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80 Responses to IE vs Firefox

  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 2:38 am
    Link: IE vs Firefox - See if you can guess their answer before they start talking.
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    j-allan Male 30-39
    167 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 2:46 am
    Firefox all the way.
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    traddles000 Male 18-29
    4 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 2:59 am
    naturally, firefox
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    MiligrmSmile Male 13-17
    560 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 3:17 am
    It`s what I`m using :P Yay Fox.
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    SupaPhly Male 13-17
    10 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 3:47 am
    i`d rather use things that are intigrated with Windows... like i`d rather use WMP than WinAmp or RealPlayer or Quicktime.
    so that means im a windows junkie.
    and yep, I uninstalled Norton Antivirus just so I can install Windows OneCare
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    badguy458 Male 18-29
    361 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 4:19 am
    Did anyone under the age of 70 say IE?
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    BladeofKeyZ Male 13-17
    204 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 4:34 am
    Hell if a hot white girl came up to me asking the same question I`d agree with her.

    On a sidenote, apparently everyone knows about firefox now.

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    j-allan Male 30-39
    167 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:08 am
    Firefox- because I`m a fox and I`m on fire....hahaha gotta love the guy with the turban.
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    aidious Male 18-29
    348 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:11 am
    It makes me sad that so many people care. And unless you spend all your time on the internet, there`s very little difference between them. And that Ad was contradictory...why firefox? cos i hate microsoft. LOSERS!

    GET A fudgeING LIFE

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    aidious Male 18-29
    348 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:12 am
    and you I-AM-BORED censoring can go toffee yourself - cos fudge is for retards
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    Coolboy81 Male 18-29
    68 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:26 am
    Firefox all the way. The tab function is my favourite thing about it, makes it a lot easier to surf several websites at the same time. IE sucks, I only used it like back in 1998 when I first got the internet. But Firefox is definetly the best of the other browsers I`ve tried since then.
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    georgiascool Female 13-17
    982 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:10 am
    I use Internet Explorer...
  13. Profile photo of Buffrat
    Buffrat Male 18-29
    80 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:25 am
    People who get internet explorer like me like it because its faster to start with ti and keep it that way. People who actually do spend most of their life on the internet, want to surf multiple pages at a time with a sytem that works like Kazaa`s search tabs. I would say it depends on how much time you spend on the computer and how much ads you care about.
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    Wyrenth Male 18-29
    251 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 8:06 am
    I use both, but Firefox is my primary browser now. I only use IE if I have to (there are a few sites I go to that require it).

    The only thing I dislike about Firefox is that Media Player integration is a little shakey (for when I wanna watch movie clips on I Am Bored. :)

    Oh, and while IE does tend to load faster for me, Firefox seems to render faster (unless there`s Java involved and it has to load the Java Runtime Environment).

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    Enchiladas Male 13-17
    5 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 8:44 am
    WTF is firefox?
  16. Profile photo of gregor_samsa
    gregor_samsa Male 18-29
    462 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 10:07 am
    Microsoft can suck my penis, I`m all Firefox.
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    Mo0k Male 18-29
    664 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 10:21 am
    Firefox is a differnt browsing program, Enchiladas. It`s what I use, I find it easier - and I love tabbed browsing.
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    Hansbo Male 18-29
    901 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 10:25 am
    Pff. I used firefox before it was cool. And mozilla. And netscape. Damn, I hate internet explorer more than everything.
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    Concetra Male 18-29
    2050 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 10:44 am
    lol what about Ntescape vs Opera
  20. Profile photo of JawaSlayer
    JawaSlayer Male 18-29
    15 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 11:19 am
    Opera pwns!
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    Mat Male 13-17
    1524 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 11:41 am
    "It makes me sad that so many people care. And unless you spend all your time on the internet, there`s very little difference between them."

    How much is very little? If you meant to say a whole lot, then I agree with you.

