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Name: Mike
Mountain View, Hawaii
Region: United Kingdom Region: Hawaii
May 17, 2020 12:26 AM CST
Not a plant question but maybe my complaint will get to the right set of ears or eyes.
Please stop breaking up our blogs with advertising and photos. It breaks the flow of the blog and the photos in the ads almost become part of the blog. Put them at the end or the beginning. Almost makes me want to stop blogging or blog on a different site and I love NGA.
Name: one-eye-luke US.Vet.
Texas (Zone 8a)
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May 18, 2020 2:23 AM CST
Hey microbe, they have to pay the bills, or else they wouldn't even be here for everyone like you and me. I just look at what I like, and don't look at what I don't like. Try it.
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Name: Mike
Mountain View, Hawaii
Region: United Kingdom Region: Hawaii
May 18, 2020 10:03 AM CST
I agree but there is a limit to how intrusive advertisers should. Put them down the side, beginning or end but not every two or three inches of a blog.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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May 18, 2020 8:32 PM CST

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The thread "Too many ads!!" in Site Talk forum
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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May 19, 2020 7:22 AM CST
Once you've made 100 contributions to the plant database, i.e., photos, comments, plant data, you can then disable the ads in your profile settings.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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May 19, 2020 5:44 PM CST Admin

Some of the more intrusive ads are being phased out. It's hard because we don't fully control it so we have to switch agencies which is something we're working on.

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