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  1. n8chavez

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    For those of you that are have been trying to block ads with Opera I have the solution for you. It's built-in ad blocker can can stop individual images but nothing like this; think of Admuncher without the cost.

    There are three things I use (that from now on will be in a single zip that can be downloaded from the address in my signature); Fanboy's Ad List, AdBlock+ for Opera, and Flash Block. Fanboy gives us a (frequently updated) urlfilter.ini. There is also an elementhider.css to remove white space that is left behind after the ads are removed. AdBlock+ for Opera is pretty sweet. With it you can right-click within Opera and, within the AdBlock+ submenu select "Block Element" then select any element on the page you want removed and it's done.

    The best extension for Firefox has been ported to Opera!

    So freaking sweet!!!!
     
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    Why not use Proxomitron? Just curious.

    Sul.
     
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    @n8chavez,

    AdBlock+ for Opera?

    Link?
     
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    The only difference I can tell is that fanboy's list blocks adverts of certain demensions whereas Peter's does not. And, of course, there are going to be differences in the servers being blocked. Having a smart list is more important that having a huge (and mostly useless) list. That might not be the case here, but just because Peter has more entries does not make the list better.

    That's something I need to look into.
     
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    Ah, where to begin? Proxo is very powerful, sometime too powerful. I have been using it for years, along with Sidki's set, and I always had issue that I could never solve; the java toggle function never worked right at Yahoo games, the Amazon mp3 downloader was never spawned (despite being on the bypass list), and I always had issue is secure sites (https). SSL filters, and half SSL filters never really worked right for me, and with Opera, more specifically wand, the prefix it puts before any https address was hell.
     
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