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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-11 01:18 PM
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18. Ironically, as a coder and developer, FF has been pissing me off since day one.
Funny how that works huh? Browser wars are all about opinion, and are very subjective.

There have been a few versions of FF that worked pretty well, but it's very inconsistent and rare.
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  -Study: Dumb People Use Internet Explorer IDemo  Jul-30-11 12:41 PM   #0 
  - Not as true as it used to be. IE has made huge improvements, FF is stuck in a rut, and...  Rabblevox   Jul-30-11 12:50 PM   #1 
  - Yep. IMO FF is now the dumb people browser.  tridim   Jul-30-11 01:06 PM   #13 
  - FF with ad block and no script is amazing...and fast  jzodda   Jul-30-11 02:37 PM   #29 
  - that's because it suck up so much memory  notadmblnd   Jul-30-11 03:55 PM   #53 
  - I do not understand why anyone on DU would feel the need to mock anyone for using the tools they are  tblue37   Jul-30-11 03:12 PM   #41 
  - A person would have to be pretty dumb to use IE9.  Rex   Jul-30-11 12:51 PM   #2 
  - Maybe they don't know enough to know there are other browsers, search engines, etc. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-30-11 12:52 PM   #3 
  - "dumb" means one is unable to speak  Beaverhausen   Jul-30-11 12:54 PM   #4 
  - I am dumb  Worried senior   Jul-30-11 12:58 PM   #6 
  - That would be "I ARE dumb."  WinkyDink   Jul-30-11 03:41 PM   #48 
  - According to Merriam Webster and popular usage, it also means stupid  IDemo   Jul-30-11 12:58 PM   #7 
  - i`ve never used IE...  madrchsod   Jul-30-11 12:58 PM   #5 
  - IT staff at a former employer refused to allow for any browser except MIE  hlthe2b   Jul-30-11 01:01 PM   #8 
  - Maybe the IT staff you were talking to had no choice  47of74   Jul-30-11 02:01 PM   #21 
  - They were the top... for a small government agency...  hlthe2b   Jul-30-11 02:34 PM   #28 
     - That's different  47of74   Jul-30-11 08:34 PM   #56 
     - We are still required to support IE6 (!) at work  Lance_Boyle   Aug-03-11 06:40 AM   #74 
  - Most of the reason I use it at home is because I have to support it  undeterred   Jul-30-11 03:12 PM   #42 
     - I was referring to the old security hole-ladened versions...  hlthe2b   Jul-30-11 03:40 PM   #46 
  - LOL! So TRUE! Spouse insists on IE, I keep changing him to -  lynne   Jul-30-11 01:01 PM   #9 
  - Now that I agree with - sometimes it takes forever to open because  jwirr   Jul-30-11 02:18 PM   #26 
  - Oh, my! Did you just call your spouse stupid? If he is so dumb, why are you still married?  tblue37   Jul-30-11 03:16 PM   #43 
     - Uhm maybe he married her because he is stupid?  L0oniX   Jul-30-11 03:54 PM   #52 
  - IE = Internet Exploder.  Odin2005   Jul-30-11 01:01 PM   #10 
  - If it's IE6 then I agree wholeheartedly  Ezlivin   Jul-30-11 01:03 PM   #11 
  - I talked to some business people yesterday who were using IE6  BuelahWitch   Jul-30-11 03:11 PM   #40 
  - tends to be true  Aerows   Jul-30-11 01:04 PM   #12 
  - I have spellcheck and adblock in IE.  tridim   Jul-30-11 01:07 PM   #14 
  - Firefox has long been my browser of choice b/c I like to mix and match extensions and add-ons  Urban Prairie   Jul-30-11 01:08 PM   #15 
  - Worse are those who develop sites that will only run properly on IE  hootinholler   Jul-30-11 01:10 PM   #16 
  - Ironically, as a coder and developer, FF has been pissing me off since day one.  tridim   Jul-30-11 01:18 PM   #18 
  - I use IE 8 because I HAVE to for university  laundry_queen   Jul-30-11 01:10 PM   #17 
  - Office 2010 64-bit broke my IE, which then decided to make accessing my AOL Mail  kestrel91316   Jul-30-11 01:19 PM   #19 
  - At work we just went to IE 8  47of74   Jul-30-11 01:56 PM   #20 
