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by LCKip
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 66
Views: 18104

Re: Site not secure

It says it all about the quality of the IT team that runs these sites that they can't get such a basic thing working even after months - it literally takes minutes to do this on any sane platform from the last two decades. If they can't get this working, why should we have any faith in them to prot...

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by LCKip
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: WEBP File Format
Replies: 11
Views: 2881

Re: WEBP File Format

I don't know of any way to do so. But as far as I can tell, it only affects when someone wants to save an image (they can't). In the screening interface, we're still having JPEG files. There are applications and websites which can convert WEBP to JPEG. But that's not needed as far as I experienced....

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by LCKip
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: About the New WEBP Picture Format
Replies: 7
Views: 3895

Re: About the New WEBP Picture Format

airkas1 wrote:
Someone else has reported this as well, I've sent an inquiry E-mail to the higher ups.

I don't know what's the difference between the file formats mentioned but since this happened I am unable to download photos because the function 'save to' seems to be blocked. Any ideas why?

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by LCKip
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Annual Gripe
Replies: 7
Views: 1778

Re: Annual Gripe

Agree with you! There should be a button to stop this permanently.

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by LCKip
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Who Is Online?
Replies: 5
Views: 4127

Re: Who Is Online?

Those are bots that collect data for Google search and other search engines. The next questions: 1) why does A.net allow that? 2) for what reason are Google and Baidu collecting this kind of data? Everyone does, it’s just that phpbb show them. If you won’t allow it, you won’t show in search and tha...

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by LCKip
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Who Is Online?
Replies: 5
Views: 4127

Re: Who Is Online?

JohnKrist wrote:
Those are bots that collect data for Google search and other search engines.

The next questions: 1) why does A.net allow that? 2) for what reason are Google and Baidu collecting this kind of data?

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by LCKip
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: 504 errors.
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

504 errors.

airkas1 wrote:
Do you guys still get the errors? One web server which was slightly iffy has now been disabled. The backend was slow before as well but seems to have returned to normal for me.


Confirmed, it works normal now.

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by LCKip
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: 504 errors.
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

504 errors.

Since about 12 hours the site works slow. Every time 504 errors. What's the problem? Maintenance? Server problems? When will it be solved?

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by LCKip
Wed May 02, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Test topic for airport codes on the forum ** Input needed **
Replies: 140
Views: 16889

Test topic for airport codes on the forum

[quote="airkas1"]Topic unlocked for feedback purposes. Please do not spam or flood this thread and keep on topic . We are just in a testing phase and currently we do not have many codes available yet. Codes that are available if you wish to try: AM S, GR Q, LA X, MS T, RT M, JF K, EZ E, EH...

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by LCKip
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What happens to the unused fuel in retired aircraft?
Replies: 31
Views: 5049

Re: What happens to the unused fuel in retired aircraft?

I imagine that all the liquid is drained and then the lines flushed to remove any potentially dangerous residue before scrapping work begins (not just fuel, also hydraulics, lubricants, coolant liquids, water tanks etc). Liquids are one thing but I imagine there is also the danger of gas building u...

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by LCKip
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website not working
Replies: 23
Views: 4071

Website not working

Since a few hours 504 Bad gateway time-out. the server didn't respond in time, when clicking in Top Airliners.net Photograpers on the name of a photograper.

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by LCKip
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Return of SABENA
Replies: 28
Views: 5831

Re: Return of SABENA

OA260 wrote:
No real need to launch it again it was famous for bad service and losses.

We called Sabena: Such a bad experience never again!

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by LCKip
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Server issues?
Replies: 8
Views: 1903

Re: Server issues?

StTim wrote:
It is almost unusable at the moment. I am getting 504 timeout errors. Page just not loading etc.It is horrible.


I work regelarly with A.net from 4am Netherlands time this morning. No problems at all. Maybe you are connected to other servers?

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by LCKip
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: User Reference Guide - Your feedback and suggestions required!
Replies: 2
Views: 1531

Re: User Reference Guide - Your feedback and suggestions required!

