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Inappropriate Ads Answered

Hey, I had a porn ad come up while I was looking at "Jobs Available at Instructables". It didn't have any names or words, just gyrating girls in thongs, and a place to click to enter. I'm at work, and ads like that could get me in trouble! At home they could get me in trouble with Mrs. Skunkbait! I promise I'm not being prudish (hey, I like thongs as much as anybody), but that was just too much. Can you see if you can do something about that? Thanks. - Skunkbait

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rachelmaryb
rachelmaryb

10 years ago

Oh the irony of an ad JUST like that right next door on this very post!

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CameronSS
CameronSS

12 years ago

I got a similar ad, this one floats at the bottom of the window. The only editing I have done is cropping it, converting the address to monochrome for easier reading, and blurring out the f-word.

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dsman195276
dsman195276

Reply 12 years ago

i'm glad i never have got that ad, if my mom saw that i might have to say bye bye to instructables.

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Storm950
Storm950

Reply 12 years ago

Err, why?

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dsman195276
dsman195276

Reply 12 years ago

if your mom saw that add on this site would she let you stay here?

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Storm950
Storm950

Reply 12 years ago

Yeah. She doesn't mind, its not as if I was doing it intentionally!

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dsman195276
dsman195276

Reply 12 years ago

ya, but my mom would think that it was releated to the site, and think it was some how bad for me...

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Storm950
Storm950

Reply 12 years ago

The she needs to learn about the internet! ;)

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lordofthedonuts
lordofthedonuts

12 years ago

Just had a Flash pop up, it was about a survey, sorry I can't remember the name of the company .

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

Yeah, It happens. ewilhelm told me to get as much info as possible. Now I'm a little more on my gaurd.

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jessyratfink
jessyratfink

12 years ago

I haven't seen any porn ads, but I get a ton of dating ads. I consider them to be of the same lot. Did you know I can find the rich, classy and intelligent man of my dreams online? It's easy and free!

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

Free? I'm sure you get what you pay for.

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Lego man
Lego man

Reply 12 years ago

Not just free but Easy!

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Yes! Find your soulmate in six months guaranteed!

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Plasmana
Plasmana

Reply 12 years ago

Without getting any internet predators?

Oh, I forgot, you are an adult...

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Lftndbt
Lftndbt

12 years ago

I still win!! ;)

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Plasmana
Plasmana

12 years ago

That is really weird... Do you have a screen shot of it?

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

I didn't get one. I was at work and shut it down ASAP!

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Y'know, that kind of thing could get a guy in your line of work fired right quick...

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

Yep!

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Plasmana
Plasmana

Reply 12 years ago

Oh...

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

12 years ago

When you see something like this, please send as much information as possible. The URL where the ad is pointing is useful, but if you can determine which network is displaying the ad by inspecting the iframe around it with Firebug, that is pure gold.

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

I'll definitely try next time. My new desk at work is in a more public area, and I really had to get rid of it QUICK. If it ever happens at home or during a real slow time at work, with no prying eyes, I'll get as much info as possible.

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AnarchistAsian
AnarchistAsian

12 years ago

lol, that's strange...
usually the ads are related to instructables stuff...

oh wait... there are instructables like that too!

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

Those are pretty tame ibles compared to the ad that came up. Now if they have an ible on "how to get a half dozen naked girls to dance around in your office or living room", that would be an appropriate ad. BTW- If someone comes up with an instructable like the aforementioned one, (I'm sure it would be..uh... quite entertaining!) please give it a really crappy title, so that I won't accidentally open it at work, or in the living room while church members are visiting. I really have shown instructables to several folks from my congregation (I have lots of gearheads, and a few artists), and I mentioned it in a Bible class a couple of times.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 12 years ago

there is an ible by ol killerjackalope

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

I can live with his. It was tasteful and straightforward, although it might have sparked that kind of advertising.