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#1 spoonheb


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Posted 02 March 2013 - 12:35 AM

So, I logged into EoC to do my spins & Ports for the day after playing some 07scape, and to my surprise I was prompted with a 'click here to earn a free spin button'.
Naturally, I click it because I'm infinitely greedy and it basically laid out to earn a free spin I must sit through a 20 second advertisement. My advertisement just happened to be..tampons. :blink:

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I really don't think this is appropriate for Jagex to be doing, making paying members who get 'no adverts in-game' be led to an advert, which since it logs you out I believe isn't technically in the game but are they really loop-holing their own words?
I really believe, even from a business standpoint, this is way too far.

From the membership benefits page:

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E: I swear these aren't generated by adsense or something, I promise I've never google'd anything along the lines of those phrases. lmfao.

Edited by spoonheb, 02 March 2013 - 12:39 AM.

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#2 Focus Teemo

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 01:02 AM

I lol'd pretty hard, can EoC just be closed? honestly.
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#3 Blake



Posted 02 March 2013 - 01:07 AM

Very poor decision on behalf of JaGeX.

Even if they try to justify it as a special offer it's just as intrusive as an advertisement. Yet another membership promise broken. Not only is it not $5 anymore as it was originally promised but you now pay more only to get ads.
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#4 Renkotsu


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Posted 02 March 2013 - 08:44 AM

Very poor decision on behalf of JaGeX.

Understatement of the millennium. Didn't Mod MMG say that they wouldn't be shoving the SoF down our throats?

EDIT 02/3/13 - So Casper, how does that explain the advertisement for Kotex?

Edited by TS Togusa, 02 March 2013 - 08:45 AM.

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