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Reporting Questionable Ads
« on: Sun Sep 16, 2012 - 11:32:19 »
If you see an ad on this website that you feel is inappropriate, please report it here.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #1 on: Wed Sep 19, 2012 - 07:48:33 »
Here is one for you.  It is for some fantasy on line game from Wartune. It shows a scantily clad young woman with a cross bow.

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« Reply #2 on: Mon Feb 04, 2013 - 14:26:54 »
If you see an ad on this website that you feel is inappropriate, please report it here.

I didnt see this thread and posted a thread about an ad on here in the Discussion Forum, but it disappeard.  Do you know what happened to it Nevertheless?  It was about a dating serivce appearing Christian and showing pictures of women with big breasts, clearly displayed and almost bulging out of their blouses.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #3 on: Mon Feb 04, 2013 - 14:31:52 »
No.... I didn't see it. Perhaps it was moved by another mod.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #4 on: Mon Feb 04, 2013 - 14:36:15 »
No.... I didn't see it. Perhaps it was moved by another mod.

Okay, thanks.  I wasnt exactly complaining, I just thought it odd to see the pics of ladies with their breasts almost hanging out on a Christian site.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #5 on: Tue Feb 05, 2013 - 16:08:29 »
I didn't move it, but I do know which ad you're referring to, Stucky.  I saw that the other day.  I don't believe that site is a Christian dating site.  We'll get it cleaned up, but it takes a little time.

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« Reply #6 on: Tue Feb 05, 2013 - 16:16:29 »
I didn't move it, but I do know which ad you're referring to, Stucky.  I saw that the other day.  I don't believe that site is a Christian dating site.  We'll get it cleaned up, but it takes a little time.

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« Reply #7 on: Wed Feb 06, 2013 - 16:01:39 »
 ::blushing::  I just got smacked by my wife for looking at the girl with the humungous breasts on a dating site too long.  If she kills me, Ima sue this website.   ::smile::

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #8 on: Sun Jun 09, 2013 - 02:40:55 »
I'm not sure how to copy it but if you look in the Christian women forum under "help with husband" there is an add is an add that appears to be a video of a woman barely wearing a bikini.  It says "Click here-Turn off the lights!" You can just imagine what is in that video if you click on it

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« Reply #9 on: Sun Jun 09, 2013 - 08:55:41 »
I do not see the ads, so I can't look for the one you are reporting.

If you hover your mouse over the ad, a web address will appear in the lower left corner of your browser window. Write it down, then come back to this page and type it into a post. I will then report it to Admin.

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« Reply #10 on: Sun Jun 09, 2013 - 14:33:31 »
Yeah they must switch ads because the next time I went to that thread there was a different one.  Thanks for the tip though and next time I see it I'll do that.

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« Reply #11 on: Mon Sep 02, 2013 - 15:02:32 »
Been seeing some of these ads with a lot of skin and body parts of attractive young women as well, I see others have noticed and have posted their concerns, I will attempt to follow the instructions given to other members. If I had seen these things on any other site I would have tried to remove them from my view as fast as possible, I hope these type of ads will not be allowed to be continued on a site that promotes the Name of Christ.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #12 on: Mon Sep 02, 2013 - 15:07:29 »
As I rolled up this very page I see a ad from ZOOSK? That I would not think should be promoted on a Christian forum.  What is the purpose of these ads if not to stimulate the lust of the flesh?  Come on, what kind of Christian forum allows such things?   ::headscratch::

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« Reply #13 on: Tue Nov 05, 2013 - 02:11:19 »
As I rolled up this very page I see a ad from ZOOSK? That I would not think should be promoted on a Christian forum.  What is the purpose of these ads if not to stimulate the lust of the flesh?  Come on, what kind of Christian forum allows such things?   ::headscratch::

Yes, I am shocked at the "Male Gamers only" adds that are on display throughout this forum. They can only be described as what the Bible calls 'passion inflaming' and as said above 'lust of the flesh' a very bad look for a Christian Forum.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #14 on: Tue Nov 05, 2013 - 06:21:00 »
After a while you just tune them out.


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« Reply #15 on: Tue Nov 05, 2013 - 15:37:48 »
After a while you just tune them out.

One shouldn't have to, especially in a Christian domain, surely??

I would hate to think that they would be the cause for "a little one to stumble.... woe to those who do the tempting"

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« Reply #16 on: Tue Nov 05, 2013 - 16:25:02 »
After a while you just tune them out.

One shouldn't have to, especially in a Christian domain, surely??

I would hate to think that they would be the cause for "a little one to stumble.... woe to those who do the tempting"


All the ads that I see are about getting a seminary degree, dating sites mention finding the one that God has picked out for me, and a whole bunch of Fluke Meters...I don't even see the secular stuff at all.


Mostly because it is based upon your cookies in your computer.

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« Reply #17 on: Tue Nov 05, 2013 - 16:33:33 »
After a while you just tune them out.

One shouldn't have to, especially in a Christian domain, surely??

I would hate to think that they would be the cause for "a little one to stumble.... woe to those who do the tempting"


All the ads that I see are about getting a seminary degree, dating sites mention finding the one that God has picked out for me, and a whole bunch of Fluke Meters...I don't even see the secular stuff at all.


Mostly because it is based upon your cookies in your computer.

