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My eyes!!!

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    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    Is there nothing that can be done about the assault that is the ad for toenail fungus?
    I am having night terrors, my stomach is churning, my eyes are burning. PLEASE! Make it stop!!!

    1. A Troubled Man profile image59
      A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Usually, the ads are specific to what you were most likely searching for previously.

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        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        lol... That is not an issue. Besides... I clean the cache every night. It's an old habit, they used to tell us to do that with scrabble to keep it running right. It's a horrific ad I promise you.

        There is currently a "Mathway" and "AAA" ad right now... also nothing Ive searched.

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          epsonok0posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Download firefox, then go and get the add blaster add on. Firefox will replace adds with white space. I have not seen an add on HP since I joined.

  2. ChristinS profile image92
    ChristinSposted 3 years ago

    Beth, do you look at any health related or natural remedies sites? I am bombarded by the same nauseating ad, but I do a lot of writing/research on natural health and remedies and whatnot.  Perhaps that would be the "related" items..  I am sick of seeing it too - yuck.

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Nope, but since you said that, there is now an Aetna and a sleep remedy one.

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
        Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Maybe if you are online in the wee hours, they think you are insomniac ruining your health and likely to  contract toe fungus.
        I especially dislike seeing that one after a yummy recipe hub.

        Then there's the one about removing belly fat with a woman's  bikini-clad torso, whose midsection has been flayed to expose the muscles and blood.

        1. Writer Fox profile image75
          Writer Foxposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Well, now you've gone and done it.  You just had to mention 'belly fat torso.'  So now, Google thinks that's what this thread is about and there are now two, count 'em – two! – ads for, you guessed it, 'belly fat torso' at the bottom of this thread.
          http://s3.hubimg.com/u/8449250_f248.jpg

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          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          lol. I know... you're a female, of course you want to get rid of belly fat. What would you be doing if you weren't trying to get rid of belly fat?

  3. Reality Bytes profile image93
    Reality Bytesposted 3 years ago

    HIV in cells eradicated with antifungal drug

    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266683.php


    Try to look at it from a different perspective.

    This could potentially be a life changer for many.

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      If I click on that, will I see a nasty pic?

      Some kind of scrapbooking thing (which I wouldn't do if I were alone in a padded cell for 1 year.)
      And another sleep thing.

      1. Reality Bytes profile image93
        Reality Bytesposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        No, my link was righteous.

        Here is a basic Google search.

        https://www.google.com/search?sourceid= … mp;spell=1

        This really could be a major breakthrough!

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          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Why I hadta look at that?

  4. RTalloni profile image88
    RTalloniposted 3 years ago

    How they come up with saying the ads are related to searches is beyond me.  Advertisers clearly do not realize that sometimes words are enough and the photos are too much--a real turn off that makes me instantly close the page for I do not need any info bad enough to look at some of the pictures in the ads!  Yuck is probably the best word, but none could do the situation justice.  It all seems like a reflection of the degradation of society…have we become that course as whole, are we so desensitized that we'll accept any yuck that comes across the screen, could we step up and speak up about it?  Good for you for doing so!

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Wow! Look at you and your bad post! (Bad meaning powerful, i.e. "Look atchu and yo bad self.") You should probably be running for office somewhere. Very impressive. smile

      1. RTalloni profile image88
        RTalloniposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I meant coarse.  8-]

  5. Cardisa profile image91
    Cardisaposted 3 years ago

    And here I thought the belly fat ad was bad...the one with the woman squeezing her protruded abdomen...lol

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      She's really pretty though, you have to give it to her.

      1. Cardisa profile image91
        Cardisaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        That ad had been active all day now it's static. Do you think she's embarrassed?

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          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I think she's ok with herself. She's not Jenifer Anniston, but she still rocks a short skirt.

  6. DzyMsLizzy profile image91
    DzyMsLizzyposted 3 years ago

    I hate ads. Period.  Yes, they give us some pocket change on here, but I assure you I never, ever click ads on any other site unless by accident of a wayward mouse.

    The sidebar ads I manage to mentally block out and "not see," for the most part. 

    But my real pet peeve are the assorted TV ads for everything from 'feminine hygiene products,' to urinary incontinence to hemorrhoids, and sexual dysfunction...that they seem to insist on airing at the dinner hour!

    Ugh!  Repulsive, unappetizing, etc.  Never mind lectures about whether or not you 'should' be watching TV while you eat--hubby does, so I'm a captive audience; even leaving the room, the audio is still there....

    1. Hikapo profile image84
      Hikapoposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      You might hate it, but ads are what made Hubpages today. No ads, no earnings and no Hubpages.

      I hate ads too, but it is what it is. Whatcha gonna do? big_smile

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image91
        DzyMsLizzyposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, I know--and acknowledged that in my opening statement.

        What really irks the living daylight out of me with TV ads is this:  We are being bombarded with thousands of ads, and in effect, being 'double-dipped' because they claim the ads pay for the show...but, if we are already paying for cable TV subscription, then all the subscribers are paying for the shows, and being shown all the ads besides is most irksome.  We are paying--why should we have to watch ads?  Bah!

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          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Please understand... we all hate ads, but this toenail ad is the Jeffrey Dahmer of all ads. (He's still in jail right?)

          1. DzyMsLizzy profile image91
            DzyMsLizzyposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Yes--I've seen the live-on-TV version..it IS gross...

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              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Oh No! Ms Lizzy! What have they done to you? (shivers)

          2. Reality Bytes profile image93
            Reality Bytesposted 3 years ago in reply to this

             
            Dahmer was killed in jail a couple of years after arriving.

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              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              That's just the worst story ever.

  7. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago

    Really am going blind in right eye. Don't give a damn any more. Fck medcal and all with it.

    1. Writer Fox profile image75
      Writer Foxposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      This is the wrong thread.  Here's the thread about your eyesight:
      http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/117860

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        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Is it just me or does Izzy really seem to have it out for PS?

        1. Writer Fox profile image75
          Writer Foxposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Izzy had a bad day and she apologized.  All is well.

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            Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

            I missed that. Well that's nice.

  8. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago

    IzzyM and I are friends. Always have been. Always will be.

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Well maybe you found your mate, mate. smile

 
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