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Old December 4, 2009, 06:27 PM
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This is Canada, eh. The stupid Google ad at the bottom of the page always seems to be for the UK.



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Old December 4, 2009, 06:37 PM
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Google Ads are Geo-targetted.

I get Canadian pricing and websites - Does your IP address get filtered through any proxies or bounced around or something?

Are you able to try visiting the website on a different computer, maybe one with a different ISP?


May be some steps to narrow it down and see if we can get the issue fixed. Anyone else from the Maritimes experiencing a similar issue.

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Old December 4, 2009, 06:44 PM
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IP's registered to Halifax NS according to whois, let me do a tracert



Tracing route to host-209-82-116-140.netci.com [209.82.116.140]

over a maximum of 30 hops:



1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.0.1

2 12 ms 21 ms 22 ms blk-212-116-1.eastlink.ca [173.212.116.1]

3 10 ms 18 ms 12 ms nwgl-asr2.eastlink.ca [24.222.226.149]

4 36 ms 57 ms 22 ms hlfx-br2.eastlink.ca [24.215.102.217]

5 40 ms 24 ms 23 ms hlfx-br1.eastlink.ca [24.222.79.237]

6 36 ms 32 ms 28 ms xe-11-0-0.bar2.Boston1.Level3.net [4.79.2.89]

7 39 ms 37 ms 50 ms ae-8-8.ebr1.NewYork1.Level3.net [4.69.140.98]

8 62 ms 36 ms 37 ms ae-91-91.csw4.NewYork1.Level3.net [4.69.134.78]

9 138 ms 211 ms 204 ms ae-42-99.car2.NewYork1.Level3.net [4.68.16.196]

10 35 ms 35 ms 35 ms ALLSTREAM-I.car2.NewYork1.Level3.net [4.78.166.90]

11 104 ms 118 ms 105 ms 199.212.164.38

12 106 ms 105 ms 108 ms 66.46.98.90

13 128 ms 105 ms 130 ms host-209-82-116-193.netci.com [209.82.116.193]

14 107 ms 108 ms 133 ms host-209-82-116-140.netci.com [209.82.116.140]



Trace complete.

Doesn't look like it's going through the UK to me.
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Google Ads? Huh? Haven't seen those in a while. ...

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I'm more concerned that swoopo is making it through the google filters yet again (same shit different name). It may not be a full fledged scam, but it's close enough to not want it associated with the site.

edit: I felt I should qualify my "not a full fledged scam" comment.... at best it's an on-line gambling scheme.
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I'm more concerned that swoopo is making it through the google filters yet again (same shit different name). It may not be a full fledged scam, but it's close enough to not want it associated with the site.

edit: I felt I should qualify my "not a full fledged scam" comment.... at best it's an on-line gambling scheme.
Already being looked at.... ;)
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Google ads are dodgey at best, they must pay well or something...
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Google Ads? Huh? Haven't seen those in a while. ...

I'll give sites their advertising dollars, if they're relevant.
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Probably Google thinks we still part of UK
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Probably Google thinks we still part of UK
bloody hell we aint you say.. that be daft
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