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Personal messages being censored?
« on: January 04, 2013, 02:25:08 PM »
I am discussing via PM information on a set of coins he owns that are being discussed/listed at another forum.
When I sent him a link to this the forum software automatically changes the link and breaks it?

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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2013, 04:35:43 PM »
I am discussing via PM information on a set of coins he owns that are being discussed/listed at another forum.
When I sent him a link to this the forum software automatically changes the link and breaks it?


Hi NBM

There is a few sites which I consider as ad farm sites have being censored or abbreviated. 
It looks like that affects personal message as well. 
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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2013, 05:16:40 PM »
LBC is an ad farm... in personal/private messages between members in good standing?
I certainly hope you rethink this.

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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2013, 05:41:25 PM »
Hyper Links start with http://rover.ebay.com are ebay affilliate links or ebay ads. (http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/affiliate-program.html).   How many ads on one page = ad farm site?   ;)
There are tons of websites CCF has currently linked to.  The only site has being censored is LBC.

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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2013, 04:22:00 PM »
Now 2 posts were deleted that were attempting to help a poster ID a lunar set?
If all links or posts having to anything to do with LBC & Coin Compendium are going to be deleted why don't you at least make it a rule for all to see so we don't waste our time breaking unspoken rules?

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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2013, 04:40:31 PM »
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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2013, 04:44:53 PM »

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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2013, 04:55:42 PM »
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Rule #11 (2.) External websites with excessive advertising (such as 5 Google ads on one page or massive Ebay affiliate links) are not allowed.

I make my judgement on two simply aspects:
1. how many ad links on the site.  For LBC & CC's case, how many http://rover.ebay.com links are on each page. 
2. Is there a disclaimer or do visitors know the links they click on are affiliate links. 


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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2013, 05:50:24 PM »
Thank you, I keep forgetting about the "affiliate links".  :blush:
How do these affiliate links work, they pay per click or something?

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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2013, 06:25:53 PM »
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Re: Personal messages being censored?
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2013, 07:59:52 PM »
Now 2 posts were deleted that were attempting to help a poster ID a lunar set?

If all links or posts having to anything to do with LBC & Coin Compendium are going to be deleted why don't you at least make it a rule for all to see so we don't waste our time breaking unspoken rules?

CCF is snowballs site that he is providing to us for free so if you don't like these rules which I feel are reasonable and logical, why don't you just email your information to the "member" or contact him via another site/forum … seems like simple communication ?
 
Your complaint of snowball “wasting our time” seems a bit frivolous to me …