I am aware that numerous members have earned the status "Ads Be Gone" after they reached 1000 status points in the months of February and most of March. However, it seems the Ads Be Gone status is no longer a benefit being given out to members. Anyone who earned Ads Be Gone before the change was made on this site are fortunate that they are no longer seeing the ads that pop up. I find the ads are rarely related to any aspect of travel. Nor are they connected to what sites I visit on the internet. Most ads here I see are for dating websites. On FT I saw ads, but they were always related to the site (airlines, hotels, credit cards, etc) or the topic on hand. Will MP ever again give an ads-free experience?