2nd Poll: Should DART have ads to help DebateArt.com out and to pay for features?

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I want voters to be informed on this.

Pros to ads: 

-Generates more revenue which would provide an incentive DebateArt.com to make the site better.

Cons to ads:

-They look ugly.
-They can contain inappropriate messages.

Whatever your decision, please state why otherwise the vote won't count. 

I personally to start off pick yes because I want Mike motivated to improve the site and if that means supplying him with more money from the ad revenue, so be it.
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You might want to check this out.
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No 100% no
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0-0.  I told you to state why.
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no 
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Yeah, ads is an ugly solution, I don't like it either :/ But as an alternative, we could add fake buttons that would redirect users to some porn sites and those would pay us the referral reward.
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Yes
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BUT,,,It must be clean adds, not the shitty ones at DDO
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If placed correctly they are not a bother. Since money is always an issue I have no problem with them. Especially since I am not donating.
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I like it!!
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Can you guys state why so I can count your votes?

If I include all votes without stated reasons, it's 2-2.
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Only good ads would be allowed.

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Becuase we NEED MONEY!!!!!!!!
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2-0 out of backed up votes, with Yes in the lead.

4-2 out of just opinions, with Yes in the lead.
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No because I said so.
There is your reason. Didn't imply it to be a good one. 
Serious reason. Ruin the experience that this site has. Dislike the orange wish I was able to change the color pallet. 
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2-1 Y

4-3 Y

Yes is winning on both fronts.
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no

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No because I said so.
There is your reason. Didn't imply it to be a good one. 
Serious reason. Ruin the experience that this site has. Dislike the orange wish I was able to change the color pallet. 
We are working on DART 2.0 with a fresh design (it'll be a long project) and would love your feedback. 
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A customizable color pallet would be really cool.
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I am afraid it's not gonna arrive any time soon, unless you guys are designers and willing to design the whole thing because otherwise design is the hardest thing for me ( that's why the site is so ugly )
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2-1 Yes out of reasoned votes.

4-4 overall.


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No. No. No.

Right now, the number of pageviews, and site traffic is likely only to result in a few dollars a month of ad revenue - In return for making the website look worse, and with the potential to turn people off.

Once the page views increase by a factor of 20, there’d be enough to cover underlying costs, and pay for site maintenance and updates - that’s the only time it should be considered.
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I am afraid it's not gonna arrive any time soon, unless you guys are designers and willing to design the whole thing because otherwise design is the hardest thing for me ( that's why the site is so ugly )
No I am not about the layout or something. Simply a color palette. Design stuff will remove the simplicity of the site. Colors I think or at least I hope so is easy to add. 
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2-2 out of the reasoned votes.

5-4 No out of all votes.  Out of our current DART base, I don't know how much ad revenue would be raised.

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Ramshutu is right.