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Old 17-12-2008, 22:28   #1
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Crusiers Forum ad

I know ads are important to keep the forum going but does anyone else find this current one of the guy waving his hands for brain puzzles, really irritating?
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Old 18-12-2008, 19:32   #2
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For me some ads actually make me avoid the product in protest. Even if we could get whatever wavy-hands is selling here, I wouldn't buy it on principle.

To be honest until a couple of these threads started about this ad, I thought the ad was for insurance or something. I didn't even look at it past some suit waving his hands.


PS - I have it on good authority that they use a hand double and those aren't his actual hands. Pretty 'spensive production for a google ad - LOL.
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Old 18-12-2008, 19:41   #3
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I know what you mean...If they truely wanted our attention they might use someone...ahhh...more curvy, if you get my drift.
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Old 19-12-2008, 05:12   #4
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It's a good ad in that it really gets your attention. But it is starting to make me a little crazy and I'm getting real good at quickly moving down the page. Of course even though it really catches my eye it is not effective as I don't know what the product is.
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Old 19-12-2008, 09:46   #5
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Just out of principle, I will not open it up to see. For that reason it is ineffective.
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I must have really good adblocking stuff on my computer. I have no idea what you guys are even talking about.

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I don't look at nor open ads that are irritating. I certainly wouldn't buy the product if I associated the ad with it.
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I hate all that nonsense. But in fairness, this forum seems much better than some. One site I visited recently was a continuous obstacle of pop up ads. I was fed up after just a few minutes, and registered here instead.
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I find it distracting and annoying. I have no idea what they're selling but wouldn't buy it if I did.
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I find it distracting and annoying. I have no idea what they're selling but wouldn't buy it if I did.
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Andy R, CF's owner, made a post addressing the advertising issue in another thread.

FYI... http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/f80/cash-4-gold-com-22057.html#post235470
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It's annoying and not effective. I pity the advertiser if he spends a lot of money running it. Not good for business. I too try to get past the waving hands asap...

A good add would entice and interest you to seeing more...

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I never click on any add. Like my momma said "You don't know where that has been...what you might catch"
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