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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Konabumm, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    How many more ads can be crammed into the Ridemonkey website.
     

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  2. drkenan

    drkenan anti-dentite

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  3. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    True that - !!!!:poster_oops:
     
  4. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Yeah, it seems like for the amount you are paying, there should be less ads. Oh, wait a second. This site is free? I'm sure if you wanted to front RM all the money they make off ads, they would gladly take the ads away.

    Now quit yer bitchin' and go yap on your private chat site and look at all your Snowshoe ads!


    (you know I love ya ;))
     
  6. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    Yeah you right - paying $20 to become a premium member might be a good idea. Less adds / less threads deleted / less oppression from the man / and less BS from the MODS?

    Humm that would be worth $20 - guess I'll always be stuck with these ads.

    Maybe if you stopped typing and started riding a bike again we could get you back out to snowshoe
     
  7. skinny mike

    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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  8. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    There are definetly more ads these days. But then this place is a business for Ridemonkey. (Who the hell owns this place these days anyway?? Has Clear Channel bought this place out yet?)

    I paid the 20 bucks back when there were less ads as a means of helping the owner (Aaron). Now I would pay it just so I don't have to deal with the ads.

    So... I guess the plan is working.
     
  9. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Complaining about ads is dumb when FF + Adblock removes them completely. :disgust1:
     
  10. moff_quigley

    moff_quigley Why don't you have a seat over there?

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    This used to work for me, but something's changed. On my home computer (Mac) with FF and adblock I'm still getting ads. Maybe I need to reinstall FF...
     
  11. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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  12. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    What version of FF are you running? Also - what version of Adblock+? You can subscribe to more filter subscriptions through Tools-Adblock Plus in FF. I have NO ads.
     
  13. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    You call it business - I call it selling out :brow:
     
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    CRoss Turbo Monkey

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    God forbid anyone make any money:rolleyes:
     
  15. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    hey I'm all for making money! but even a good whore only bangs out a few johns a day.
     
  16. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3024755&postcount=12
     
  17. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Seriously... get a clue.

    I don't know all the numbers but this place could easily run a grand a month in hosting costs. That's completely ignoring everyone's time, of course.

    It's free. You sure do spend a lot of time bitching about it, though.

    :huh:
     
  18. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    You pay, I'll ride. I'm broke, all my money went to being a premium member of Ridemonkey.
     
  19. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    took long enough for you to chime in with your 2cents
     
  20. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Hey XANDER,

    I appreciate the kind words, you are a great inspiration to me. :cupidarrow:
     
  21. Damo

    Damo Short One Marshmallow

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    I have no pop-ups and only see 2 ads up the top of the page.

    A few ads means the operators of this site don't have to pay out of their own pocket so that bike geeks like us can get a good daily 'fix'.

    I couldn't give a flying fvck if they doubled the amount of advertising they have, these guys deserve to keep their own money and let advertising dollars pay the way.

    It is entirely up to you if you click on the ads or not.

    Basically, stop yer damn moaning or go to another site. I'll stay here thanks very much, less illiterate kids and more industry representatives makes it a better place.

    Cheers RM.
















































    Now where's my free socks?
     
  22. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I'm just here for the ads.
     
  23. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    :stupid:

    FF3+ad block pro= no ads at all
     
  24. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    Some ads are more entertaining than some user posts.
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Anyone whose posts suck enough that the ads are more entertaining should be banned, or at least on everyone's ignore list.
     
  26. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    My ignore list is growing :)
     
  27. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    The irony there is awesome.

    It's "fewer."
     
  28. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Too bad it didn't take you that long to come up with another in a long line of whiny, bitching posts about a service that's provided to you free of charge and that you contribute nothing to.
     
  29. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    "This thread sucks" tag added.
     
  30. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    I've expanded on that theme.
     
  31. ire

    ire Turbo Monkey

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    I think Konabumm should have to take a forced vacation........maybe then he would stop b!tching
     
  32. SK6

    SK6 Turbo Monkey

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    But you have to admit, he does have a valid point. However, it does no much matter, because as it was pointed out to me, and I quote "It's a business".

    And before all of the "Do you know how much it costs..." yada yada yada, yes I do.
     
  33. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    No he doesn't. Technology available FOR FREE makes his pi$$ing and moaning completely unnecessary...
     
  34. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Do tell.
     
  35. ire

    ire Turbo Monkey

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    latex fetish site
     
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  37. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I just am not that bothered by the ads. I felt bad and paid $20 to help out because I think of all the work I would get done if this site wasn't around, the least I could do is pitch in.

    I get my porn for free, so I have a few extra bucks, anyway.
     
  38. SK6

    SK6 Turbo Monkey

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    I would, but can't, sorry, it's business, nothing personal. Seems to be the standard reply as of late.:rimshot:
     
  39. ire

    ire Turbo Monkey

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    This is very important, please tell
     
  40. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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