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03 July 2006 @ 03:37 pm
predictive giggles  
I am sure I'm not alone in finding Gmail's predictive advertising amusing. I do so love Gmail, and I'm not complaining in any way. In fact, I'd say that the random associations thrown up by the predictive advertising enhance rather than detract from my email enjoyment.

But nothing, NOTHING tops today's treasure.

So I'm beta-ing a Clex fic that may possibly have mentioned Clark's unfortunate habit, of, er, you know, LYING. (Anonymity preserved here, because seriously, what fic *doesn't* mention it?!) And guess what I find myself linked to when I pull up the email with the fic in it?

Stop Lying - www.YourBadHabits.com - Learn How To Quickly And Easily Stop Lying

Too perfect for words! *g*
Current Location: workie work
Current Mood: gigglygiggly
Current Music: Phantomwise's clex mix
Moonwitch Iconsmoonwitch on July 3rd, 2006 05:49 am (UTC)
Haha. The funniest part is that it takes 21 days, according to the website. AND ONLY FOR $97 OMG I NEED ONE!?
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Lois clark's a dumbassbop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 05:51 am (UTC)
*giggle* Right! I think we should all sign up!
(I so want someone to write the fic where Clark stumbles on this website and joins and gets spammed with crazy marketing jargon and gets dragged along to 'inspirational' speakers and so on!)

Only 21 days?! YAY!!!
Vicki: Rosey as Jackmyownghost on July 3rd, 2006 10:58 am (UTC)
that would be a funny story! i've read several fics about clark on the internet, and they usually crack me up.

now google thinks you're a compulsive liar, though. their intuitive marketing thing creeps me out a bit. ;)
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Angel master of disguisebop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 01:20 pm (UTC)
Hee. I've moved through the freak out to the amusement. I think there was even a 'cool' phase in there somewhere. Now it wants me to either buy a grill or robes from Hogwarts. I like how it must think I'm either 5 people or schizophrenic!
Vicki: glitterprincemyownghost on July 3rd, 2006 01:24 pm (UTC)
haha! hey, which house's colors would you choose? i'm a hufflepuff at heart but would ask for slytherin. :D
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Jamie Bamber smrt is sexybop_radar on July 4th, 2006 01:32 am (UTC)
I think I'd ask for Slytherin too. Though apparently I'm a Ravenclaw.

Today Gmail really wants to pimp the word 'plaudits' to me. I'm not sure whether to be flattered that it thinks it appropriate to me or insulted that it thinks I require a definition.
Vicki: alrightmyownghost on July 4th, 2006 01:35 am (UTC)
i really need to use my gmail account more, to see what it tries to pimp to me! what kind of products correlate to the word 'plaudits'? hmmm...
Nora Norwich: Happy fangirlnorwich36 on July 3rd, 2006 06:25 am (UTC)
That's hilarious.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Roslin Kara yaybop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 06:36 am (UTC)
Oh yay! The giggly Chloe icon! I love that one.
Nora Norwich: Kara Roslin laughingnorwich36 on July 3rd, 2006 08:44 am (UTC)
And I like your Laura-Starbuck one. You seem to have a lot of new icons, lately!
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: House Cameronbop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 10:17 am (UTC)
Thank you! *g* Yes, I do have some newbies. I've recently widened my icon 'net'. I still have the insatiable thirst for new icons... it's neverending!
Clari Clyde: Seraphim: Asmodeus’ weaknessclari_clyde on July 3rd, 2006 08:05 am (UTC)
Hee funny! I wonder what ads I would get if I emailed NC17 fic from the smallville slash archive. Especially fic that focused on the lying and sex.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Six why clapping?bop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 09:48 am (UTC)
Heh! I think I saw someone on my f'list experimenting with that the other day. I don't think it worked that well as Gmail is a bit too 'clean' for that.
Becky: [Other] Alice in wonderlandsadface on July 3rd, 2006 09:22 am (UTC)
heeeeeeeeeee. Your google ads win!
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Clois don't get me startedbop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 09:50 am (UTC)
Really, they do! I get a giggle out of them nearly every day, but this one was a fav.
blowjobs for jesus: Clark puppy2kristiinthedark on July 3rd, 2006 10:26 am (UTC)
That is awesome. I need to start paying more attention to those ads. They're always so funny!
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Lex purple evilbop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 10:55 am (UTC)
They are so funny! Right now, it's linking me to byebyefleas dotcom! *boggles*

how does it know about my flea problem?! NOT!
carpenyx: LOTR - Legolas - Amusedcarpenyx on July 3rd, 2006 04:00 pm (UTC)
That's just all kinds of wrong, lmao.