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Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby Risug » Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:02 pm

The best ad blocker in existence is now free: http://www.murrayhurps.com/blog/ad-muncher-announcement
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby rkh » Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:37 am

He left out the "Why", as in why am I doing this. Especially since he's had a net loss for the past two years.

Too good to be true comes to mind. Not that it won't happen, just that there's a hidden cost down the road. Ad Muncher is not just an ordinary run of the mill ad blocker so that's what makes me suspicious - when something extraordinary becomes free.

Unless V5 is going to more directly compete in an arena where everything in its class is currently free.

Or maybe the guilt of asking people to pay for this really did hit the breaking point.

Either way, I do hope development can continue because I've become spoiled by it.

P.S. He needs to shut down the Buy Now within 30 days though. Imagine someone spending $110 on a single license at this point - not being aware of the plans.
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby max » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:09 pm

rkh wrote:He left out the "Why", as in why am I doing this. Especially since he's had a net loss for the past two years.

Too good to be true comes to mind. Not that it won't happen, just that there's a hidden cost down the road. Ad Muncher is not just an ordinary run of the mill ad blocker so that's what makes me suspicious - when something extraordinary becomes free.

Unless V5 is going to more directly compete in an arena where everything in its class is currently free.

Or maybe the guilt of asking people to pay for this really did hit the breaking point.

Either way, I do hope development can continue because I've become spoiled by it.

P.S. He needs to shut down the Buy Now within 30 days though. Imagine someone spending $110 on a single license at this point - not being aware of the plans.


Some people are showing there support by renewing their licenses!
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby rkh » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:58 pm

max wrote:Some people are showing there support by renewing their licenses!


They need to stop, they're just making him more uneasy :lol:
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby Vector » Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:58 pm

My brother received this email a couple of days ago -

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I don't think it's very fair for you to leave out the part where you're making the program free, you should at least inform people.

Luckily he's my bro and I've already updated him on the details. Others might not be as fortunate.
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby alan1476 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:27 pm

I love the fact that this great program is going to be free, I am 72 and have been supporting this great program for years now, my license has run out and I am out of luck. When will this happen?
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby rmartink » Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:15 pm

When will it actually be free, as you announced 1 month ago? Just wondering if you can give us an idea.
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby zach » Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:12 pm

Bunch of bullshiters. Very disappointed in the way you are handling this matter.
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby bzg » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:32 pm

Here's an Email I received on July 18th.

What a joke.............

Your Ad Muncher license will expire in 7 days, on July 26th, 2014.

I love working on and improving Ad Muncher, but cannot continue to do
so without your support. Your renewal fee will go directly towards
hiring more staff to speed Ad Muncher's development, as well as
covering the significant costs involved in providing the service that
we do.

I want Ad Muncher to keep protecting you online, so would like to offer
a 10% discount on your renewal if purchased before your license
expires. Please click the below link today to avoid missing out on this
discount:



I consider myself extremely lucky to be able to work full-time on Ad
Muncher, and can't thank you enough for making this possible. If
there's ever anything I can assist with please just reply to this
email.


Yours sincerely, and with thanks,

Murray Hurps
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby Jeff » Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:12 am

that e-mail makes perfect sense since the free version isn't out yet.
That's not an ad blocker... THIS is an ad blocker.
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No bovines were harmed in the making of this program.
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My first popup stopper blocked too much.
My second popup stopper didn't block enough.
Ad Muncher was juuuuust right.
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby zach » Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:47 pm

Jeff wrote:that e-mail makes perfect sense since the free version isn't out yet.


You meant to say CENTS
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby bzg » Mon Aug 25, 2014 3:05 am

zach wrote:
Jeff wrote:that e-mail makes perfect sense since the free version isn't out yet.


You meant to say CENTS

Yes sir, you're correct.
New Email....lol
Dear xxxx,

I'm sad to see that your Ad Muncher license expired on July 26th, 2014.

I'd like you to enjoy advert-free browsing again, so am contacting you
to offer a 30% discount on your renewal to help get you back on board.

This discount is valid until September 24th, 2014, and can be used by
visiting:



I thank you sincerely for your past support of Ad Muncher, and hope
that I can continue to provide you with fast, advert-free browsing in
the future.

If you have any questions, or there's anything else I can help with,
please just reply to this email.


Yours sincerely, and with thanks,

Murray Hurps
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby The Seeker » Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:46 am

This has become a joke.
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby LisaSimpson » Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:57 am

It not joke long ago?!?!?
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Re: Ad Muncher is now a free program

Postby zach » Fri Oct 03, 2014 6:47 pm

Where is the free version?
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