Advice on deploying nofollow tags?

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I have over 2000 links on one of my sites, a directory. I didn't put nofollow tags in when I installed them, and since many of the links are in columns (see http://psychedelictreehouse.com/a_D.php ) I am wondering if I can capture the HTML, go through pasting the two tags, and restore the pages to normal. In other words, a work-around against going one by one? Any suggestions? I am aware there may be no such option, and have a Plan B.
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Hi Bengo,

You may want to investigate adding a robots.txt file telling search engines not to index that page (if that's what you're trying to achieve). However, I'm not sure whether that will affect the indexing of the rest of your site. You can get more information on this page: http://www.google.com/support/webmast...

Hope that helps, let us know how it goes.
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I now see that nofollow tags negate link functionality, so they are not an option. The question should now be, what are my options for having 100+ links on a page without being declared a link farm by Google? Are iframes an option?
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I found this link that may interest you http://www.webmasterworld.com/google/.... If you Google for 'google' and 'iframe' you get quite a bit of info that you can peruse...
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You folks remain awesome. I didn't mean to make you Google for me, but I'll accept it gratefully.

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