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    dramastace Female 13-17
    346 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 12:05 pm
    Yeah I wish they would have asked me... I would hve said Opera and done a peace sign.

    Yet only 7% of internet users use firefox?

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    look215 Male 18-29
    1084 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 12:18 pm
    OMG internet xplorer is the BESTEST!! lol jk. I think the best part of the whole clip was when that guy said " Firefox, because its a fox on FIRE!!" Hey can anybody explain to me the RSS option I`ve always been curious about it and never found out what it does.
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    oswaldmooop Male 30-39
    38 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 12:23 pm
    can anyone tell me how the hell I can remove IE from my computer
  25. Profile photo of Concetra
    Concetra Male 18-29
    2050 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 12:51 pm
    you cannot remove IE from your computer. you can disable it.

    http://software.newsforge.com/software/0...

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    kamikazeman Male 13-17
    46 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 12:54 pm
    you can too remove IE from your comp. All you have to do is open your add/romove programs window in the control panel, select the add/remove windows components tab on the left hand side of the window, deselect internet explorer and viola...buhbye microsoft! Now you too can take part in sticking it to the man!
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    Yushi Female 18-29
    412 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 12:57 pm
    wow I didn`t know firefox is so popular, everyone I knows hates it... o_o I use IE mainly because I`m used to it, don`t like learning new things, haha
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 1:08 pm
    Like someone said on the comments on that site, they could`ve easily received the opposite reply in other areas, even other parts of NY. One man said the university won`t let you access certain things with IE, you have to use Firefox. So of course most people around there are going to say Firefox.

    I agree that Firefox is better, but that "survey" was highly biased.

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    shabufala Male 13-17
    254 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 1:17 pm
    I use firefox unless i want to watch music videos on yahoo or sites that don`t work with firefox.
    I must be the only one that hates the tabs browing on firefox but the pop-up blocker is my favorite feature.
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    Iam_annoying Male 13-17
    45 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 1:27 pm
    WTF?? DOES NO-ONE USE AOL AS THEIR BROWSER??
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    wahey Male 18-29
    7 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 1:42 pm
    If you are a Firefox user and have broadband go here for some great tips to speed up page loading.
    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1299854/posts
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    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 2:20 pm
    Safari.
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    BrianZ Male 30-39
    40 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 2:24 pm
    I`ve been visiting imb for about 3 yearsm but I had to sign up for this one.

    Anyone who has a clue about spyware, popups, homepage hijackers, and tabbed browsing does nto use Microsoft. This was filmed in NYC`s Washington square park but it`s not all students though.

    Also, the third person (Tall skinny dude) is a buddy of mine I work within Manhattan. Shout out to Evan! I actually hooked him on Firefox.

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    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 3:48 pm
    You`re in the Midwest and work with a guy in Manhattan? Man that must be a helluva commute.
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    manorrd Male 30-39
    2372 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 3:56 pm
    I HATE Firefox.

    ...but I use it all the time because hot chicks go for guys who use Firefox... :-?

