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rickles23

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Truth in advertizing?
« on: August 06, 2012, 02:45:49 PM »

Hi,

Searching for model oil lamps and an Ebay website caught my attention:

"Find a huge selection of Model boat Navigation Lamp set"

he had four, just four lamps.

Regards
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armc40

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Re: Truth in advertizing?
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2012, 03:04:31 PM »

Truth and Advertising.....there kiddies we have an example of the classic oxymoron
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Re: Truth in advertizing?
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2012, 05:25:53 PM »

Hi,

Searching for model oil lamps and an Ebay website caught my attention:

"Find a huge selection of Model boat Navigation Lamp set"

he had four, just four lamps.

Regards

There is a known advertising gimmick on the net, which is to detect your search string and then flash an advert saying 'Huge Selection of 'X', where 'X' is your search string.  In that case you might often get nothing at the end of the advert, especially if you're searching for a rare item.
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Re: Truth in advertizing?
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2012, 06:43:35 PM »

especially if you're searching for a rare item.

Spot on there - I see them for rare german scooter bits when I'm searching the net - pain in the beeping posterior.

Dave
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