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I Refuse to Use Internet Explorer

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    Firefoxxie<3 - IE is probably one of the worst browsers ever. It's slow and crashes way too much. Firefox is the best in my opinion, I've been using it for 5 years. <3
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2011

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    Firefox... - ...Is SO much better. I really hate Internet Explorer, and I really hate Safari. Why don't we all just use Firefox?
    indiexchick indiexchick 16-18, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2007

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    Mozilla Won - Blame it to MOzilla. They got a nice logo. there is something interesting bout the logo they used. for the application its also more friendly user. The only thing...
    Deepset Deepset 18-21, M 1 Response May 23, 2010

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    Firefox Snob - Yes, I turn up my nose whenever I see someone using IE.  I'm a total Firefox snob!
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2011

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    FIREFOX - ^my browser of choice. I had issues with IE before I started using FF, but after I switched to the superior browser I never went back. I LOATHE IE. It doesn't have nearly...
    Christabel Christabel 19-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    No Seriously - Thats Not *my* **** - I have hated IE for over a decade now. Way back in the day, when not everyone had computers, my mom's job insisted that she have one at home...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2007

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     Well I Don't Real... -  Well I don't really refuse to use it because some of my other website accounts will only work on Internet Explorer but for the most part I...
    wnplw wnplw 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    I Got Sick of It Closing Down ... - I got sick of it closing down on me with errors.  It's just really bad to use. I'm totally and completely addicted to Firefox.
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F Sep 9, 2007

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    I Feel Like I Left The Door Open... - When I used to use IE, I used to have trouble with all manner of invasive things on my system. I switched to an alternate browser and I have...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Why Would I Use Internet Explo... - Why would I use Internet Explorer when Mozilla is so much less malignant?
    Stratafyre Stratafyre 21-25, M Sep 9, 2007

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    Don't Speak Too Soon -   Yo, carefo Scroll D O W N Forgive me, I made this in paint...all the pictures sourced through Google Images found whilst browsing in...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2007

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    Chrome - I haven't used Explorer in a couple years... I got hooked onto Firefox because of the applications and the lack of ads.  I have been using Chrome for a few months...
    brknwngscntfly brknwngscntfly 18-21, F Feb 3, 2010

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    Because of bill gates?-----------
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Feb 28

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    My Take On Internet Explorer ...... - The number one Browser for downloading a better browser.
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Mozilla Firefox - i was shown mozilla firefox and haven't used anything else since,i even deleted ie and it keeps comming back :-(
    nxtgeneration nxtgeneration 46-50, M 6 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    There Is No Need to When There Are Better, More Secure Alternatives! - I just can not understand how so many people just "plug and play" and never see what the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    I Agee - FIREFOX all the way baby!
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 4 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    A Waste of My Time! - Apparently I am not the only one who had severe problems with Internet explorer and face book. I do love face book. All my closest friends are on there and...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    More Holes Than a Swiss Cheese! - Reports all over today of a "zero day" attack on IE 7,affecting versions 5 and 6 as well...i.e. the bad guys are exploiting a hole on...
    notdarcy notdarcy 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    Seriously! - Like omg ! Internet explorer is soooooo slow ! mann, i am a google Chromer Loool ! Yeppies I don't even like using fire fox either. I love the facts that i can...
    Dynastydreamer Dynastydreamer 16-17, F Mar 6, 2013

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    I've Tried Many, - But when it comes down to it, couldn't care less. Call me an uninformed consumer, call me low-tech. I'll take my information whichever way I can. I will not...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2007

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    It is THE DEVIL, IE is evil
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    It's Just So Crappy - Oh my god it's a horrible piece of ****. Past times i used it , it usually froze ALL the ******* time for me or just crashed. Today i usually use Opera or...
    WaggletonPTallylicker WaggletonPTallylicker 18-21, M Jun 30, 2010

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    Former Internet Explorer User - I am a former IE user. In fact, I just switched yesterday. I couldn't take it anymore. The constant pop-ups and distractions bugged me to the core...
    Dimples87 Dimples87 22-25, F 3 Responses May 9, 2008

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    FoxFire - Or I wear nothing at all. : ) It's faster which is number one in my book, but it is also much better.
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    Slooooow - I don't use IE for one reason: because its freakin' slow compared to Firefox. I don't like waiting forever for a page to load and with IE, that's often the case. So, I...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    Any Choice Is Better Than Ie - I just don't care for Microsoft.  I've used Firefox for quite awhile and am really enjoying Google Chrome now. Looking forward to when the...
    lovelife2themax lovelife2themax 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    I Prefer Firefox - internet explorer crashes very often, its very buggy and lets in too many viruses and spyware, i never use it now. i prefer the interface of firefox much faster...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Aug 22, 2008

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    For The Most Part -  I refuse to use Internet Explorer on my computer. Its so slow. I use Google Chrome instead. Its much faster and user friendly. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Dec 5, 2009

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    Yup, I Hate It - I am a diehard Firefox girl.  Whoo-hoo!  Firefox all the way.  The use of this browser has changed my online life, which is really a significant...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 10, 2007

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    I Fight With It At Work Everyday - I have to use PCs with IE everyday at work and I spend 8 hours a day fighting with my work computer. When I get home and want to use my own...
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    Poor Performance. - It's one of the slowest browsers out there, and there are ALWAYS security issues. There's no way to customize it to your liking, as can be done with many other...
    AmericanLeanings AmericanLeanings 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    I Refuse All But Necessity. - I don't use IE if I can help it. While it did make a certain amount of sense to include a browser for an exploding web community: 1) It should not...
    FluidMind FluidMind 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    Stupid Computer, Smart Anti-malware - Every few years, my computer dies and I have to reboot it from factory defaults. It's been almost a while, and it's starting to have issues...
    mononoaware mononoaware 26-30, M Oct 18, 2012

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    Working Towards Removing My Ultimate Demon - Yes I love the internetBut use internet explorer. NO WAY PEDRO.Slow awkward and messy software from MIcrosofot the bloatware...
    orenpiim orenpiim 70+ Jul 11, 2013

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    Mozilla! - I only use Mozilla Firefox!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Nov 30, 2010

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    Google Chrome for me. I'd be lucky to load YouTube within the day on Explorer... And my mom loves Explorer. It drives me ******* insane.
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Mar 24

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    They Have It At School - Since they have it at school, I HAVE to use it there. Why, WHY can't they just switch to Firefox?!
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2007

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    As Long As There Is Another Option I Refuse - Internet Explorers has far too many issues compared to all of the other options out there. I felt like a miracle had occurred when I...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Get Off - OF THE TECHNOLOGY WORLD INTERNET EXPLORER.CHROME TO THE MAX.internet explorer??no one needs to explore the damn internet anymore!! We already know it!!
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    I use Firefox. I don't really like Chrome, and IE is just ****. lol
    Yami001 Yami001 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Screw It. - It gave my computer a freaking virus! Screw that! I'll never use it again!
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 7 Responses May 25, 2010

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    Will Never Fire the Fox!!! - My boyfriend told me about firefox and I never went back!!
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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