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What do you guys think of the Google Ads at the top of the site?

They take up no extra space (I reclaimed the space from other things that were there) and I don't think they are annoying, but that's just my opinion.

Personally I don't mind ads, and I actually use them when something interests me.

So what do you guys think? Right now it's just a trial period.
 

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dioxviad said:
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open in new window? please. not a fan of the back button on here
I totally agree. Unfortunately, due to the Google TOS, I'm not sure I can do that. Theoretically, I'm not allowed to modify the code at all. I will definitely be looking into it, though.
 

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hmmm... It should work - the referrer address would still be listed in the link code, so no real harm done if you add it.

You could probably add a JavaScript or PHP to wrap it in some kind of "new window" code (for the link, or as some kind of "new window" for the forums).

Just a thought...

I actually think it's a bit crowded, but wouldn't mind sticking it... say.... under that list of sh!t I can and can't do on the right of the Quick Reply....
 

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Hmm, what if you make the google ad open in the current window - but make the Mazda3forums open up on a new window (basically backwards from what was suggested). If you had a

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<body onload = "window.focus();">
in your M3F code, then your new popup would end up remaining the active window :)

That is, unless google made their ad pages do a window.focus(); as well - where then I just wouldn't know what would happen.

Anyway, this is assuming you have any control over the HTML that is used to render the Google ads.
 
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