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  • Re: What Would It Take for YOU to buy a diesel car?

    Thanks, I will give that a try. I run Malwarebytes to get rid of the trash. But you are right about the cookies cluttering up the screen with ads relating to anything and everything you may look at. That is the only way NYT, LATimes and WSJ would know how many times I have looked at their site.
    I had also started going in at first to the cookies and removing all those with the words in the name related to the one newspaper. Two of the Ohio newspapers I follow use the cookies to store my history for the count of stories I've been allowed.

    . But I have learned by running both of those cleaners, in default set up I believe, it removes everything needed to reset the cookie count. Cuts down on the spam emails. I also tried ghastly, but it was too cumbersome to use which blocks all kinds of info being sent from my computer to the bad and good guys everytime a site page loads. Required blocking too many kinds of links that occur hidden in the background. Many of those I want to work.

    Firefox has a history|clear history step in the three bar button at the right of the url bar, if you use it. I've never tried it alone to see if it cleared the right cookies.

  • Re: Edmunds Members - Cars & Conversations

    Thanks for the info ty. This company has a new model that is all electric and has no pollution.
    Actually, there is pollution somewhere. Energy has to be generated somewhere, somehow. Building the electric motors or power plants or the photovoltaic cells generates pollution as well.

  • Re: What Would It Take for YOU to buy a diesel car?

    Hm, can't recall having any paywall issues with the LA Times. Not too surprised though. Sorry about that.
    When I logged into the link, there was a banner saying I could read 5 articles free. I suggest clearing your cookies, which may be where they tally up the articles read in order to know when to block you. I use Cleanup! and Piriform CCLeaner daily. Fewer cookies means the third party folks can't read other cookies to decide what ads to send you. I.e., I look at a car dealership site, it leaves a cookie, 3rd party starts sending me ads about cars when they see the other cookie. But be careful what boxes you turn on in those cleaners unless you understand what you're removing.

  • Re: Edmunds Members - Cars & Conversations

    I don't think Honda was guilty of anything unless they knew the airbags were faulty and covered it up, but I don't recall that being the case. It's a case of the Black Swan Theory*. You can't prepare for something that you didn't ever expect would happen.

    *Black Swan Theory was invented because the only Swans people ever saw were always white, then one day someone found a black Swan. Up until then everyone assumed all Swans were white.
    I learn something every day almost--on Edmunds. +1

  • Re: Edmunds Members - Cars & Conversations

    I did get clubbed by the Roto Rooter guys. I guess they don't have the best rep around these parts. He said the next time to call him and he'd do it for $75. .
    Many people mistakenly think their name Roto Rooter applies to what they do to the drains. LOL
    They don't have a good reputation here, either.
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