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Postby anon » Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:10 pm

Recently wikipedia has got a new donate bar at the top of every page.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

It is VERY annoying, plz add to filter list.

Thanks.
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Postby Hubird » Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:46 pm

I'm not a big fan of the donate banner either, don't know if it will be added to any lists though.
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Postby anon » Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:49 pm

it used to be just text at the top right, i didn't mind that but now it is huge

donate is already in navigation bar all the time anyway
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Postby Hubird » Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:21 pm

FYI

Out of the 3 most popular lists, EasyElement+EasyList, fanboy-adblock and JamiePlucinski.com, 2 of them have wiki whitelisted(JamiePlucinski.com does not). Which means that you can not easily block it yourself if you use any of the list with the whitelists.
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Postby rick752 » Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:37 pm

Hubird wrote:FYI

Out of the 3 most popular lists, EasyElement+EasyList, fanboy-adblock and JamiePlucinski.com, 2 of them have wiki whitelisted(JamiePlucinski.com does not). Which means that you can not easily block it yourself if you use any of the list with the whitelists.


Whitelists have no effect on element-hiding ... which is the only way to remove that box anyway:
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en.wikipedia.org#table(class=fundraiser-box)
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Postby Hubird » Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:45 am

Whitelists have no effect on element-hiding ... which is the only way to remove that box anyway


Not what I would have expected but good to know.
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Postby JimmyWails » Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:28 pm

I'm using

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en.wikipedia.org#table(class=fundraiser-box)
en.wikipedia.org#span(class=fundquote)


... to block the box and the quote

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Is this efficient?
Is there a way of combining the two rules together?
Even better is there way to say "on en.wikipedia.org block any element (span,div,class etc) with class=fund*" (where * is "anything")?
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Postby rick752 » Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:34 pm

You could do this:
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wikipedia.org#*(class^=fund)



But this would probably do too:
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wikipedia.org#div(id=siteNotice)
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Postby JimmyWails » Sun Nov 04, 2007 10:04 pm

rick752 wrote:You could do this:
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wikipedia.org#*(class^=fund)

But this would probably do too:
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wikipedia.org#div(id=siteNotice)

Thanks, they both work and I've learned something :D

It's reassuring to know that I no longer have to view an ugly, badly made advert as a reward for the thousands of bits of knowledge I've contributed to Wikipedia.
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Postby Peng » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:17 pm

You shouldn't block div(id=siteNotice). Site notices aren't always annoying ads.
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Postby JimmyWails » Wed Nov 05, 2008 5:54 pm

Wikipedia has a new "Donate Now" banner ad campaign and yet again this site comes to the rescue. This time the handy little "hide" link they provide to hide the banner only reduces it's size (from massive to large) rather than hiding it. Perhaps by the next campaign the "hide" button will reach out of the screen and slap you across the face for clicking it or even better, actually make it bigger. I can't wait to find out.

As mentioned a few posts above, adding
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wikipedia.org#div(id=siteNotice)

removes it. Blocking via the first suggestion above (wikipedia.org#*(class^=fund)) doesn't work this time

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Postby IceDogg » Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:51 pm

JimmyWails wrote:Perhaps by the next campaign the "hide" button will reach out of the screen and slap you across the face for clicking it or even better, actually make it bigger. I can't wait to find out.

ROFLOL!! I'm sure ABP will find a way to block it.. :D
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Postby mrbene » Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:51 am

Looks like someone reads here. It's been updated from "hide" to "collapse".
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Postby smk » Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:10 am

It does look better, but I still preferred the old "text" way
Maybe I will block it, changes my focus on the banner instead of the article titles
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Postby anon » Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:33 pm

looking at my old list

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/centralnotice/wikipedia/en/centralnotice.js?*
http://upload.wikimedia.org/fundraising/2007/red-button-left.png
http://upload.wikimedia.org/fundraising/2007/red-button-center.png
http://upload.wikimedia.org/fundraising/2007/people-meter-ltr.png
http://upload.wikimedia.org/fundraising/2007/meter-en.png
http://upload.wikimedia.org/fundraising/2007/*


and

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wikipedia.org#DIV(id=siteNotice)


and i still saw it, i swear it gets bigger and more invasive every year
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