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Poll Results: Opera or Firefox?

 
  • 31% (15)
    Opera
  • 68% (32)
    Firefox
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post #21 of 38
I use both,but i use Firefox the most,My vote goes for FF.
 
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post #22 of 38
I go with firefox because with a straight install it is a dang good browser by its self. If you want features you can add plugins, only have to install what you want
post #23 of 38
I don't care for Opera. And FF has tons of awesome extensions. Definitely Firefox.
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post #24 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by h4rdcor3 View Post
I go with firefox because with a straight install it is a dang good browser by its self. If you want features you can add plugins, only have to install what you want
I disagree. Opera is much better for a straight install. Firefox "can" do most of what Opera can with plugins and addons and what-have-you. But Opera really needs no plugins.

Sure it may come with a few features that the average person won't need, like the built-in torrent downloader. But it's faster than FF without having to download a plugin to make it faster. It blocks all ads 100%, without any enhanced ad blocker plugin.
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post #25 of 38
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Opera. I use Speed Dial religiously now that I got used to it, and it's one of the handiest features I've ever used when browsing. Plus, even more security than Firefox. The only issue I have is there's no built in spell check.
Quote:
Originally Posted by schoeds View Post
Built in torrent software, built in email/contacts, built in mouse gestures, speed dial, better tabs, password wand, faster, more secure...

Opera FTW

The only thing I miss from FF is the Stumble Upon plug-in, but I've managed to get along without it.
What they said, plus Firefox takes an age to start up first time, Opera is loads quicker.
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post #26 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
Opera is the fastest



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Hmm...when I used to use Firefox and Opera, Opera seemed much slower when loading new pages.

I think they are both fantastic, my vote is FF due to the mods and add-ons, but I think I'm going to download Opera again
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post #27 of 38
you guys had to know someone would eventually come in here and say IE7. i'm far too lazy to worry about plugins and whatever. i've also heard lots of friends using FF talk about how certain media players on websites don't show up for them.

btw, i've been running with Windows firewall and no antivirus for months now with no security problems.
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post #28 of 38
FF b/c of the many awesome add-ons like adblock plus and stumbleupon
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post #29 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
you guys had to know someone would eventually come in here and say IE7. i'm far too lazy to worry about plugins and whatever. i've also heard lots of friends using FF talk about how certain media players on websites don't show up for them.

btw, i've been running with Windows firewall and no antivirus for months now with no security problems.
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as long as it does what you need it to
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post #30 of 38
The one thing that I don't like about Opera is that when you middle click on an empty space, The cursor snaps to the middle of the page. I would use Opera over FF for that reason. I also like the gui a little better, nice and minimal.
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