Oh the Irony...

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  1. jeremy.king
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    I thought this was pretty ironic...Look at the thread I was reading AND the ad at the top :D

    Has this been pointed out before?
     

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    Yup, but the irony is amusing and worth repeating :p
     
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    Looks like some of our ad affiliates are going to get banned or wastelanded. :D
     
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    there was a banner at the bottom about picking your free ipod! :p :p

    Is it irony, or proof that we are all whores? Slaves to the advertising $$ that pay the way! :eek: :eek:
     
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    Please tell me that you did not set fire to a paper bag atop {your | someone's} head solely for the purpose of contributing to this thread? ;)
     
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    This kind of stuff makes my day, thanks for the pic. :cool:
     
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    I’d say it’s photoshopped...
     
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    Yes, we know this happens. Yes, it's been reported. No, I don't think we can fix it.

    Whether a post says "let's talk about lemurs" or "please don't talk about lemurs", the ad generator will likely pick ads about lemurs. As far as I know, we can't disable particular words or topics that it picks up on.
     
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    Bwahaha... if we all mentioned "lemurs" enough times, this ad from Google might show up at the bottom:
     

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    So just out of curiousity, do y'all really turn pithhelmet or adblock off just to play with the ads that show up on Macrumors? Cuz I know at least sone if you use 'em. ;)
     
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    hmm...i wanna see some funny ads...fudge bacon
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    Has anyone noticed the banner at the bottom of this thread? :p

    Daniel

    EDIT: Never mind. I guess it only shows up every now and then. It was a free iPod banner, in case you were wondering.
     
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    Yes, that ad was the point of this thread.
     
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    I have seen ads of *resellers* selling Powermac G6 :rolleyes:
     
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    Actually I had seen a similar picture on Albinoblacksheep.com but it has their url on it and says oh noes. So I search for a picture of a guy on fire, and put oh noes under it. It's probably psed, but I doubt it.
     
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    I find it ironic you browse macrumors on a PC.
     
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    *Gasp* .. he knows...
     
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    Well it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure it out... ;)
     
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    Well, I do that too, at *school*...I don't take my iBook with me absolutely everywhere I go, ya know... :D *thinks about this some more and then apologizes profusely and runs home to grab iBook* ;)
     

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