  36. Profile photo of BrianZ
    BrianZ Male 30-39
    40 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 4:02 pm
    freddyferret, I telecommute. I used to live in manhattan and only moved to WI this summer but I connect via VPN.
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    jizzos Male 18-29
    194 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 4:15 pm
    yeh, i dont like fudge...and I was using IE, until we had to install firefox cos IE couldnt display our Java applets properly..now ive moved on, firefox is so much easier to use. and whys it sad that so many people care? it makes a big difference, and theyre being asked their opinion, obvioulsy theyre gonna say what they prefer. doofus
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    sertrbl Male 18-29
    1422 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 4:33 pm
    also, im sure if there were people who actually preferred IE, they would cut them out of it, unless they gave a reason like "im just used to it"
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    psychoman364 Male 18-29
    372 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:16 pm
    I use firefox, have used it for a year or so...and I`ve never been happier. The tabs, the stability, security, and best of all - the plugins! Foxytunes is the greatest thing ever.
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    aidious Male 18-29
    348 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:16 pm
    I use AOL but it is IE underneath. THe AOL browser is my favourite though.
  41. Profile photo of mooseyfate
    mooseyfate Male 13-17
    851 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:16 pm
    heheh
    everyone who uses IE doesn`t have a good reason
    yeah, firefox here
  42. Profile photo of pplufthesun
    pplufthesun Male 13-17
    4 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 5:50 pm
    Ever since i downloaded fire fox I haven`t had one problem with my computer.
  43. Profile photo of tezzanator
    tezzanator Male 13-17
    145 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:04 pm
    if all you want is fooking tabs and you want it intergrated, get the leaked beta of IE 7 :), sure its buggy but not for long, i used to use firefox but its stupid, whats the point? why would you spend that much time on the internet to even notice? weird people 8-)
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    Anchorless Male 18-29
    50 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:05 pm
    Firefox is way better.
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    bitethis Female 18-29
    55 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:25 pm
    I like firefox, but chat on some of my message boards never come up with it..
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    RexGrossman Male 13-17
    160 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:32 pm
    firefox is awesome

    i love the tabs to and u dont gotta have like 5 windows up

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    shady17 Female 13-17
    48 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:41 pm
    I HATE Firfox. sorry to everyone who likes it, but I can`t stand it, it freezes up on me too often. it just plain sucks. I don`t like the tabs either like everyone else does.
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    shady17 Female 13-17
    48 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:52 pm
    okay, now that I stuck up for IE.. it`s messing up on me, coming up with Microsoft Errors and crap...
  49. Profile photo of EisforPANTS
    EisforPANTS Male 13-17
    615 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 6:55 pm
    eh it all goes to the same internet...I don`t have that much of a preference...whatever my computer came with is fine by me
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    Neoflex Male 18-29
    5 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 7:02 pm
    Ok the guy saying he cant look at his pay check stubs over the Internet with IE is either full of crap or the webmaster for the site has something against Microsoft. I am the IT guy for an internet based company and the truth is, the only thing “secure” about FireFox is the fact that if you’re a moron and don’t know what your doing, it will give you a few more error messages telling you that you’re a moron before you mess up your computer.
    And on the “Secure” note, did you know that FireFox supports an add-in that logs key strokes and will report them back to a sub7 server? For “Debugging purposes only” of course, until a hacker changes that…
    IE = Full integration
    FireFox = Laggy locking piece of crap.
  51. Profile photo of fthygre
    fthygre Female 18-29
    363 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 7:16 pm
    my comp came with IE and as long as it gets me through to the internet i`m sticking with it. the fact is i can`t be arsed to change to another browser cos its faster etc - if IE`s slow i wait - who cares how long it takes to load a page as long as it loads
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    Neoflex Male 18-29
    5 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 7:16 pm
    Oh and if "Im just used to IE" isent any better then "I like the tabs in FireFox" then what are the people that use firefox going to say when IE7. comes out in the spring of 2006?
    Check it out.
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    Apples_Rock Male 13-17
    224 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 7:40 pm
    I use Safari, FireFox is a great browser, I just don`t use it.
  54. Profile photo of MagicMoose
    MagicMoose Male 13-17
    623 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 8:13 pm
    YAY what im usin, FIREFOX ROCKS!
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    seventoes Male 13-17
    345 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 8:39 pm
    I noticed that only ppl who didnt know much about computers choose IE. and that one guy... "I like internet explorer because i associate the word `internet` with surfing the internet."

    Uhh..ok.

