The Real Value of Firefox 1.5

By Deane Barker on December 3, 2005

We talked before about the new API extensions, but that pales in comparison to the single great thing about Firefox 1.5. Here it is —

You can now punch the monkey without fear of commitment.

Since they improved pop-up blocking, including pop-ups spawned from Flash and Java, you can now play all those stupid Flash games without fear of getting stuck in pop-up Hell. I’ve been throwing a boomerang at a swinging chimp for a few minutes now.

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  1. I’ve been throwing a boomerang at a swinging chimp for a few minutes now.

    There’s a joke in here somewhere. Joe? Help me out…

  2. You mean I was the only person who tried to hit the baseball, shoot the basketball, throw ninja stars at a ninja, and shoot a bird, all in the hopes of winning an iPod?

    Well the popup blocker blocked them all.

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