Logic’s Last Stand

June 12, 2009

Programmable Restraint

Filed under: Computers — Tags: , , , — Zurahn @ 11:41 pm

A month or two back, I half-jokingly suggested a Firefox plugin to just completely remove the comments section from Youtube videos. For those who don’t know, Youtube hosts arguably the most unintelligible, bigoted, downright stupefying commentary of all the Internet. You can simply set the comments to be folded and you know, not view them. The problem is that I and I suspect many others are just accustomed to reading comments for things.

So, I did it. Being an Opera user, I used its website settings to add a custom stylesheet that makes the comments disappear altogether and any method for reading them, and I must say, the Youtube experience is much improved.

Silly as it is, having that extra layer of inconvenience preventing me from opening up the comments I know better than to read actually does the trick a mere self-imposition doesn’t provide.


Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: