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    Mozilla - The Best !!!

    I started with Internet Explorer as my default browser. Slow and crashing all the time, could'nt stick with it for long. Then started using Opera. Compared to IE, Opera was generations ahead with fast page download, tabbed browsing, plugins and was stable. Started using it when...
    spectra spectra 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    Firefox Rocks!

    I downloaded Firefox in January, and I am absolutely in love with it.  The ad-on features are fantastic, and it's so much less buggy than IE.
    monochromelie monochromelie 21-25, F 2 Responses May 19, 2007

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    Recently

    I just recently downloaded Firefox and am using it today...so far so good.  i think i'm liking it better than Internet Explorer already.  Once i get used to it, i think i'll like it even more! :)
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 19 Responses May 15, 2008

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    Firefox Is Awesome!

    I personally prefer firefox cause it's a whole lot faster than internet explorer and google chrome. You can design it any way you want which is pretty cool!
    deleteds deleteds 70+, M 1 Response Jan 7, 2012

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    I'm Not Sure Why I Started

    but I did. I use tabbed browsing a lot, and when I opened a new tab in Internet Explorer, it would always switch to the new tab and refuse to change back until the new tab had finished loading. I have found out since how I can switch that on and off, but now I comfortable using...
    Ravengambitx Ravengambitx 26-30, M Dec 30, 2010

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    Snob

    I'll admit it, I'm a Firefox snob.  When I see someone using another browser (and heaven forbid IE!!) I tend to sniff and turn up my nose.
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Without Firefox? No!!!

    i could't think the internet without Firefox
    atimen atimen 21-25, M Nov 16, 2007

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    Firefox

    I love Firefox and am not planning on going back to IE. I love the add-on's, customization and look. Whenever I have to open IE for a family member, it just seems so cumbersome to use especially with the pop-up ads.
    FlameOnyx FlameOnyx 22-25, F Jan 20, 2011

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    You Can't Update The Browser With Bittorrent, A Problem For Dialup Users ...

    You can't update the browser with BitTorrent, a problem for dialup users ...And it is not as if Mozilla.org can't afford it, as encouraging BT for updating -- or even embedding it in the browser as Opera does ... can save hundreds of thousands of dollars on web hosting.
    billstew billstew 36-40, M Mar 8, 2013

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    Very Fast

    Wow. It's better than Internet Explorer.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Jul 18, 2008

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    Best Browser = Firefox

    It's not the name that made me use it.  I was curious, about Firefox for a while, before I used it.  One day, I decided to give it a go.  Wise decision!  I love the add-ons feature. Here are some of my current add-ons: *Adblock Plus - Blocks...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    I Love FireFox

    I LOVE FireFox!  I would never consider going back to the dreadfull IE or switching to a different one for that matter (I've tried others but I don't overly like any of them). I would make this a bit lengthy but I assume people have said the following reasons, as to...
    Sagsy345 Sagsy345 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    Standards Compliance And Add-ons Are Different Issues : Firefox Vs Chrome

    If you work best with FF with add-ons, then the standards compliance issues probably will not matter.I use Chrome Beta, so buggyness comes and goes.FF and Chrome will be fully standards compliant eventually, but Chrome will probably be there sooner.
    billstew billstew 36-40, M Apr 21, 2011

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    Still Love Firefox

    It seems like a lot of people are switching from Firefox over to Chrome, and while I do use Chrome as a secondary browser, Firefox is still my favorite. Tried Chrome for awhile and liked it, but it still didn't live up. :)
    twinkletok twinkletok 18-21, F Dec 13, 2012

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    New For Me.

