Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Attack of the killer bloat...
Old 09-28-2007, 05:46 PM   #1
Full time employment: Posting here.
DRiP Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 548
Attack of the killer bloat...

I could sure do without all the new Ads, banners, and assorted junk.
DRiP Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that Early-Retirement.org is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-28-2007, 07:54 PM   #2
Moderator
samclem's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 14,404
Resistance is futile. It is for our own good, like the new software. Just keep repeating to yourself "Everything is for the best in this best of all possible worlds."
samclem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 05:41 AM   #3
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,137
I want the ER Forums to collect their due in ad fees. No resistance there.

But I'm so far out in the country, that I'm on (gasp) dial-up! The cable lines and dsl lines stop about a mile away. We've begged them to come further out our way. So of course, the more complicated the graphics, the longer it takes to load.... Sigh.

All those who take their high speed for granted - stop for a moment and breathe a thankful thought!
spncity is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 07:39 AM   #4
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
travelover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 12,585
Firefox with ad blocker makes it all go away.
travelover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 07:57 AM   #5
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
OAG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Central, Ohio, USA
Posts: 2,627
Ditto for Firefox.
__________________
Vietnam Veteran, CW4 USA, Retired 1979
OAG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 09:31 AM   #6
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
TromboneAl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 12,880
With Firefox:
WithFirefox.jpg
__________________
Al
TromboneAl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 11:51 AM   #7
Full time employment: Posting here.
DRiP Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 548
There ya go, just like it ought to look! (now have set all of my phazers to 'stun', shields up, intruder alert to high, etc. to prevent all the page-trinkets from coming along for the ride.

On a semi-realted topic, has anyone noticed all the physical "table-SPAM" you have to clear out of the way at the more common chain restaurants at lunch these days (Chili's, Road House, etc)? Between the umbrella drinks pictorial, the appetizers fold-out, the special lunch menu insert, the regular menu, the special of the day placard on the center of the table, etc. I find I have to clear an arm-load of crap out of the way just to make room for my essential schooner of brewski!
DRiP Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 09:06 PM   #8
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Goonie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: North-Central Illinois
Posts: 3,209
Yep....Firefox with ABP works wonders! Not just here, but on EVERY website that has all that advertising. It's a real time saver.
Goonie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2007, 11:29 PM   #9
Recycles dryer sheets
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 51
You can also use Adblock Plus found here https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1865
__________________
I'll be done Jan 1, 2015, but who's counting.
SonnyJim is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Chiggers Attack Chicago REWahoo Other topics 6 08-15-2007 11:43 AM
Nords-- shark attack??? cardude Life after FIRE 1 07-24-2007 11:02 AM
Weary-Overload-Recreational-Killer fin_indie Young Dreamers 1 06-12-2007 05:07 PM
403b Bloat - Too much of a good thing Rich_by_the_Bay FIRE and Money 4 11-28-2006 09:03 PM
Pancreatic Cancer Is One Mean Killer poboy Other topics 11 08-22-2006 07:25 PM

» Quick Links

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:27 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.