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  1. #1
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    Default 1st world problem with Coth BB

    That Safeguard ad with the squiggly worm grosses me out so I have to enlarge my screen so I can't see it.
    There, I said it. It's a problem


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    OMG yes! I sat and stared at that ugly little thing last night thinking WTF? But he's pretty funny in a Digger the toe fungus monster kind of way.
    You are what you dare.



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    I was reading recently and my 3yo DS hopped into my lap for a few hugs. He's all boy, and not worried about much, but when he saw that nasty wormy dude, said (with all seriousness), "MOM! That's a MEAN MONSTER! Turn the page!"

    It seems like it's looking at you from the screen. Ick!
    "And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!"



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    It squigs me out when I open a thread with the word "pool" in it and the ads change to "swim at home" pool ads. Used to just be on whatever you googled last, now it's any word you read.

    Makes me kinda curious what ads will pop up if I open a canoeing thread.
    You jump in the saddle,
    Hold onto the bridle!
    Jump in the line!
    ...Belefonte


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    I didn't think it was a pleasant ad either...
    Here it is on their website:
    http://www.getrotationright.com/UsualSuspects/ad3.jpg



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    I thought the green guy was hilarious. I admit I chuckled aloud when I saw it. But I guess it would get to me if it looked like it was watching me on the screen. For some reason, I have the SmarkPak ad and some other stuff advertised on the banner.
    Yogurt - If you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera? Steven Colbert



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    Quote Originally Posted by MistyBlue View Post
    It squigs me out when I open a thread with the word "pool" in it and the ads change to "swim at home" pool ads. Used to just be on whatever you googled last, now it's any word you read.

    Makes me kinda curious what ads will pop up if I open a canoeing thread.
    I noticed that too, so I reset my browser to erase all of the (presumed) tracking devices.

    I think who ever is responsible, is pushing the limits of privacy boundaries, if they are indeed passing google search information onto third party websites.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Chall View Post
    That Safeguard ad with the squiggly worm grosses me out so I have to enlarge my screen so I can't see it.
    There, I said it. It's a problem
    That's so funny I saw that the other night and it gave me the skeebes!
    GACK!!!
    "you can only ride the drama llama so hard before it decides to spit in your face." ?Caffeinated.



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    Quote Originally Posted by alterhorse View Post

    I think who ever is responsible, is pushing the limits of privacy boundaries, if they are indeed passing google search information onto third party websites.
    That's Google passing info onto Google, dear.


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    Ad Block.
    Horse Show Names Free name website with over 6200 names. Want to add? PM me!


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    Quote Originally Posted by kookicat View Post
    Ad Block.
    Exactly!!



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