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Those Pesky Banner Ads

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I have found that I start to "hunger" for things like Dairy Queen (when I'm not hungry) when I keep seeing banner ads on the sides of facebook and other websites that I search. So I minimize the browser window to a smaller setting, so I can see what I want, and miss all those pesky ads. The power of seeing a familiar logo sets me craving for things not good for me and this is how I prevent some of that.

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I have noticed that for the most part, the banner ads on Spark People have been better than most, when coming to foods/cravings. This works mostly for the side ads and maybe not so much for the banner ads on the top and bottom of pages

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  • BECKYR16
    If you use firefox, adblock plus will do the same job! :) - by BECKYR16
  • Another solution to this problem is to download a program that automatically blocks annoying website advertisements for you. I use AdBlock Pro, which you can get for free: http://adblockplus.org/en/r>
    With
    an Ad Blocker, you can enjoy the maximized version of your favorite websites but still avoid the tempting side ads! - by JECKINA

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