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awk -F\" '($6 ~ /Macintosh/)' *.com | awk '($1 ~ /^70\.90\.219|^70\.89\.39|^70\.32\.|^64\.233\.|216\.239\.|209\.85\.|199\.87\.|173\.194\.|^74\.125\.|^72\.14\.|^66\.249\.|^66\.102\./)' > ~/google_visits_on_Mac_most_IPs.txt
something must be seriously wrong with the siteYeah, that's the thing: everything I do, I do in moderation. I was not able to find that smoking gun. I was also under impression that it has to be something seriously wrong for it to be banned. But, looking at the pages the raters visited, it may be dull and uninteresting (especially if you're not into the subject matter) but nothing is wrong that I can see.
Google does not strike me as a company that can spare two people for what seems such a mundane task. It's devastating to me but it's not even a blip on the radar for them, so I think we can safely assume that there is no second level of review.
Anyone want to fill in here about what raters are looking at on your site(s)?
BTW, the site in his profile has not been de-indexed.
[edited by: tedster at 5:35 pm (utc) on Sep 10, 2011]
Google does not strike me as a company that can spare two people for what seems such a mundane task.
So, please, lets not make it about the site in my profile because it has nothing to do with the subject matter.
Do you have ad units in heat zones?Yes indeed. The heat zones straight from the AdSense playbook. Most banned sites also had inline ads that irk plenty of people, myself included. But we are still getting back to the same argument: someone visited the site, didn't like how it looked and banned it? Or, as the pattern of visits suggests, didn't like how one page looked and banned it.
Yes indeed. The heat zones straight from the AdSense playbook.
Does the site in your profile give us a good indication of how ad units may be placed on the site(s) in question? Is the content on the site(s) in question yours? Or, is most of it assembled from other resources? If I were to review one of these sites, how much above the fold is devoted to ad units whether it be AdSense or some other ad network? Do you have ad units in heat zones? In primary navigation areas like the top left nav? Are they Made for AdSense (MFA) websites?
Ads on most of the affected sites are by now removed either entirely or one unit left. Inline ads are gone, too. I guess we'll see in a year or so if that helped...
I've spent some time reviewing past topics that you've started that are all related to your site(s) being penalized, pandalized, etc. It surely appears that you've got a Made for AdSense network that doesn't meet the 2011 Search Quality Guidelines.Thanks for the time you've spent browsing my sites.
Most everything you changed was not a guideline violation in the first place - with the exception of the DMCA complaint, perhaps. If the reviewer has an indication of what the violation is, it wouldn't take very long to see it wasn't changed - and if they wait after the Reconsideration Request until the cached copy on the back end is more recent, they might well depend on that.If I have to guess, I am going to go with the type of site. If you got flagged for having a non-desirable-by-Google type of site and is written on their screen, it takes them 5 seconds to see if it's still the same type of site or not.
If you got flagged for having a non-desirable-by-Google type of site and is written on their screenI guess it's possible. But how would you tell the site's still "same type" if you haven't seen most (or any) of it? Whole sections could have been added. Googlebot is largely dormant, so you wouldn't know that from the cache or the index, and you'll have to look. And if you don't, what's the point in reviewing the request in the first place?