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"Play Now My Lord" Banner Ads

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by TapTapper, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. TapTapper

    TapTapper Junior Member

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    What's with all the banners with big boob blondes saying "play now my lord", "join me my lord" etc that have popped up around the web lately? Maybe I'm just out of the loop but I really only started seeing those ads the last couple weeks. I finally clicked a banner and it goes to a signup page for an online game called Evony.

    It looks like a pretty good game (and the ads are certainly nice). I was hoping they had an affiliate program cause I would push that no end. But no dice. It's all them, a huge corporation. I looked them up on Wiki and they're SHAMELESS.

    My fave is the promise of stealth gaming when the do absolutely nothing along those lines! Tee hee

    AND, as someone who's run afoul of G several times for no discernible reason, I bet THEY can run all the G ads the want. You pay the G enough dough and you can run ads for a site showing **** acts with ****
    [insert horrible acts at will]

    If this isn't an example of a big corporation going BH I'll eat my . . . well, hat.
     
  2. Jared255

    Jared255 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I've been too busy losing weight with one simple rule: Obey.
     
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    spcldeal Registered Member

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    I personally prefere the brunetter I saw today...the blonde chick looks a little '80s to me....ironice since this is supposed to be...what...the 580s?
     
  4. TheInternetHustler

    TheInternetHustler Regular Member

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    I suppose, I would consider it white hat though. Just some racy ads. And so what if the ads are misleading? Thats the purpose of most commercials and whatnot...
     
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    Evony are sexying up the web. They deserve billions. Yeah I'm drunk.
     
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    They are making money. I played the game for a few days. Also, the only option you have to "hide" they fact that you are playing is by changing what it say in the title bar. Booooo!
     
  7. TapTapper

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    Yes, those are the sexiest mainstream ads I've ever seen.

    But Ha HA. Don't know how I missed this earlier. Outright theft! I'm shocked, shocked. What's this world coming to?

    Normally I'd say that MS would eat their balls, but since it's a chinoise site they may pull their fangs

     
  8. SpazzyMcSpazz

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    You notice this just today?
    It's supposed to be the most hated game on the net or something. It's supposed to be free but they really rip you off when you don't even know it or something. Who wants to see those CGI boobs anyway??.....
     
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    LO fukin L! I LOVE those stupid ads. Everyone who responds to them should be led by a pied piper to drown in the sea for stupidity! It always goes to mary/jane/kristy/etc's "weight loss blog".

    This stuff must only be blatantly obvious to people who market on the web for a living.

    ======== AS FOR EVONY ============
    This is just one of many in a string of what (i think) are called "social online video games".

    What I can't get over is that people pay REAL MONEY for fake money in the game. Talk about owning your own printing press. "Here, I'll give you something worth nothing. You give me real currency that I can buy real stuff with. I give you "money" you can buy digital fake world bullshit with."

    It must work.
    The biz model is being replicated over and over.
    I think they do it on facebook too.
     
  10. zebrahat

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    One more example of the big three things that sell: S 'n M. S as in sex sells (whether it's a sex product directly, or something else that's sold through sex). In principle, what's the difference between Evony and the Herbal Essence commercials, that actually associated shampoo with orgasms? The 'n stands for new trendy stuff, and the M means anything money or job related. Probably the surest thing to market would be a hot, cutting edge sex-related money-making system.
     
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