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Holy Cow!

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Where do I sign up? Laughing out loud:D:D:D

I'm as giddy as ^^^^^^^^
I've always thought about using a script that disabled IE users from entering my site, but now to put a profitable twist to it is simply delicious. Laughing out loud

I refuse to be like the faceless masses of sheep and have a signatu......awwwwwwwww CRAP!!

Backups? Ha! I've never had troub**&{[}$$ERROR NO CARRIER

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OK, I signed up for adsense. Waiting for approval. Laughing out loud

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Ah, approved and implemented. Smile

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Is this for real or am missing the joke?

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'sreal...they mention it on the AdSense site. Don't have the link now.

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This is probably (part of) Google's response to Ballmer's 'I'm going to f---ing kill Google'. The sad truth is that Google itself in no way embraces web standards. No doctype, deprecated elements, table based layout, etc.

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Their embracing of Firefox can only help though. They'll get the picture soon enough.

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drhowarddrfine wrote:
'sreal...they mention it on the AdSense site. Don't have the link now.
It is on the "Referrals" page in the "Firefox" tab. See attachment.

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Hmm, I can only see this as rather childish, not big nor clever!

As has been mentioned Google do not demonstrate any particular interest in Standards.

I for one would love to see Firefox force MS to it's senses, but this ain't the way to do it, you don't beat MS in a one to one fight.

I admit though a sneaking desire to run such a script but the tiny bit of me that presumes some sense of grownupyness deplores this direction.

Did Ballmer really say that about google? not a man to mince his words then Smile somewhat gauche though!

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Oh yeah, he said that and more.

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What more could you say, seems pretty final really Smile

Would have loved to have been at that press conference.

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It wasn't a press conference. It was said, alledgedly, during a meeting with the guy that quit MS to go to work for Google. Don't recall his name. He said that Ballmer said that in papers filed with the court when MS tried to sue the guy, or stop him from going to Google, forgot which.

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Hugo wrote:
Hmm, I can only see this as rather childish, not big nor clever!
Level 3 (refusing to show anything to IE) perhaps but level 1 is simply an announcement that something better is out there. It can be designed to your taste to be as conspicuous or inconspicuous as you wish. Plus you get a buck. Wink

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that buck is easy to get when you go to all your friends house and all the computers in your office and start downloading firefox with your own link Smile

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Deuce wrote:
that buck is easy to get when you go to all your friends house and all the computers in your office and start downloading firefox with your own link Smile
It has to be installed and run at least once according to the referral page*.

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* A Firefox referral is counted when a Windows user, who has not previously installed Firefox, downloads and runs the program for the first time.

Only works for Windows and only works for FF with google toolbar and it has to be on a computer that never installed FF before and only get a buck for referrals in certain areas (probably non-communist countries Laughing out loud ).

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wolfcry911 wrote:
This is probably (part of) Google's response to Ballmer's 'I'm going to f---ing kill Google'. The sad truth is that Google itself in no way embraces web standards. No doctype, deprecated elements, table based layout, etc.

That guy really is a freak - "Give it up for meeeee!!!!!!"

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That guy really is a freak - "Give it up for meeeee!!!!!!"

Don't forget The Remix Laughing out loud

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Triumph wrote:
Tyssen wrote:
That guy really is a freak - "Give it up for meeeee!!!!!!"

Don't forget The Remix Laughing out loud

He looks like he's been dancing all night in a club himself. Laughing out loud

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Hey, I got my first buck! Laughing out loud

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Warning to those who are using this technique: It is very, very close to violating the Google Adsense program policies, particularly at Level 3.

In general, you are not allowed to "encourage" people to click on the referral button - you can "recommend" Firefox in general, but you cannot direct or encourage visitors to click on the button.

From the Google TOS:

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You shall not promote or facilitate a Referral Event by any means other than displaying a Referral Button on the Site, unless expressly authorized in writing by Google (including by electronic mail).

Caveat developer!

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You shall not promote or facilitate a Referral Event by any means other than displaying a Referral Button on the Site, unless expressly authorized in writing by Google (including by electronic mail).

I have a feeling it will be allowed Laughing out loud

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Brassy signed up just for that.