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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #90 on: September 02, 2011, 11:29:59 AM »
The ads are how we stay in business, and if people block them, we can't afford the hosting of the forum, please don't block the ads, or announce that you are blocking the ads.

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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #91 on: September 02, 2011, 02:34:09 PM »
I've found some great shopping on some of the ads I've clicked. And even if it's something I can't afford, it's fun to look and even to bookmark!
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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #92 on: September 02, 2011, 02:37:13 PM »
I don't know if its different for other people, but the ads really arent that big for me. They are long but skinny.

Also, most of my ads are for companies that I already do business with. I bought some things at the Under Armour store, and now I get UA ads.

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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #93 on: September 02, 2011, 06:16:17 PM »
I have a Chili's ad right now. Mmmmm. Now I'm hungry.
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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #94 on: September 02, 2011, 07:59:55 PM »
I have a Chili's ad right now. Mmmmm. Now I'm hungry.

My ad is for Carrington College. Are they trying to tell me something? ;)

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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #95 on: September 02, 2011, 08:16:40 PM »
I have an ad for ESPN New York.com.
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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #96 on: September 02, 2011, 09:26:32 PM »
*snip*

2. I think the libel thing has been addressed by others, but in my own opinion, it's sort of a non-issue for two reasons: (a) Wal-Mart or Target or McDonald's or whoever has about a 0.000000001% chance of ever even finding this thread unless someone points it out to them and (b) all of the American judge shows that I watch assure me that telling the truth is an absolute defense against slander/libel.
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Am I the only person who has named a company on the world-wide-inerwebs, somewhere on a message board, and then had a representative of that company create a handle in order to defend themselves/derail the discussion (and, IMO, be truly obnoxious and call me a liar)?

I don't think it's far-fetched to think that some of that could indeed follow people here. 

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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #97 on: September 03, 2011, 02:55:17 AM »
EHellDame, do you have any say on which ads are shown in other countries? I'm in Denmark, and get some really, really disturbing ads for the Danish version of PETA :(
 
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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #98 on: September 03, 2011, 02:59:39 AM »
*snip*

2. I think the libel thing has been addressed by others, but in my own opinion, it's sort of a non-issue for two reasons: (a) Wal-Mart or Target or McDonald's or whoever has about a 0.000000001% chance of ever even finding this thread unless someone points it out to them and (b) all of the American judge shows that I watch assure me that telling the truth is an absolute defense against slander/libel.
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Let's face it though, a corporate troll coming here would be a hilariously bad idea for them.

Am I the only person who has named a company on the world-wide-inerwebs, somewhere on a message board, and then had a representative of that company create a handle in order to defend themselves/derail the discussion (and, IMO, be truly obnoxious and call me a liar)?

I don't think it's far-fetched to think that some of that could indeed follow people here.
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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #99 on: September 03, 2011, 06:27:07 AM »
EHellDame, do you have any say on which ads are shown in other countries? I'm in Denmark, and get some really, really disturbing ads for the Danish version of PETA :(

I can block any ad I want BUT I need the URL of the business the ad is directing people to.   Like  www.denmarkPETAdotcom for example. 

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« Reply #100 on: September 03, 2011, 07:49:46 AM »
EHellDame, do you have any say on which ads are shown in other countries? I'm in Denmark, and get some really, really disturbing ads for the Danish version of PETA :(

I can block any ad I want BUT I need the URL of the business the ad is directing people to.   Like  www.denmarkPETAdotcom for example.

I did not know this could be done.  That.  Is.  COOL.
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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #101 on: September 15, 2011, 02:38:42 AM »
EHellDame, do you have any say on which ads are shown in other countries? I'm in Denmark, and get some really, really disturbing ads for the Danish version of PETA :(

I can block any ad I want BUT I need the URL of the business the ad is directing people to.   Like  www.denmarkPETAdotcom for example.

Apparently, I just needed to complain as I haven't seen it since :) But good to know that something can be done about it if I do. Thanks!
 
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Re: Naming Names
« Reply #102 on: September 17, 2011, 04:22:12 PM »
EHellDame, do you have any say on which ads are shown in other countries? I'm in Denmark, and get some really, really disturbing ads for the Danish version of PETA :(

I can block any ad I want BUT I need the URL of the business the ad is directing people to.   Like  www.denmarkPETAdotcom for example.

Apparently, I just needed to complain as I haven't seen it since :) But good to know that something can be done about it if I do. Thanks!

Heh, last night I whined in the "drives you crazy" thread about the insurance ad with the woman doing flips, and I haven't seen that one since, either. 




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