The new ad bar...???

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  1. Turgon883

    Turgon883 New Member

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    mmm...well...I've been on vacation for several weeks so i haven't had a chance to visit the forum for a while....today is my first day back...I've noticed that there is a new ad bar towards the top of the page....and was curious about it...(i couldn't find info about it anywhere....though maybe that's cause i was away...or didn't look in the right places...)....basically i was just wondering about it...is it part of a new sponsership? some sort of deal? a virus? lol....i'm just curious....anyone with answers please speak up...lol....thanks...
     
  2. Skyanide

    Skyanide The Big Meanie Staff Member

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    It's new, presumably put on by the site owner.
     
  3. Jessehk

    Jessehk The introverted

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    Also, it is a google ad, so atleast they have some relevence to the subject matter.

    The reason for the add ( or atleast what I think the reason is ), is to cover hosting costs. Hosting a large website like this can cost a large amount of money.
     
  4. Turgon883

    Turgon883 New Member

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    Yah...that makes sense....well thanks for the information....
     
  5. CB Swords

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    It might be taken down, not enough people are clicking on it. Its making less than $1 a day, at that rate its not worth keeping up - was just an experiment really. I may try tweaking it some or moving it to see if it performs better.
     
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    I don't think you'd do better putting it anywhere else. I've clicked on it about 5 times by accident already because of it's location :D
     
  7. Turgon883

    Turgon883 New Member

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    Yah...I'd have to agree with Adina on that one :)
     
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    I've removed it and replaced it instead with a smaller adbar that'll be nestled under the first post in a thread. We'll see how this goes.
     
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    Kiwi Pew pew pew pew! Boom!

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    Whoa. That's nifty AND barely noticable. Nice.
     
  10. Turgon883

    Turgon883 New Member

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    That's interesting...and cool...It'll be interesting to see if it gets more hits...
     
  11. Renzokuken

    Renzokuken You have failed this city!

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    Hey, uh, sorry to revive this thread, but I've noticed the ad bar has appeared up the top again. It was down the bottom near the "Similar Threads" box, no? Why was it moved back up there? Was it not getting enough hits where it was? Also, the little ad bar thats under the first post, it doesnt load when I go into a thread. All I can see is a blank white rectangle. Is anyone else getting this problem?
     
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    I noticed that too. But since I'm sure it's a google type bar, I'm glad it doesn't show up in the OFH thread. :eek:
     
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    Thank the lord! :p :rolleyes: