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Targeted Advertising!

GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286
edited April 2020 in The potting shed
The personalized ads on this site are a bit spot on.

I'm being snowed with lean to and free standing greenhouses, not having either at the moment, they all look rather tempting.  :)

What are other people seeing? Is it tempting to splash out, or better to wait at the moment?
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  • B3B3 Posts: 19,079
    Mine usually miss the target by miles but it's amusing
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 18,682
    I have an adblocker and am spared it all.
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 29,560
    pansyface said:
    I have an adblocker and am spared it all.
    Ditto
    Devon.
  • WilderbeastWilderbeast East YorkshirePosts: 1,244
    I keep getting tractor loader attachment advertising, funny as though I'm a builder I am a farmer's son 
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 26,436
    Adblock Rules!
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286
    I spoke too soon, my lovely lean to ads have now been replaced with garish men's shirts and ads for french gourmet food since I clicked on one of the links.  :D


  • Singing GardenerSinging Gardener EssexPosts: 1,176
    I have adblock on the gardeners world site but some other sites don't allow it so i do get targeted ads. This is a real liability near birthdays and xmas as OH and I get adverts based on what either of us are searching for which makes it difficult to keep secrets!
  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286
    That is awkward! I usually get a lot of ads for things I already bought on other sites, very annoying when I see them cheaper as I do try to shop around online.
  • PurpleRosePurpleRose North YorkshirePosts: 538
    I get an array of adverts.

    This morning, retirement villages, Disney and wall tiles. All very random 
  • KiliKili Posts: 748
    Hostafan1 said:
    pansyface said:
    I have an adblocker and am spared it all.
    Ditto
    Ditto, Ditto

    'The power of accurate observation .... is commonly called cynicism by those that have not got it.

    George Bernard Shaw'

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