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    Old 04-20-2012, 11:05 PM
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    Was just about to make a thread about this then I saw this.. That Dishonored pop-up REALLY gets on my nerve. I understand they need the revenue, but surely there are less.. invasive ways to do this.
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    Old 04-21-2012, 07:43 AM
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    Was just about to make a thread about this then I saw this.. That Dishonored pop-up REALLY gets on my nerve. I understand they need the revenue, but surely there are less.. invasive ways to do this.
    shoving a RL copy of dishonoured up the ass of the ad creator would certainly be less invasive for me.

    pretty much with spats on this, i'm less interested in the game now.
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    Old 04-21-2012, 09:29 AM
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    Dear PC Gamer,

    I normally have adblock disabled on this site as I understand the need for revenue and banner ads are not a problem.

    I'm turning it on now and it will remain so until we get a statement to the effect that the popups have gone and that you will be choosing your advertising partners more carefully in the future.

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    Old 04-21-2012, 11:50 AM
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    I have to say I am not liking these pop-up ads. The banner and side bar ads are fine but enough of the huge pop ups.
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    Old 04-21-2012, 03:38 PM
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    Yeah okay, im waiting for Dishonored to come on sale now.
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    Old 04-24-2012, 08:05 AM
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    Really annying and there is no for it to pop up everytime I move forums.

    It's not a game I am interested in so all it's doing is making me stay away from the site.
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    Old 04-24-2012, 12:22 PM
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    dare i say it, but i think these ads are quite neccecary. im surprised they are able to scrape by on the magazine making money, afterall journalism is an expensive job, and add revenue is huge (just go to a copy of PC gamer and count how many ads are in it, bet they make more money per mag from adds than they do from the magazine sale)

    BUT pop up ads, are a tad annoying, not that its really effecting me. at least they have an obvious close button (unlike ones that have a tiny x in the lower left or somthing stupid)
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    Old 04-24-2012, 06:34 PM
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    Naff, but worth the money.
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    Old 05-02-2012, 07:47 AM
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    I don't get it.

    I mean, isn't PCGamer just a giant advert for these games anyway? So... why do the companies insist adverts are stuck on the site?

    Okay... I get it that PCG are not paid by the companies to do the reviews, otherwise all the reviews would be "THIS IS THE BEST GAME EVER!"

    But PCG are giving games, be it good or bad, pages in their mag. Thats advertisement enough, surely. If it perks your interest, you'll get the game. If it doesn't, the game isn't for you.

    I too have been pissed off with the Dishonoured advert.

    Maybe we could have a new section of the site for Adverts, or Trailers? Lol... that sounds a bit poo.
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    Old 05-02-2012, 08:33 AM
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    im surprised they are able to scrape by on the magazine making money
    Maybe they would actually make money if the magazine was more affordable and actually had more content. I'm not going to spend £6 on a magazine full to the brim with advertisements which are irrelevant to me.
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