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#1733007 - 08/14/11 07:07 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: Mark_C]  
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Originally Posted by Mark_C
Originally Posted by Dave Horne
...They have the right to ignore any uncomfortable questions while at the same time they have the right to collect the money from the ad clicks. smile

Yes they do -- and truly I hope that they make a lot of money from the site. Don't you?


It would be interesting to know just how much money is being made. I Googled this once and the number I was given for this specific site was $125 per day if my memory is correct.

I feel blessed to know that my contribution to these forums somehow helps someone else to put money in their pocket. Blessed, I tell you.



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#1733011 - 08/14/11 07:12 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: Dave Horne]  
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Originally Posted by Dave Horne
It would be interesting to know just how much money is being made....

I think it would be like looking into someone's underpants. Extremely none of our business, IMO.


"Everything I say is my opinion, including the facts." :-)
#1733015 - 08/14/11 07:14 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: Pogorelich.]  
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#1733016 - 08/14/11 07:14 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: Mark_C]  
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Originally Posted by Mark_C

I think it would be like looking into someone's underpants.


Ummm wow. Okay then...carry on.



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#1733017 - 08/14/11 07:15 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: Dave Horne]  
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Originally Posted by Dave Horne
Originally Posted by Mark_C
Originally Posted by Dave Horne
...They have the right to ignore any uncomfortable questions while at the same time they have the right to collect the money from the ad clicks. smile

Yes they do -- and truly I hope that they make a lot of money from the site. Don't you?


It would be interesting to know just how much money is being made. I Googled this once and the number I was given for this specific site was $125 per day if my memory is correct.

I feel blessed to know that my contribution to these forums somehow helps someone else to put money in their pocket. Blessed, I tell you.


I have to agree with Dave, here--though I would use Ixquick or Startpage, not Google, for obvious reasons. It's nice to agree with you, Dave! Blessed, I tell you!!!

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#1733018 - 08/14/11 07:15 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: stores]  
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Originally Posted by stores
Ummm wow. Okay then...carry on.

And I meant it pretty literally. smile


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#1733059 - 08/14/11 08:13 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: Pogorelich.]  
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I think whether the site makes $1 or $10000 day from ad clicks is no ones business.

No one... members, moderators, or administrators has any obligation, either legal or ethical, to answer any question.

And the above has nothing to do with editing of members' posts, banning members, etc.

#1733068 - 08/14/11 08:25 PM Re: OT - accounts and posts [Re: pianoloverus]  
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Originally Posted by pianoloverus

And the above has nothing to do with editing of members' posts, banning members, etc.

And since we've drifted off topic of an off topic post, now's a good time to close.


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