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   ALynnMcW posted on Computers &Tech Issues  I can't stand the ads any longer. Installed ublock for Mozilla Firefox but that didn't work at all. Also need an option for my iphone. The ads are just irritating make reading Lucianne a pain. Can anyone help. I have read this thread and didn't see anything but I am not tech savvy at all. Draw me a picture? Thanks for anything you might suggest.
July 9 at 19:07 EST .

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   Tulsa  I have ABP (AdBlockPlus ) installed. I'm using Win. 10. If I use Firefox browser I click refresh on Lucianne and the ads disappear. If I use the Edge browser (the new MS Win 10 browser that is replacing Internet Explorer ) there are no ads at all.

Do a search for example: 'block ads on iPhone'. And see if anything turns up to help you. I'm sorry I don't know anything about iphones.

ALynn. Scroll down this page to Rama41 and see if that helps. I'll check back to see if you've found help.
July 9 at 23:40 EST .

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   Tulsa  ALynn, I searched 'block ads on iphone' and received a bunch of hits. I have no idea which version of the phone you have and I don't know if you buy apps or not. You'll have to do this unless someone with iPhone smarts is willing to post here.

You might try searching your phone version and the word forum. Or if your phone has a help icon, type in block ads in the search function.
July 10 at 08:14 EST .

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   Tulsa  Thx EC. for stepping up. I think any iPhone forum would help.
...and if you are forced into Win. 10 as we were, the Edge browser blocks ads. Oh how I hate ads.

If you watch any HGTV you'll note Wayfair and Ross? Joss? and Main are offering renovators (I'm guessing they are ) goods for advertising on the shows. Their merch. arrives in boxes with the names of the companies. That is far less offensive than ads, but most of the homes are over displayed with every item offered. Junked up. It's laughable. Less is more people!
July 10 at 13:42 EST .

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   Jerico  I've had luck by just turning the images off. No pictures no ads
July 11 at 06:25 EST .

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   Tulsa  Thx, Jerico. I searched 'turn off images'. Here's what I found. Info on several browsers. If yours is not there, make the search specific for your browser.

https://kb.iu.edu/d/acpv
July 11 at 09:04 EST .

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   Rama41  I've just uploaded the Image Block add-on for Firefox. It provides an on-off toggle for images and, so far, appears to work well. Had to first figure out it defaults to off (grey ) and has to be selected to on (red ). Wish it were site specific.
July 15 at 09:27 EST .

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   Tulsa  So far, still/just clicking 'refresh' removes ads at Lucianne in Firefox.

The Win. 10 browser Edge was blocking ads at Lucianne, but a recent MS update deleted that feature. Was that clear? Edge is not blocking ads at Lucianne. That is clear!

When are these jerk advertisers going to realize they are driving people away and losing business.
July 15 at 11:23 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Recipes  Anyone here tried Paleo or Whole 30 diet? Could I get some feedback please. Thanks.
May 26 at 17:27 EST .

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   BirdsNest  I have not but I believe that the blogger at browneyedbaker.com has tried it. She is pretty level headed and seems honest, maybe you could contact her and ask.
May 29 at 09:38 EST .

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   BirdsNest  BEB had mentioned Whole 30 in a post last weekend. Did you check it out?
June 6 at 07:20 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Suggested Reading  Picked up a book today by J. D. Vance. "Hillbilly Elegy" attempts to explain the anger that elected Trump. I can hardly put it down. I don't know if it's true but these are my people and I understand what he is saying.
March 11 at 18:24 EST .

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   StormCnter  I'll be interested in your review, ALynn. I've read a lot about this book, but hesitated about buying it because I'm afraid it'll be a grand slam against rural people and our culture.
March 12 at 06:26 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Suggested Reading  Went to the budget book store looking for some seasonal reading. I found two by Max Lucado. One I had read a long time before "Christmas Candle". The other "Cosmic Christmas" I had not read. Both were enjoyable but very different. One predictable the other imaginative. Both capturing the spirit of the season.
December 12 at 22:18 EST .

