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In what situation would you be okay with ads on GameFAQs?

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2 years ago#1
Which, if any, method of advertising is permissible in your opinion. - Results (296 votes)
Slap banners everywhere, just please, no flash ads. Keep it simple
20.61% (61 votes)
61
One full page 30 second unskippable ad every 12 hours.
0.34% (1 votes)
1
Ads that pop up to an unfocused window or tab keeping the site clean and free of ads.
0.34% (1 votes)
1
Let me pay $4.99 to remove ads for the lifetime of my account.
3.38% (10 votes)
10
No ads please. With a company like CBS backing the site, they're unnecessary.
11.15% (33 votes)
33
I'll blacklist ads on every site, it's nothing personal GameFAQs.
55.41% (164 votes)
164
I don't mind ads.
6.08% (18 votes)
18
I wasn't aware you could block ads, and now i am and will with the help of https://adblockplus.org/
2.7% (8 votes)
8
This poll is now closed.
Well?
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2 years ago#2
Never unless they find a way to make it so ads aren't a free path right to your computer for malware and aren't extremely annoying. I had an add on once that was pretty cool, it let ads load so pages still got the revenue from them but covered the ads up with cool facts and messages, but the malware problem was still there so I just use NoScript and AdBlock now, I'm not taking the chances just so Gamefaqs can put their annoying flashy ads in my face.
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2 years ago#3
Simple banner, no flash, no video, no noise, party like it's 1999. Not a half million of them either, we/re talking one in the header and maybe a footer or side bar max. Need to be targeted ads to, I want to see things that I, as a gamer, might actually be interested in. Think Amazon special offers.

A subscription is also negotiable if they could come up with a value add for subscribers that is compelling. Again, maybe do retail deals for exclusive discounts with stores gamers might actually shop at.
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2 years ago#4
I don't appreciate being advertised to.
2 years ago#5
Orestes417 posted...
Need to be targeted ads to, I want to see things that I, as a gamer, might actually be interested in. Think Amazon special offers.
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Again, maybe do retail deals for exclusive discounts with stores gamers might actually shop at.


I agree with this.
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2 years ago#6
ShadowThaReaper posted...
I don't appreciate being advertised to.

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2 years ago#7
Never. Ads get blocked always.
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2 years ago#8
no ads, ever. I get enough of them on tv.
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2 years ago#9
It seems some people want to kill all the websites in the internet.
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2 years ago#10
DerPancake posted...
It seems some people want to kill all the websites in the internet.


I don't really care.
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