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  1. Kreij

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    Way too easy. You just need a place to put it.

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    <html>
      <body>
        <a href="URL">My Link</a>
      </body>
    </html>
    
    Add links as you see fit.
     
  2. agent00skid

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    I'm not sure. Default in Chrome, which is my secondary browser.

    In Firefox, I've used a session for so long I have no idea what my homepage is.
     
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    TPU is my homepage... I have 5 set and this is the first tab
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    I like that idea.
     
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  5. Kreij

    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    It's a bit outdated as I don't use a lot of the links any more, but it looks like this.

    I just plopped it in the domain our company uses.

    I have my own domain, and will be using that soon as the company domain is changing and that domain will be going away.
    If anyone would like to plop a custom home page like this on my domain I have no problem with that. I'm not doing anything with it anyway.
     
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    I'm loyal to my homepage for years - it is my compilation of usefull links that I constantly tweak and improve and change... :)

    [​IMG]

    It is fairly simple code and well editable, if anyone want it, then PM me :) But anyone can create a html page like this easily...


    PS. as for the unbalanced news, that is common for Google too, just check this: http://vimeo.com/51181384 !!!
     
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    Dailymail, BBC, FB, Google, TPU and a Liverpool FC forum in tabs. No issues loading them all and I rarely venture away from these few sites and can't really have my fave pron tabs on my homepage.... :eek: :laugh:
     
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Yeah, I've been pretty loyal to my home page. On my main PC is it TPU, on all other PCs it was a customized iGoogle page, but now that iGoogle is going away it is just the standard Google page.

    No you are not, MSN uses AdChoice, they have no real control over what ads show up on their site. AdChoice detects both the content of the site you are visiting as well as the content of other adchoice sites you have visited, and puts up ads tailored to the content. Obviously MSN has a lot of news stories about Obama, and hence there are a lot of ads about Obama.
     
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  9. 95Viper

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    Trickson, newtekie1 is correct.

    I don't see that stuff when I go to the MSN home page or others... I use Ghostery and it crushes AdChoice, ADSense and a host of other trackers.

    I use to use it on Firefox; now I use it on Opera and IE9.

    What is Ghostery?

    Ghostery is a browser tool available for Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and Internet Explorer. It scans the page for scripts, pixels, and other elements and notifies the user of the companies whose code is present on the page. These page elements aren't otherwise visible to the user, and often not detailed in the page source code. Ghostery allows users to learn more about these companies and their practices, and block the page elements from loading if the user chooses.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Thank you. I am out of thanks for now.

    Well my main issue is with there political manipulations I am seeing. I do not like it. as for customizing the page I tried but still get Obama this and Obama that crap. I get enough advertizing and the TV why is it the Internet is now clogged up with crap shit adds and the like? What is it every one has to advertize of put a commercial in when I want to watch a simple video. This crap is just getting out of hand. I wished we could crash All Gore's internet for REAL!
    I am so dejected I even switched my EMAIL over! FU,MSN!
     
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    Google is my homepage. It I used TPU then I'd spend even more time here... which is already over a sensible limit!
     
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    Try it though, it does work and they update the list all time.

    Customizing your MSN start page or others won't get rid of the ads, it just tweaks them.:ohwell:
    As for the ad trailers in videos... not to much can alleviate that on the fly.

    It is all about getting a revenue stream anyway possible. :pimp:

    EDIT: And, your reply is Thanks enough!:)
     
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    Have a thanks from me instead :p At last, an anti-ad extension that's right for me.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    I am trying. even yahoo sucks! I am going to set TPU as my home page. enough is enough :banghead:
     
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Websites have to make money, running a website isn't free. Bandwidth costs money, servers cost money, server maintenance costs money, software writing costs money, etc. Without ads where exactly do you expect news websites, or even TPU, to get their revenue from?
     
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    Code:
     <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
    <body>
    
    <h1>Quick Links</h1>
    <p>
     <a href="http://www.hyperlink.com">Hyperlink1</a> 
    </p>
    <p>
     <a href="http://www.hyperlink.com">Hyperlink2</a> 
    </p>
    <p>
     <a href="http://www.hyperlink.com">Hyperlink3</a> 
    </p>
    </body>
    </html>
    
    Copy and save in a text file and save it as HTML. :toast:


    Edit: See Below.. hehehe
    Ops.. hehe I didn't see you added this buddy. :toast: Me and the wife are getting ready to go to a hunted house.. hehehe So, i'm in and out.. :p
     
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    Nooby tip: Ensure you add the protocol prefix in the addresses, or it will try to connect to C:\www.ebay.co.uk etc :laugh:

    Was worried about straying off topic, but it's looking good :p
     
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    IMO Speed dial is better than a simple list of links, it's prettier, it's less cluttered, it shows more visual cues (thumbnails), it loads instantly too & is easier to add pages, at least in Opera. And there are extensions for Chrome & Firefox too don't know IE, but it's up to anyone.

    I used big lists of links before speed dialers on browsers were invented and they were far worse for me, they took me more time to dive on them to find a site than simply using the address bar and write the address or using Google as home page. But maybe people can see more at a glance than me lol.
     
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    Not using AdBlock or something similar?

    It's the quadrennial presidential election season over in the US, so news regarding that will disproportionately high. Anyone remember the news flood during the Olympics earlier this year? Just took a look over at MSN right now. I mostly see the usual celebrity gossip/trash; only one political article: "Ryan, in coal country, hits Obama on energy". You can try clearing your cookies. That might help with things.
     
  20. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Is there some kind of program that blocks adds? Oh and is it free?

    OH TPU is now my home page! Sick of them all! Adds and crap all over the place! NOT TPU!
     
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    Ever since I've been apart of TPU, it has been my homepage. Its my homepage on every computer I use and I'm so used to clicking the home page button to get to TPU I don't think I could ever change it.

    Before TPU it was google though, but since chrome's adress bar is always a search bar I just use that.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    That's it!!! I now know what I have been missing all this time!!!!
    TPU is the one!
     
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    What browser are you using?

    I use Firefox. AdBlock and NoScript together solves most of my advertisement problems. And yes, they're free.
     
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    There are 3 AdChoice ads on TPU's homepage, not to mention the inline ads...MSN only has one...:confused:

    Switching to TPU as your home page to get less ads makes no sense.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Okay I think you are missing my point, I am sick of MSN plain and simple, I used to use yahoo back in the day and changed back only to find that I was just making a lateral move. It is nothing more than the same mondain crap advertizing, More brain washing if you will. I just do not want it any more. TUP is a Clean look a great look mind and body if you will. :eek:
    I see what is going on at MSN, Google, Bing and the like. Yeah I get it I am on the grid and they want me to buy this or vote that or get this now.
     

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