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Posted 21 August 2008 - 04:22 PM

i completely support having the ads.

my only problem with them is my laptop is a widescreen style, and with ads on both sides of the actual forum content, it makes the forum part all squished together in the center, so i end up having to scroll "right" a LOT more than i used to.

i guess what i'm saying is i dont mind the ads at all when they are at the top and right side of the screen, but on the left side its harder for me, personally, to view everything else.

#12 ErinB


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    Posted 21 August 2008 - 04:24 PM

    I agree. I have no problem with anything that supports the forum. I would even pay a membership fee if need be!

    As Abbie stated, the ones on the sides aren't necessarily seen.

    It only took a few days to get used to the new format.

    #13 SunBride

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      Posted 21 August 2008 - 05:06 PM

      I completely understand the need to have the ads to support the forum, but I do wish that they were not flashy ones. I do understand however that the businesses paying for the ads I'm sure like the fact that they are flashy.

      I think it would be better if they were at the top. The way they are now, on each side, it makes the main part of the forum more narrow (as Abbie mentioned). Also if they were at the top they would be slightly less distracting when reading messages.

      Anyways, like I said, I completely understand the need to have the advertisements, and I think it's a great idea to generate revenue for the forum, and for those businesses to advertise services that are usefull to the members of this site. Seeing as this is Tammy Host's forum she can do whatever she wants with it!

      #14 tvt

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        Posted 21 August 2008 - 05:38 PM

        i support the ads as well, but i think they were more effective when they were on just one side of the screen. now they seem to compete with each other too much, IMO anyway

        #15 RyanAmanda

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          Posted 21 August 2008 - 06:52 PM

          I don't mind the ads at all (and have even clicked on them to find out more about the company). And I hate to complain, but...I'm not a fan of the flashy ads. Maybe it's cause I read the forum at night when my eyes are tired but they're really hard on the eyes. A lot of times I'll scroll past the very first post just so the flashy ads dissappear off the top of my screen. I would support having more ads on the page if it meant they were static instead of flashing.

          #16 Angel

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            Posted 21 August 2008 - 07:03 PM

            By no means do I want anyone to think that I'm complaining about the ads, I completely support them. I was just trying to figure out a way to minimize the flashing one. Kinda hurts my eyes a lil bit.

            #17 Kat81

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              Posted 21 August 2008 - 07:19 PM

              Yeah, I agree about the flashiness ha ha. I do like the ads though. Great way for people to support BDW.

              #18 Mandy

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                Posted 21 August 2008 - 08:35 PM

                I was actually a little sad when I saw them, because I would have looked into those vendors more if they'd been there when I was planning my wedding! A little too late for me!

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                  Posted 21 August 2008 - 09:26 PM

                  i agree with the flashing. i have to minimize my screen & scroll over or they give me a headache. I can't spend much time on websites like photobucket because of all the flashing i usually have to put my hand over ads on that site.

                  i think now that they are on the left & right it's hard to hide them by minimizing the screen. before it was really easy. i look at them often & am interested to see a new one pop up, i just don't like them in the corner of my eye while I'm reading.

                  #20 beachbride08

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                    Posted 21 August 2008 - 09:28 PM

                    I agree with everyone else on the flashing ads. I understand why they are there, but the flashing is very distracting.

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