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    seventoes Male 13-17
    345 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 8:40 pm
    IE7 still wont be skinnable, it still wont have plugin support, and it will still be a MS product, so FF wins.
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    Cornwel Male 13-17
    2 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 8:41 pm
    I dont have the internet
  58. Profile photo of Rockstrongo
    Rockstrongo Male 13-17
    331 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 8:43 pm
    this whole arguement reminds me of this
    http://70.86.201.113/imageserv2/temporary/PBF060BCSkub.html
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    botan_870 Female 13-17
    104 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 9:11 pm
    why does it matter
  60. Profile photo of tekjock
    tekjock Male 30-39
    7 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 9:24 pm
    Am I the only one who was annoyed by the music in that video ... a few of you said that you use a specific page in IE ... get IETAB (http://ietab.mozdev.org/) it will view a page in a IE shell in firefox ... quite seamless
  61. Profile photo of Lebuzzle
    Lebuzzle Male 13-17
    58 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 10:21 pm
    man, I thought i was alone... i LOVE the tab browser, i mean who could close I-A-B to go to a link on the page? and if its loading, bam one click at the bottom of the browser bar, and your back. its brilliant. and ive been with firefox since before it was even nerdy to have! ha! seriously tho..
  62. Profile photo of Papapimpin
    Papapimpin Male 18-29
    528 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 10:49 pm
    Firefox all the way baby. However, with the new popularity, it will become less secure very fast.
  63. Profile photo of BrianZ
    BrianZ Male 30-39
    40 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 10:56 pm
    I used to be a IE guy. Then I became a Netscape Navigator guy. Then Netscape was starting to suck and IE made some improvements, so I used that for a few years again. Then I found Firefox after a friend told me about the hundreds of security holes in IE might be what`s causing all the problems with my computer...

    I stopped using IE and installed Firefox and did a virus scan. I immediately stopped seeing popups, unless I wanted them, and the trojans I deleted where gone. I made the mistake of using IE about 2 months later and all the spyware trojans came back.

    IE sucks and you fanboys just don`t realize it because you are too brainwashed by the mainstream to try anything different.

    The point that IE 7 has tabbed browsing should tell you something. Microsoft waits for other companies to set trends and copies them, IE Apple Windows = Microsoft Windows, Apple iPod design = Xbox 360, Firefox tabbed browsing = IE 7

    IE 7 will still have holes so... no thanks

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    FreeMotion Male 13-17
    287 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 11:07 pm
    I by no means surf the internet my entire life, but when I do, I want a fast, easy, program to help me.

    Firefox is that program.

    You may call it the love of privacy or the love of having a computer without spyware/adware/malware...

