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Old 12-13-2013, 04:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How can I prevent SkimWords from adding shopping links to my posts? For example, the "BlackBerry" link in this post was not inserted by me. It was added after, and points to amazon.com.

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Don't use malware like SkimWords.
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Greetings,

How can I prevent SkimWords from adding shopping links to my posts? For example, the "BlackBerry" link in this post was not inserted by me. It was added after, and points to amazon.com.

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That's been done automatically on this site since I joined.
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I don't think you can prevent it, it's controlled by the forum software.
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If I can't prevent it, can I make my links look different from the shopping links?

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Default Re: Disable annoying links

You could try the Chrome plugin Adblock Plus, but mostly that just blocks popups and page ads.
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Doesn't work. I have AB installed and still see those fabricated links show up from time to time. Honestly, I don't even notice them that much.
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Yea I think the forum owner has to turn them off. It's a VB forum plugin
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