1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

I Just Did The Dumbest Thing In History

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by shade, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. shade

    shade Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2009
    Messages:
    137
    Likes Received:
    179
    Occupation:
    Job? Whats a job?
    Location:
    America
    Home Page:
    I seriously did the dumbest thing in history.

    I have been running Adsense ads with someone else's publisher ID for a week now.

    I was getting pissed off at Google. "Why the fuck am I now making bank!??!?"

    I probably just missed out on a couple hundred bucks.

    Dear the-luck-son-of-a-bitch-who's-ID-I-used,

    I hope you liked the cash.

    Best Regards,
    Shade
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
  2. S M W

    S M W Junior Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2009
    Messages:
    135
    Likes Received:
    49
    LOL, thanks for sharing. That's pretty good....
     
  3. prittykitty

    prittykitty Newbie

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2009
    Messages:
    10
    Likes Received:
    8
    eewww, that sucks! If you are lucky, maybe someone else will be stupid and accidentally use your id..lol
     
  4. soulchief

    soulchief Junior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2007
    Messages:
    117
    Likes Received:
    55
    Location:
    Canada
    *checks adsense*


    Damn... not me.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  5. Pobman

    Pobman Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2009
    Messages:
    288
    Likes Received:
    197
    Occupation:
    This is it!
    Location:
    Australia
    Home Page:
    Often wondered how much those guys selling premade stuff with adsense accounts already installed make before somebody remembers to change the iDs .... nice one :)

    I had somebody copy my entire website once, including any cookie stuffing I might have accidently installed on a page.... after the sales eventually dried up I even sent them an email thanking them for the sales boost :)
     
  6. Anubis

    Anubis Newbie

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2008
    Messages:
    26
    Likes Received:
    1
    Could you please share the method of how to make this luck knock on your doors. :p:tee:
    @OP, dont get that upset and dont cry over this little cup of milk.I think you now know how to make this lost amount of money, so it wont take so long to make alot more
     
  7. darkman

    darkman Regular Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2009
    Messages:
    454
    Likes Received:
    264
    Thats is not a dumb thing to do .that is called charity.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  8. popcrdom29

    popcrdom29 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2008
    Messages:
    807
    Likes Received:
    518
    This is something you might be able to monetise somewhere else. Think about it, if you made this mistake maybe you can get others to unknowingly make the same mistake. You didn't say exactly what you did but let us know if you can.
     
  9. shade

    shade Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2009
    Messages:
    137
    Likes Received:
    179
    Occupation:
    Job? Whats a job?
    Location:
    America
    Home Page:
    @popcrdom29:

    I used an auto Adsense insertion and forgot to change the default settings.
     
  10. 44blackhatters

    44blackhatters Registered Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2008
    Messages:
    52
    Likes Received:
    3
    Man that sucks...but if you ever want to try this again, I'll be happy to furnish my publisher number.
     
  11. wowhaxor

    wowhaxor Executive VIP Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2007
    Messages:
    2,021
    Likes Received:
    3,353
    Location:
    ?¿?
    Home Page:
    I now feel better about getting really drunk at beerpong and getting hit by a car on my way home last wed night.

    Although it doesn't make my hip or knee feel better.
     
  12. TapTapper

    TapTapper Junior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2009
    Messages:
    163
    Likes Received:
    138
    Occupation:
    coder, webstore mangler
    Location:
    US
    Home Page:
    It's a bit like those CB-amaz0n/etc templates floating around. All preset for someone's IDs so if the user just uploads and does some promotion, doesn't change every single last itty bitty setting, boom, clicks go to the source
     
  13. Peepers

    Peepers Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2009
    Messages:
    145
    Likes Received:
    73
    Err, I feel for this guy the most.. I'd rather lose the money I think. This will probably only happen to OP once, but you can get hit by a car over and over and over..
     
  14. safaristyle

    safaristyle Regular Member

    Joined:
    May 4, 2008
    Messages:
    449
    Likes Received:
    82
    Location:
    Blocked
    May be You didn't help the guy at all :) If the guy is using allowed site list
     
  15. lizmoz

    lizmoz Power Member

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2008
    Messages:
    560
    Likes Received:
    328
    Damned, wasn't mine :S

    Hehe, op keep your chin up!
     
  16. kilaz

    kilaz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2009
    Messages:
    876
    Likes Received:
    382
    Home Page:
    Everyone makes a mistake from time to time, Just consider it a lesson learned. I bet you wont ever do that again :)
     
  17. MoreMoneyMoreProblem

    MoreMoneyMoreProblem BANNED BANNED

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2009
    Messages:
    628
    Likes Received:
    325
    Karma is always a good thing lol but you could have at least put my publisher id in and I would've gave you 50%.
     
  18. pewep

    pewep Power Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2008
    Messages:
    586
    Likes Received:
    1,982
    Occupation:
    Porn Star
    Location:
    U.S.
    I issa sorry. It wassa me:

    [​IMG]
     
  19. BigHustlah

    BigHustlah Power Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    675
    Likes Received:
    717
    Location:
    in your inbox
    I've seen a WP adsense plugin, where the guy who created it, actually requests you to leave one of the ads with the original coding (his) and publish it on your site. WOW, whats the point?
     
  20. kumansk

    kumansk Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2008
    Messages:
    253
    Likes Received:
    420
    Haha funny shit man! Ask that guy to send u some of the check.. If you want to I can give u my pub id for the next week :D