  - I thought dumb people used AOL. ;)  InvisibleTouch   Jul-30-11 02:04 PM   #22 
  - We started out with AOL  47of74   Jul-30-11 02:17 PM   #25 
  - Is that ClearWire?  InvisibleTouch   Jul-30-11 02:37 PM   #30 
     - It's a local company  47of74   Jul-30-11 08:44 PM   #57 
  - It has been my experience that most people used AOL only for  hlthe2b   Jul-31-11 06:05 PM   #65 
  - I use it because my daughter, a network analyst for a major corporation  jwirr   Jul-30-11 02:14 PM   #23 
  - mean thread title  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-30-11 02:15 PM   #24 
  - Kind of a dumb study really  jberryhill   Jul-30-11 02:29 PM   #27 
  - I use IE. I would gladly match IQ with anyone on DU. My life is time sensitive,  bluestate10   Jul-30-11 02:40 PM   #31 
  - Hey, bluestate--check out some of my responses on this very obnoxious thread.  tblue37   Jul-30-11 03:25 PM   #45 
  - Likewise, plus Jeopardy.  WinkyDink   Jul-30-11 03:44 PM   #50 
  - I use a combo of IE and Mozilla.  bigwillq   Jul-30-11 02:41 PM   #32 
  - Believe it--and I use none of those.  tjdee   Jul-30-11 02:43 PM   #33 
  - Please see my post #36 below. I do NOT lack imagination to seek  tblue37   Jul-30-11 03:09 PM   #38 
  - Really? Because I'm finding the IE haters to be insufferable twits. But that's just "my experience."  WinkyDink   Jul-30-11 03:43 PM   #49 
  - Their level of computer literacy has no influence on which browser they use... right?  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-30-11 02:45 PM   #34 
  - Right behind you.  Habibi   Jul-30-11 09:13 PM   #59 
  - said it well. At thing.  Shandris   Aug-01-11 01:38 AM   #70 
  - Probably just an artifact of 'default'  saras   Jul-30-11 02:58 PM   #35 
  - Well, averages are just that. Many of us older folks use  tblue37   Jul-30-11 03:06 PM   #36 
  - I use four different browsers. None are IE. I remove IE from my computers, Adobe Acrobat, too.  NYC_SKP   Jul-30-11 03:07 PM   #37 
  - Well, good for you. Thank goodness you will get to heaven now.  tblue37   Jul-30-11 03:22 PM   #44 
  - And all smart people are vegetarians and use Macs and vote Green party  undeterred   Jul-30-11 03:10 PM   #39 
  - "Asinine" is the mildest term I can use. (P.S. Non-IE users here: BFD!)  WinkyDink   Jul-30-11 03:40 PM   #47 
  - The only thing worse is the Nutscrape AOL browser.  L0oniX   Jul-30-11 03:51 PM   #51 
  - Official Microsoft site to stop usage of IE6.....  steve2470   Jul-30-11 04:04 PM   #54 
  - Incurious.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-30-11 04:31 PM   #55 
  - Incurious and fearful of change.  Odin2005   Jul-31-11 02:32 PM   #63 
  - love google chrome - just because it saves keystrokes...but for  Laura PourMeADrink   Jul-30-11 08:59 PM   #58 
  - My IQ is so high, I don't even need a browser to surf the web.  BlueJazz   Jul-30-11 09:18 PM   #60 
  - Storing all those cookies is going to kill you though  Ezlivin   Jul-30-11 09:58 PM   #61 
     - I usually get some milk & eat those cookies...although they taste a little like...  BlueJazz   Jul-31-11 02:11 PM   #62 
  - IE6 users' IQ == 6  Matariki   Jul-31-11 02:53 PM   #64 
  - For a completely different result, graph yearly income vs. browser use...  saras   Aug-01-11 01:16 AM   #66 
  - I use firefox. Infer what you will.  LetTimmySmoke   Aug-01-11 01:26 AM   #67 
  - Mozilla Firefox runs good for me  guitar man   Aug-01-11 01:31 AM   #68 
  - Okay, the reason that IE-6 correlated with the lowest IQ is because of the lurking variable...  LetTimmySmoke   Aug-01-11 01:32 AM   #69 
  - Study brought to by Steve Jobs and McMann and Tate  Safetykitten   Aug-01-11 01:40 AM   #71 
  - From reading this thread it seems that IE users don't understand how to evaluate evidence.  LeftyMom   Aug-01-11 01:51 AM   #72 
  - Internet Explorer story was bogus  muriel_volestrangler   Aug-03-11 06:35 AM   #73 

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