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Too Many Browser Tabs?

10/03/2017 3:44 PM

Do we leave too many tabs open when we browse? Keeping too many tabs open can have bad side effects beyond creating a confused mess on the computer screen. I'm sure that members of the CR4 community do a better job keeping track of interesting sites/work-related sites and so forth. Right?

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Re: Too Many Browser Tabs?

10/03/2017 3:56 PM

I can end up with at least a dozen before I know it. Most browsers are RAM hogs anyway. If you don't have much RAM on your system, your system can slow way down or even lock-up. Good thing I have 32 GB RAM!

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10/03/2017 3:59 PM

I find that closing tabs after every search project helps, you can always retrieve a site in the browser history, and that list is endless and readily accessible...

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10/03/2017 4:54 PM

Wifey always seems to have at least one dozen open tabs, I only have 2 bars where I can get an open tab. LOL

Actually, really, about 2 tabs is my limit, as I was a tackle or center in football, and we were not allowed to learn how to count above 3.

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10/03/2017 6:12 PM

That's one of the funniest comments I've read in a long time. GA

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10/03/2017 11:06 PM

Ah, I was a running back. You were the guy trying to slam me.

I always close any tabs as I back out.

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10/04/2017 8:51 AM

Only because I played both ways, offense and defense. I broke my ankle during a game my freshman year, they taped me up, pinched me on the leg real hard to tick me off, and sent me back in the game. I played six games that way, ended up after the season on crutches.

Next year, I had nothing but problems, either giant blood blisters in those old high top shoes they kept giving me, hip hoiners, or just plain exhaustion during two-a-days. I finally hung up my shoes for good that year.

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Re: Too Many Browser Tabs?

10/03/2017 6:13 PM

Can you please elaborate on the 'bad side effects'?

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10/03/2017 6:39 PM

Tabs are like house doors, shut'em if you're NOT actually using them, unless there's a specific reason they need to be 'open' while you're not ACTUALLY using them.

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10/04/2017 8:52 AM

So keeping all those doors open, is good in that it airs out the house, but the side effect is that it lets in all the flies and mosquitoes.

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10/03/2017 7:06 PM

I'm guilty of having "too many tabs" open, I suppose, but I'm always wanting to look something else up without losing sight of what I started with.

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10/03/2017 7:15 PM

I know!

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10/04/2017 8:53 AM

So Rixter works for you, or you are just spying on him...which one?

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Re: Too Many Browser Tabs?

10/03/2017 8:57 PM

Here's what happens when you have too many tabs open in your browser.

You'll need to join up with Tabsaholic Anonymous.

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10/04/2017 8:53 AM

I have heard that one could drown in a teaspoon of water.

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10/04/2017 1:13 PM

Typical observations with many tabs open.

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10/04/2017 1:35 PM

You mean that with many tabs open, one is too broke to pay attention?

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10/04/2017 1:37 PM

Or PC may hang like horse.

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10/04/2017 1:41 PM

Quite right. My condolences to the horse....and the PC.

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10/04/2017 1:43 PM

And how about guys at the side of cart?

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10/04/2017 1:59 PM

They seem to be the ones too broke to pay attention... having the prime mover up in the air is not a good business practice, no matter where the business is.

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10/04/2017 2:02 PM

Agreed 100%.

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