hunderdown - 4:56 pm on Aug 26, 2005 (gmt 0)
Well put, jomaxx. Overly obvious ads are like the SEP invisibility drive in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy--SEP stands for Somebody Else's Problem. The drive makes a spacecraft into a hideously kitschy home with pink flamingo. Somebody else's problem, so the mind slides right over it, just as we have learned to do with blinking ads for mortgages or screensavers or the like.