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Old 17 May 2007, 05:31   #21
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If you email them they will delete the adverts.

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Old 17 May 2007, 05:31   #22
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If it was actually possible for an advertiser to delete their ad then I might agree with you. Perhaps B&O should take a bit more responsibility instead of blaming their "lazy" customers!

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Hi John,

I have tested this two or three times over the last few days by placing dummy adverts and it all seems to work ok for me, I have however had a couple of people phone through with a problem so I have asked the techies to take a look at it again, we do take these issues very seriously I can assure you.
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I have tested this two or three times over the last few days by placing dummy adverts and it all seems to work ok for me
Well, but it's never worked for me and you'll also find it mentioned by several other people here. Maybe they have fixed it!

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i think the boats and outboards is a great site for buying and selling and long may it continue

however an observation

i believe they make their money via phone calls which are routed via special numbers which have a higher cost and generate revenue for B&O

perhaps this is a reason why it has been delayed or not possible to remove adverts or a delay in fixing the problem as an advert can still generate revenue if people keep calling!
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Hi boats,
What I mean is that this redundancy is built into the system, after a set period the adverts are automatically removed from the server.

Another point, I found that the splitting of the rib section into five a bit too much. If it were split into sports and commercial for instance, it would make it easier.

Currently, if I want to search for a humber, I have to do it four times.

Apart from the minor carps, a very good site and I do use it.

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i think the boats and outboards is a great site for buying and selling and long may it continue

however an observation

i believe they make their money via phone calls which are routed via special numbers which have a higher cost and generate revenue for B&O

perhaps this is a reason why it has been delayed or not possible to remove adverts or a delay in fixing the problem as an advert can still generate revenue if people keep calling!
I can assure you that we are not deliberately holding old adverts on the website to generate revenue. The privacy numbers are there to offer individuals privacy and secondly make us a little bit of revenue and I mean a little.
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Well, but it's never worked for me and you'll also find it mentioned by several other people here. Maybe they have fixed it!

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I am just wondering whether you have bookmarked an older place and ad page?
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Hi boats,
What I mean is that this redundancy is built into the system, after a set period the adverts are automatically removed from the server.

Another point, I found that the splitting of the rib section into five a bit too much. If it were split into sports and commercial for instance, it would make it easier.

Currently, if I want to search for a humber, I have to do it four times.

Apart from the minor carps, a very good site and I do use it.

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If you go to this page and select RIBs section in the search menu and any other criteria you should be able to search just once in the RIB section for Humber. http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/php/search.php3

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.

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I am just wondering whether you have bookmarked an older place and ad page?
Nope. Sorry!
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If you go to this page and select RIBs section in the search menu and any other criteria you should be able to search just once in the RIB section for Humber. http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/php/search.php3
It's actually worse than nik said. You have to search in six sections, not five! From the results it appears that "RIBs" is a separate category in its own right, and doesn't include the other "Ribs - " categories . . .

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Nope. Sorry!
It's actually worse than nik said. You have to search in six sections, not five! From the results it appears that "RIBs" is a separate category in its own right, and doesn't include the other "Ribs - " categories . . .

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I will get that fixed.

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