While I think its a bit ugly and may somewhat spoil the clean glossy professional look of the site, you've gotta pay the bills somehow! Go for it I say!
I'm not sure if this is a good idea or not, but perhaps you could offer a TKL membership/subcription that would allow donating members to disable the ads?
Well, maybe if it's themed carefully it wouldn't look so bad. We might do an experiment and let it run for a few weeks to see how it goes. Not only is AdSense ugly, it is also known to perform very poorly on some sites. We'll see...
If its done tastefully then no worries.. Interesting that in a data movement world, money is made by ads.. Ads can be done really poorly, taking over.. dont do that!
I'm fine with text ads of any sort. It's graphical ads that I tend to block by default.
I block adsense, and obviously wouldn't clic on it.
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