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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
    You mean an adblock plugin?
    If I understand OH correctly, he wants to be able to click a button (or similar) that temporarily disables all links, video, and scripts on a page, thereby rendering it completely non-interactive other than scrolling. (Well, not quite: form submission would need to be disabled as well. Oh, and audio.)

    He says nothing about ads, though most of them depend on scripts, so they'd get blocked as a pleasant side effect

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesbrown View Post
    Binned FF for Chrome ages ago.
    Me too, though I do deploy U block origin and HTML 5 Blocker to stop the Daily Telegraph auto playing tons of animations and audio I just do not want to see/hear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred Bloggs View Post
    Me too, though I do deploy U block origin and HTML 5 Blocker to stop the Daily Telegraph auto playing tons of animations and audio I just do not want to see/hear.
    Hmm, might have to look into HTML 5 blocker - thanks. I use ADP, which works well, but those autoplays are irritating. There’s a number of news websites that are bad for that now.

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    I prefer Fox Force Five.
    ...my quagmire of greed....my cesspit of laziness and unfairness....all I am doing is sticking two fingers up at nurses, doctors and other hard working employed professionals...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lockhouse View Post
    I prefer Fox Force Five.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vetran View Post
    beat me to it



    So they've finally got round to making https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefox_Down

    The book was surprisingly good, much better than the browser. Shame they never did a movie to back up the first one.
    Maybe tomorrow, I'll want to settle down. Until tomorrow, I'll just keep moving on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    I'd like a simple (?) browser add-on that one could use to toggle scripting of a page off and back on, which includes disabling links and halting video playback, i.e. completely stopping the page in its tracks.

    That way I can scan through the Daily Mail online main page without the perishing thing automatically refreshing itself when I'm half way through, or me accidently clicking a link or having distracting videos (mostly ads) playing away in the background pinching half the CP time
    Safari with AdblockPlus (free) does that.
    MailOnline home page: 27 blocks using ABP, no videos autoplaying, no sidebars, etc

    Unfortunately Safari hasn't been updated for PCs in about 5 years so you won't get the good features.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    Safari with AdblockPlus (free) does that.
    MailOnline home page: 27 blocks using ABP, no videos autoplaying, no sidebars, etc
    Firefox 57 has adblock and it has blocked loads of those annoying videos.
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