Beyond The Pale
Join Date: Nov 2014
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Re: Time to switch sailing sites?
I practically never visit this site without wearing a Cast-Iron Browser Condom, just on general principles you understand, nothing specific against Sailnet, so I opened this page in another unprotected Browser, just to see what the fuss was about.
What a feckless mess. (From the Gaelic "Feck"- Knowledgeable, Capable.) At the top is a banner ad for fishing equipment. That's OK, I guess. Then just to the right is an ad for... Paper Bags?
Just underneath that is an ad for... Cardboard boxes?
Underneath the first post is an ad for something circular with splashes of blue and white.
Inside the second post is one of those fugly irrelevant "Adchoices" popups that just won't go away. Same for the third post.
Next to the third post is an ad for a used car.
After the fourth post is something crappy in Flash. Even though this particular Browser is virgin, Flash doesn't get through under _any_ circumstances on a System level. Screw off, Sailnet Malware Marketeers. ("Screw" of course is another older term for a propulsion device, now commonly called a "Propeller".)
The fifth post has another irrelevant Adchoices popup.
The sixth post is unmolested. (RMB's post; the one that justifies obnoxious advertising. Just a coincidence...)
The seventh post has _three_ irrelevant Adchoices popups.
That was quite enough, thankyouverymuch. Quit Firefox.
Well, I'm back here on my regular overprotected browser, where Sailnet is safe, clean, and wholesome. I prefer not spending time in an Advertising Sewer. And if any marketeering types wish to object, may I suggest that they find the nearest sharp, rusty, upright spike, sit on it, and spin.