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Congratulations you won!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by zacatictac, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. zacatictac

    zacatictac Power Member

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    I hate those stupid banner ads that scream "congratulations you won!". Half the time they scare the shit out of me or practically blow my eardrums out. Then I have to search through all my tabs and open windows to see where the hell the little bastard is and close it. And whats with the seizure inducing bright colored flashing ones? Does shit advertising like this still work? Its hard for me to believe there are still people out there that still fall for these. My little sister with down syndrome even knows not to click on them. I guess there's still hope for me to succeed in IM if there's still that many idiots out their to prey upon.
     
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  2. Maruk

    Maruk Power Member

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    [edit] Can't make a comment like this lol
     
  3. raidel21

    raidel21 Regular Member

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    lol...I got a couple of those,.

    FYI they are ppi. (most likely)

    and yes, people do follow through.
     
  4. Whisker

    Whisker Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    If you see it everywhere, what do you think?
     
  5. zacatictac

    zacatictac Power Member

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    Touché
     
  6. Whisker

    Whisker Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    I can't fully comprehend how they work either, but fortunately for us there are some real einsteins out there to keep the gravy train moving.
     
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    wrangler Regular Member

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    So you are saying that when I get this.... I didn't actually win? Really? Oh.
     
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    Every day there are new people coming online. I know when I first came online as a kid, I wasn't stupid. Yet I still didn't know how the internet worked, so I think I fell for some scams [Believed them, I didn't become a victim.] It's natural.

    I am pretty sure they rely on newcomers to the internet, or perpetual newbies.
     
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