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Post by Doro » Fri Sep 15, 2006 10:50 am

What's with the appearance of Google ads?

Dont we pay enough already?

I object, I like this game because of it's lack of third party adverts.
Please remove them.

I have no intention of supporting USA affected hurican victims as it has no relevance to the game or me.
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Post by Migam » Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:19 pm

Originally posted by Doro


What's with the appearance of Google ads?

Dont we pay enough already?

I object, I like this game because of it's lack of third party adverts.
Please remove them.

I have no intention of supporting USA affected hurican victims as it has no relevance to the game or me.
This ad seems to appear only in forums, not game. So it's existence here shouldn't affect liking this game. Whether or not you feel you pay enough is no reason to feel you can dictate whether or not Drakkar decides to have an ad linked for more revenue unless it's an annoying popup, installs adware on your comp or is offensive. Of course, as you have expressed your opinion, so I have expressed mine.

And though the disaster has no bearing on you or this game, the remark as you stated it was extremely callous and rash, again, the remark, not you. Look below to my signature.
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Post by Darge » Fri Sep 15, 2006 3:01 pm

Originally posted by Doro
What's with the appearance of Google ads?

Dont we pay enough already?

I object, I like this game because of it's lack of third party adverts.
Please remove them.
Originally posted by Sevatear


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Get over it.
This seems to fit.
Originally posted by Doro
I have no intention of supporting USA affected hurican victims as it has no relevance to the game or me.
Maybe others do.
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Post by Doro » Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:07 pm

Hardly a dictate . . . please remove it?

Each to their own, I'll not be coming back to these forums.
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Post by Northview » Fri Sep 15, 2006 7:24 pm

Originally posted by Doro


Hardly a dictate . . . please remove it?

Each to their own, I'll not be coming back to these forums.

Hey, how bout this, dont come back to the game.


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Post by Kalista » Fri Sep 15, 2006 9:56 pm

Wow Doro, I can't believe you could say such a thing about the hurricane victims. I'm sure if you lost loved ones, your home, etc. (basically everything), you would want and need support.

The google ad isn't even hardly noticable, and boards cost money to be hosted. I didn't even notice it was there until this post actually.

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Post by TangoDown » Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:09 am

Heh Doro I would never expect that to come from you, Its a small add and it helps Brad. I dont see the problem with it.

P.S. If it gave HP upon clicking then I would be even more accepting :(

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Post by Tee » Sat Sep 16, 2006 12:35 pm

lol i just found out where the ad was i dont understand the big deal about it
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Post by SharedFolder » Sat Sep 16, 2006 5:22 pm

I'm with Door-step on this one.

Hahaha. Honestly.

The ad's so small, I could hardly even read what it was trying to say. The only thing I could notice was it's ugly presence...

Personally, I feel ads on a website make the site (in general) seem poor or cheap.

EVEN though, the tiny little ad has no effect on game play or web experience, it's still there every time a forum page loads. Right there. Right on top.

The second thing I'd like to say is WHO is going to click that ad anyway? I mean really, who? The population of this forum is already slim enough, I doubt anyone would click that silly thing anyway without brad giving an incentive. But even if he did, that's just one step shy from slipping brad a $50, winking, and saying, "Hey, President Grant and I could use some extra HP, if you know what I mean..."

The point is:
No one's gonna click the ad because of low traffic and lack of interest. It's hideous. It makes the website look tacky.

Maybe instead of putting some ads on this forum, how about Brad putting Drakkar ads on OTHER'S sites? This game could always use more traffic...
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Post by Doro » Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:34 pm

I apologise for the outburst.

To pick on anyone like that is not fair, it just struck me as absurd that I should see an apeal for something like that on the Drakkar forums.

Again, sorry :(
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Post by Mars » Sat Sep 16, 2006 7:35 pm

This is just one means Brad is trying to increase our visibility on the net, Yes he advertises on several game sites around the web.

If anyone has any suggestions on sites where it would be a good idea to list Drakkar. Please email help@drakkarzone.com and let us know.

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Post by TangoDown » Sun Sep 17, 2006 1:03 pm

Originally posted by Mars_Sysop


If anyone has any suggestions on sites where it would be a good idea to list Drakkar. Please email help@drakkarzone.com and let us know.
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Post by Stormwind » Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:27 am

The ad does not show up on the KoD theme of the boards. Only on the openbb theme.

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Post by Necron99 » Mon Sep 18, 2006 3:56 pm

I found this game while searching for Island of Kesmai information.

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Post by SharedFolder » Tue Sep 19, 2006 12:29 am

I found this game while searching for Drakkar Noir cologne.

Boy, was I in for a shock!


PS: I'm willing to bet the ad thing was flisk's idea, so don't everyone jump on brad's case everyone!
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Post by Longbeard » Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:03 am

I say Brad should add a whole line-up of google adds as footer on all pages : )
But then again i have very high level of tolerance towards so many things!

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Post by flisk » Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:20 am

you would lose that bet then Shared Folder.

Thing is, it's a small 250x250 pixel area, it certainly does not detract from the forums, at most all it did was slide the main banner over to the left side of the screen.
If you are not wanting to use the forums because of that, gosh, I'm at a loss for words.

It's presence here is a way for Brad to make a little more money.

After seeing this (the google ad) on these forums, I placed them on two of my own webpages. While it's not going to make a fortune, it's at least going to pay for the hosting of those websites each month.

I would assume the same thing is happeneing here, at least the money generated from the ads here on the forums will be self-sustaining to pay for the hosting of the website and forums.

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Post by Brad » Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:40 am

Wow, this thread has generated more messages than the google ads have clicks

(smile)

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Post by Freddie » Tue Sep 19, 2006 12:10 pm

Quote:Originally posted by Sevatear
Did you get permission from Sev to post that? Hehe had to say it.

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Post by Darkninja1 » Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:31 am

i'm still waiting for Kingdom of Drakkar to appear on Wikipedia :

(actually planning on taking the Initiative..., stay tuned...)

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Post by Brad » Mon Nov 27, 2006 11:23 am

Its the first graphical MMRPG on the internet.

Its actually listed in an older book called "The magic of interactive entertainment" or something like that. Had an old interview with me.

Its funny how all the "game history" articles forget IoK,Drakkar and SoY

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