Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 24

Thread: UNI ad on CF

  1. #1
    Prospect
    Points: 4,361, Level: 19
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 289
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    67
    Points
    4,361
    Level
    19
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    UNI ad on CF

    Does it bother anyone else that there is a big UNI ad that keeps coming up at the top of the Cyclone Fanatic page?



  2. #2
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 580,746, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 62.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    21,021
    Points
    580,746
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 283
    Given: 20

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    it's based on your browsing history, so you have the power to control it.


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 629,799, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    22,171
    Points
    629,799
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 377
    Given: 29

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    it's based on your browsing history, so you have the power to control it.
    By the power of Grayskull!

    If you were a real fan you wouldn't be getting UNI ads, just saying.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 21,425, Level: 44
    Level completed: 75%, Points required for next Level: 225
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    jj-cyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,795
    Points
    21,425
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    I thought they had to pay for that?



  5. #5
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 580,746, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 62.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    21,021
    Points
    580,746
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 283
    Given: 20

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by jj-cyclones View Post
    I thought they had to pay for that?

    google ads pays for an ad to be displayed, but what shows up is based on browser history or for some ads, the topic that is being discussed. See: Vasectomy ads.


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 14,220, Level: 36
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 630
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Cyclone711's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    942
    Points
    14,220
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    it's based on your browsing history, so you have the power to control it.
    I haven't searched/looked at any UNI related in the past couple of months until this thread. However, the UNI ad has been repeatedly there.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 629,799, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    22,171
    Points
    629,799
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 377
    Given: 29

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    To answer the original question, if I could see ads (seriously, AdBlock) I wouldn't be bothered by seeing UNI ads.



  8. #8
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 580,746, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 62.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    21,021
    Points
    580,746
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 283
    Given: 20

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone711 View Post
    I haven't searched/looked at any UNI related in the past couple of months until this thread. However, the UNI ad has been repeatedly there.

    well, it's getting it from somewhere. Possibly a topic that's being discussed on the site. I can promise you that UNI is not a paid sponsor of CF.


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 150,379, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    6,029
    Points
    150,379
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 46
    Given: 1

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydog04 View Post
    Does it bother anyone else that there is a big UNI ad that keeps coming up at the top of the Cyclone Fanatic page?

    Not as much as people complaining about the most trivial things.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 150,379, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    6,029
    Points
    150,379
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 46
    Given: 1

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    well, it's getting it from somewhere. Possibly a topic that's being discussed on the site. I can promise you that UNI is not a paid sponsor of CF.
    The countdown clock says UNI. I have never seen the ad, although I don't pay attention to the ads much, so I could have missed it.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 554,982, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,210
    Points
    554,982
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 64
    Given: 37

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    The countdown clock says UNI. I have never seen the ad, although I don't pay attention to the ads much, so I could have missed it.
    Add in the Jacobson to TAMU topic and this thread. That would be enough for a google ad targeting UNI.




  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 117,049, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RING4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    6,358
    Points
    117,049
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 16
    Given: 28

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    I check the UNI football page every now and then since I'm from Cedar Falls, and I have a friend or two that is currently on the UNI football roster. I find that if I visit any websites that pertains to UNI (local newspaper/TV websites,) I also get UNI ads on here. Could be worse school ads popping up on CF.

    I can't wait for September 3rd.




  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 121,876, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    FarminCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Right Over There
    Posts
    2,472
    Points
    121,876
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 45
    Given: 14

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydog04 View Post
    Does it bother anyone else that there is a big UNI ad that keeps coming up at the top of the Cyclone Fanatic page?
    By creating this thread you have now made sure the UNI ad will stay up for you for some time now.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 117,049, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RING4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    6,358
    Points
    117,049
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 16
    Given: 28

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    To answer the original question, if I could see ads (seriously, AdBlock) I wouldn't be bothered by seeing UNI ads.
    I added AdBlock over the weekend, and now the only ad I see on here is an ad for West Cyde Wings.



    Which sound really good all of the sudden. I think wings are on the menu for supper tonight.




  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 286,733, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    6,482
    Points
    286,733
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 125
    Given: 25

    Re: UNI ad on CF

    Oh my god! First we've got Ames stores selling Iowa stuff, now we have UNI ads on CF?!?!?!?! Someone fire up the WHARRGARBL sirens.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM