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Perhaps now: Dec 17, 2018


Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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How to block images in Adblock Plus Dec 17, 2018

Tom in London wrote:
Mirko Mainardi wrote:
Just install Adblock Plus, right click on the icons you can't stand and then choose "Block element", et voilà!

Tried that. It doesn't work.

The right-click trick might also work, but if you know the URLs of the images, then you can set it up manually.

Left-click the Adblock Plus icon in your extension bar (e.g. next to your browser's address field, depending on the browser). Click the gear/cog icon. Scroll down and click "Start creating my filter list". Then type this, and press Save:

This will hide only flaming icons, but the non-flaming ones will remain:

hidden images

If you want to hide the non-flaming ones as well, add these two to the filter list as well:


Tom in London
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It's still annoying me Jan 6

Samuel Murray wrote:

.... Those flames come up with the thread has more than a certain number of posts in it.

Who cares about that?

It would be useful if they sizzled when there were new posts. I couldn't care less how many posts there are in a forum. Does anyone? Is it important to YOU?


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