[quote="qf789"]A.net community

Personally I prefer the 'hover-over' tool for airport and airliner codes. I know that it's on the list but no date yet. Your ideas maybe helpful.

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by LCKip
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: The airport code hover feature
Replies: 4
Views: 1528

Re: The airport code hover feature

Apologies for such a vague title, I am not really sure what this is actually called. I remember back a while ago you could point at an airport abbreviation with your mouse cursor (example DFW) and it would show you the full title of the airport (Dallas/Ft. Worth International). That feature is no l...

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by LCKip
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 232441

Re: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

CplKlinger wrote:
Am I somehow missing the option to turn off the snow? It's cute the first time, but annoying after that.

Agree! It's irritant. Hope it will be switched off soon.

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by LCKip
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners access.
Replies: 12
Views: 2380

Re: Airliners access.

I have noticed it a couple of times though thought it was my internet provider as that is unreliable here in Australia. I have sent an email to the developers and hopefully they will have an answer soon. Please note they wont be online for a few hours I'm relieved I'm not alone. Networks here in th...

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by LCKip
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners access.
Replies: 12
Views: 2380

Re: Airliners access.

Since yesterday afternoon/evening access to Anet is difficult. Long response time and often a 504 Gateway Timeout. Only now and then, like now, I can access. Are there technical problems? I have noticed it a couple of times though thought it was my internet provider as that is unreliable here in Au...

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by LCKip
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners access.
Replies: 12
Views: 2380

Airliners access.

Since yesterday afternoon/evening access to Anet is difficult. Long response time and often a 504 Gateway Timeout. Only now and then, like now, I can access. Are there technical problems?

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by LCKip
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Unable to add to a post.
Replies: 1
Views: 1328

Re: Unable to add to a post.

readytotaxi wrote:
Dec 5 10:00 GMT
Experiencing problem adding to any post. Submit my comment on the thred and it jumps back to the first post without adding my comment. :banghead:

I experiencced problems logging in and many times error 504. I guess that there were server problems

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by LCKip
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 232441

Re: Annoucement: Airliners.net has been aquired by VerticalScope

Things I really miss about the old site and would like to see brought back: ....Scroll over function for airport codes and airlines. ..... Still holding out hope this function will reappear. Me too! I know it's on the list for the developers no date available. See my interim solution in 'hover over...

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by LCKip
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Hover over of airline and airport codes?
Replies: 13
Views: 4820

Hover over of airline and airport codes?

And people wonder why this site keeps dying and dying... Ugh... It's a reasonable update that shouldn't take a "decent" developer long to complete at all. This is coming from someone who does it for a living. As many other members I agree that this option is needed. I also understand that...

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by LCKip
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Top photographers.
Replies: 2
Views: 1456

Re: Top photographers.

PanAm_DC10 wrote:
Hi
That I am aware of it's not a feature available now so I will add it to the squawk sheet as a request for the future. Regards

Thank you! And I know it will take some time and no garantee that it will be implemented.

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by LCKip
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Top photographers.
Replies: 2
Views: 1456

Top photographers.

The home page shows an option 'Top photographers' which I often use. After selecting a photographer I see his photos in 'views' mode. I preferr the option 'date added' but I have to change that everytime I select another photographer. I searched for an option to select that as standard, the same as ...

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by LCKip
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help, my golden escalator is stuck.
Replies: 20
Views: 4540

Re: Help, my golden escalator is stuck.

[quote="readytotaxi"]Oh how embarrassing when ones golden toy does not work. :eek:
Of course it got stuck, they used golden parts like bolts, nuts and bearings. Gold is nice but too soft for that purpose. Did they bring the escalaotor on his private a/c or did they sent it a freighter?

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by LCKip
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Site FAQ-Updated
Replies: 61
Views: 78739

Re: New Site FAQ-Updated

lvs wrote:
Much needed, especially at less common airports, I hope this function comes back quickly.
Thanks.

I miss that too. Learned from another forum member to search for an airport name. Go to Googele search, fill in LHR airport and you get the name. Works for me.

