Really Facebook? You redesign the people you may know UI and *STILL GET IT WRONG* ? What on earth is wrong with you people ?
When you click on your own timeline, you’ll see PYMK suggestions horizontally like this, just below your cover picture.
Notice how you can dismiss the suggestions by clicking on the rollover-X. When you do that, they’ll never be suggested again. A perfect PYMK system you might say? So far so good. But now try clicking on “See All” and instead of only seeing only 6 (or so) suggestions horizontally, you’ll now see more, but arranged vertically on their own page. So what’s the problem? Well, just try and dismiss any of them by clicking their rollover-X. Hint: You’ll be there all day trying to find the “X” that never appears, and it doesn’t appear because it’s not there. So every time you go to that page you’ll always see the same list of people. WTF Facebook QA? Have you guys even seen this page ever?
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As already mentioned, Chrome 33 sucks for forcing you to come out of Developer Mode (if you value your sanity). I got over that though by converting all my self-written Chrome extensions to pure User Scripts. It also gave me the motivation to make them cross-browser compatible (in a single script) with GreaseMonkey. Shame you have to use both the @include *and* the @match tags and have to use UTF-8 with no BOM, but they’re working now. So I’m over the developer mode issue.
Just a shame Chrome 33 is a crash-fest when it comes to sites like youtube. After turning off developer mode and re-enabling google updating, I found that I can’t even view a youtube video in Chrome 33. The machine freezes up completely, as if it’s giving 99.99% of the CPU to something. You can get one mouse movement in every 10 seconds. So it takes a few minutes to find the “X”, and Alt-F4 isn’t much quicker. Is it Flash? Well, I disabled hardware acceleration, but still got crashes. Is it HTML5 video tags? Could be. Rather than waste my life finding out, I restored my (daily) backup version of my Chrome folders to get version 32 back and turned off updating again.
Before you say “try this”, or “try that”, I’ve tried all I need to … I’ve reverted to Chrome 32. When Chrome 34 comes out, and after I’ve done my full daily backup, I’ll give that a try. But I’ll be ready to revert to 32 again.
Stupid me huh, having such a rare setup (Windows 7 – currently the #1 version of Windows, on an Intel processor – currently the #1 chip in the PC market, all up to date versions of drivers, Flash, Direct X, .NET architecture). You can’t expect them to test all configurations, especially a #1 configuration.
If you’ve written your own Chrome extensions and run your Chrome in developer mode so you can run your own damn extensions, you might want to stop Chrome updating to 33 or higher. I’ve got mine locked down at version 32. Chrome can no longer update itself. It involved using msconfig, services, and an IP entry of 127.0.0.1 for tools.google.com.
The reason being that it will annoy you every single time you start Chrome about how dangerous it is running in developer mode.
I think I trust my own extensions thank you very much. It’s not about our own extensions though, they say, it’s about rogue extensions that are given too much power and are doing naughty things. I think that’s your problem Google, not mine. If you’re not able to sandbox things properly, or wrap up the preferences file in a more secure way, that’s no reason to punish the rest of us. Their advice for anyone wanting to run extensions in developer mode is to run the inherently unstable dev version of Chrome. Why on earth would I want to do that.
No thanks Google, I’m sticking with Chrome 32 for as long as I can or until you fix your problems properly. Or I’ll just switch to using Firefox more often, where I can use my extensions in their greasemonkey form without any problems.
If I’ve seen a post in my Facebook newsfeed and it doesn’t interest me, then next time I go visit Facebook, I don’t want to see that post. I want to see only the new stuff, or stuff I didn’t choose to hide. So if I see a friend has posted something and I choose to click the drop-down and choose “Hide this post”, it doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with that post. It means I’ve seen it now, I don’t need to see it again next time.
There’s no need to ask me this:
When I click on “Why don’t you want to see this?” I’m given only three options:
I didn’t think I had a problem. I was just hiding a post. I know you really want me to spend more time on Facebook Mark, but I have the opposite view. I want to see only what’s new in my feed and only posts I’ve chosen not to hide (yet).
Where’s my option above for “I’m only hiding it because it doesn’t interest me.” with a sub-text of “not that I have an issue with the post, or the poster, it’s just that it’s about a subject I don’t wish to participate in a thread about and it can leave my view now please if you don’t mind”. The nearest option is the “It’s annoying or not interesting”, but they’re both completely different. Annoying is not anything like not interesting. Besides, the option I actually want is simply “I’ve seen it now”.
Why bother asking me, Hulu, if an ad is relevant to me and after I answer no, you continue to serve up that ad to me not only in the current show I’m watching, but on shows in the future too.
You should rewrite the text in the question to “Would you like to click here for no reason?”.
Yes I know it’s not a social network, I’m diversifying a bit to include any software/website issue, OK?, geeez, get off my back already
So, I’m closing down Lync and rather than close down it decides to crash. Here below are the options it offered me. One is restart, well no I don’t want that, I want to close it. Another is check the web for a solution (WHICH NEVER FINDS ANYTHING EVER!!) and then restart, that’s even less of what I want. Finally an option to debug the program. What, you want me to fire up visual studio and find your bugs for you now? Screw that.
It’s not the worst problem in the world and barely worthy of a blog post, but I’m running out of things to bitch about, geeez, get off my back already (oh, I said that at the start). It’s even less of a problem because the dialog’s “X” button at the top right anyway does the close/ignore that I wanted. I’m half tempted to cancel this post right now but I’m not going to give up after this amount of typing and having already made the screenshot. By the way, you’re just as mad, you’ve read it this far too
Hey Youtube, when someone uploads more than one video and the titles are in the form of “<some words>1″ and ”<some words>2″ and ”<some words>3″ etc, the key thing being that the last part of the video title is an increasing sequence of numbers, then realize that these are a sequence of videos.
Once you detect that it’s a sequence, and somebody’s watching one of them, then the first suggestion on the right should be the next number in the sequence. If you’re watching Part 5 and you know it’s one of a sequence of 6, then you should be offering the link to Part 6 on the right side at the top. Here’s a screenshot of how they’re getting it wrong currently.