2014-08-02 - This is totally obsolete
In Firefox 3.5.5
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20091108 Unity/22.214.171.124-1 (2009) Firefox/3.5.5
Tools > Add-ons > Plugins: Shockwave Flash 10.0 r42
Playing this video:
It's horrifying.. it seems to ignore clicks.
Megavideo also had problems. Clicking the initial red play button in the middle of the screen would half lock up my machine. A reinstall of flash-player-plugin (10.0.42.34-1@x86_64) from the repo seems to have repaired it. An example video:
Oh, and just for fun here's an old link I bookmarked to a flash site which really sucked on earlier versions of flash and apparently still sucks on the newer version. Or maybe they updated their website so they can continue to suck.
And here's one which won an award.. somehow. Yeah, an award for the most useless "use" of flash. Flash which takes forever to load and animate just to let you browse around.. and then kicks you out to regular html. Sad.
Meh, I could devote a thousand websites to reviewing the hundreds of thousands of crappy web pages/sites out there. But I'd probably end up cannibalizing and the reviewing websites would start judging themselves and then the universe would implode.
Ok, there's my rant for today.. needed to keep up with my quota.