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The Most Annoying Web Page In the World

 
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after smallest web page .. its here the most annoying webpage
 
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Yes it is the most annoying. Thanks for the link.
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Wow - that's pretty darn annoying. The best workaround I found is: open a new browser window, and use that to disable JavaScript. At least for IE, Mozilla, and Opera, when you disable JavaScript in one window, all other instances are affected as well. Unfortunately if I'm using Opera in tabbed mode, I can't seem to get a new window - Ctrl-Alt-N within the existing window is pre-empted by the modal dialog, and if I try to start a new Opera from, say, the desktop icon, it gets translated into a new frame rather than new window - and again, it's pre-empted by the modal dialog. Mozilla doesn't have this problem though - I can be in tabbed browsing mode, all tabs get locked up by the modal dialogs - but I can still start a separate window using the desktop icon, and disable the eveil JavaScript. And in IE of course, there's no such thing as tabbed browsing anyway, so of course I can start a new window. It's just much harder to locate the hidden controls to disable the JavaScript. :roll: Still, good to know it's possible. Of course, you can always use the task manager to kill the browser completely - but I often have other tabs with unsaved data, which I don't want to lose.
 
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It wasn't too bad, I just 'esc'aped from it. Keep 'esc' pressed for a while and that will do the trick.
 
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Sure - you're essentially pressing esc 150 times to get out. You can do this with return as well. But what if the alert() had been in an infinite loop? It's usuful to know how to disable JavaScript whenever it's being used for evil.
 
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Sure - you're essentially pressing esc 150 times to get out.
So you went upto atleast 89+
 
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Where did "89+" come from? I just did "view source".
 
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Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
...It's usuful to know how to disable JavaScript whenever it's being used for evil.


Oh, I agree, but I thought everybody knows these things. Almost every computer user would know,
1) how to google
2) how to google for porn
3) how to clear history and cache after browsing porn
4) how to wink, flirt, boo and swear stylishly at others in chat.
5) to pull the power cord to safely restart a computer.
6) disable javascript and cookies but download all sorts of free .exe and pirated games from internet and run it.
.. and so much more ..
 
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The challenge I was interested in here was to disable JavaScript after the page was already loaded with JavaScript enabled, and without terminating the browser entirely (since other tabs might have unsaved info). In this context, it was disappointing that Opera didn't seem to provide a way to do this, and thus can be held hostage by malicious JavaScript. Yeah, you can browse with JavaScript disbled, but many sites don't work well (or at all) in this case. It's tiresome to toggle JavaScript on/off depending on what site you're at, so I usually just leave it on, with popups disabled.
 
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Originally posted by Ashok Krishnan:
Oh, I agree, but I thought everybody knows these things.


I would say that most PC users wouldn't necessarily. I've worked in a few large organisations and had to help people with seemingly simple tasks that have totally counfounded them such as,
Where did the window go?
What's a task bar?
Why does this keep popping up?
I just saved this document and now I can't find it.
How do I put this on the desktop?
How do I make a shortcut?
Plus there's all that evidence from the likes of Nielson etc. Us "superusers" tend to forget that a huge number of people just want to make Word documents, swap jokes, chat and play a few games and don't care about knowing anything deeper about there PC. Not that they're stupid, they just really don't care.
[ April 28, 2003: Message edited by: Richard Hawkes ]
 
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