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alexgangsta4
01-18-2011, 05:49 PM
I was looking around here, as I do and see an inappropriate advert. Please sort this out.

Aya042
01-18-2011, 06:07 PM
I was looking around here, as I do and see an inappropriate advert. Please sort this out.

You'll need to be a bit more specific. IIRC we need to know the URL to which the advert links in order to block it.

alexgangsta4
01-18-2011, 06:08 PM
Oh, ok, I'll find it...

Alex™
01-18-2011, 06:22 PM
Aren't the adverts based on your browsing history anyway?

I often seem to end up with adverts from the NHL shops, rubbing in the fact I can't afford a Kings jersey...

Anyway, you been looking at inappropriate things? ;)

Keanster96
01-18-2011, 06:34 PM
Aren't the adverts based on your browsing history anyway?

I often seem to end up with adverts from the NHL shops, rubbing in the fact I can't afford a Kings jersey...

Anyway, you been looking at inappropriate things? ;)

Then why am I constantly stalked by DC universe online ads and credit card report offers??

Alex™
01-18-2011, 07:34 PM
Then why am I constantly stalked by DC universe online ads and credit card report offers??

I dunno, they're obviously not all based on sites you visit?

Keanster96
01-18-2011, 08:48 PM
... You make a convincing point... <_<

I dunno, somehow it seems unlikely LBPC tracks our history...

Though I have to admit I've never seen any NHL adverts... or inappropriate ones, for that matter.

gdn001
01-18-2011, 08:51 PM
Not necessarily LBPC. I think Google does that. And some other sites. I had this magazine article where they went to Amazon and started to travel from ad to ad, then they wrote down every suggestion. And the "chain" can be seen around the text, really neat.

Dialgax07
01-18-2011, 08:52 PM
I've never seen any inappropiate ones either, but i doubt they are based on browsing history as if they are, it appears i must search for Cadbury's a lot, or that i need to insure my home,( which i don't even own one...) which i obviously don't search for.

Alex™
01-18-2011, 08:58 PM
Equally though, I've seen it plenty of times where whatever the thread contains is then shown as advertisements on that forum...

So I dunno, i guess that can happen.

Keanster96
01-18-2011, 09:07 PM
^ Ah, now that I've seen...

Still, this all seems very cunning... hmmm...

*makes notes*

Kung Fu Hotdog
01-18-2011, 09:48 PM
Didn't even realise there were ads on LBPC...

Firefox ftw :p

Alex™
01-19-2011, 05:45 PM
I has proof.

Just got this at the bottom of my page:

http://i355.photobucket.com/albums/r449/ir0nmaid3nfan/Screenshot2011-01-19at174233.png

/smug face.

Edit: It is also showing a Kings jersey as the main one, which is the team I support and therefore the team I looked at buying a jersey from. Shipping to the UK plus those prices made it hard though. As I said, it's just mocking me.

However, it also proves my point. :)

Oddmania
01-19-2011, 05:57 PM
I has proof.

Just got this at the bottom of my page:

http://i355.photobucket.com/albums/r449/ir0nmaid3nfan/Screenshot2011-01-19at174233.png

/smug face.

Edit: It is also showing a Kings jersey as the main one, which is the team I support and therefore the team I looked at buying a jersey from. Shipping to the UK plus those prices made it hard though. As I said, it's just mocking me.

However, it also proves my point. :)


http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/1673/50878590.png

You've got a hockey equipment store ad and a thicker font... :mad:

alexgangsta4
01-19-2011, 07:32 PM
Here, one of them...

http://www.mya.co.uk/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=bannercampaign&utm_content=MYA_ES1_AG_728x90

Don't look too long...!

Syroc
01-19-2011, 07:35 PM
How is that inappropriate? :)

alexgangsta4
01-19-2011, 07:37 PM
I guess that you are older and like it? Eh?

Syroc
01-19-2011, 07:40 PM
I am older, but there is no nakedness or anything that could possibly harm the minds and souls of the young ones on here. :)

Richasackboy
01-19-2011, 08:46 PM
:O MEMBERS OF THE OPPOSITE GENDER TO ME!

...Don't really see how this is "inappropriate".

BabyDoll1970
01-19-2011, 08:49 PM
We'll take a look at the ad, alexgangsta, and discuss. If it's inappropriate, I'd say it's mainly in the target audience! Anyone here for some bust enhancement or plastic surgery? No?

And you've been informed correctly, it's google that has scanners that read through text for key words and produce certain ads according to what you've discussed. We had great fun with it in one of the social groups, coming up with all sorts or weird words and ideas and watching the ad bots scramble to find something relevant... heheh..

Alex™
01-19-2011, 09:03 PM
So...

Waffles anyone?

/wants waffle advert...

BabyDoll1970
01-19-2011, 09:40 PM
I don't believe we had any luck with waffles previously. But you don't ever want to mention weight loss... there are a billion of those ads :p


Sorry ;)

kirbyman62
01-19-2011, 09:51 PM
Creamcrackers!

Weird how there are no LBP ads though...

unXpectiD
01-19-2011, 11:00 PM
i remember when google asked my freind if he would like to buy the industrial revolution.
ahh well...
this thread seems pointless now.
*google searches nuclear warhead*
ohh now thats affordable...

BabyDoll1970
01-19-2011, 11:09 PM
Yes, it is a bit. The ad is under discussion, but at the moment the general consensus is that it's not "adult content", so the IP will likely not be blocked. If it bothers you, just avert your eyes ;)

Locking.