The Strange Society Freaky Wrong Link of the Month

There are sites which are weird. (Trying to promote one's self as being out of the ordinary)
There are sites which are strange. (Out of the ordinary without trying to be)
And then there are sites which are JUST PLAIN WRONG AND FREAKY.

January's winner is the Blue Platypus - Advertising Examples - Pop-up Ads.

Freaky Wrong!
I once saw a book for sale showing example code computer of viruses. It was released as a learning tool to help prevent their use, and printed largely on the back was a warning not to let the book fall into the hands of incompetant individuals. This link reminds me of that warning. Blue Platypus hosts this month's page of information concerning the implementation of pop-up advertisement windows. IMHO, this is not something you want the mainstream web community to be learning about.

First of all, I HATE pop-up ads. I worked for a long time to remove them from my Tripod pages, and it really bothers me to click on a link to, for example, Geocities and have two or more windows appear as a result. Couldn't this be classified by law as unsolicited spam? I didn't ask for an ad to appear, yet they saw fit to provide me with one anyway.

I don't know how old this page is, but not a single graphic works, and none of the links I tested merited any result besides good ol' 404. Even as an informational resource, this link falls flat.

Why is that page even there? The server has access to valuable CGI resources I wouldn't mind having control over. It really irritates me to think of the valuable space being wasted by this page, January's Strange Society Freaky Wrong Link of the Month

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