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These "contextual targeting" ads, I don't know...
Today I was on the Horus game page and was exhorted to "Talk to Single Arabs HERE"! And this was right in the description box of the game.
Good for a late-morning laugh.
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I've always found that the "contextual" google ads in any site weren't always very contextual.
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Sometimes they work but sometimes, even on google's own site... like when I was searching for the gas stations nearest an airport on googlemaps and was deluged with Gas-X advertisements and offers to "relieve my discomfort"...
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The problem is that they aren't truly contextual, anyone can buy any keyword and bid like crazy on it, and then google shows the highest bidder, from a business standpoint it's the correct way to do it, but it abandons the whole contextual idea.
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My favorite was when I was perusing this geeklist

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/32003

and I got ads for BBW dating sites all over my screen. laugh
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I still recall the stool softener add that popped up one day when I was on the Puerto Rico page. gulp

 
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