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Re: Web Jump take a Jump!
From mob at mobs simpsons site on 26 March '99
replying to Web Jump take a Jump! posted by Philip

>Being the skinflint that I am (and clever with it!!) I couldn't resist the offer of FREE web hosting put up by Web Jump. Quote: "We simply place a banner ad on your web pages - that's it!"
>Hmmm..I can cope with a banner......
>Turns out "a banner" is a full width frame 75pix high (BIG banner I thinks!!)
>But that's not all. It ain't one compressed image!! It's up to 7 separate uncompressed images that take forever to load, and the middle one is a blinking (that's flashing) and very obtrusive square.
>Am I just sensitive or does that seem to be not quite in the spirit of their offer of "place a banner"
>With a setup fee of $200 and numerous ongoing charges I won't be asking them to remove the 'banner' - I'll just remove me-self!!
>(Hurricane looks good Jim!!!!!!!!!)

uh oh, i just signed up to web jump

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