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Post by steve_earwig » Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:59 pm

Is it just me, or has the Google ads bar moved up the page so it's always below the first post? Anyone else find it annoying?
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Post by teamster1975 » Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:05 pm

Yes I've noticed it and it is bloody annoying.
I accept that a site needs advertising revenue but not when it's stuck right under your nose so you may mistakenly click on it.
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Re: Google ads bar

Post by Welly » Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:00 pm

Well I'd quite like to meet local singles who are into cycling :?
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Post by steve_earwig » Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:03 pm

And I sure need some 2CV parts just now :roll:
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1991 Yamaha TDM850 - fuel leaks galore!
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Post by teamster1975 » Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:05 pm

Do you know what, I must give Adrian Flux a call for a quote too :roll:
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Post by nick » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:13 am

Unfortunately guys I've had to sort of shift the ads around a bit to a more prominent position.

I accept that some may find it annoying, but the ads bring in less that $50 a year (yeah - dollars). Along with donations (which theres been none of for around 7 months), thats the only revenue the site gets.

I'll try and tweak the code to get more relevant results, and hope they aint too annoying just now.. :S

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Post by steve_earwig » Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:19 am

So, will we end up with an ad bar between each post? Will I have to include a plug every time I post anything??

Actually, it's probably best to keep them wildly irrelevant for our amusement :cheesy:

TBH I do feel a bit guilty that you need this stuff to stay in pocket, I'd hit the PayPal button but I'm not sure I trust them (it's my Scottish blood I tell ye). So, what does it actually cost? I've got no idea!!

Hmm, there's always Western Union...
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1991 Yamaha TDM850 - fuel leaks galore!
2008 Toyota Recall4 2.0 VVTI ATM LHD JTMBH31V90D007261 - flimsy piece of crap.
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Re: Google ads bar

Post by Welly » Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:03 am

Maybe a concerted whip-round is in order?

There must be 10 of us regulars who can stump up say - £3 to £5 each into the kitty? if it will help?

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Post by teamster1975 » Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:46 am

Good idea Welly. What are your yearly running costs for this site Nick?
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Re: Google ads bar

Post by DaiRees » Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:01 pm

Welton wrote:How much did DaiRees stickerz raise for the club?
Well if the current (3rd) batch all sell there'll be about £50 clear profit, but at the moment they ain't selling too quick :cry:

We need to decide whether we're going to do another batch once the existing ones have run out. I reckon if we all push them, and maybe put a direct link on the home page, we could sell a lot more, but at this pace I don't intend to shell out for another batch after this one's finished. If we're not doing another batch the proceeds from the remaining stickers can go straight to Nick as and when they come in.
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Post by steve_earwig » Sat Jul 19, 2008 10:24 pm

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Talking bollocks sin©e 2007

2004 D9 2.0 HDi 110 Estate lhd VF38ERHZF81657352 - sold but being very well looked after.
1991 Yamaha TDM850 - fuel leaks galore!
2008 Toyota Recall4 2.0 VVTI ATM LHD JTMBH31V90D007261 - flimsy piece of crap.
1953 Matchless G3LS - Can somebody stand by with an extinguisher?

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