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THE QUESTION - Firefox or IE?

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  • Started 8 years ago by Aleeve
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Aleeve
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I have always been an IE man, but everyone is always saying how amazing firefox is - why should I use that instead?

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Lighthouse
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If you've never used it. You wouldn't know!
Try.

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Budohorseman
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Not as many exploits, more frequent updates, open source, more add-on's, more standards compliant...

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Aleeve
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No, sorry, prefer IE :)

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PUPPYDOG
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IE is best, tried Firefox and didn't get on with it or like it so uninstalled it.
Suppose it is whatever you get used to.

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Aleeve
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I agree entirely Puppydog :)

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Lighthouse
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It's not what you get used to. It's what you experiment with, and find what you like. And it sometimes takes a while.

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raphoenix
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ALL,

I guess the best answer is for each to run the browser they like best and feel most comfortable with.
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From my readings an knowledge, any browser can be exploited so it is just a matter of keeping your personal important information off-line and having CLEAN backups which one can get going in around 10 minutes or so.
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I run old IE 6.4 with updates because I like radio music from my website in the background and don't want to put up with all the security warning stuff for newbies flashing up on the screen all the time.
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I (DO NOT) recommend others do the same !!
Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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whs
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IE has always served me well and is it easy to get along with. Have used FF for a while, but found it very messy and confusing. I like Opera too, but it has a couple of flaws that make it a little less desirable for i.e. working on the Forum.

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Aleeve
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Yeah, I found ff messy too, and fiddly, especially the new version

IE7 is much neater :) ( I even tried FF with an IE7 skin!)

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Scott
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Another question, blonds or brunettes?

Hmmm, blonds seem to have more fun but brunettes are very sexy. Let the subjective answers commence.

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Aleeve
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Scott, is this allowed? :P

Both have their pros and cons, but I think overall it has to be brunettes - but only just!

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Scott
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ok, Boddington's or Guinness?

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Budohorseman
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You are both wrong, everyone knows it's redheads.

And Spaten Optimator for that matter...

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Scott
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I was being UK specific.
Wickse Witte, dank U.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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i perfer firefox for the add-ons and it seems way faster than ie and i'm not sure that i can get ie in linux anyways lol and even if i could i wouldn't use it anyways. seem to be all preferance in browsers i say just use what you like and can function well with.

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whs
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This discussion got off track. To get back to the original subject in other words: If you want to have a lot of function, FF is probably your thing. If you want to have an easy tool, IE is for you.

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Scott
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This discussion is perfectly on track. The OP asked rhetorically it seems, which is the better browser. And in minutes said he preferred IE. So, what's the point of asking? It's his opinion. I have mine, yadayadayada.

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Lighthouse
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Spaten Optimator. Does in come in oak barrels? Or only bottles?

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Budohorseman
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I'll have to see if Chute's has that one. Nice little bar here in town that for some reason keeps around 40-50 different beers in stock, which is rather odd for a bar that can only hold around 50 customers at most.

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Scott
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Elizabeth Hurley or Keira Knightly?

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Lighthouse
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I quite agree. I was originally going to mod Scott for the hijack. But the thread was dead, so I didn't.

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Budohorseman
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Thus far I have only seen it in bottles, but you are much closer to Munich than I am so if you find out, let me know (after all, all alcohol tastes better when stored in oak barrels).

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Scott
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Bud, this one's for you,
http://www.gingerman-ny.com/content/view/15/65/

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raphoenix
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@Scott,
Those Amber Ales look good to me !! :))

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Scott
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Magic Hat #9 brewed 2 miles from me, here in Burlington.

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mandypinecone
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Scott's favorite brunette's favorite beer.

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Lighthouse
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Amanda, can you see History?

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Aleeve
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Haha, this thread got moved :) (sorry mods, it was intended to be a proper thread!)

Ok, action or comedy films?

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Scott
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Michael Caine or Maurice Micklewhite?

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mandypinecone
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Lighthouse, no

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Aleeve
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out of interest,
what does mandypinecone's 'better half of a mod' tagline mean?

