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Old 13 Nov 2009, 01:42 pm   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: (OT) Another computer problem

Jeff Strickland wrote:
> This one comes at me from Internet Explorer and the new Yahoo! Home Page.
>
> The Navigation Pane on the left side of the screen contain links that PISS
> ME OFF TO NO END! They open stuff by merely flying over them, and I HATE
> THAT. I don't want ANYTHING __EVER__ to open just because the mouse happens
> to fly over, and I especially don't want it to take up the entire screen! I
> don't dislike the links, per se, I only dislike that it takes more effort to
> ignore the link than to follow it. I tend to use my mouse to scroll a page,
> and the cursor moves around alot. If it happens to fly over one of these
> links then the onscreen experience is disrupted, I have to find a place
> where I can click out, then hope that does not invoke a new disruption, then
> scroll back to where I was before I was disrupted and hope that I'm not
> disrupted yet again. Then I scroll some more and start the whole disruption
> crap all over again.
>
> Whoever at Yahoo! that thought this would be an improvement should be
> executed at dawn on PPV, right after Maj. Hasan. Maybe before Hasan, an
> opening act so to speak.
>
> Are these called Accelerators? I went into Manage Add-ons and found these
> accelerators and disabled them, I thought. (the stuff still opens on a fly
> over) Yahoo! is proud that they've discovered an entirely new way to piss me
> off.
>
>
>


Those are irritating. I usually close the page or back page and do it
again, anything to let them know their add cost them a reader. USA
Today? I have just about quit going there because of all the adds, CNET
also. I'm wondering how Netflex adds get through Firefox pop up
blocker?
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