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18/01/2013 at 16:34

Ann Summers has a sale on

24/01/2013 at 17:27

...aaaand 2 weeks without a response of any kind from RW...

(and 5 weeks since the issue was first raised)

any closer to an answer...?


24/01/2013 at 18:42

I would like to thank RW for a fantastic night of sex. The Ann Summers sale was much more interesting than new socks from Adidas 

24/01/2013 at 18:43

24/01/2013 at 19:59
Goldbeetle - you're just not using your imagination...

Good point DTS - it's getting worse - there are links all over the place now. Any
progress, RW?
Edited: 24/01/2013 at 20:02
29/01/2013 at 13:46

I see RW still haven't done anything about this.

I take it that means they are getting something out of it?

29/01/2013 at 14:20
I'd love to find out which companies are paying for this advertising
29/01/2013 at 15:33

it's weird, cos if you view the page source html there's no link there - which means the link isn't being planted when you submit your message - it's being "overlaid" somehow in some sort of post-processing of the page, very like how some malicious adware works...

29/01/2013 at 15:38

DazTheSlug - it's some Javascript that modifies the DOM after the page has loaded.  LIke all things, there are valid and milicious ways for using technology.  We do post-load DOM updates with our application all the time.  However, we use it to give our users a better experience, using it for things like round-tripping to the DB to update content without reloading the page.

30/01/2013 at 14:38

Thanks for that Intermanaut
maybe RW think they're doing us a favour then?!

I think it's known as "in-text advertising", but the links normally have double-underlines so that you know it's an advertising link
leaving the link looking like the original poster put it in is a bit underhand if you ask me

07/02/2013 at 11:22

...aaaand 4 weeks without a response of any kind from RW...

(and 7 weeks since the issue was first raised)

any closer to an answer...?


07/02/2013 at 11:48
Pretty good going, isn't it
07/02/2013 at 16:20

Hi everyone, 

Just to update you all, this is something that we are looking into and we will keep you posted when we have an update on getting the problem fixed.

Sorry for delays in getting back to you.


07/02/2013 at 16:23

What ever it is it doesnt work very well. It only works sometimes 

Ann Summers

07/02/2013 at 16:23


07/02/2013 at 16:24

Ok its working well today LOL

14/02/2013 at 15:35

Hi Annie

Adidas doesn't seem to be working (linking) today but Ann Summers is

the "overlay" happens after ad1.emediate.dk stick their 2-pen'orth in

surely it couldn't be that they are making click-through revenue off the back of any legitimate service(s) they're providing to RW? 


14/02/2013 at 15:51
Daz, you spoke too soon!
18/02/2013 at 21:14
Ooh, fingers crossed, it seems to be fixed... Adidas
18/02/2013 at 21:15
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