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Thursday, July 03, 2014

SC Featured: Toe Nash - ESPN Video - ESPN

The story of Toe Nash.

Edit: Removed dopey ESPN video which was intent on autoplaying. Jim

Jim Furtado Posted: July 03, 2014 at 06:52 AM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: July 03, 2014 at 09:18 AM (#4742505)
There must be a way to make it so this video does not automatically load as soon as I click on the Newsstand link, but I don't know what it is.
   2. RMc is a fine piece of cheese Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:47 AM (#4742565)
"...and as your president, I will support mandatory jail terms for anyone who puts self-loading videos on a web page!"
   3. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:49 AM (#4742567)
If you can say that with a Joe Quimby accent you've got my vote.
   4. PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth) Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:49 AM (#4742568)
If anyone wants to post disparaging things about me with no risk of me ever reading them, now's your chance; I won't be back to this thread again.
   5. RMc is a fine piece of cheese Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:59 AM (#4742575)
Zeth, you're an idiot! (Because the video's actually pretty good. Toe Nash is 32 now?!)
   6. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:05 AM (#4742583)
Flashblock (for Firefox and Chrome, and also for most other things if you look around a bit) is a dear, dear friend. Instead of a video I get a medium grey square with a stylized "f" in the middle of it, that I can click if I wish to discoer Toe's wisdom.
   7. Shredder Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:10 AM (#4742589)
It was actually pretty good, despite the Autoplay crap.
   8. Batman Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:10 AM (#4742590)
Zeth borrow Chico's soap and never give it back.
   9. Canker Soriano Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:13 AM (#4742592)
There must be a way to make it so this video does not automatically load as soon as I click on the Newsstand link, but I don't know what it is.

If you're browsing in Chrome, you can disable the autoplay. Go to Settings:Privacy, click the Content Settings button, and then under Plug-Ins unselect "play automatically" and choose "click to play".

If you open a page with a video on it, it will just sit there until you click on it.

(I recently learned this, and it's made my internet browsing infinitely more pleasant - I hated clicking a link and immediately being bombarded with sound I wasn't expecting.)
   10. Lassus Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:41 AM (#4742615)
If anyone wants to post disparaging things about me with no risk of me ever reading them, now's your chance; I won't be back to this thread again.

Or, you could just take the .5 seconds required to pause the damn thing.
   11. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: July 03, 2014 at 02:12 PM (#4742760)
Thank you, #9. I could have searched all day without finding that!
   12. Mirabelli Dictu (Chris McClinch) Posted: July 03, 2014 at 04:36 PM (#4742836)
Thanks, #9!
   13. cardsfanboy Posted: July 03, 2014 at 05:23 PM (#4742866)
Came here to ##### just like post one and others...Ugh...this is bs...everytime I get to the home page it starts loading(and no, I'm not looking for a download solution or change settings. I like what I have...I just shouldn't have to be bombarded without actually clicking on something)


If you're browsing in Chrome, you can disable the autoplay. Go to Settings:Privacy, click the Content Settings button, and then under Plug-Ins unselect "play automatically" and choose "click to play".


Thank you...will try it, but if this then means I have to click every time some other plug-in that I'm used to using, it won't work for me.
   14. villageidiom Posted: July 03, 2014 at 05:30 PM (#4742868)
Zeth borrow Chico's soap and never give it back.

Zeth get more expensive meal and want to split check evenly.

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