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tuffel999
2004-Jan-06, 03:42 AM
What do folks use?

ToSeek
2004-Jan-06, 03:50 AM
Surprisingly, there's a plethora of choices for the Macintosh these days (at least on OS X). I started out using Internet Explorer, but Microsoft all but abandoned it early on, so I switched to Safari, which is very fast but buggy. Netscape/Mozilla and variants are slow. I've played with Opera a little but haven't seen the advantages enough to switch.

tuffel999
2004-Jan-06, 03:51 AM
Mozilla or MyIE for me

semi-sentient
2004-Jan-06, 03:54 AM
IE on WinXP
Mozilla on Linux

Humphrey
2004-Jan-06, 03:57 AM
Netscape baby! Netscape!!!!

pmcolt
2004-Jan-06, 07:03 AM
IE, Mozilla, and Opera, actually. IE is my favorite for day-to-day use. Mozilla's a nice little browser, but it hasn't really grown on me. I like the popup blocking and tabbed browsing, though. And I've gotten so used to Opera's mouse gestures that I find myself trying to use them in other applications.

Musashi
2004-Jan-06, 07:08 AM
I used to use IE exclusively, but I had some problems with a BHO and started using Firebird. Then I fixed the problem, but I stil luse firebird...

Jobe
2004-Jan-06, 08:22 AM
Lynx- leet text based web browsing

DreadCthulhu
2004-Jan-06, 09:19 AM
A Firebird user here. I love the pop-up blocking and the tabbed browsing is wonderful for forum sites like this(open a forum, and open each thread you want to read in a new tab - works wonderfully). Anyone know WHY Internet Explorer still lacks these two features that every other browser seems to have??

Also, Firebird seems to run a bit faster than IE on my machine, and I haven't gotten nearly as much crap spyware on my system since I switched.

And the "Click to view Flash" is absotively wonderful.

Thumper
2004-Jan-06, 11:41 AM
Using IE both here at work and at home. And by the way, this is the very first time that I could get onto BABB (or see BA's site for that matter) since before Christmas.

I know some of you were holding out that I'd never find my way back and the vast majority of you didn't even know I was gone. So for everyone, I've made a New Year's resolution to be less annoying/boring/repetitive/pointless.

We'll see how long it lasts. I miss being here.

Colt
2004-Jan-06, 12:06 PM
Mozilla Firebird here. I only use IE when I have to.

Firebird is the browser-only component of Mozilla, none of the unnecessary stuff. One thing no one has mentioned yet is the extensions use in Firebird, I like it and nothing else i've played with has it. -Colt

Captain Kidd
2004-Jan-06, 12:29 PM
IE at work. Mozilla at home and is my preference, I love its tabs, especially since the latest build has that idiot-stop when I hit the close window button instead of close tab. #-o

Sigma_Orionis
2004-Jan-06, 07:00 PM
IE at work Netscape 7.1 at home

Andromeda321
2004-Jan-06, 07:16 PM
IE both at home and at school. I don't pay for either so I'm not about to start complaining...

Captain Kidd
2004-Jan-06, 07:22 PM
You don't pay for Mozilla either :wink: :wink:

wedgebert
2004-Jan-06, 08:22 PM
You don't pay for Mozilla either :wink: :wink:

You pay in lost time spent installing and downloading.

Colt
2004-Jan-06, 11:46 PM
The opportunity cost. :P For this I think it's worth it though. -Colt

Sever
2004-Jan-07, 12:17 AM
Is it really that good?

Colt
2004-Jan-07, 01:06 AM
We think it is. :)

yaohua2000
2005-Sep-18, 07:56 PM
I use Microsoft Internet Explorer on Windows, Mozilla Firefox on Linux and Safari on Mac OS X.

Personally, I like Safari best since Firefox on Mac OS X looks so ugly...

Kristophe
2005-Sep-18, 08:07 PM
Firefox. Mmmm, themes and extensions.

The Supreme Canuck
2005-Sep-18, 08:43 PM
IE here.

Ara Pacis
2005-Sep-18, 08:48 PM
Is Firebird and Firefox the same thing? I use Firefox for some things and MSIE for others, like my employers extranet that doesn't work on Firefix.

antoniseb
2005-Sep-18, 08:50 PM
Firefox mostly, Safari sometimes, IE from work.

Jorge
2005-Sep-18, 09:00 PM
Mozilla on Mac & Windows as main browser
IE for WU and debugging websites and scripts... same for Safari also for debugging.

kanathan
2005-Sep-18, 09:21 PM
I use Firefox unless I have no other choice.

Moose
2005-Sep-18, 09:38 PM
Firefox, backed up by IE for the increasingly rare times a site gets snippy. I haven't actually had to resort to IE in well over a year, so I'm happy.

jkmccrann
2005-Oct-25, 07:12 AM
Firefox here as well. Compared to IE it loads pages faster, and more efficiently, the meat of the page before the secondary parts, the tabbed browsing is just great, and surely the next version of IE will include this, and the pop-up block tech it uses is second-to-none as far as I'm concerned.

I would say, don't count IE out though, the great majority of people out there still use it, inertia is a powerful force.

TheBlackCat
2005-Oct-25, 04:41 PM
I use IE. I simply haven't had the need for Mozilla so it is not worth downloading another program. IE has better compatibility. When IE 7 comes out I will get that, but I don't really want Mozilla.

Cl1mh4224rd
2005-Oct-25, 05:45 PM
Firefox all the way.

JHotz
2005-Oct-26, 01:49 AM
Opera

jt-3d
2005-Oct-28, 10:20 PM
On this computer, I have a problem with scripts, i.e. google ads, so I use Off by One (http://www.offbyone.com/).