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Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by Yvonne G, Nov 8, 2018.

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  1. Toddrickfl1

    Toddrickfl1 Well-Known Member Tortoise Club

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    I did already.
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    Ray--Opo Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share our experiences.
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    Ray--Opo Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I have the same problem. I go to options and the title window is there
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  4. EdMurphy

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    You are correct. I went to the page to sign on as a platnium supporter and it indicates this will be ad free and will happen soon.
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  5. Toddrickfl1

    Toddrickfl1 Well-Known Member Tortoise Club

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    I can confirm I don't have ads anymore.
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  6. Kapidolo Farms

    Kapidolo Farms Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Some of the pop-ups block access to the inbox and alerts tabs, so you are basically phucked trying to click on the second alert.

    This is analogous to a bar and tity joint moving in next the church and daycare center, the neighborhood is gone.
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    I know it’s frustrating, but tfo is the only church, I hope the adds problem gets taken seriously by the administrators.
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    Hippytort Member 5 Year Member

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    So I have to pay to not be bogged down with adds? These adds are driving me crazy! not much fun anymore. More of a hassel than any other forum I frequent.
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    Same here. I usually use the mobile site and the ads are either in between each reply or every other reply when I read a thread.
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    jsheffield Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    I generally avoid accessing TFO on my laptop anymore because of the annoying ads ... I use Tapatalk on my phone and never see a single ad.

    Jamie
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    JoesMum Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    There are ads in the app, but they’re not intrusive. I only use the website if I really have to.
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    Gijoux Active Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Me too!
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    Me as well! I get the exact same ads in the same thread over and over between posts.
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    Gijoux Active Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    I hope I am not jinxing myself, but I make a small monthly donation to Tortoise Forum because I am so appreciative of everything I learn hear, and I don't ever see adds at all, not one.
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    KarenSoCal Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Yes, I see that you have the Platinum banner.

    If you take notice, this thread is from last March. When the ability to use Tapatalk was taken from us, I too joined the Platinum club...so no ads.

    I learn lots on here too.
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    Gijoux Active Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Yes in fact I responded back in April about not enjoying the adds and it was then that I started donating each month. I feel it is very worth it for the information shared here. Merry Christmas!!
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    Maybe if each user was prepared to make a minimal donation you could cover the running of the site that way, say maybe £ / $ per year. I would be willing to do that to keep the site ad free, or at least only Tortoise / pet related ads.
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