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    You know the kind...where they pop up (technically "pop under") in another browser window...

    You can click here to get rid of them for 30 days: http://www.x10.com/x10ads.htm.
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    Not sure if they are the same ones, but what is with all the pop ups on cherone.com? What a pain in the ass.

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    They need to learn how to control those things better. I'm not against them using this type of advertising to get their name into my memory bank, but when it's on my screen so much that I start to get really annoyed with it, then it becomes counterproductive because even if I get desirous of buying a small computer camera, I'll be scouring the market to try and find anything but this X10 deal.

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    They're a shitty, shitty company. A few years ago I ordered a little remote switch they had on sale for $10. Well, the stupid thing never worked, and the e-mail address I used when I ordered it has been saddled with spam ever since. We're talking 4-5 wonderful offers per week. I'd be very, very leery about having any interaction with that company at all.

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    Being in Direct Marketing, this question comes up all the time. Do those pop up ads work? I say NO WAY! I hate those things! The "experts" say they actually work, but I haven't found anyone who enjoys them or buys from them. I'm lobbying to NOT have them on our site right now. [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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    Pop-ups on your site may be really good though [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

    I'm sure plenty of people get "popups" when browsing your site...

    *boing*

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    sorry, but that was a funny post... [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

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    <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by I_ama_BMF:
    Pop-ups on your site may be really good though [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

    I'm sure plenty of people get "popups" when browsing your site...

    *boing*

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    Now how did I know you were going to say that?? LOL!!! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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    Heh, if anyone got a "popup" on my sites (especially my Windows-related one), I would have reason for concern. [img]smilies/scared.gif[/img] [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img] [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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    Ahhh the ones on uuhhhh 'special intrest sites' that open up 10 popups, and then another site appears outta nowhere, then another 10 popups, and a new site and... WHAT? DONKEYS!!! noooooo I dont wanna see that and AAAaaaaahh russian girls in wet jelly helicopters and now theres 30 windows open, gimmie my fucking computer back and ARG this ones taken the a full screen and now mrs Goo's coming and theres naked midgets and wild boars all over my pc and I cant get it back *sob*

    Oh I hate those things.
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    These popups/popunders are nothing but an annoyance and a scam. However, they DO work - for the ad companies [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] . Most web advertising relies on impressions, click-throughs, or "views" of the ads, usually in the form of a banner or popup. The "popunder" takes advantage of a little javascript trick that produces a popup window, but pop's it up behind your open windows, so that you may not notice it's even there. Most of us, when served with an annoying popup ad, will close it before it has even finished loading, therefore, the ad company doesn't get that money from having you "view" it. With the popunder, there is a much greater chance that it will finish loading before you even know it's there [img]smilies/eek.gif[/img] . Some of these ads can even track how long they remain open, so the longer they are, the more money the ad company earns.

    However, even though studies show that the popunders have been successful, they don't work for the actual "advertisers". If the ad pop's up behind your other windows, you can't see the damned ad, so what's the point??? Sure, if you really don't notice it popping up in the background, you'll notice it when you close your other windows. But you'll probably be so annoyed with their devious tactics that you won't read it anyhow [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

    jus' my 2 cents
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