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    Sparkly Female 30-39
    240 posts
    December 7, 2005 at 11:32 pm
    Yeah yeah, Apples Rock! I use Safari too, although when I had to use a Windoze machine for work, I used Firefox exclusively.
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    Fidodo Male 18-29
    80 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 2:26 am
    I use firefox for many very good reasons.
    First I have had to reformat my computer twice because IE let so much spyware through it became unuseable.
    Firefox has tabbed browsing. And it has extensions for added functionality, I can do way more with firefox thanks to extensions.
    I don`t know which is faster but I don`t really give a damn if ones half a second faster than the other.
  67. Profile photo of tezzanator
    tezzanator Male 13-17
    145 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 7:59 am
    BTW you CAN skin IE you could do it from IE 4 NOOB XD
  68. Profile photo of Camira
    Camira Male 18-29
    646 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 10:38 am
    The first time I used Firefox - I converted. After 10 years of IE.
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    kiljaedon Male 18-29
    1 post
    December 8, 2005 at 10:07 pm
    One major problem I have with Firefox is that on most websites, if you scroll down and hit a link, then press the back button, you are sent back to the TOP of the previous page!!! L4M3!!!11
    I haven`t run into this problem on IE before!! For this very reason firefox is not on my hard drive at the present time.
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    Sabre200000 Male 18-29
    1039 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 10:15 pm
    Uh, Internet Explorer has had tabs for a while...if you have the updates...that`s what I`m using now, and I have a number of pages that just don`t open in firefox. Interesting video, but all these people don`t know IE has tabs too?! Look at the top of my screen shot below the address bar....I do believe those are tabs.
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    disoriented1 Male 18-29
    76 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 11:00 pm
    Hello all.Some Info about IE:TimeWarner,owner and proprieter of much of the advertising firms on the internet,in cooperation with AOL(their daughter internet company)works in conjunction with IE developers to create these `security holes`.That`s why IE is chock full of adware and spyware material,it`s intentionally made defenseless to support the advertising(currently a major internet industry).AOL has been running ads claiming to defend against spyware when in fact their parent company(TimeWarner)funds and develops those programs and secretly implements them into the AOL browser as well as the AOL Instant Messenger (a `virus` hit AIM users last year, in which the `virus` sends a message to one of your friends saying `Hey, look at this link:www.....`, which, after some research, routes to a download php from an AOL server hub.This virus is still around and caught my sibling one day.)In default,IE is set to automatically install-
  72. Profile photo of disoriented1
    disoriented1 Male 18-29
    76 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 11:12 pm
    and impliment third party cookies and applications with or without your knowledge or approval(check your end user agreement on IE which is imbedded in the program code and not written as a viewable text.One interesting line state "therein by using this program you are agreeing to the terms here in set in this end user agreement",which,in the code, was written as %9/// `....#thereinbyusing--thisprogramyouare*agreeingtotheterms; hereinsetinthisenduseragreement+val....`).With newer versions of IE,these security holes got bigger and easier to infect.I have several computers(someold and new)running IE 3-5.version 5 corrupted so horribly that it was unrecoverable. IE 3 still runs without a hitch.The worst with IE 4 (or its equivalent,theres no exact number)is the occasional popup every ten minutes or so.For some strange reason,after analyzing the code structure of IE5,the program`s size tripled.Discovered in the actual program code(not extensions or linked .dll files)were spyware c
  73. Profile photo of disoriented1
    disoriented1 Male 18-29
    76 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 11:26 pm
    finally,much to my shock and horror,and after screaming at the top of my lungs to get the other techies into the room,we found a tighly packed compressed package file containing the last 250 or so keystrokes I had input into an email earlier. We also discovered what appeared to be numerical plot point coordinates to the cursor based on a four quadrant X-Y chart (0,0 being the center)followed by a time signature. Here`s what some of it looked like:.....Sincerely%] +|+|+|+|+|+|+You*%`%*re%Friend*%,%*+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|]] MYNAME%HERE%*.*%#;:-----}/\\|
    .....
    So, ya`ll still wanna use Internet Explorer? I think not. For those still loyal to IE, try cliking on a popup ad by accident once, then see how deep into spyware city you get. Unfortunately, I see the dame fate for Firefox in the long run, cuz browser developers got bills to pay, and who better to pay the bills than the internets largest advertising firm? Peace out yall.
  74. Profile photo of Pikachu42
    Pikachu42 Female 18-29
    1492 posts
    December 8, 2005 at 11:51 pm
    Firefox kicks major arse!!! WOO HOO!!
  75. Profile photo of fakstuntseer
    fakstuntseer Male 13-17
    1 post
    December 9, 2005 at 4:02 pm
    i dont see why anyone cares about what browser they use. its all the same if you think about it just added some things and taken out some things and called it a differant name.
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    armygirljenn Female 18-29
    353 posts
    December 9, 2005 at 9:27 pm
    FireFox Rox my Sox
  77. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
    1725 posts
    December 11, 2005 at 5:53 pm
    dum
  78. Profile photo of LBlues
    LBlues Male 18-29
    713 posts
    February 26, 2006 at 9:04 pm
    owned. firefox all the way ^^
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    IAmTheMoose Male 18-29
    1343 posts
    August 1, 2006 at 2:49 am
    Im a mafioso for the Mozilla family.

    our main competing family right now is the Microsoft family, as we have forged a truce between us and the Macintosh organization.

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    qwidjibo Male 30-39
    286 posts
    August 24, 2006 at 10:40 am
    just download he yahoo toolbar it has tabs on it
    oh and when everyone starts to usefirefox there
    will be viruses and spyware for it too

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