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Why do those horrible little ads on the side start making noise? This doesn't usually happen.

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  1. I think it has something to do with a desire on the part of the site's owner to make money.

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    1. re: carolinadawg

      I see that "Make Money" has done the same in Carolinadawg's post above.

    2. I'm having the same problem, but worse the word "books" in a post has suddenly morphed into a link to "pro Shopper", And lots of extra tabs are self-opening when I try to post.

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      1. re: qianning

        That sounds like you have some kind of malware on your computer that's affecting what you see. We don't do any kind of advertising linking on words within posts themselves.

        1. re: Jacquilynne

          you're right. now fixed.

          1. re: qianning

            I was getting these ads for eggs coming up all the time, now a new one with some happy music has started up twice today. This is not cool.

      2. After it being suggested many, many, MANY times I finally installed Ad Blocker Plus and don't see any ads any more! It's free and easy.

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        1. re: c oliver

          Any ad blocking extension will help. It depends on one's browser and operating system.