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post #91 of 107
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Originally Posted by chrisguitar View Post

So add a tool which stops Google / Youtube / Youtube partners from gaining money?

Really people? it's like a 10 second video and it helps out all 3 parties of the above mentioned.

Why should we support increasingly intrusive advertising from the largest advertiser in the market? Google (which owns Youtube) makes way more money from their other advertising endeavors than from their Youtube 'commercials' anyway.
post #92 of 107
Can't watch YouTube most of the time anyway due to buffering hell... and I'm on a 55mbps fiber line. lol
post #93 of 107
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Can't watch YouTube most of the time anyway due to buffering hell... and I'm on a 55mbps fiber line. lol

See I don't get this... I'm on a normal ADSL2+ line and YouTube has no issues for me.... So weird!
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post #94 of 107
I bet Youtube are thinking of ways to make you pay for these free videos. They just want to see how people will react when they get their stop video button taken away.
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It's kind of puzzling why they would remove a feature that saves them bandwidth
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Sigh, never take away features, it just makes people angry.

This was a feature that I actually used, if a video decided to stop buffering randomly then you can just click stop download then play again and it will be fine.
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post #97 of 107
wow... can't believe some people just don't get it
it's too look at the said thumbnails like others have been saying
obviously those never done it...
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post #98 of 107
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Can't watch YouTube most of the time anyway due to buffering hell... and I'm on a 55mbps fiber line. lol
Yeah. Your isp sucks.
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post #99 of 107
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/

http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/114002

Allows you to control buffering, auto play, and other fun stuff.

Between that and "YouTube Black" completely changes you tube, for the better of course.

http://userstyles.org/styles/45732/youtube-black-2013
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post #100 of 107
There is a work around for this.

It doesn't involve any plugins and will work on any browser.

a) Start watching the video.

b) When the video starts loading (i.e the flash player starts displaying the first few seconds of the video), click at the end of the "progress bar" below.

c) The video stops playing (and downloading) and you will see all the related videos crammed on flash player.biggrin.gif

d) Well, what are you waiting for? Video has stopped downloading ("Stop Download" functionality) and the thumbnails can be browsed without consuming any bandwidth at all.

NOTE: NOT ALL VIDEOS HAVE THUMBNAILS. THUMBNAILS ARE ENABLED ONLY FOR THOSE VIDEOS WHERE THE UPLOADER HAS SPECIFIED THAT THUMBNAILS SHOULD BE ENABLED. YOU ARE GIVEN THIS OPTION WHEN YOU UPLOAD A VIDEO.
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