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Old 06-19-2012, 07:49 PM   #1
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The new advertising on t.f. ????

Not what I expected when I logged in today. Anybody else got one of these?
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:55 PM   #2
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Not what I expected when I logged in today. Anybody else got one of these?
DAMN, NO!! I'm so used to ignoring the ads I can't recall what they had on there. But I can guarentee you it wasn't that one. . . I would have noticed.
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:08 PM   #3
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Wait we must live close to each other. She's only 2.8 miles from me too!!
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Old 06-19-2012, 09:18 PM   #4
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Wait we must live close to each other. She's only 2.8 miles from me too!!
That little vixen get's around. I really thought she wanted an exclusive thing
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Old 06-19-2012, 10:03 PM   #5
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I'm not sure how to break this to you guys but Google targets those ads based on your history. In other words - if you have been looking for her then you are going to get an ad from her.

(I got an ad for a trailer hitch.)
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Old 06-19-2012, 10:27 PM   #6
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Good point Bob. I do share this particular computer with my teenage sons. I'm liable to see some pretty entertaining ads
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Old 06-19-2012, 10:28 PM   #7
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I'm not sure how to break this to you guys but Google targets those ads based on your history. In other words - if you have been looking for her then you are going to get an ad from her.

(I got an ad for a trailer hitch.)
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How did you get so lucky?? All I'm getting is a bunch of crud about boats and gear!!
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:35 AM   #8
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She's 2.8 miles from me too, here in TX.
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:39 AM   #9
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Pffft. All I get is an ad from "The Economist". Save 85%! Whoo hoo.
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:35 PM   #10
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The ads surprised me too, but not as much as seeing a picture of my own boat in one of the Cabela's spots.
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Old 06-20-2012, 01:49 PM   #11
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The ads surprised me too, but not as much as seeing a picture of my own boat in one of the Cabela's spots.
Wow - really? Get a screen shot of that next time. I'm thinking their media company might owe you an explanation


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Old 06-20-2012, 06:03 PM   #12
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Slowboat-Cabela's may owe you more than just an explanation. If the boat is readily identifiable, i.e. name showing or similar, they should have a release from you to use the image. MAybe get some free fishing gear in exchange?
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Old 06-21-2012, 12:58 AM   #13
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She's 2.8 miles from me too, here in TX.
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I got some bad news for you boys. . . . . . Stephanie has moved!! She now lives 2.8 miles from me??
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:09 AM   #14
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Stephanie the little vixen, she hasn't got to Australia yet.
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No, now she's moved to my neighborhood!
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Checking on the picture of my boat this morning I see the ad is now from Toyota and is on the far left of the box. The larger part is filled with an invitation to join Trawler Forum and the reasons you should do so. Then on the far right is my boat hanging on a buoy. Now, all this doesn't show until I log out, it's not there when I log in. I don't shop at Cabela's nor do I own a Toyota so maybe it's the T.F. that owes me the explanation. I'm not upset but I am curious.
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:53 PM   #17
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At least they owe you a lifetime free subscription.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:42 AM   #18
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She's now 2.8 miles from me in North Charleston, SC. And she wants to be my friend. I wonder if she knows how old I am? I wonder if she wants to be my wife's friend also?
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Old 06-22-2012, 01:40 PM   #19
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I wonder if she knows how old I am?
I'm pretty sure that she doesn't care so long as the $20's spend.
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:45 PM   #20
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Hey!!! she moved she is now 2.8 miles from me in Alaska.

Let's see. 2.8 miles she is in a cabin next to Portage glacier.

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