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TRAVELGO
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3/21/14 9:12 A

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The ads are definitely a pain but SO worth it to have the Spark People program FREE!!



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RD03875
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2/9/14 2:57 A

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Get an AD BLOCKER PROGRAM for your browser, they are FREE. I never ever see ads on any pages

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PATTIEMCD
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1/25/14 8:41 A

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Has anyone else noticed that you will get ads based on searches you've done ? For example, after going into Brahmins website I will start seeing ads for the purses, etc that I have looked at on their site. Like I said in an earlier post, the only ads that bug me are the ones that get in my way and make me click that X to make it go away.



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STARBUCKSAMORE
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1/24/14 11:44 P

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Agreed. There are ads and there are annoying ads. Funny thing is I keep getting ads for Craftsy, of which I'm already a customer.



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TANITHSEH1011
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1/23/14 4:57 A

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My home computer has an ad blocker on it, problem solved!

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PATTIEMCD
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1/22/14 11:29 P

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Aaaannnnnd it happened again tonight !
I decided to make the Mushroom & Barley soup. I wanted to make that big X go away & yep !
Recipe goes away because I didn't position it " just right " and I was taken to an ad !
*sigh*



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PATTIEMCD
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1/21/14 11:29 P

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The only ad(s) that get me irritated are the ones that pop up when I'm looking at recipes.
Large banner with an X that you have to touch to make it go away.
The problem?
You have to position that stupid X strategically so you aren't taken to another page and have to go back to the recipe you were trying to look at.
Annoying to say the least.



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UOFIGIRL
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1/20/14 11:08 A

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I agree - there has to be a way for the page to have advertising without the ads interfering with functionality. I really hate that I can't navigate around the page until all of the ads have loaded, and since each one moves and has animation, this can take a while. It's kind of to the point that I wonder if there is another website out there - or an option where I can remove the ads for a monthly fee. The site just doesn't work well with Chrome, and it might be time for a redesign.

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NIGHTSKYSTAR
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1/2/14 6:00 P



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To keep Sparkpeople free there has to be advertising. Here is a link to explain some, and how to report if there is one that is inappropriate.
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_ar
ticles.asp?id=1454


Holly
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JODAJASA
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1/2/14 9:20 A

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When did all the advertisements take over? It seems half the site-page is taken up by them? Very distracting.



 
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