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Old 04-21-2016, 12:03 PM   #1
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Any way we can ditch the 'Hot Russian' brides ad, with the women in tight dresses giving suggestive looks? Some of us look at this site at work, or around family members. Ads like that are pretty low-brow.
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Old 04-21-2016, 12:20 PM   #2
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The ads are based on viewing history...
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The ads are based on viewing history...
Some of them, sure -- I get a couple Amazon ones with things I've looked at, etc.

I haven't been viewing any 'Russian bride' sites at work, trust me.
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Old 04-21-2016, 12:45 PM   #4
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Some of them, sure -- I get a couple Amazon ones with things I've looked at, etc.

I haven't been viewing any 'Russian bride' sites at work, trust me.
Co-worker(s) sneaking in to use your computer? Trust no one.
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Old 04-21-2016, 12:52 PM   #5
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I haven't searched for or been to Cascade Platinum or Febreze sites either. Or looked up holiday homes in Costa Rica. So clearly a lot aren't based on history and we could get some removed from the rotation?
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Old 04-21-2016, 01:12 PM   #6
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Using fabreeze is more embarrassing then the Russian Bride thing. Just what are you up to on a daily basis, sir.
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Using fabreeze is more embarrassing then the Russian Bride thing. Just what are you up to on a daily basis, sir.
At least the searching for Justin Beiber and One Direction haven't impacted his results yet.
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Old 04-22-2016, 10:32 PM   #8
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I've also been getting the Russian Singles ads. Also on a computer that wouldn't have any non-pg browsing history.

Unlike OP I'm taking advantage! My mail order bride should be here in 4-6 weeks.
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Old 04-25-2016, 11:01 AM   #9
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Add me to the list of those that cant have these on their work computer
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Old 04-26-2016, 01:48 PM   #10
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Showed up on my school computer as well....Asian Brides too
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Old 04-26-2016, 03:34 PM   #11
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From what I can see you can click the little X at the top right of the ad and opt not to see that specific ad, and from there you can set some preferences too (though I haven't tried setting the preferences yet).

EDIT: And my favorite so far is the one where I thought it was going to be an ad for Joseph Stalin but ended up being for blood donation.
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Old 04-27-2016, 07:42 PM   #12
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I just e-transfered my new Asian Bride 10k, she says she'll be here by the end of the month!

Wish me luck guys!
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I'm getting this too, and it doesn't matter if I just keep hitting the X and opt not to see it. Is there any way to just completely disable AdChoices?
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I let Bingo know about the ads as well. After I clicked the inappropriate option for the russian brides one I still get them but they have no images on them now, just a white ad with text.
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Old 05-03-2016, 08:21 PM   #15
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Is there at least a discount code?
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Old 05-07-2016, 01:59 PM   #16
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For myself, the ads on the top right of the screen seem to have nothing to do with my browsing history. Tide gold power? Nope.

The ones on the right side do however. Synthetic turf ads non stop.

Kinda wish I had me some Russian bride ads now, feel left out.
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