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June 20th, 2007

Duplicate Tabs

I’m willing to admit that my memory is not doing so well, at the ripe old age of 29. It could be better.

But please tell me I’m not the only one who accidentally opens duplicate tabs in a web browser. I’m not, right? I know I just opened up the SF Chronicle site in a tab, looked at something else, and then opened up the Chronicle in another tab. That’s not just me, right?

In any case it would be nice if a Firefox extension could take care of that for me.

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Ryan June 20, 2007, 4:25 pm

Even worse, sometimes I’ll do something like open up the Ping, read it, close the window, open another, and load the Ping again.

We’re all idiots.

Dave Walls June 21, 2007, 4:33 am

Reminds me of the days when all web pages had visible hit counters. People would jack up the counts by reloading the pages over and over again.

I’m guilty as charged on all counts. Jacking up hit counters, and opening up the Ping…5-10 times in a 30 minute period. You’re welcome.

Merle June 23, 2007, 12:19 am

Back in the dark ages of the web, there used to be cool tools where you added in standard URLs that you usually went to and it would tell you if they had changed. So you just glanced at it every hour or so to see if anything happened.

I guess RSS took over that scene, but I still miss it.

By the way, the “CAPCHA” things aren’t working for me at home on Safari, which is why I’ve been so quiet as of late…

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