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Poll Results: Opera or Firefox?

 
  • 31% (15)
    Opera
  • 68% (32)
    Firefox
47 Total Votes  
post #31 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by tUDJ View Post
Prepare yourself for incoming flaming
lol, i'm okay as long as nobody tries to get my IP address and infect me . seriously though, the latest IE is a huge improvement over all older versions. it's probably a lot better than you FF guys think. all i expect from a browser is that it stays out of my way.
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post #32 of 38
Everyone brings up how slow FF is, but I've never noticed it being slower than IE or Opera. It loads up right quick, even on my 2.8GHz P4 and its 1 gig of slow-ass RAM, or my laptop's 1.8 GHz Athlon X2. Granted it uses up a lot more RAM when you have a bunch of extensions installed, but it doesn't affect anything for me since the only thing I do that would need it is gaming, but I close all my browsers and other unneeded apps whenever I game.

I guess I'm just lucky that it works quick for me? lol.
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post #33 of 38
Opera is nice dont get me wrong, it has "Go To Url" when you right click an inactive link! I know NO other browser that has that feature and its so damn useful, BUT, firefox gets my vote for compatibility issues with online banking etc, and for plugins that block flash, scripts, and other crap that p155es me off!
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post #34 of 38
Opera is definitely the faster browser and has a few features that FF lacks - even with plugins. I used it for about a month, but there were too many little things that just bothered me too much to keep using it. I put my vote in for FF, but it's a very close race
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post #35 of 38
FF... I've used Opera, and found the Ads kill me when it opens.

*shrug* Might have been an older version.
    
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post #36 of 38
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Originally Posted by dskina View Post
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.
With you on the middle button click thing, it is a bit annoying at times.
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post #37 of 38
The Speed-Dial is very useful, I use it all the time. Haven't touched any settings, everything is fast and comfortable. Opera FTW.
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post #38 of 38
Wow, I didn't even know there was another browser besides Firefox, netscape, and IE (and Safari for Mac of course).

Whatever, I have no reason to leave Firefox now.
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