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What does the "see reduced ads" privilege mean?

Some SE sites (for example the trilogy sites Stack Overflow, Super User and Server Fault) have actual advertisements, and an actual reduce ads privilege which disables the full-width ads which appear ...
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What does the "see reduced ads" privilege mean?

There was a bug where a disabled privilege could still show up when congratulating you for earning one. This has been fixed.
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How to keep ads from appearing on Stack Exchange?

As Pedro has already mentioned, the best solution is to install an adblocker. Here is an article about "the best ad blockers in 2021". For what it's worth, I use uBlock Origin on Google ...
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How to keep ads from appearing on Stack Exchange?

The solution (which is not specific to this site, but works more or less everywhere) is to use a version of an 'ad blocker' add-on for your browser. For example, here, though I am in no way endorsing ...
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I am seeing Community Promotion Ads from the (old) 2020 proposal

These ads were being served by a system native to our code base, in parallel to ads being served via Google Ads Manager. We identified the bit of code responsible, and removed it, so you should no ...
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