Double MASA

Discussion in 'The Sump' started by belindamotion, 2 Feb 2012.

  1. belindamotion

    belindamotion Google Master

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    Am I the only one today that has encountered another "MASA"..in OVERDRIVE.? I know of this one but I never use to get it so much on Google or Bling...today I find it popping up all over the place...so instead of MASA Threads...I get our MASA Threads on this Site...is that allowed...I know they are "allowed" to have their own Site...but more and more it's starting to become a MIRROR IMAGE of MASA..or are they part of MASA as it's all our RSS Feeds...:confused1:..either way...it's starting to drive me nuts...
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    It's all food for Google, the links and the ads all assist in getting MASA onto the first page of google whenever someone searches for something
     
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    Bizarre! :p
     
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    I am actually very perturbed. If you have an iPad try this then let me know.

    on the top line where it says www.Marineaquariumsa.com/?????? go and delete the characters from the right to read www.marineaquariums.co then add the .za then tell me what site you get.

    this only happens on my iPad.
    What to do what to do.
     
  7. belindamotion

    belindamotion Thread Starter Google Master

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    I get this with the normal pc...
    marineaquariumsa.co.za
     
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    If i post the sites that appear you will be very embarrassed. I was shocked and disgusted.
     
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    belindamotion Thread Starter Google Master

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    Does that happen all the time...? I'm asking as I have an iPhone and now and then when I enter an address...it "spams" a Site...I just go back and re-select the Site I wanted and then the one I want is there....
     
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    It has only happened on the marineaquariumsa.co.za address. Never any other.
     
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    I tried and also got the embarrasing site. It only happened once then i got sent to the other site.
     
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    I've just realised what you are doing and what you are getting. But I have to ask, why are you doing that? If you want to go to a particular site then why type in a different address? The "embarrassing" site you are getting sent to is a stock standard default landing page from a hosting provider for a domain name that is not in use and they have put adverts on the page instead. It's like me telling you to go to 55 Durban Road and you decide that instead you'll go to 72 Mandela Drive but still expect it to be the same place, but instead of arriving at Teazers you get the local shebeen. Then you come and shout at me as if it's all my fault.:lol:
     
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    Yes I understand. But how does the marineaquarium.co.za mimic our site.

    BTW I cleared my cash and the embarrassing site does not come up anymore.
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Cool.
    It's not really a mimic, it just contains threads that have been started on masa, through our RSS feeds, the RSS feeds are public and free and open to anyone to use.
     
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    belindamotion Thread Starter Google Master

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    I'm not doing that...the reason for my Thread was that when I "search" certain Marine Topics on Google...the Web throw's out many MASA Threads and other Marine Site Threads...which is fine as I use "quotes" and also Link the Threads to my replies to Members questions...now when I "click" on the MASA Threads...it's not MASA but this stupid "mirror site"...it becomes a pain in the a$$ if you do as many "research" as I do on the Internet...actually one of the reasons my replies to MASA Threads are so short and sweet or just the plain "Welcome to MASA"...:(
     
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    ..but it's got the same colour,shape,fishes etc...:confused1:..even the name is basically the same...:eek:
     
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    I just tried it ipad and pc and only get redirected on the ipad. Some freaky stuff
     
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