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 Prêt à Voyager said on November 6th, 2008

Hilarious! Good eye :)

anne

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 Mr T said on November 6th, 2008

what crap is this?…since when has the bbc website (especially on a historic event as this) placed ANY ad on their site?????? Either you made up this remark or some dick photoshopped it and you ripped it off of him…..

Both the UK version and the international version of the site doesn’t place ads……

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 Mr T said on November 6th, 2008

if this article is however acurate….my apologies for the insane rant!! Didn’t want you to think “who the hell is this crazy reader???”

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 ray said on November 6th, 2008

This is a total failure! lol
Thanks for sharing.

Reblogged it at my fun Collection @ 9GAG.

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 Mijkal said on November 7th, 2008

@Mr T: You’re wrong about the lack of ads — the BBC does in fact post ads *for international viewers*, though perhaps not the int’l version within the UK. As an avid Beeb reader in the USA, I noticed they began doing this some time ago. Cheers.

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 ivan said on November 9th, 2008

This is hilarious! :)

Here is a collection of unfortunately placed ads:
http://adsoftheworld.com/blog/ivan/2007/oct/24/collection_of_unfortunately_placed_ads

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 Chris said on November 10th, 2008

Mr T is correct, the BBC doesn’t advertise.

Fail.

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 wrong said on November 13th, 2008

they definitly do so.

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 John said on November 25th, 2008

Hi Mr T and Chris,

Perhaps you need to listen before you post. The BBC do post ads but not in the UK. If you access the international version of the BBC site from UK they will check your IP and not serve ads, however if accessing from overseas they will serve ads. Only last week I was in Denmark accessing the BBC site with ads. The BBC had an article on their news pages (in the UK) saying they would be doing so quite a number of months (or year) ago. Maybe you need to be a little more polite if posting on someone’s space?

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