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by LCKip
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: When clicking a photo in an album from the homepage, show that image first
Replies: 3
Views: 1554

Re: When clicking a photo in an album from the homepage, show that image first

Hello, Often times I will see an image thumbnail under the "Featured Photo Album" section of the homepage that I'd like to enlarge. However, clicking that thumbnail only takes me to the first page of the album. If there are a lot of photos in the album, it almost becomes futile to sift th...

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by LCKip
Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spicejet to re-introduce seaplanes in India
Replies: 18
Views: 4706

Re: Spicejet to re-introduce seaplanes in India

BestWestern wrote:
Next we will be told spicejet will be introducing the DC3.

Is technically possible. Search for 'Douglas C-53 on floats' and you find 6 pictures of N130Q, owned by Folsum Air Services..

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by LCKip
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Passing a knowledge test to join?
Replies: 10
Views: 2485

Re: Passing a knowledge test to join?

ChrisKen wrote:
No, ship Sherlock.

What does this mean? Some American expression? I'm not a native speaker as you know, so I'm curious.

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by LCKip
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Passing a knowledge test to join?
Replies: 10
Views: 2485

Re: Passing a knowledge test to join?

Great idea. The first question can be on the use of grammar and punctuation so we don't have to read an amorphous mass of text.Be careful when throwing stones. we ALL have something to learn.[/quote] A test on use of grammar isn't a good idea at all. It means that only native speakers in english or ...

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by LCKip
Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed Constellation restorations
Replies: 8
Views: 2478

Re: Lockheed Constellation restorations

Has anybody an idea of the cost involved in this restoration? it must be astronomical. I know that the cost of attempting to restore N749NL almost bankrupted the aviodrome museum in the Netherlands and I understand that attempts to keep it flying are abandoned. They did go bankrupt ;) Sadly indeed,...

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by LCKip
Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Side adds
Replies: 1
Views: 2449

Re: Side adds

If you use a Windows pc you can try an adblocker. I'm using Adblock Plus since a long time and it works fine. It's free and simple to install and setup.

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by LCKip
Wed May 31, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 586
Views: 160690

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

Why is it still brandling as MC-21 vs Yakovlev 242? I found an article from Flight Globel dated 26-10-2013. Some Russian authority said that the Irkut MC-21 will be ranamed Yakovlev Yak-242 once in production. I don't know how to get a link in a post here. I googled for Yakovlev 242 resulting in sh...

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by LCKip
Sun May 28, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 586
Views: 160690

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

Do you know why this a/c is painted as MC-21 and all info on the internet the same but all photos here mention MS-21. I'm curious. It was named МС-21 (in Russian language, without official translation). In Russian language "С" sounds like "S" in English. So.. unofficial translat...

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by LCKip
Sun May 28, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 586
Views: 160690

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

Dutchy wrote:
Good to see it in the air, seems a rather short flight and not going very high.

Hi Dutchy, You are one of the experts here. Do you know why this a/c is painted as MC-21 and all info on the internet the same but all photos here mention MS-21. I'm curious.

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by LCKip
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N723AR what's it doing?
Replies: 15
Views: 5699

N723AR what's it doing?

bennett123 wrote:
What is an E/O turret?.

As you search for N723AR you see photos of this aircraft with two different pods under the nose. One is like a tube and seems to be a radar sensor, The ball-like one I guess it's for a camera/sensor suite. What they are doing is unclear. I'm curious too,

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by LCKip
Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 To be scrapped
Replies: 29
Views: 20048

Re: A340 To be scrapped

Hi there, On the 27th of April a A340 will be ferried to EHTW to be scrapped, is there somewhere a list to see which aircraft is going to get scrapped and where? Thanks in advance! Do you mean EHTW? It's a small civil airport in the Netherlands called Twente Airport, in the past an Dutch Air Force ...

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by LCKip
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United to RTM
Replies: 41
Views: 12829

Re: Rumor: United to RTM

Also I was meant to say about RTM Is how far is it away from AMS because if it's a small distance then United may consider it. With United getting B77Ws won't they just put them on? What's the current aircraft they use to AMS? Distance from airport to center AMS: 72 km. Keep in mind that the highwa...

