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I think ads have a place however there is a point where, for me,they make a site unreadable.

Flashing, moving brightly coloured ads on the left and right of a screen when I am trying to read text in the centre of the screen makes it impossible for me to take in any information. Quite literally I am unable to read some pages as I am unable to filter out the ads(particularly animated/video ads) down the sides of the pages.
It's a bit like how I am unable to concentrate in noisy offices or when people are loudly banging their cereal bowls in the office.

Perhaps it's just me but a simple couple of ads at the top and perhaps bottom of a page is plenty and not distracting.

So I use an ad blocker not to remove reasonable ad displays but to remove what, to exaggerate a little, I consider a form of visual abuse.
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