I hear what you are saying ... this makes no sense to me as I am the only person who has access to my computer and I don't get these kind of ads at any other site that I visit ... I certainly don't visit any site that is remotely in keeping with the kind of ads that are being displayed here in this forum.

Is there a way of blocking out such ads???

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« Reply #18 on: Tue Nov 05, 2013 - 16:54:44 »
I do not see the ads, so I can't look for the one you are reporting.

If you hover your mouse over the ad, a web address will appear in the lower left corner of your browser window. Write it down, then come back to this page and type it into a post. I will then report it to Admin.

How is it that you do not see the ads? Is there something I can do so I don't see them either?
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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #19 on: Wed Nov 06, 2013 - 01:14:24 »
But why are they there in the first place ?
Are Rules only for us posters ?

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« Reply #20 on: Wed Nov 06, 2013 - 01:23:59 »
But why are they there in the first place ?
Are Rules only for us posters ?

Good question ... why are they there?

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« Reply #21 on: Wed Nov 06, 2013 - 01:30:17 »
For the most part, Google taylors its ads to each individual user.  There are exceptions to the this and sometimes google will show ads at random, especially if one does not have a google account or if he/she "opts out."  Otherwise, ads are based on google searches, websites visited, even items ordered on amazon.  Google does this by "cookies" on your computer to keep track of your online activities.  It then taylors its ads to reach the best audience (ie, those most likely to click on the ad).  So, the ads that you see will not be the same as the ads someone else sees.

That being said, this site does not have any control over which ads google shows.  All the administrator can do is block certain ads.  That is why he has requested that the users report ads they deem questionable.
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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #22 on: Wed Nov 06, 2013 - 22:13:33 »
One of the most important statements in this discussion has been missed, so I will repeat it:


This site does not have any control over which ads google shows.  All the administrator can do is block certain ads.  That is why he has requested that the users report ads they deem questionable.



Also, it is nearly impossible to block an ad without knowing what website it points to. A vague reference to the ads that "show too much skin," for instance, just doesn't cut it.

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« Reply #23 on: Tue Dec 31, 2013 - 05:53:20 »
Just saw another bad one - some game with rather realistic animated women who were barely dressed and falling down.  Putting the cursor on the animated ad gave me a string of cyber-gibberish wider than the page, starting with "doubleclick."  But buried in there was "gtarcade.com" which may or may not be actual site.

At the start frames it says "League of Angels."
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« Reply #24 on: Tue Dec 31, 2013 - 08:59:50 »
Thanks Dave. I'll pass it on to Admin.


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« Reply #25 on: Tue Dec 31, 2013 - 09:10:36 »
did a google search.  www. gtarcade. com  is definitely the website.  Apparently it is a new browser based arcade game.

Would it be possible to block ALL video game ads?   They seem to be among the worst offenders.

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« Reply #26 on: Tue Dec 31, 2013 - 09:15:56 »
I don't know, but I'll pass along the suggestion.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #27 on: Tue Dec 31, 2013 - 09:58:08 »
Just saw another bad one - some game with rather realistic animated women who were barely dressed and falling down.  Putting the cursor on the animated ad gave me a string of cyber-gibberish wider than the page, starting with "doubleclick."  But buried in there was "gtarcade.com" which may or may not be actual site.

At the start frames it says "League of Angels."

I saw it too Dave, but quickly move on.  It did surprise me to see. 

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« Reply #28 on: Tue Dec 31, 2013 - 09:59:35 »
I don't know, but I'll pass along the suggestion.
Thanks.  Just saw (wished I hadn't) another version of that "angels" ad where a woman strips down to her underwear ....   ::frown::  ::blushing::

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #29 on: Fri Jan 03, 2014 - 12:12:33 »
Got another one for ya:  DateAsianWomen.com 

Shows pics of pretty young Chinese women with buttons to email them.

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Re: Reporting Questionable Ads
« Reply #30 on: Fri Jan 03, 2014 - 12:52:35 »
Thanks Dave.

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« Reply #31 on: Sun Jan 05, 2014 - 05:49:48 »
I just came across one !    and went back after posting and its gone.

It has a lady in a s. suite.   and  your told , you can play for free.

Some kind of game.  This add was very distracting and not good.

I was posting at    "G" [  Church verse stay home ? ]
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« Reply #32 on: Sun Jan 05, 2014 - 11:03:49 »
I just came across one !    and went back after posting and its gone.

It has a lady in a s. suite.   and  your told , you can play for free.

Some kind of game.  This add was very distracting and not good.

I was posting at    "G" [  Church verse stay home ? ]



Thanks, Grams, but we have to have a website to block. "I saw a lady in a swimsuit" is not something we can do anything about.

 

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« Reply #33 on: Sun Jan 05, 2014 - 14:50:47 »
It was  suggestive !    She was pushing her boobs to face  who ever was there, and her back end and wiggling  it around.

I just did not want to say more at the time.   But it was not good ! 

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« Reply #34 on: Sun Jan 05, 2014 - 18:09:31 »
It was  suggestive !    She was pushing her boobs to face  who ever was there, and her back end and wiggling  it around.

I just did not want to say more at the time.   But it was not good ! 


I understand that it was not a good ad. We just can't do anything about it without knowing what website the ad was promoting.