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Craftsman Adds Answered

Hey all, This comment is directed specifically at the people who run instructables.com. I really enjoy the site and I spend countless hours browsing through the projects. I recently noticed that the website is starting to have craftsman adds all over it. I understand that sponsorship is great to keep the site up and running, but please dont let the adds bloat the site. Its really irritating to log into the site and have a little animation of a palm sander running around on the screen. Keep the adds if you must, but please dont bloat and commercialize our great little site. Thanks, C.Y.

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kelseymh
kelseymh

12 years ago

Please see Eric Wilhelm's announcement on this subject. Apparently Craftsman is dumping a load o' money into I'bles as sponsorship (and you must realize that it takes a lot of money to run this not so little site).

There has been a lot of discussion in that thread about the structure of these ads. We're hoping that they can be toned down, but presumably such negotiation will take some time.

Meanwhile, you may choose to use AdBlock or some similar software (realizing that non-display of ads will reduce I'bles revenue).

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

>use AdBlock on ibles How can you SAY such a thing?!

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 12 years ago

With my fingers and a keyboard: first I press "u" with my right index finger, then "s" with my left ring finger, "e" with my left middle f-inger, spacebar with my thumb, ....well, you get the idea :-)

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Are...are you mocking me?!

Do you quarrel, sir?

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Labot2001
Labot2001

Reply 12 years ago

Do you quarrel, sir?

OMG I ALMOST FORGOT ABOUT THAT :D

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 12 years ago

Mocking? Never! I would never monkmock you :-) I just hadn't had any coffee yet, and my literalism circuit was overacting...

Besides, what's a good discussion thread without some non sequiturs?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Oh noes-1 PM and still no coffe? That's harsh... 0_o

Haha, I can relate, my Shakespeare circuit was overacting... :D

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 12 years ago

I came this close to biting my thumb at you, sir! But who needs another Mercutio, anyway? ...Wait a sec, my dog....Spot? Spot! That damned Spot got out, out, again!

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Something is rotten in the State of Ibles...But the fault, dear Kelsey, is not in our stars.

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n8man
n8man

12 years ago

Ad is spelled with only one D