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   StormCnter  Have you visited this wall before? If so, I missed it and if not, a hearty welcome.

Ah, seasonal books. My parents always belonged to every book club available in the forties/fifties because bookstores weren't common in our part of Texas. I read one I'm sure was named "Christmas Carol" and it wasn't the "The Christmas Carol" by Dickens. The one I read was about a Victorian-era family, a young girl named Carol and her very controlling father. She would be punished for an infraction such as using the word "maybe" which her father considered a useless word indicating lack of decisiveness.
December 15 at 11:54 EST .

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   StormCnter  Maybe my memory of the exact title is fuzzy because I have never been able to find that book again.
December 15 at 11:56 EST .

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   MeiDei  Mary Higgins Clark wrote a Christmas story a few years back that was enjoyable; bought another recently - each page as forgettable as the last - I can't remember anything about it to warn you against.
Again, welcome ALynn - nice to have you with us.
December 15 at 14:15 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Computers &Tech Issues  does anyone else get a girls porn site jumping up in the middle of the mother site? Only happens on the iphone not my pc. I am tired of it. Tried erasing history but still finds its way back.
September 25 at 10:57 EST .

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   Jir  yes, that used to happen to me on my Iphone but it seems to have stopped.
September 28 at 20:38 EST .

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   Jerico  me too
January 7 at 00:35 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Suggested Reading  Just finished Daniel Silva's latest "The English Girl". Gabriel Allon and team are the best. Old characters make a good addition to new story. Highly re commend.
July 21 at 16:05 EST .

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   Balogreene  Love Gabriel Allon! Have downloaded the English Girl, but am finishing up the Pendergast series by Preston and Child first.
July 24 at 20:36 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Politics  Can someone catch me up and tell me when serving (there's and old fashioned word ) in elected government became a vanity job? When it became about 4 or 8 years of creating a legacy and not about protecting and defending the country and the constitution? Is this the result of media or just a general decline in civilization? It has become a popularity contest with endless rounds of self promotion and little or no thought to the hard working citizens of this country. I am appalled. I really can't think of a word strong enough to describe how I feel about this administration specifically and government (including most Republicans ) in general. Repulsed comes to mind but really it's worse than that. Just to wrap up I am not hopeless about the situation just heartsick about it. Long live the Republic!
April 23 at 10:56 EST .

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   Gerty  I think the 24/7 news (over )coverage has something to do with this situation. BTW, I wholeheartedly agree with you.
April 23 at 16:41 EST .

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   Linder  ALMcW...I have to speak up for my senator. I often wonder what you all think when you see Sen. Grassley on TV. Polished and glib he is not. For real...he is. As a Republican I don't always agree with him but he will have a logical reason for his position and being in disfavor won't budge him. I have to respect that. I've been county chairman of his campaign every year he has run and it is the easiest job possible. Nobody turns me down. For now he is insisting that Congress live under the same Obamacare laws as we in the cheap seats. Thanks, Sen. Grassley.
April 29 at 23:25 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Suggested Reading  "The Third Bullet" by Stephen Hunter makes me believe the Warren Commission didn't have a clue. A fictionalized account of the JFK assassination with a second shooter. Absolutely fascinating. I always believed Oswald acted alone. Not anymore.
February 20 at 14:58 EST .

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   Safetydude  I just started 'Killing Kennedy' by Bill O'Reilly.
February 27 at 18:34 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Veterans' Page & Militaria  http://www.ktrh.com/pages/michaelberry.html?article=10720258
This is a link to a story about Elbert Wood a WWII vet whose home was vandalized in Houston, TX. Clink the link at the bottom of the blurb to see the photos. Heartwarming to say the least.
January 23 at 12:58 EST .

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   ALynnMcW posted on Main Page The Lobby  I have a turkey, his mane is Tim;
on Thanksgiving day we plan to eat him;
he isn't suspecting, can't even be guessing
he'll be on our table, surrounded by dressing.

Happy Thanksgiving. Eat hearty!
November 21 at 11:55 EST .

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