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General Chat Thread, Dodgy Edugeek Ads in General; I know Edugeek is in fund raising mode atm but this ad seems abit dodgy to me, not something i ...
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    Dodgy Edugeek Ads

    I know Edugeek is in fund raising mode atm but this ad seems abit dodgy to me, not something i would expect from a professional forum.

    Just thought id let admin know incase they dont realise
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    I disagree.

    When you go to Sky News, the Daily Telepgraph website, The Sun website and even El Reg, you see advertisments!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight View Post
    I disagree.

    When you go to Sky News, the Daily Telepgraph website, The Sun website and even El Reg, you see advertisments!
    Then again you would wouldn't you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight View Post
    I disagree.

    When you go to Sky News, the Daily Telepgraph website, The Sun website and even El Reg, you see advertisments!
    You disagree with what? I said there are dodgy ads ie the "you are the 1,000,000th viewer, click here to collect your prize" which are the type of ads (or even viri infested links) you find on crack sites not "normal" websites and especially not professional ones.

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    I do agree, i wouldn't exspect to see adverts like that on here.. i dont mind the other ones but then ones saying u have won something just dont seem right.. :\

    Might be something to do with how google is filtering the ad's again.

    James.

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    These appear to be pop ups and I'm pleased to say our blocking of pop ups must be working as I haven't had these. I can cope with the normal ads and with the daily thingy that's appearing now... but I can't bare pop-up ads

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    Just a thought but I'm pretty sure at least one person on this thread didn't actually look at the attachment and assumed "Oh, it's another complaint about the ad thing"..

    Can I suggest anyone look at the attachment before commenting.

    I think you'll find professionalism just about jumps out the window and sky dives into the septic tank. You wouldn't expect to see the stuff displayed in those screenshots on this site and I doubt anyone on the team did either.

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    Yh i agree.. i thought it was just another moan.. but its actually true.. i have the same issue... but i am under the impression these adds are like google ones.. and i think ZeroHour is just ironing them out still but i aint sure.

    One of the Admin's will come and sort it shortly but there probs out on the drink tonight lol

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    Drink I wish after putting the kid to bed I spent half the night looking into it metrics and communication sad life hey...

    But as someone said we are ironing the google adsense adverts out...

    Russ

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashok View Post
    Then again you would wouldn't you.
    whats that supposed to mean????

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    Yh i suppose russ, its more Ric_ would of been out on the drink lol bet he is still in bed :P.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight View Post
    whats that supposed to mean????
    That on a newspaper, you'd expect advertisements I'd guess.

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    I've just had a Symantec pop up take over the whole screen, no scroll bars to get past it. One more of those and ABP gets turned back on!

    edit:- Sorry, meant to make it clear that it happened reading this thread.

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    I dont have a problem with the Symantec Advert tbh.. its just like u say a full screen advert but i just X it off once a day its not a problem.

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