                            My son has been using it for a couple years now.  He has gotten me into using it also.  Using it with EP on PM especially it does...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    A Gem

    Once I discovered Firefox, I ran with it and never looked back. I tried it once a couple of years ago and instantly got hooked. It's twenty times faster and much more helpful than google could ever hope to be. Simplicity is key for this product and I am very much a fan of a...
    alexisblatcher alexisblatcher 18-21, F Feb 17, 2012

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    Really Prefer Firefox

    I recently heard that a study was conducted and the internet users who had Internet Explorer as their default browser turned out to be less intelligent than the users who used Firefox as their default browser. I agree.
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    Mad Cause Firefox Isnt Working Good

    How many of u are having trouble with your firefox not letting some links work but you use another browser like google chrome and it works fine!
    batgirljamie batgirljamie 31-35, F Sep 24, 2011

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    Adapting to Firefox...

    I have used Internet Explorer for years and loved it until recently when I had issues with it freezing up on my old laptop. I purchased a new laptop and I have had issues with it doing the same thing. As a creature of habit I hated the thought of changing to a different...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    You Better Be Using It Also

    If you are using internet explorer then you are doing it wrong. Don't believe me? Try it for yourself, I never had anyone go back to IE who took my advice and tried Mozilla Firefox.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    Firefox Rocks My Socks!

    Okay, for the last little while, I was having big problems with internet explorer. I don't have any with Firefox. It's the fastest and I love the layout and how I can customize everything.   Firefox rocks my socks!
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    It's Great

    I used Internet Explorer for Windows for ages. Then, for work reasons, I've had to learn how to use a Mac and I've had Safari on it, which was good. More recently, I've had to download Firefox too and I'm loving it! I don't use any other browser anymore!
    PurpleQueen PurpleQueen 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2009

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    Firefox Is Better For Me

    Had some problem or problems using internet explorer.It would open and then disconnect on some websites or just wouldn't even get to the load website properly.One day I just changed internet browser I think it's called.So now things are better when I'm on the web.So yeah Firefox...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 13, 2012

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    Was a Netscape User, Now Firefox

    When I got my first PC and logged on to the Internet, I chose Netscape as my browser, mainly because that was the browser I was introduced to at work and I already use enough Microsoft software.  Netscape was bought by AOL, so anytime I downloaded an updated version all of...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Jun 24, 2008

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    Firefox 4 Big Improvement, But Standards Compliance Like Chrome Is Still A Work In Progress ...

      Firefox 4 big improvement, but standards compliance like Chrome is still a work in progress ... HTML 5 tests : Your browser scores 240 and 9 bonus points out of a total of 400 points.ACID3 : 97 / 100 ... however it probably nearly passes the tests, failures here are...
    billstew billstew 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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    Ie Blows

    F Internet Explorer.. Too many security holes..... Plus Firefox is faster.......... Try it.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Just Got Firefox

    I have heard the stories of people saying that Firefox is so much better than IE. So I just got it and I am trying it out. Looks pretty good so far, I just need to get used to it. P.S. Any tips you guys have would be really nice.
    PaulK PaulK 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    Haha,

    Firefox is amazing, MUCH better than any other internet browser Ive ever used. But I'm greedy, and Ive got it hidden, so everyone else has to use Internet Explorer :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2007

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    Best Browser Out There

    I discovered this in 2003 (I think) and have loved it ever since, especially the tabs. They make surfing a breeze. I flirted with Flock for awhile, but eventually it becauee to glitchy to use and I uninstalled it. Now I'm back to Firefox. I really like FireFoxPortable, a version...
    AspergicMajor AspergicMajor 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 12, 2008

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    ...

    Someone should tell internet explorer that it was pwned.
    ainje ainje 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2007

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    Recently

    I just recently downloaded Firefox and am using it today...so far so good.  i think i'm liking it better than Internet Explorer already.  Once i get used to it, i think i'll like it even more! :)
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 3 Responses May 15, 2008

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    When It Works

    Firefox is the best thing to ever happen for a casual user like me . The current version is the best .I was getting daily crashes with all the others . chrome was suppose to be better maybe it is I dont lnow .when I had a chrome account it was akward for me it crashed more than...
    charles849 charles849 70+ Oct 16, 2010

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    Honestly..

    I have for a long time.  I love the logo, really!!
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F Dec 19, 2007

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    I'm Foxy!

