Why are there ads in my sig?

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  1. Rawd

    Rawd New Member

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    Just curious....

    Also.. under your my profile, it says 'Referrals: 1' , What does that mean?

    Thanks for any info...
  2. bgizzle

    bgizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    See this thread for answers on the "related products" links
    http://www.ifans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27771

    The ads show up at the bottom of the first post on a page.

    As for referrals, it means that when someone registered to the site, they gave your name as the "referrer". This is not useful for anything but bragging rights.

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  3. Rawd

    Rawd New Member

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    Ok, cool. I was just curious what it was..

    ...anything to get the site running quicker.

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  4. bgizzle

    bgizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    yep i've already ordered a new server that will be caching and serving static content to reduce load on the main server. as load grows, i will keep on thinking of new ways to improve the performance of the site.

    the most important thing is to always keep this site free and fast. sometimes that means members having to tolerate advertisements, but i always look for ways to reduce the crappiness of the ads.
  5. Steaps

    Steaps New Member

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    Thank you for ordering a new server

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    . BTW did you get (well read) my PM about thanking?

    EDIT: It's titled "Thoughts For The Site"
  6. bgizzle

    bgizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    sorry guys i'm really behind on PMs. i'm gonna try to catch up on the backlog this afternoon
  7. Steaps

    Steaps New Member

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    No need to worry, you can just skip to mine, haha im kidding. can't wait for the new server though, is this going to be a secnd server or a replacment server?
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    spoonforknife Retired Moderator

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    Yay for servers and the unobtrusive ads are really great. You hardly notice them. Thank you.
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    AlexRADL Retired Moderator

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    It's a second server.
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