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Scott
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Aleeve, are you blond? ;)

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Budohorseman
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10:1 she lives in Burlington, Vermont

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Aleeve
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Err, yes :$ (check my dp Scott - that is very similar to me!)

Well, is it something like other half? So she is one of the mod's wife/partner?

Or it could be somebody who sometimes helps with 'modding'

sorry, I haven't seen mandypinecone around here in a while so I don't know!

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Lighthouse
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Thanks Amanda :)

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Scott
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I always thought you were Tweek until I saw that you could make your own avatar, ;)
I think Mandy Pinecone is Lighthouse's third wife.

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mandypinecone
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Bud gets the Bud :)

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Aleeve
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Ahah Scott I get you, fair enough - I guess Tweek is where my kind of hair comes from in the series (becuase everything in the South Park character creators is taken from an episode somewhere)

Oh right - we'll have to wait for the elusive man himself to confirm this....

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Budohorseman
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Whoo hoo, it's almost like I'm psychotic, er, um, psychic!

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mandypinecone
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Aleeve, Scott has it wrong, I'm The Geek's 4th wife.

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Lighthouse
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Wot's goin' on?

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whs
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Everybody seems to drink too much beer.

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Budohorseman
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Actually I'm more of a rum person.

And a coffee snob.

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PUPPYDOG
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blonds or brunettes? None got to be a nice bright red
Boddington's or Guinness? None prefer stella or becks
Tea or Coffee? Got to be coffee
Cat or Dog? Dog definately
IE or FF? IE
Any more?

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Aleeve
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Hang on, I am HIGHLY confused (regarding mandypinecone's marital status)

I just put it down to you all having drunk much too much of the brown ale that you all seem fond of (just re-iterating whs here)

enjoy this:

:D

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Scott
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Aleeve, NYC?

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Budohorseman
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Aleeve, she already said that I got it, just go back a page!

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Scott
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I guess it doesn't take much ale to confuse a natural blond, eh? :) ;) :O

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Aleeve
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lol
ok

Scott? - the wonders of google images :D (no idea!)

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Lighthouse
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I like rum too. Pussers and Woods as a second option :)

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mandypinecone
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"Scott's favorite brunette's favorite beer."

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Scott
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Yeah, that's Manhattan.

Amanda (Mandy) is my better half, if you haven't figured that out.
I know Bud was waiting for the other coin to drop.

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Lighthouse
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Hey Scott. What's my girlfriend doing there?

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Scott
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Girlfriend? You had your chance.
Long live Princess Pinecone.

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Aleeve
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Scott, i sense you are being discriminatory towards blondes?
I'll have you know I'm do NOT act my hair colour :P

Just when you people have had too much ale your conversations become confusing ;)

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Aleeve
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quote budo: '10:1 she lives in Burlington, Vermont'

I am guessing scott lives there then - i didnt know that until now!

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Lighthouse
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Scott did win the fair Princesses hand in fair combat (and without the inducement of ale)!

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Budohorseman
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And they have a very lovely garden. If I'm correct, Mandy is a landscape designer.

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Scott
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Mandy Pinecone on Lake Memphremagog,

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mandypinecone
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Bud, VT Master Gardener.

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Budohorseman
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Well then, I wasn't that far off...How many do to tend?

Here is the one I help out with and no, it's not mine.

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mandypinecone
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WOW Very Pretty. Right now I'm just playing with our garden. This one is down the street from us Vermont Garden Park

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Budohorseman
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Sounds like somebody would have fun setting up a community garden like our Zen Garden. If you two are ever in SE Wisconsin during the summer (why on earth you would be I have no clue) let me know and I'll hook you up with a nice little picnic in the garden.

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mandypinecone
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I love Zen gardens, when we have a bigger yard I want to plant one.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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wow i missed a good thread today dang lol :D

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Aleeve
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sushi or sashimi
venus or serena
escargots or snails
chicken salad or tuna salad
siberian husky or alaskan malamute

FROM SCOTT - I am not a mod so I do it 'old-school!'

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Scott
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Right, sorry.

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Aleeve
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haha, joking :)

me?

sushi
serena
[not a fan of snails] but i am english, so they are snails!
chicken salad
siberian husky

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