    I have been using firefox for a few years now, and though they've been a bit buggy lately, firefox has been much better to deal with than  IE...  Although I've been kinda curious about Google Chrome lately, but I'm still here with my firefox, and pretty happy with it...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    I Use It Too.

    I go through a few computers and have had it on the last couple. I am glad I downloaded it onto the one I have now as my IE just stopped working one day. Firfox can do all if not more than IE can.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Using For A Few Years

    I've been running with Firefox since I went to XP when it came out some years ago.It's had a few bugs and glitches but these manage to get sorted out rather quickly. I like the add-ons and have quite a few and seem to work seamlessly which is a big points scorer with me. I can't...
    Becnme Becnme 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Seamonkey Is A Good Twin Drop In Replacement If Ff Is Not Working ... The Core Codebases Are Nearly Identical.

    Seamonkey is a good twin drop in replacement if FF is not working ... the core codebases are nearly identical.No, I am not being anti FF here -- but in some cases FF may not become useable due to extention problems or internal bugs.So Seamonkey, with a different upgrade cycle and...
    billstew billstew 36-40, M Feb 16, 2012

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    For Ep

    I use Firefox mostly to get on here at EP. I had heard FF was better for this website but now I'm a believer. EP loads about twice as fast and doesn't get bogged down at all with Firefox. I recommend it for EP over IExplorer.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 4, 2011

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    My Son Suggested It

    about 4 years ago, I have been using it ever since.  I actually have 4 browsers.  firefox, Chrome, Safari and Explorer.  I like Firefox the best.  Used to like Netscape but it went to doo doo after the sale.
    coloco coloco 61-65, M Dec 26, 2009

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    Can't Believe I Never Joined This Group

    I've been using Firefox for, oh, about 5 years, I believe.  I would never go back to IE.  It's just too stable and functional for that.  Plus, I became a stumbler because of Firefox, and StumbleUpon led me to our fine community here at EP, sooooo, NOPE; I'd never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 16, 2008

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    There Can Only Be One

    I've been using FX since around 2002 . I think it was 0.7 or 0.9 release , can't really remember now . I use ABP adblock plus and subscribe to EasyList (USA)  as the main ad-blocker subscription http://easylist.adblockplus.org/  That's all that I use .Mozilla/5.0...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 31, 2010

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    Wow, FF Has Upgraded To Version 20 Already...

    Wow, FF has upgraded to Version 20 already...The upgrade cycle is more like Chrome. HTML 5 compatibility (and all the other web standards too) is getting better but it is slower than Chrome. SeaMonkey has also had its upgrades recently, if you want a browser with a lot of...
    billstew billstew 36-40, M Apr 5, 2013

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    I downloaded it onto my laptop.

    Sometimes a website will say that it works best with firefox or chrome so if i am having trouble with a website on a specific browser i can just go to the one thats recommended and avoid the problems all together. I also rarely use microsoft internet explorer. google chrome is...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 18

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    Firefox..

    I have been using Firefox for a long time now, since before Netscape closed up!Firefox is so much faster than IE, and so much more secure than IE.I also use Chrome, but I always fall back to Firefox.Even with the rare websites that require IE, I have IETab set up so I don't have...
    nytro44 nytro44 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    I Do and I Love It

    i use firefox . i have been using it since last augest . i lovei t . it is so much better than internet explorer . i love the addons . expecially speed dial . i have my top 12 websites on there . i don't really visit anything except them . and ep is number one .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 4, 2009

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    Yes Thanks Tae a Friend

    Right after they launched it a friend recommended it and he is usually right so I got it have been using it ever since, I think there used tae be one called Internet Explorer or something, but I dinnae recall if it was as guid.
    Raibeart Raibeart 51-55, M 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Firefox A Cpu Hog? (via Comp.risks)

    Subject: Mozilla Firefox CPU hog ?? I usually visit most web sites with javascript turned *off*, which traditionally has saved a lot of CPU effort, because javascript isn't constantly busy sending my mouse position back to the web page I'm visiting. However, I've noticed that in...
    billstew billstew 36-40, M Apr 12, 2013

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