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Old 04-24-2009, 09:40 AM   #1
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Is Everyone Seeing George Soros?

On every page I am seeing "Had Enough Liberal Arrogance?"

I don't get it- we are not allowed to talk non ER relevant politics- yet you are serving it up to us, or at least to me. I am most interested in whether some others are perhaps hearing about how annoying conservatives are.

This may be a bit too much.

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Old 04-24-2009, 09:43 AM   #2
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I am seeing it as well - annoying. My guess is that this is via Google's ad service and our evil overlords management has no control over it. Eventually the funding for this particular advertiser will dry up and it will go away, one hopes.
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Gee. On top of all my pages is a photo of Billy and Akaisha sharing a huge pina colada. Maybe Google ads keep track of one's surfing preferences and dish up tailored ads?
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Gee. On top of all my pages is a photo of Billy and Akaisha sharing a huge pina colada. Maybe Google ads keep track of one's surfing preferences and dish up tailored ads?
I never go to any political sites. I read a lot of newspapers, but that is all. So my suspiciaon is correct- somehow this site is diagnosing what I might respond to and serving me that.

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If it makes you feel any better - I am seeing ads for Neptune Memorial reefs - the ultimate resting ground. Wanna trade?
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If it makes you feel any better - I am seeing ads for Neptune Memorial reefs - the ultimate resting ground. Wanna trade?

Me Too and the fact that I have bronchitis right now is making it creepy !
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If it makes you feel any better - I am seeing ads for Neptune Memorial reefs - the ultimate resting ground. Wanna trade?
That's what I've got. I really don't feel ready for something like that yet (would like to enjoy a nice long ER first!).

Earlier today, I had an ad for Verizon (which is my cell phone provider - - coincidence? hmmm).
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What Fuego said.
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If it makes you feel any better - I am seeing ads for Neptune Memorial reefs - the ultimate resting ground. Wanna trade?
That's what I see, but to be honest......I never saw that until you pointed it out. I just don't pay any attention to the ads. Firefox blocks out the pop ups so I'm happy. Pop ups as in boxes appearing as I'm reading a thread.
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That's what I see, but to be honest......I never saw that until you pointed it out. I just don't pay any attention to the ads. Firefox blocks out the pop ups so I'm happy.
Same here - - I never noticed it until I looked after Janet posted about it. I have MSIE 8 and Norton, and never see pop ups here either.

Now when browsing this site over lunch at work, I don't even see the banner ads - - they are blocked, just as other "inappropriate" sites are blocked at work. I never notice the banner ads either way and only noticed that they were blocked at work when reading a previous thread about the ads on this site.
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On every page I am seeing "Had Enough Liberal Arrogance?"

I don't get it- we are not allowed to talk non ER relevant politics- yet you are serving it up to us, or at least to me. I am most interested in whether some others are perhaps hearing about how annoying conservatives are.

This may be a bit too much.

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The Soros thing was there first thing this AM. Now I'm seeing Neptune Memorial Reefs.

I can now honestly say I'm not seeing George Soros. Even with all that money, he's just not my type.
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Maybe we can get a group discount on Neptune Memorial Reefs ?
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Uh oh, now you did it.
What I am seeing is "Trouble with the IRS?"
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I clicked on the memorial reef. It actually seems kinda of nice, maybe I'll investigate it in the future. Well I did my part for supporting the life styles of our evil overlords.
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I hope it's on the pina colada and not on Billy or Akaisha.

As for what ad I'm seeing, I'm seeing the Blackberry Storm. Perhaps there is an algorithm that looks at how fast people are typing and what times they log on to determine if they are a) still wage slave or b) ERed and surfing the web on the back porch.
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On every page I am seeing "Had Enough Liberal Arrogance?"

I don't get it- we are not allowed to talk non ER relevant politics- yet you are serving it up to us, or at least to me. I am most interested in whether some others are perhaps hearing about how annoying conservatives are.

This may be a bit too much.

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I wasn't seeing it yesterday, but I have it today and I agree it seems offensive/inappropriate given the restrictions on political discussions here. I have no respect for Soros and I won't click on the banner again, garbage IMO...
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