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Hi, im bored

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#1 12 years ago

ive been searching for threads about Firefox and i realized a lot of people have something called "AdBlock" so im wondering what it really does and if its any good.


What does the Fox say?

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#2 12 years ago

Adblock is THE Firefox extension.

Many people use it to block Ads. I use it to block offensive or annoying avatars/sigs, on various websites. Ones that are very animated, jerky, or have lots of gore.



Huh yeah, whatever ^^

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#3 12 years ago

It's a content blocking extension. Allows to prevent something from ever being displayed again, based on a set of rules involving regular expressions. Unless the current website is in "whitelist" or you disable Adblock or you delete that rule ^^

So it's very useful to block advertisements but not only that (any thing you don't want to see again, such as an avatar you don't like etc... ).

It is found here.

A typical rule would look like ** or */adverts/* ... you can of course set as many rules as you wish.