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gregg!!!! enough popups already!!!!!(nm)(13 posts)

gregg!!!! enough popups already!!!!!(nm)merckx56
Oct 3, 2002 6:26 AM
simple solutionJohnG
Oct 3, 2002 6:33 AM
Try "admuncher", it's free and it works great.

search for ad-muncher or admuncher to find it.

another solutionfbg111
Oct 3, 2002 6:35 AM
or just download Mozilla browser. It's basically Netscape without the bloatware, faster than IE, and with great popup suppression. I have yet to see a single popup using Mozilla.
I second Mozillakenyee
Oct 3, 2002 7:54 AM
Great popup suppression feature (enough for the AOL/Netscape idiots to remove it when they released Netscape) and avoids the giant security hole known as MSIE :-)
Opera web browser is pretty good too (nm)joekm
Oct 3, 2002 10:36 AM
Opera browser is great!!!! www.opera.comusnAgent007
Oct 3, 2002 8:31 PM
Another solution: stay off the board. No more "pop ups." (nm)onespeed
Oct 3, 2002 6:38 AM
wow! a post w/o mentioning a derosa merak! (nm)merckx56
Oct 3, 2002 8:15 AM
don't worry, it will be forthcoming ... (nm)tarwheel
Oct 3, 2002 9:29 AM
SolutionCaptain Morgan
Oct 3, 2002 7:05 AM
Earlier this year, Walter Mossberg addressed this in the Wall Street Journal. He recommended Panicware, a free download at www.

He also recommended AdSubtract, a $30 program, which strips all ads from websites and blocks cookies.

I have used the former but not the latter. choice....reallygregg
Oct 3, 2002 8:01 AM
I hate friggin' pop-ups with a PASSION and I was bummed the first time I had to put a pop-up on this site.

I know, it sucks. I think my bosses are looking at replacing the Classmates one, or at the minimum asking them to replace their creative (graphic). I'm sure this will not be easy to do, because they've already created a strong branded identity with that one graphic.

I noticed a week or so ago, that Netscape's homepage had the Classmates info blended in to their content section as a news article...very tricky.

Thanks for your patience,


(coincidentally, I received an email recently from an old high school friend who thought Classmates was great and asked me if I had heard about it!)
Make sure youEager Beagle
Oct 3, 2002 8:01 AM
have your accept kookies enabled - that way when you get hit with the first one, your pc "tells" the site that you have already had one, and you get no more that session.

If you don't, you get them by the bucket load.
Earthlink pop-up blockerJimP
Oct 3, 2002 9:53 AM
The Earthlink pop-up blocker really works! It allows you to block all pop-ups but set sites that you will accept them from. It also notifies you when it is blocking a pop-up and you can accept that pop-up by holding the CTRL key and clicking on the icon that will cause the popup. You can also turn it on and off with a click for that browser window only.