1. Once you’ve completed your purchase, the page you’re on should automatically reload WITHOUT ads. You’re already logged in and have a valid subscription, so you’re good! Go forth and enjoy it all!
2. If you return to theCHIVE and see ads, something is horribly, horribly wrong. Kidding! Simply click the profile icon on the upper right to log back into your account. That should be the end of that.