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UO Forums Ads (not) encouraging UO game play.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Leira of Asrai, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. Leira of Asrai

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    I understand website banner ads targeting the viewing audience, but common man! UO forums shouldn't be promoting other games. Free to play even. LOL

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    #1 Leira of Asrai, Feb 25, 2013
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  2. Prawn

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    The content that is displayed is dynamic and is displaying as to what "your" recent search histories are.
     
  3. Dag Nabbit

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    My searches are always news,or weather oriented. Such as CNN,FoxNews,MSNBC,and NOAA for example. Stratics is the only gaming website I ever visit. I guess they don't have anything in their banner library other than ftp games?
     
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  4. MalagAste

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    But you complain about UO Forums on a website that has promoted other games for YEARS. Rather hypocritical if you ask me.
     
  5. DerekL

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    These aren't "UO forums", these are "Stratics forums whose topic happens to be UO". The UO forums were killed years ago, and "official" discussion moved here to Stratics.
     
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  6. Lefty

    Lefty Lore Keeper
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    It went from Stratics -> UO.com -> Stratics. I was a board mod on the old uo.com forums.
     
  7. Lord Frodo

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    I guess if UO would give them money then maybe we would see some UO ads. I guess everybody thinks UOStratics is done for free and puts up ads they like to see. Someone has to pay the bills.
     
  8. Taylor

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    We do not select the ads that are shown. We are a member of an ad network that displays from full deck of ads, based on a variety of anonymous user information. If Mythic sells ads to our ad publisher, these will very probably show up in the ad blocks. If you haven't noticed, we tend to be fans of Mythic's work.
     
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  9. Cerwin Vega

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    Sumo bean bags are my fav... the smoking hot chicks make we want to spend $200 on one.
     
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  10. Taylor

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    We can request that ads be removed, and have done so in the past. If an advertisement offends you, please provide a screen shot and/or any available data. This is a more effective feedback mechanism than sarcasm, as it stands a chance of producing positive results.
     
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  11. Leira of Asrai

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    Loosen the collar a little, please... Sarcasm was intended and reasons may not have been obvious in my original post. Hopefully others will understand now that the screen shot has been added to the original post. The banner ads were not triggered by any of my recent searches, and to say I was offended by the ads is comical. I just wanted to share a chuckle I had by having two ads for two games from UO's competitors on a UO forum.
     
  12. Fridgster

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    I swear to god I was thinking the same thing 2 minutes ago!
     
  13. Zosimus

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    I already ordered 2 of the Sumo Gigantor Ultimate Fur ones the other day when I noticed the ad.
     
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  14. Flutter

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    Stratics doesn't serve just UO but other games as well.
     
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  15. Lord Nabin

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    #15 Lord Nabin, Feb 26, 2013
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  16. Dag Nabbit

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    If the woman leaning back on that Sumo beanbag is a gamer,then I'm about to be the first redneck Pope from Alabama.
     
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  17. DJAd

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    Doesn't anyone use adblock?
     
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  18. Zosimus

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    You never know. I have met some HAWT looking women gamers.

    Sir...it's time...step up and be Pope.
     
  19. Dag Nabbit

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    First order of business is to demolish St. Peters Basilica and put in a fishing pond. The surrounding land could have skeet shooting range,monster truck track/drag racing strip. Maybe even a Bass Pro Shop. Yup,that sound good.
     
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  20. LordDrago

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    Remember the blogger/gamer who did the walk through a bit ago?