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post #55 of (permalink) Old 11-15-2017, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by VSadmin View Post
do you guys see it on the homepage: or on the forum?

We can't do an ad-free forum, the ads provide a source of income for the forum to pay for the server, we provide a less-ads envrionments for users and i would recommend that everyone with ad issues to provide screenshots to pin point which ones are invasive however I don't see any in this thread which is making it hard. there are no URLs provided either so we don't know which ones to remove.

ads and ad links are not always static and the same, they're based on the user, their browser, general browsing history and geo-location. which is why we want you guys to send in the ones you need us to removed.


Hi Li,

Please be sure to read the thread more thoroughly before replying. No one on this thread has suggested you need to operate the site for free. Any discussion about going ad-free has also included the idea of annual subscriptions in order to pay for the site maintenance costs. Also, it's just a suggestion and really secondary to the main point of the thread.

The primary issue of this thread is the VigLinks which are showing up for anyone who is not logged in. Here is a screenshot:

These links were showing up on a post that I made less than an hour before taking the screen shots. (This is the post:

In another of my recent posts (, every instance where I used the word "crampons" was turned into a link as well.

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