posted on Mar, 14 2006 @ 09:07 AM
Ironically enough, I got this ad when I viewed the thread:
. The target url on that one is
, which goes to
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
And... it seems we need to say this often... if you're enjoying the free and extensive services of ATS, why are some of you blocking our only means
of financial support?
Although I've turned it off in hopes you guys have switched to a per-impression pay plan instead of per-click (I have yet to find an ad worth
clicking--if it's something I want, it'll come up in a google search), the main reason I used to block the ads was because there's no sense in
wasting someone's bandwidth and slowing down my page loads.
Personally, I don't care how great a website it may be linked to, a banner ad or sponsored link just seems like a tacky way of advertising to me.
About the only ones I've ever thought were interesting at all were some Orbitz had going for a while that were games you could play--I'll never use
Orbitz, and the ads didn't affect that in any way, but it was a good way of killing time.