vpsBoard is now adsBoard

Discussion in 'Hosting Talk & Reviews' started by Hxxx, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. Hxxx

    Hxxx Active Member

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    Just thinking about how ad spammy this forum has become. You are in the league of WHT if not far.


    Is it dead again?


    :)
     
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  2. HalfEatenPie

    HalfEatenPie The Irrational One Retired Staff

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    Ehh...  Some people do do their drive by but I've mostly been just checking up every now and then and post a few things I like.
     
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  3. Hxxx

    Hxxx Active Member

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    Yeh mostly you. The problem is real content vs ad content. Is hard to find what's new with all these ads, even in the feed.
     
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  4. souen

    souen Active Member

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    Depends on the sense of the word. Admittedly a lurker here, dropping by a few times a week to read and +like interesting threads (and let the poster know someone read it), and post if I have more to say than +1. (In particular I follow the SBC section, but being busy and waiting on some basic accessories to arrive, haven't got much progress to post.)


    Anyhow, hello. :)
     
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  5. HN-Matt

    HN-Matt New Member Verified Provider

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    It seems the esteemed doctor has not made an appearance in more than a month. Ergo,
     
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  6. HalfEatenPie

    HalfEatenPie The Irrational One Retired Staff

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    Might be surprising, but I've stopped posting on all forums (except for this one).  

    As they say in french, werdz.


    In a totally unrelated comment, been really busy with day-to-day work.  Seems less and less time for anything else really.  Spend the entire time at work then don't really want to sit in front of a computer at home in my off time.  
     
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  7. k0nsl

    k0nsl Bad Goy

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    I've been so busy lately as well that I typically don't post on any forum. I just don't have time. And...what ads? I can't see 'em!


    Maybe my unbound instance is taking care of it for me? :D
     
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  8. HalfEatenPie

    HalfEatenPie The Irrational One Retired Staff

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    Haha I think he means the amount of offer threads popping up. 
     
  9. graeme

    graeme Active Member

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    That is what I took him to mean, and the ratio of offer threads to discussion has become too high - especially in the sidebar.
     
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  10. MannDude

    MannDude Just a dude vpsBoard Founder Moderator

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    The "vpsBoard Discussions" sidebar feed shouldn't contain stuff from the marketplace forums... This has been fixed. My bad! :)
     
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  11. splitice

    splitice Just a little bit crazy... Verified Provider

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    On the topic of ads, IMHO the banner ad at the top has always felt spammy - particularly when animated. I know ends have to be met, but thats my opinion. I've long since ad-blocked it (and I don't mind the companies being advertised, it may even be useful).


    @MannDude if renewal comes through and Time4VPS specifically doesnt renew the site one a whole will look a bit better.
     
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  12. graeme

    graeme Active Member

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  13. kunnu

    kunnu Member Verified Provider

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    Simple static banner is good but gif animated banner with sparking color attract to much however any forum, website run by owner and they need to manage it. If enough money will be not earned by owner then managing a forum can be risky.