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Whats with the ads?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by MrMom, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. MrMom

    MrMom Well-Known Member

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    Am I the only one with this issue? I normally only see them at the top of the board, right above Home Daily Zone and Fan Zone, but lately I'm seeing these Google ads show up in the middle of threads in between posts, and at the bottom of threads.
  2. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    yea....they're everywhere.
  3. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    showing up right in the middle of threads?
  4. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Its called revenue.

    Its the way of the internet.
  5. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    I don't know, I haven't seen a single one. Maybe some people have adware on their systems????
  6. dargonking999

    dargonking999 DKRandom

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    Nope, its Ad program through google.
  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    just in this thread there are two.
  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    anyway to get rid of them?
  9. dbair1967

    dbair1967 Arch Defender

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    I see them too...its kinda annoying

    David
  10. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    Are you guys using IE or Firefox?
  11. Sarge

    Sarge Happy New Year! Staff Member

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    How come I'm not seeing them?
  12. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    I am using IE.
  13. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    I'm seein them on Firefox
  14. Sarge

    Sarge Happy New Year! Staff Member

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    Ie.........
  15. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    For the short-term you might try Firefox just so you don't have to see them, especially for tomorrow's game....

    Other than that, I think it's some ad program. Might try running Ad-Aware or something in the meantime.
  16. skinsscalper

    skinsscalper Well-Known Member

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    I'm using IE, but I don't see any of them.

    SS

    :star:
  17. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    Or it might be that zone supporters don't see them......
  18. SteveOS

    SteveOS Dedicated to Sports Gaming

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    It's only 2 ads. Sites this big have to generate revenue, it's not free to host a site, just in case you didn't know. Odds are you will get used to them in a few days and not think twice about it.
  19. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    They're Google Sponsored Links, one of the least invasive forms of advertizing. If they need the revenue, I'm glad it's these and not something that could be way more annoying.
  20. Rocky

    Rocky New Member

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    I love me some ads, and the bigger the better. Look at these ads, click on them, and buy. You must buy. You will buy.

    This message brought to you by Fast Freddie's Bakery and Pest Control Products, your one stop shop for a scrumptious 3-layer cakes and other delicious treats, all of which you can enjoy whilst you fumigate your living room!

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