Help me write new text ads!
April 15, 2004 3:43 PM   Subscribe

The MetaFilter TextAds for my site have expired. Help me write a new one.
posted by timeistight to Computers & Internet (23 answers total)
 
I AM SO LAZY
I can't even write
my own text ad
http://www.timeistight.com
posted by chaz at 3:52 PM on April 15, 2004


Not bad. It has an appealing honesty.
posted by timeistight at 4:03 PM on April 15, 2004


I don't think that fits in the format - it would have to be more like:

Time is tight
So I got other people to write this ad for me.
posted by dg at 4:08 PM on April 15, 2004


This post is so viral marketing.
posted by xmutex at 4:10 PM on April 15, 2004


This post is so viral marketing.

You're right. Maybe I should drag myself to MetaTalk.
posted by timeistight at 4:13 PM on April 15, 2004


That would be like then metaviral marketing. Or viral metamarketing. The metavirus! Or something far more sinister.
posted by xmutex at 4:14 PM on April 15, 2004


Timeistight.com
Thanks a lot, idiot.
You just used up one of
my page impressions.
posted by iconomy at 4:16 PM on April 15, 2004


oops, yeah you're right, I was thinking Google. DGs is superior.
posted by chaz at 4:16 PM on April 15, 2004


Worst.TextAd.Evar.
Spawned by the
Worst.AskMe.Evar.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 4:35 PM on April 15, 2004


kill this thread
posted by banished at 4:36 PM on April 15, 2004


AxeMe?
posted by Gyan at 5:00 PM on April 15, 2004


The MetaFilter TextAds for my site have expired. Help me write a new one.

There's no question in there. Maybe that's so you wouldn't feel compelled to say "pretty please"?

-alternately-

Help me write a new one.

No.
posted by Shane at 5:05 PM on April 15, 2004


hello mum
(you used to get signs like that at football matches for the teevee when i was a kid)

time is tight
violets are blue
i'm middle class white
so are you
(maybe that's not completely true...)
posted by andrew cooke at 5:16 PM on April 15, 2004


timeistight.com
time may be tight,
but i'm looser than goatse.
; >
posted by amberglow at 5:34 PM on April 15, 2004




Millions for timeistight!
Visit the site and see what it can do!
posted by weston at 5:45 PM on April 15, 2004


amberglow: X'D
posted by Stynxno at 5:56 PM on April 15, 2004


This is brilliant!

Of course... it can only happen once. The next time it happens it will just be evil.
posted by silusGROK at 7:13 PM on April 15, 2004


timeistight
this is the best askme could do
posted by andrew cooke at 5:52 AM on April 16, 2004


how about completely blank? has anyone done that yet?

can you get a fixed width font and do ascii art?
posted by andrew cooke at 5:54 AM on April 16, 2004


ok, last one. may be a particularly yorkshire phrase.

timeistight
as a duck's arse
posted by andrew cooke at 7:14 AM on April 16, 2004


Thanks everyone; this was a lot of fun.

I've gone with dg's sugestion for now, but I'll keep this thread bookmarked for future reference.
posted by timeistight at 4:18 PM on April 16, 2004


I just saw the ad--you'd have gotten more click-thrus with my suggestion ; >
posted by amberglow at 7:40 PM on April 21, 2004


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