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CloudWOmega
04-01-2007, 12:53 PM
or is the banner screwed up for everyone at the top with that eye and a yellow bar, cant understand a thing its saying!

Dustuna
04-01-2007, 12:58 PM
Its not just you. I guess someone screwed up somewhere or hacked the banner.
Wierd stuff.

GrimlockCW
04-01-2007, 05:18 PM
either it got hacked, the data went corrupt, or Ubi's up to some sort of advertising campaign using it like that.
it reminds me of the crosscom when it goes nutty in GRAW 2 on the 360

Want2Snipe
04-01-2007, 05:57 PM
It comes out normal for me but then, it seems like the page refreshes all on its own, and the hacked banner appears... very spooky

Do you think that's an april's fool joke from one of the Not-So-Happy UBI customers? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

KiddParK-WNx
04-01-2007, 06:28 PM
whats that little bit of Russian at the top, was that always there? Anyone read russian?

kp

Laca1880
04-01-2007, 08:58 PM
"Initiative will pass"

It doesn't seem to be written in proper Russian.

There's more at the bottom right of the banner.

"The initiative will proceed as planned."
28.55.58.33 - 80.60.47.22 >>JSF<< //
RD HORS
HGT: 1.9 m WGT: 101 Kilos
Rev 6:4

I thought those might be lat long coordinates.

The Rev 6:4 is Revelations chapter 6 verse 4: Another came forth, a red horse. To him who sat on it was given power to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another. There was given to him a great sword.

CloudWOmega
04-01-2007, 09:19 PM
uh huh, and thats here why? might be a prank, or some lunatic trying to get out some insane message that has meaning whatsoever... or it could be a warning , not damn likely

DeathByBeer
04-01-2007, 09:45 PM
Hey, whats with the parachutes outside....what the hell, there shooting!....its the russians dammit! Red dawn. Wolverines.

Oh, nevermind, just a flashback.

KiddParK-WNx
04-01-2007, 10:13 PM
I always thought a RED DAWN mod for old GR would have just been killer.

just had to add that, it's so rare RED DAWN ever comes up in conversation anymore. I have to put that in my netflix cue.

kp

GrimlockCW
04-02-2007, 02:18 AM
judging by the translation and comments from Laca...
it def sounds like a bogus advertisement.

CloudWOmega
04-02-2007, 01:59 PM
well its not really working.. mostly because i cant read most of it

sb85
04-02-2007, 02:59 PM
something is up...weird forum banner
and i noticed this on the GR main page www.ghostrecon.com: (http://www.ghostrecon.com:)

Sunday 04.01.07 Death Tolls Continue
A civilian fixed-wing aircraft destined for Shannon International Airport crashed yesterday in southern Ireland, leaving 52 dead, including 12 children, and 14 others wounded. The plane's flight data recorder has not yet been recovered, but sources close to the investigation claim the plane crossed into a Flight Restriction Zone, which was only recently declared by the European Federation Wartime Aviation Administration (EFWAA). Officials could not be reached for comment.

Judging by the post date, it could be an April's Fool...but it's certainly not funny

CloudWOmega
04-02-2007, 03:58 PM
i don't see it

sb85
04-02-2007, 10:50 PM
see what? the messed up forum banner or the weird news update on the US ghostrecon website?

just in case some of you don't see it:
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y84/sb85/ghostrecon.jpg

Rifter13
04-03-2007, 01:53 PM
I am following this on Planetrainbowsix (http://www.planetrainbowsix.com/#PQN522163). There seem to be quite a few pieces, scattered around, but it does seem to be on the US site, not any of the other international sites. That link to planetrainbowsix, takes you to a forum link where I have information from this thread posted, as well as the 3 news stories from ubisoft, and the link tot he banner ad, and links to the 10 mp3 news stories.