May 13th, 2004
|12:35 pm - oh so that's what it does|
On the occasion of the third anniversary of the death of Douglas Adams (Tuesday, in case you had forgotten) the cast and crew of the Hitchhiker's movie got together and took a picture. At least, that's what I was told they did. I visited the film's official site and was greeted with a Flash gateway page. It's the Earth with a big red button underneath. It said "Please don't push this button." I pushed it. Then it said "YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!" So I pushed it again.
And a big-ass Netflix pop-up then took over my monitor.
Well! Consider me well and duly warned.
Moooooom! Kestrels is ruing all my fun!
After you click the first time, the brightest star above the Earth (to the right a bit... possibly bettleguise?) becomes a link to The Official Movie Blog
. Very tricky of them!
|Date:||May 13th, 2004 07:47 pm (UTC)|| |
Sure, I'll just go and start installing programs on an office PC that's not only not
mine, but one I only used for two days. They love
it when temps do that.
Hey dooder slashdot is ---->
That's odd. I just got a big DON'T PANIC and a link to the same page that the star in the upper right linked to. No pop up.
Same here, and i'm on IE with no pop-up suppressors. (Becuase - work PC and hterefore not allowed to download own programmes from the intranetweb due to them all being pIRATEd or HAKCED or Trojan Worm things, according to the IT guy).
|Date:||May 14th, 2004 02:13 pm (UTC)|| |
Who said anything about slashdot? I'm just talking about using a web browser that actually, like, works.
Ok, I'll bite.
A browser that executes code written for it to pop up a window is, in fact, working. Doing exactly what the code tells it to do.
Or perhaps you were suggesting, with a hefty little dose of rhetoric, that people find browsers which can be customized to ignore certain bits of code, like pop-ups and pop-unders and the like?