This forum is about wrong numbers in science, politics and the media. It respects good science and good English.
It may be the subscription lapsed which kept the ads off. With all the challenges John is facing, I wouldn't be surprised. The ads don't bother me. If I find one that is offensive, I click on it. Always make the offenders pay more.
Sorry about that. I was not aware of receiving any subscription reminder.
Normal service has been resumed.