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This new Opera is ridiculously bad

  • Originally posted by Al-Khwarizmi:

    Originally posted by blackbird71:

    Originally posted by richardlemmens:

    ... nobody wants this browser anymore.

    Somebody must, else there'd be no new Opera version downloads or occasional requests for technical help in these forums.

    Yeah, well. But for each such request in the forums, there are like five or ten posts criticizing what has become of Opera.
    ...

    If you will check the first line of my post which you referenced, you will note I asked: "Exaggerate much?" The ensuing quotes/responses were confrontations of exaggeration made by the OP. "Nobody" means 'not one person,' was an exaggeration as used, and it was being confronted. Whether there are 5 or 500 user complaints for every positive one, that doesn't impact that exaggeration was occurring. A common problem in forums in general, and this forum in particular since the wave of complaints, is the use of extreme/absolute descriptions: never, always, none, all, nobody, everybody, etc. Heavy usage of exaggerated forms of expression in negatively describing or complaining about something is what characterizes a post as a whine. Such expressions are knowingly inaccurate and are too often used merely as a form of inflammatory shouting. They are the stuff of which flame wars are started and escalated, and frankly, have no place on a forum like this.

  • Originally posted by blackbird71:

    A common problem in forums in general, and this forum in particular since the wave of complaints, is the use of extreme/absolute descriptions: never, always, none, all, nobody, everybody, etc. Heavy usage of exaggerated forms of expression in negatively describing or complaining about something is what characterizes a post as a whine. Such expressions are knowingly inaccurate and are too often used merely as a form of inflammatory shouting. They are the stuff of which flame wars are started and escalated, and frankly, have no place on a forum like this.

    And undoubtedly the use of such exaggerations by the complainers has resulted in the Community forums being largely ignored now by developers. The complainers are simply shouting at one another, not fully cognizant of the fact that their shouts are bouncing off vacant walls. :whistle:

  • just wait for Otter Browser to get stable version
    then this crippled Opera will be ditched forever

  • LOL... yup! And by the way: do you also sell phenomenal lots in Miami's everglades? :lol:

  • Originally posted by GwenDragon:

    No, then Opera 23 is ready with allmost all features from Opera 12.

    And... you woken up from your silly little dream... version 23 and most features returned... more like version 83 if ever... guess you didn't pay to much attention to the current progress of blink opera.
    The sad thing is that a single person made greater progress(starting from 0) in half a year then the whole desktop team in over year(they probably started the work a lot earlier then the announcement - having chromium as a base)...

  • Originally posted by GwenDragon:

    Originally posted by greekonsun:

    just wait for Otter Browser to get stable version
    then this crippled Opera will be ditched forever

    Yes, we wait a few Years until otter gets same as Opera 11. And wait...
    No, then Opera 23 is ready with allmost all features from Opera 12. 😉

    years ?
    you shitting me ?

    in 6 months tops it will be stable with all features
    while you wait Opera 101

    good luck

  • LOL... what a dreamer. So a one-man show is going to put out a browser complete with all the missing features in six months' time and you're going to use it? Right? :yikes: :lol:

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