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by LCKip
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United to RTM
Replies: 41
Views: 12829

Re: Rumor: United to RTM

Also I was meant to say about RTM Is how far is it away from AMS because if it's a small distance then United may consider it. With United getting B77Ws won't they just put them on? What's the current aircraft they use to AMS? Distance from airport to center AMS: 72 km. Keep in mind that the highwa...

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by LCKip
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 118
Views: 76940

New Members Posting For First Time

I'd like to see the $25 posting fee reinstated. Span was low back when I joined when there was a fee. $25 posting fee? No way!! I agree with a payed membership but there must be some profit for the members. Viewing/downlaoding photos without watermark and advertisement free forums are two of them. ...

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by LCKip
Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Erdogan victorious in Turkish referendum
Replies: 47
Views: 2377

Re: President Erdogan victorious in Turkish referendum

Democracy almost made it. It's democracy! The Turkish way of course. For Erdogan it's mission accomplished. For the Europeam Union it's good news although nobody will confirm this. Good news because this result means that Turkey will not be allowed to become a EU member, Turkish people will never b...

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by LCKip
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Membership Levels
Replies: 10
Views: 5442

Membership Levels

Hi, Haven't been on here in a while, used to have a 'First Class' membership which I let lapse, which did away with all the advertising. Come back on just now and the advertising is a total distraction, but I can't see an option to upgrade my membership to get rid of the ads again. Cheers,APP There...

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by LCKip
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Advertisement on aircraft livery?
Replies: 43
Views: 5961

Re: Advertisement on aircraft livery?

Tuifly, Germany, has Boeing 737-8K5's with Haribo ads. Haribo, Hans Riegel Bonn makes popular licorice candy. Search in photos for: tuifly boing haribo and you will find photos.

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by LCKip
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 232441

Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

jetjack74 wrote:
Whats with all the advert banners all over the place?

I'm using adblock plus and don't see any advertisement or banners. It's free and simple to install.

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by LCKip
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 232441

Re: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

There were two payment options, a one time fee of 25 bucks that gave access to the forum. Doubt that one will be around again. Then there was the First Class that gave an ad free browsing experience on airliners, that one I believe will be back. The belief that it was the 25 buck initial fee that k...

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by LCKip
Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Sidebar and top advertisements
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

Re: Sidebar and top advertisements

I get that anet is very affordable to be a part of (or free if you just lurk!) - so advertising is necessary. But the ads on here are overwhelming. The sidebars regularly "wash" over the content making it impossible to see the actual posts. The top one often loads slowly and suddenly jerk...

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by LCKip
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Sidebar and top advertisements
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

Re: Sidebar and top advertisements

I get that anet is very affordable to be a part of (or free if you just lurk!) - so advertising is necessary. But the ads on here are overwhelming. The sidebars regularly "wash" over the content making it impossible to see the actual posts. The top one often loads slowly and suddenly jerk...

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by LCKip
Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: featured album links
Replies: 3
Views: 3524

Re: featured album links

When I try to view a photo from a featured album, the only links are to the album itself. Some of these albums have thousands of images. I have to reverse-search the image, find the code, search site:airliners.net with google using the code....kind of clunky. Can someone make the featured photo/alb...

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by LCKip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dassault Mercure
Replies: 86
Views: 15287

Re: The Dassault Mercure

Did the flight engineer on the Mecure make a difference in some orders? It did have a very nice cockpit in my opinion and quite advanced for its day, including I believe a HUD. There is a photo on this site which states there is a HUD. Look at F-BTTD. There is a round screen but I'm not sure it's a...

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by LCKip
Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: After site change, anyone else find themselves with no desire to go on anymore?
Replies: 98
Views: 14887

Re: After site change, anyone else find themselves with no desire to go on anymore?

g38 wrote:
I can't stand the new site. Today is only my second or third log-in since the site upgrade. I really wish they'd bring back the paid membership so we could lose these adds.

There are ad blockers to fix this. I'm using AdBlock Plus for IE and Firefox. It works for me,

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