Second, you can't rationalize a crime simply because it's possible for you to not be guilty under different circumstances. None of that matters, all that matters is that (to the mods at least) it was obvious you only added the banner for the purpose of some sort of gain (monetary or otherwise) which is a form of advertising and thus against the rules. Pretty clear cut if you ask me.
Frankly, I'm not sure why this thread is even still continuing, the mods have made it pretty clear they aren't going to allow this type of advertising to happen so unless Ant is going to throw all your names in a hat, I'd say this ish is over.
putting a product in your sig that isn't even out yet is promoting/advertising. period. however you try to justify it.
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This is just as bad as Steve Miller paying people to start threads hyping RD stuff before anyone knew about it. Except that Ant has you guys hugging his nuts even harder since you want to promote something without even getting anything in return(yet).
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Aww yes lets keep alphadamp at the top. Thats the best exposure right there! I didnt even enter the contest on this site LOL
Again listing your system in your sig isnt advertising.
Keep pushing the envelope on this issue and Goob will turn off signatures all together. You have a few options A)Push the envelope and I ban you so you cant ruin it for everyone else B) Follow the rules so you can stay here and you dont ruin it for everyone or C) you stay here, disregard the rules and ruin it for everyone. Take your pick.
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