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    Super, Duper Moderator Youk Of The Nation's Avatar
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    Is anyone getting advertisements at the top of the page? Is this just some program that snuck onto my computer, or is it Talksox? I have an ad up there for "Meet Sexy Korean Women". Now, I'm totally okay with sexy Korean women, but, um, what's going on?
    Quote Originally Posted by YANKEESRULE View Post
    Yea got hand it to the Sox, they just could not go queitly into the night. Well, they are just post-poning the inevitable.
    - From the 2004 ALCS Game 4 Gamethread. A reminder that no game is over until the final out is recorded, and things will always get better. Misspellings unchanged as a reminder that Yankees fans are just terrible.

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    Before I caved and got adblock there was all kinds of shit up there. Ads for penis enlargment showed up regularly.

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    I am assuming it is targeted advertising, which I really don't like. I was reading the wikipedia page on Korean baseball players a while ago, and then that popped up, and I was reading a thread on another message board where a user was complaining about a knee injury, and now there is a knee pain relief ad up there. But why did it start today?
    Quote Originally Posted by YANKEESRULE View Post
    Yea got hand it to the Sox, they just could not go queitly into the night. Well, they are just post-poning the inevitable.
    - From the 2004 ALCS Game 4 Gamethread. A reminder that no game is over until the final out is recorded, and things will always get better. Misspellings unchanged as a reminder that Yankees fans are just terrible.

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    yes, I have been getting the ads too.
    The King of TalkSox has Spoken.

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    Chaim, you are in the big leagues now. Drawing 10,000 fans a game is not going to cut it, and people don’t buy tickets to Fenway to talk about the Farm

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    Unlike hot streaks and clutch, the “Cliff” is a myth. It can’t be defined, and it’s future existence cannot be proved.

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    There was a big banner up when we transitioned to the new site, basically saying that if you aren't logged in, you get advertisements. If you are logged in, I have no idea why you're getting them.

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    There have always been ads on Talksox to help me pay for the site. There was a google ad on the top of the page on the old pre-hacked version and I finally got around to replacing it (its in a slightly different location) yesterday.

    They're placed there by me but the content is served by Google so they are tailored to each person. There's a big banner at the top for guests and I hope that the new small text ad at the top for everyone isn't too intrusive.

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    Despite my complaining, I really don't care all that much. I just wanted to know why they suddenly showed up yesterday. I'm just glad it's not some malware program or something.
    Quote Originally Posted by YANKEESRULE View Post
    Yea got hand it to the Sox, they just could not go queitly into the night. Well, they are just post-poning the inevitable.
    - From the 2004 ALCS Game 4 Gamethread. A reminder that no game is over until the final out is recorded, and things will always get better. Misspellings unchanged as a reminder that Yankees fans are just terrible.

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    Nissan Rogue at the top, Honda Accord at the bottom. It's almost as if google knows about my shitbox car.

    The ads on here aren't overwhelming. I looked at patsfans once and almost had a stroke.
    All Rise is fucking stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mvp 78 View Post
    Nissan Rogue at the top, Honda Accord at the bottom. It's almost as if google knows about my shitbox car.

    The ads on here aren't overwhelming. I looked at patsfans once and almost had a stroke.
    You don't like your CRV?

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    Targeting ads is dumb when it's like this: I window shop hotels a lot. Most of the time, I decide not to book some place. So now every time I go to Yahoo, I get ads for hotels I have no intention staying at. I know I can just delete cookies, but it's annoying.
    Priorities:
    1. Yankees lose
    2. Red Sox win

    don't put up no brick

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    So shut up because you have no idea on what you say on anything as evidence of some of your ridiculous posts.

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    I am getting ads for Mariano Rivera jerseys and mail-order Chinese brides. It is obviously just grabbing proper nouns from pages I am visiting with no context.
    Quote Originally Posted by YANKEESRULE View Post
    Yea got hand it to the Sox, they just could not go queitly into the night. Well, they are just post-poning the inevitable.
    - From the 2004 ALCS Game 4 Gamethread. A reminder that no game is over until the final out is recorded, and things will always get better. Misspellings unchanged as a reminder that Yankees fans are just terrible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VA Sox Fan View Post
    You don't like your CRV?
    That car is fine, the Civic is the shitbox.
    All Rise is fucking stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Youk Of The Nation View Post
    I am getting ads for Mariano Rivera jerseys and mail-order Chinese brides. It is obviously just grabbing proper nouns from pages I am visiting with no context.
    Chinese brides and sexy Korean women, guess someone has yellow fever.
    All Rise is fucking stupid.

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    Yea, well if anyone wants to just invent a better way to do targeted ads you'd pretty much become an overnight billionaire. Any ideas?

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    One word. Porn. Everybody wants porn.

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