Rickrolled by Advertiser

So having just posted the Tesla Coil version of the Super Mario Bros. themesong (below) I went back to do some work on the advertising on my other sites. I’ve been looking into Chitika’s new “Premium Ads” which only show to US search engine traffic and decided to give them a go since the sites are well SEO’d.

Now I’m one of those guys who’s compelled to push every button on a thing just to see what it does. So when I was presented with this screen on the publisher control panel, I clicked both options just to see what would happen even though I was going to make an ad:

And this is, no lie, what it linked to:

Apparently Chitika has a /b/tard on staff somewhere. I might just have to run more of their ads on principle.

Also, I was going to embed that video but it turns out that every single Rick Astley “Never Gonna Give You Up” or “Rickroll” video on YouTube has embedding disabled for some reason. OMG Conspiracy.

Except this one:

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