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#81 Pyrrho

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 10:53 AM

Anecdotal experience always turns into a game of "Uh-huh - Nuh-uh"

#82 Lonestar1771

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 10:54 AM

View PostDocBach, on 12 January 2014 - 10:50 AM, said:


Lonestar quit spending your GI bill money on fake MWO ads to destroy the game


I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for you meddling veterans!

Hey, I bet we know someone who said the same thing!

#83 Fenix0742

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 10:57 AM

Heh, maybe PGI won't get in any trouble after all. I turned off my adblock and tried refreshing sarna.net over and over again to try to get the MWO one to appear. Instead I got some ads for some League of Angels game that was using in game footage from Metal Gear Rising Revengeance with Free to Play slapped over the top of it. I guess copyright infringement only applies to the everyman uploading videos to Youtube and not these big corporations...

#84 Elizander

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 10:58 AM

I haven't gotten any MWO ads in awhile and the browser game I play flashes 3 of them at a time to any link I go to.

#85 Infernus1986

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 10:59 AM

View Postdymlos2003, on 12 January 2014 - 10:35 AM, said:

If that's true then the links in the OP wouldn't work but they still do hmmm...

Every post you make, makes it seem even more fake and you're in on it. Haha

Actually they would, it could take days for the images to disappear from the servers that's how these things work, on that note there is no way to fake the links in the OP.
If those images exist on that server then they where used as an ad on google ad sense at some point.

I even tried to see if I could make an ad preview with a preview image to get a google link image like the ones in the OP and you cannot.

Edited by Infernus1986, 12 January 2014 - 11:04 AM.


#86 Heffay

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:03 AM

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if you clicked the ad, you will prolly want to start running viral sweeps lol


This is a far more likely scenario than something IGP did.

Here's the only MWO ad I've managed to get so far:

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Actually goes to the MWO site too.

Edited by Heffay, 12 January 2014 - 11:06 AM.


#87 Fenix0742

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:04 AM

So I got it to appear by going to sarna on a browser I barely use. It might not be wasting ads on people that they KNOW are already aware of MWO because you're logged in to mwomercs. YMMV

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#88 Heffay

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:08 AM

That sarna.net ad came up for me too. Interestingly enough it went straight to my profile page. I'm already logged in though, so... wtf?

The text ad I posted above took me to the landing pad page at least.

edit: Ah, when I opened into an incognito window it brought me to the register pilot's name window.

Edited by Heffay, 12 January 2014 - 11:12 AM.


#89 FupDup

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:13 AM

I'm not seeing any adds on Sarna...adblock FTW.

#90 Infernus1986

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:13 AM

http://mmotraffic.co...003721006906936
there is the direct ad link
mmo traffic info
surprise its another shady advertising country company
http://mmotraffic.co...w-us-operations

Edited by Infernus1986, 12 January 2014 - 11:17 AM.


#91 DocBach

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:16 AM

From the hidden Murphy's Law forums:

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what really scares me is he only outlined Phase 1 - who knows that this demented person has in store for phase 2??

#92 Deathlike

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:19 AM

View PostDocBach, on 12 January 2014 - 11:16 AM, said:

From the hidden Murphy's Law forums:

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what really scares me is he only outlined Phase 1 - who knows that this demented person has in store for phase 2??


I'm pretty sure he has a Plan B.

After all... All Plans Are Plan B.

#93 FupDup

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:19 AM

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From the hidden Murphy's Law forums:

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what really scares me is he only outlined Phase 1 - who knows that this demented person has in store for phase 2??

What is this I don't even...

#94 Deathlike

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:20 AM

View PostFupDup, on 12 January 2014 - 11:19 AM, said:

What is this I don't even...


I rofled @ the pic.

#95 Lonestar1771

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:23 AM

View PostDocBach, on 12 January 2014 - 11:16 AM, said:

From the hidden Murphy's Law forums:

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what really scares me is he only outlined Phase 1 - who knows that this demented person has in store for phase 2??


Drats! My plan has been foiled!

#96 Heffay

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:25 AM

View PostInfernus1986, on 12 January 2014 - 11:13 AM, said:

http://mmotraffic.co...003721006906936
there is the direct ad link
mmo traffic info
surprise its another shady advertising country company
http://mmotraffic.co...w-us-operations


So, what's the deal with them? How do they profit from making these ads? Do companies outsource to them to generate traffic?

View PostFupDup, on 12 January 2014 - 11:13 AM, said:

I'm not seeing any adds on Sarna...adblock FTW.


Yup, had to turn it off on Sarna to get them to pop up.

#97 DocBach

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:29 AM

View PostLonestar1771, on 12 January 2014 - 11:23 AM, said:

Drats! My plan has been foiled!


Hopefully I stopped you before you could put Phase 2 in motion

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:32 AM

View PostLonestar1771, on 12 January 2014 - 08:25 AM, said:

Nah dude, you post stupid retorts at an attempt to be funny. You tried to say something I posted was conspiracy theory-esque, when it was actually fact.

I know it's hard for you to wrap your brain around Sparky, but opinion does not a fact make. Try harder.


Anyway, following the conversation reminded me of something I saw the other day.
I was on a news site and an ad popped up for War Thunder. It was one of those flash ads, 3 tanks come driving along the box and a cross-hair pops up along with the words "DISTORY[sic] ENEMY TANKS". Now I don't know a lot but I do know destroy is spelled with an E.

[redacted]

Edited by miSs, 12 January 2014 - 12:32 PM.


#99 Grrzoot

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:34 AM

pretty strange conversation 8 hours ago on swords deviant art page that's linked to those ads. Really quite "funny" exchange.

*puts hat back on

#100 Lonestar1771

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:34 AM

View PostDocBach, on 12 January 2014 - 11:29 AM, said:


Hopefully I stopped you before you could put Phase 2 in motion


Phase 2 is already motion, feigning to be discovered all the while using my alt accounts, Pyrrho and Canadian Attack Beaver to fuel the avalanche my ad campaign will surely cause.





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