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Temporary fix for the April Fools joke

Old 04-01-05, 09:09 AM
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Temporary fix for the April Fools joke

Internet Explorer on Windows only though, unix users (and windows users too i guess) can always use a better browser to get around it.
Anyhow, just disable style sheets for the time being, throws of the theme a little but the text is still readable.

In the registry editor browse to:
1.) HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main
2.) Look for a string key called "Use Style Sheet", right click on it and chose "Modify"
3.)Set "Value data:" to "no" and restart Internet Explorer

If you do not have the "Use Style Sheet" string just create it and set the value to "no"

just my 2 cents, though I find this whole thing quite amusing. If it bothers someone so much that their blood presure rises, then they need to get out and off the computer more often
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Old 04-01-05, 09:42 AM
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A little shakeup is good/.
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Old 04-01-05, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by pj7
Internet Explorer on Windows only though, unix users (and windows users too i guess) can always use a better browser to get around it.
Anyhow, just disable style sheets for the time being, throws of the theme a little but the text is still readable.

In the registry editor browse to:
1.) HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main
2.) Look for a string key called "Use Style Sheet", right click on it and chose "Modify"
3.)Set "Value data:" to "no" and restart Internet Explorer

If you do not have the "Use Style Sheet" string just create it and set the value to "no"

just my 2 cents, though I find this whole thing quite amusing. If it bothers someone so much that their blood presure rises, then they need to get out and off the computer more often

If your fix works.....why is your post just like everyone elses?....
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Old 04-01-05, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by norton
If your fix works.....why is your post just like everyone elses?....
now THAT is funny
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Old 04-01-05, 10:07 AM
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Originally Posted by norton
If your fix works.....why is your post just like everyone elses?....
Originally Posted by * jack * so my text doesn't have lines in it
Silly wabbit, that fixes how things show up on his computer, it is not a global change.

Good idea, pj7 - but I'm on a Mac - guess I'll just have to put up with it!
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Old 04-01-05, 10:17 AM
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Jack, you have Netscape? It has a builtin feature to disable stylesheets, if my memory serves me well.
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Old 04-01-05, 10:22 AM
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If using Firefox, go to View -> Page Style & select No Style.
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Old 04-01-05, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by nick burns
If using Firefox, go to View -> Page Style & select No Style.
Originally Posted by * jack * so you folks who can't disable style sheets won't see lines in my text
Ah, thanks nick - much easier than editing the registry...
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Old 04-01-05, 11:09 AM
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I run Linux you insensitive clod!
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Thanks * jack *.
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Old 04-01-05, 11:35 AM
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Get a real OS!
CP/M all the way baby!!!
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I still don't see what all the fuss is about?

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Originally Posted by koffee brown
I still don't see what all the fuss is about?

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Actually, I've enjoyed this mornings fun. I expected something.

Last years prank was fun too.
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Originally Posted by closetbiker
Actually, I've enjoyed this mornings fun. I expected something.

Last years prank was fun too.
Well, then if is part of April's Fools Day which never occurred to me for a second, very cool! I can appreciate a little joke.
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Old 04-01-05, 03:17 PM
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Or, everyone can just put their own posts in quotes.
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Originally Posted by skiahh
Or just quote yourself. Quotes don't seem to be affected.
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Originally Posted by recursive
Or, everyone can just put their own posts in quotes.
Originally Posted by skiahh
Great minds think alike.
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Wow, that was kind of freaky. Even down to the two periods.
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Just in time. The overstrike appears to be gone of its own accord.
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In opera you hit the use own style sheet and done.

Opera > firefox > internet explorer.

Editing the registry... pff....
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