On or about 9/12/2009 3:17 PM, Jim typed the following: > Don't know if anyone has discussed this before. > > With the increased reliance on web ads for revenue, sites are cramming > more and more ads on their web sites. Most of the news sites I go to > have their ads hosted by webservers other than their own. Sometimes, > some of these sites are slow -- or don't serve up the ads at all (even > our beloved doubleclick sometimes) resulting in the final news page > taking for ever to load. > > There was one local news site requiring a completed reload of every ad > for each slide in a slideshow. Even had a Shockwave video loading each > time (and that was of the lower portion of these screen). Now who is > going to scroll down off a slide in the slide show to watch a video? > > Sheesh -- what are they thinking? > > Where's the beef? > Here it is!!!
you could add these sites to your host file and direct the request off to no-man's land. Works fine except for those sites that depend on you actually seeing the ads. Check it out at: http://someonewhocares.org/hosts/ -- Ed If at first you don't succeed, shouldn't you try it like your wife told you to do it? _______________________________________________ support-seamonkey mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/support-seamonkey