I'm one of the ones who had to look for them to find them. I assumed for a couple of days they were geographically targeted and there weren't any advertisers in Houston signed up
. If any of the advertisers read all these posts about how hard their messages were to find, they may be cancelling
Roadfood is a fantastic site and I have no problem with these ads as now configured. In fact, such ads across the top or down the side would be no problem for me. I would be disappointed if they started appearing interspaced with the posts.
Advertising is as inevitable as death and taxes (and spam and junk mail) and about as much fun some of the time. What is unacceptable to me is the attitude of many advertisers that they have a right to interrupt other activities to jam their message in your face, so no pop-up ads, please