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Old 03-04-2009, 07:44 AM   #1
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Default So what's with the Vimax ads? *MERGED*

I've seen 2 different ads having to do w/size enhancement for guys.

one is called 'shock the girls' or something like that and the other shows a line up of nude guys holding hats (or their hands) over their privates.

I understand the need for ads to support our site, but do you have any choice over which ones appear?
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:56 AM   #2
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on the Vimax ads that are running at the top and bottom of the screens?

One has nude guys, holding hats or their hands over their parts, titled "stand out of a crowd" (and then it flips to a photo where a girl has her hands going down into the guys underwear.

Another has a photo of 2 girls with surprised expressions and is titled 'shock the girls'.

blech.

Do they really think they'll get all that much business from a bunch of stamping ladies? I mean, really, now. We have more important things, like a mini pre-order, to be spending our $$ on! LOL!
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:57 AM   #3
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I have never seen any kind of ad like that on SCS....i'll keep my eyes open, sounds...interesting....
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:58 AM   #4
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You're kidding! They are the only photo ads I get any more.
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Emily,

You might want to move this to the Site Suggestions Forum since it's not SU! Demo or stamping related.

And the powers that be will see it there quicker, probably.
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I haven't seen them either, wow!
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on the Vimax ads that are running at the top and bottom of the screens?

One has nude guys, holding hats or their hands over their parts, titled "stand out of a crowd" (and then it flips to a photo where a girl has her hands going down into the guys underwear.

Another has a photo of 2 girls with surprised expressions and is titled 'shock the girls'.

blech.

Do they really think they'll get all that much business from a bunch of stamping ladies? I mean, really, now. We have more important things, like a mini pre-order, to be spending our $$ on! LOL!
Hey all most neighbor. I haven't seen that either. Have you reported it?
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Try running some spyware stuff on your computer ... that's often the reason these show up.

I'm also moving this from Demo Business Talk to Site Suggestions.
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I haven't seen them either but yes, that would bother me.
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i would hate it so much that I would consider closing my account here.
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I would agree, I wouldn't want to see that! My daughters look at the gallery with me and I would be outraged if they saw an add like that on this website!
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hi all, if you ever see an ad that you consider offensive, annoying or otherwise inappropriate we want to know about it immediately. send a note to [email protected] or open a thread here and give us the address the ad leads to, we'll check it out.

in regard to vimax, at least so far we haven't received other reports about an ad like that. adware or other unwanted programs will sometimes infect your system and run their own ads, anything off the charts inappropriate and you should certainly check your system. at any rate, I'm sorry you're seeing that but you should know it's not something we approve of or allow.
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see your other thread for my reply on this.
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Old 03-04-2009, 05:19 PM   #14
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The moderators prefer that members post just one thread on any topic, so these 2 threads have been merged. You can always "bump" the thread by replying to it, or contact a moderator (listed at the bottom of each forum) if your question has not been answered. I can assure you, as a member and moderator for many years, that any sexually explicit ads that appear to be on this site are usually caused by malware, spyware or a virus on the member's own computer. If any objectionable ad is actually here, Daven can zap it if you send him the link as he stated above.
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Old 03-05-2009, 05:09 AM   #15
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I apologize for posting in two place--I was just really curious if anyone else was seeing these ads (and there's another new one today!) and didn't know if anyone would notice (besides the moderators) if I just posted in the site suggestions area.

Thanks so very much, all of you, for your quick response to my concern about the ads I've been seeing. It never occurred to me that it might be something on MY computer. When I asked my son if he'd noticed anything strange while he was online, he told me that this same ad keeps popping up on EVERY site he's visited that has ads and thought that was weird.

Guess I need to figure out what's up w/our computer. When I went to run my spyware and anti-adware programs, I'm got an error message. Guess what I'm downloading right now--yep, new spyware!

I have been hanging out at Splitcoast since almost the very beginning, so I know that those ads were well out of place. I appreciate all you have done and sacrificed to make Splitcoast the wonderful resource it is.
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