in the bottom corener of the browser should grey out and say "disabled". Now go to yahoo and see if it works. If it does, you've got to find which filter is in ...
  Topic: FreeForum - No Adblock reluz
Drahken

Replies: 4
Views: 1304

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2004   Subject: FreeForum - No Adblock reluz
I don't get any popups on that site.

Edit: I did get a brief pop-in/layer ad just now when I went to the parent site (forumcommunity.net). It closed itself before it fully loaded. If the same thing ...
  Topic: Totaly unblockable pop-up.
Drahken

Replies: 12
Views: 4088

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2004   Subject: Totaly unblockable pop-up.
I look at the girl Embarassed and I think it's the webpage content Rolling Eyes Crying or Very sad

Heh, I did the same thing. I thought the pics were the content, and the text down below was the ad ...
  Topic: Totaly unblockable pop-up.
Drahken

Replies: 12
Views: 4088

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2004   Subject: Totaly unblockable pop-up.
Didn't get the second popup. The content of the first one can be blocked by adding *hotsexteens.net* to your list, but the "popup" itself remains.
  Topic: Need help with this ad
Drahken

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2004   Subject: Need help with this ad
There's no way around that. Adding fastclick to your block list will block the ad, but it won't help you SKIP the ad. Instead of getting the ad, you'll get a white adblock page telling you the ad has ...
  Topic: Help with a Flash Ad-Block, please
Drahken

Replies: 7
Views: 1852

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2004   Subject: Help with a Flash Ad-Block, please
IE has control over everything, INCLUDING YOUR SOUL!! BWAHAHAHA!!

..Sorry.. I was having a bill gates moment.
  Topic: Help with a Flash Ad-Block, please
Drahken

Replies: 7
Views: 1852

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2004   Subject: Help with a Flash Ad-Block, please
If maxthon can block it, it's possible that adblock can. However, since few (if any) of us are comcast members, we can't see the problem for ourselves, and can't begin to try to solve it.
While on t ...
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Back to the original topic: Just click the adblock text in the bottom right corner of the browser, then look for "john.jpg" or whatever, and block it.
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
If my computer was working, I'd simply use proxomitron to edit out the scripting crap. Unforetunately, I'm on a friend's PC, and am limited in how much I can do to it.
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
It did the same thing to me on XP when my XP system was still working (the HD died a few months ago). Perhaps you already have something in your usercontent or userchrome files that block it?
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Win98.
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
The card image.
http://allspark.net/cypherswipe/right-click-alertmenu.png
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
The one in the first post of this thread has the problem (although the script is of the 1% that are normally effective). I'll see if I can find a page with one of the ineffective type ones.

Edit: H ...
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Because you CAN'T disable those popups, not without disabling javascript completely (which causes other problems).
With 99% of these anti-right clicking scripts, you'll get both the context menu and ...
  Topic: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Drahken

Replies: 21
Views: 4868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004   Subject: Can't Adblock images at thesun.co.uk
Those poor attempts to prevent right clicking are just annoying. 99% of them don't even work in gecko based browsers, even if you have the disable menus option checked. They are nothing but an irritan ...
  Topic: Usercontent question
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 776

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2004   Subject: Usercontent question
Already performed that same websearch while waiting for a reply here. Wink
I asked here first because I knew many people here were familiar with userconten.css, and figured I could get the answer ...
  Topic: Usercontent question
Drahken

Replies: 2
Views: 776

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2004   Subject: Usercontent question
Is there something that can be put in usercontent.css to force all pages to be a certain width? Something like "body:width;800px"?
 
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