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bubbs
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Postby bubbs » Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:32 pm



Dear Administrator/webmaster. i know sites like these need advertisements to stay afloat, but is it absolutely necessary to allow adds by dating agencies! I am not a prude, but I don’t log on here to see that!!



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SteveB123
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Location: Winchester, Ontario, Canada
Motorcycle: 1982 1100I, 60A Poorboy, MSD coil

Re: Adverts

Postby SteveB123 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:14 pm

Lol....

Welcome to the land of cookies.
Google uses your internet history to customize adverts to target you.
Current:82 GL1100 Interstate, 60 Amp Poorboy, MSD coil
Previous: 93 GSX1100F Katana
82 GL500 Silverwing

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RoadRogue
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Re: Adverts

Postby RoadRogue » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:24 pm

Dont you hate it when that happens :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: 8-)
Ride safe, Todd
Over night campers welcome

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WingAdmin
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2007 Aspen Sentry Trailer

Re: Adverts

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:36 pm

As I've mentioned before, Google watches to see what sorts of sites you visit, and shows you advertisements targeting those sorts of things. Everyone sees different advertisements, targeted specifically to them.

If you visit web sites about plumbing, or look up plumbing on Google or Amazon, then come here, chances are that you will be shown advertisements featuring plumbing.

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virgilmobile
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84 GL 1200 I

Re: Adverts

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:38 pm

If you look in the upper right corner of the "add" there is a place you can click on that you can navigate through to eliminate the unwanted "targeted" stuff.
Also once in a while you can clean out "cookies"as a part of your computer cleanup.




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