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Any Geek forum recommendations?

By Mike-Scott ·
I know, it's probably rude to put this on this forum, but can anyone recommend any other forums where geeks hang out?

It seems like most of the techie forums turn into tech support forums, and let's be honest, when 1 half of the page is adds, it makes it pretty hard to find stuff worth reading.

Thanks in advance.

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by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Any Geek forum recommenda ...

Firefox and Ad-Block.
What ads?

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by Mike-Scott In reply to Ads.

That's one solution, although I still view it as a failure in the site itself.

Thanks for the reply!

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Gotta pay the bills some how

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Well

Jason and company gotta eat. Tammi's got those new bike payments to keep up.

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by Forum Surfer In reply to Gotta pay the bills some ...

Call me a sell out, but those ads pay the bills and I don't see anything wrong with them. I hate ads, but I understand. The ones I find fault with here on TR are the annoying ones that play video and sound as soon as the page loads. Annoying if you happen to be at work to say the least.

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by Mike-Scott In reply to Gotta pay the bills some ...

I understand that, and that's why I'm not a fan of ad blocking. However, there comes a point where too much is too much, and it's something that each site owner has to balance.

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Don't forget

by jck In reply to Gotta pay the bills some ...

Tammy needs her Diet Coke too

Next time I see her, I hope she has a van. I'm gonna bring her a bunch of Diet Coke...which should last her 2 or 3 days lol :^0

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by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Gotta pay the bills some ...

It's the sound and moving video that got me to blocking ads. Don't even like those kinds of surprises.
Well, that and the interminable page loads when the ad servers are misbehaving.


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Nothing like bringing up a site at work...

by NotSoChiGuy In reply to Yup.

...and the "Viva Viagra" melody starts blaring from your PC.

Ad-Block couldn't have been installed fast enough!

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Been awhile since I played there...

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Well

but I learned a lot hanging around in Gibson's newsgroups.

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Didn't think to check

by Mike-Scott In reply to Been awhile since I playe ...

Should have been obvious, but I didn't think to check GRC. Thanks a bunch!

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