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#1 mike wants wins

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 11:58 AM

Not sure everyone gets this ad.....but there is an ad that is for a game (I think) that basically scrolls through bikini pictures.

Are you trying to keep me from coming here while at work?

What I just typed is probably an opinion, not a fact. I mean, I'm usually right, so you should maybe assume it is or will be a fact soon, but that's up to you. :)


#2 The Wise One

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 01:35 PM

Ad choices targets you by places you have been shopping on your computer.

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 02:11 PM

Ad choices targets you by places you have been shopping on your computer.

Which is why I'm now getting ads for hotels in Rio. You'd think that bikini clad women would accompany that, but no...

You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.


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Posted 11 December 2013 - 02:28 PM

Pics or it didn't happen.

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 02:36 PM

i just got this ad while in school. This could end badly

#6 mike wants wins

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 08:10 AM

I have been searching for caribbean vacations during boring meetings. Is that why I get it? Trust me, I don't shop for women's clothing.

What I just typed is probably an opinion, not a fact. I mean, I'm usually right, so you should maybe assume it is or will be a fact soon, but that's up to you. :)


#7 edavis0308

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 09:22 AM

If the bikini one you are talking about was like a video game or something (they looked animated), I got it on my work computer also and I have no idea why.

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 09:37 AM

Just blame the interns who work late and surf on other people's computers. No worries.

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 09:38 AM

I have been searching for caribbean vacations during boring meetings. Is that why I get it? Trust me, I don't shop for women's clothing.


So have I. Alas no bikini ads for me.

#10 mike wants wins

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 10:00 AM

If the bikini one you are talking about was like a video game or something (they looked animated), I got it on my work computer also and I have no idea why.


Yup, that one......

What I just typed is probably an opinion, not a fact. I mean, I'm usually right, so you should maybe assume it is or will be a fact soon, but that's up to you. :)


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Posted 12 December 2013 - 10:12 AM

I got something even worse: #%&#*#@ Clay Matthews in a Packers' uniform. Unacceptable
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#12 mike wants wins

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 12:33 PM

I am totally fascinated with the ads being pushed to me now. More so than most of the actual Twins talk:

flights to the caribean came up right after I typed that here......
FREE BEER (let's see if that works)

What I just typed is probably an opinion, not a fact. I mean, I'm usually right, so you should maybe assume it is or will be a fact soon, but that's up to you. :)


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Posted 14 December 2013 - 09:58 AM

I've seen ads for things I have shopped for like running shoes, or certain hardware parts, but there are some somewhat inappropriate ones I occasionally see (like the gaming site for men only). I don't game. It does make it hard to check in during work hours.

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 10:13 AM

I like all the shoe, furniture and home decor ads I see.
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#15 mike wants wins

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:26 PM

In an attempt to test the system, I am searching for free beer, milk, and cheese today, to see if my ads change. I know, these meetings are boring....

What I just typed is probably an opinion, not a fact. I mean, I'm usually right, so you should maybe assume it is or will be a fact soon, but that's up to you. :)


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 10:18 AM

Apparently now it's 250,000,001.

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 11:04 AM

Why are you guys getting all the 'fun' ads? Makes me wonder ...
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Posted 02 January 2014 - 11:08 AM

Why are you guys getting all the 'fun' ads? Makes me wonder ...


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 11:26 AM

Why are you guys getting all the 'fun' ads? Makes me wonder ...


That one showed up on my work computer none the less...