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Old 06-08-10, 10:47 AM   #1
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How does Google ads do it?

For the first time ever, I got banner ads on the main Foo page for the MGM Grand hotel in Vegas. What is weird, is that I am going to Vegas tomorow. Guess where I'm staying? Yup, the MGM. I really need to suck it up and pay to get rid of these ads that are reading my mind.
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Old 06-08-10, 10:57 AM   #2
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Old 06-08-10, 12:49 PM   #3
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paying is worth it, but in the meantime you can wear an aluminum foil cap to block the mind reading.
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just need to look at your cookies and they'll know what you want.
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Old 06-08-10, 03:54 PM   #5
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just need to look at your cookies and they'll know what you want.
But I didn't do anything on this computer with this trip! And I empty my cache daily!
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Old 06-08-10, 03:54 PM   #6
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Aw heck, who cares.

I'm going to Vegas tomorow!
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Old 06-08-10, 07:43 PM   #7
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You did mention in jsharr's bass sitter thread that you were going to go to Las Vegas. Bet you that banner ad popped up after that. I posted something or other about some silly school in OH once, and then every ad on the main Foo page pertained to OH in some way or another.

You can either upgrade your membership to avoid the ads or start using Firefox with NoScript and AdBlock Plus.

So who you gonna see? Wayne, Celine, or Garth?
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But I didn't do anything on this computer with this trip! And I empty my cache daily!
If you're using IE, clearing the cache doesn't actually delete anything.
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You did mention in jsharr's bass sitter thread that you were going to go to Las Vegas. Bet you that banner ad popped up after that. I posted something or other about some silly school in OH once, and then every ad on the main Foo page pertained to OH in some way or another.

You can either upgrade your membership to avoid the ads or start using Firefox with NoScript and AdBlock Plus.

So who you gonna see? Wayne, Celine, or Garth?
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I am going for a course which I suspect will keep me pretty busy. Mrs. RUOkie isn't even going with me. The plan is a good dinner each night, then a movie in the room. I am way too boring.
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