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Jon Broderick
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11/08/2002 1:08 am
Hi, I am your webmaster with a little info about advertising on this site, and mp3 downloads from this site.

Every time a person downloads an mp3 from this site, it costs a few tenths of a cent. Every time someone gets a popup, it makes a few tenths of a cent. The two cancel each other out. This site doesn't make any significant profit. The more downloads, the more popups.

I don't know the exact $price of each. The mp3s are all different sizes, so it would be hard to get exact.

People have been complaining about popups. So, effective today, I have reduced the amount of popups being shown and also reduced the amount of mp3s a single user can download in a day. Hopefully, people will be happy with the change. Either that or we will get different complaints.

Jon
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zepp_rules
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11/08/2002 1:12 am
sounds good, mon capitan
To improve technique and of course trying to keep all as clean as possible. I know my own limits and speed limits and so on I never play anything I'm not capable of. That wouldn't make any sense. After three years of playing I tried to play everything as fast as possible and that sounded, I would say, like shit, and I didn't realize that if I'd play bit slower things than I was capable of playing then everything would sound much better.

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11/08/2002 2:42 am
Jon! I'm not a gamer, but I enjoy zappin' those mofos! :D
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11/08/2002 6:46 am
I understand the logic with the pop up cuz you gotta do what you gotta do to keep this great site, and it is a great site! going but, right now im starring at this "want to play poker?" ad from visa and is going, round and round and round and round and round and round and round and round and round and round....what was i talking aobut....oh yeah...it so fu*king annoying! Plez just change that one pop up plz before i break my screen!
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11/08/2002 6:53 am
good choice john! so hows the limitation? 10 downloads a day? i hope you didnt do it with a cookie...

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11/08/2002 7:14 am
Originally posted by Lordathestrings
I enjoy zappin' those mofos! :D


LOL!!!

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11/08/2002 8:36 am
19 down on my first round. Howzzatt for 01:30 AM and half-in-the-bag? :D :D
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11/17/2002 7:40 pm
Now I get complaints about the popups and the file limit.
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11/17/2002 9:08 pm
You're not going to pleae everybody, so 'do what ya gotta do' and let 'em bitch. I don't see people lined up to hand you money for the priveledge of logging on, so cover your costs as you see fit.
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11/17/2002 9:11 pm

I'll second that, popups are a small ppain to endure for the quantity of information contained in this site.

If they can't understand that it's their lost and shouldn't be your problem. Don't loose sleep over this :)

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11/17/2002 9:48 pm
Jon, why don't you tell people you'll be on the chat at a certain time and they can all share their complaints there. that way the chat will get some activity. whether you actually show up is optional.
To improve technique and of course trying to keep all as clean as possible. I know my own limits and speed limits and so on I never play anything I'm not capable of. That wouldn't make any sense. After three years of playing I tried to play everything as fast as possible and that sounded, I would say, like shit, and I didn't realize that if I'd play bit slower things than I was capable of playing then everything would sound much better.

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11/17/2002 10:13 pm
Im with LATS and Benoit,
the pop-ups are a pain but not a show stopper. Whatever you do some one aint gona like it. Limiting downloads is a pain in the musicale department as opposed to the aesthetic one and to my mind that is a lot more serious.

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11/17/2002 11:49 pm
lol, zepp_rules.

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11/18/2002 8:21 am
KINGDAVID'S P.A.F ANTI-POPUP REGIMENT:
You're on a guitartrick's page.
A pop up,well,pops up.
Here's what you do:
Press the alt key on your keyboard.
Then press tab(that's also the key with two arrows pointing in opposite directions).
The pop up minimises.
And leaves you whereuwat.
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11/19/2002 3:14 am
Do you guys have your browsers set up weird or something? The only popup I've ever seen is the one on the main page. Other than that, they always appear behind other windows so I never see them.

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