By prashidi ยท 14 replies
Mar 11, 2002
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  1. I was wondering what peoples homepages are. I tried to choose a site that corresponds to general news and is updated rather frequently. I have tried setting it to google, yahoo, reuters, lycos, my own site, news.com, alltheweb.com, but after a while they all seem to get boring. My resolution to this has been to change my homepage rather frequently. It would be ammusing and helpful to know what others have set their homepages to.
  2. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 761


    I used to have MSN as my homepage mainly because it is the default for Internet Explorer. I spend so much time here that it only makes sense for 3DS to be my homepage.
  3. prashidi

    prashidi TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 87

    At one time I had my homepage set to 3dspotlight.com as well. But I have too much of a general desire regarding news (world news, computers, ... ) that I changed it after a while.
  4. PHATMAN5050

    PHATMAN5050 TS Rookie Posts: 593

  5. Whack0

    Whack0 TS Rookie Posts: 166

    PlanetUnreal is where mine starts up to. If nothing's there, 3DS is my next visit.

    ...Saving the best for last... :rolleyes: :D
  6. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Posts: 672

    about:blank :D

    Anyway, if I really need a start page, that would be www.google.com :D
  7. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Currently mine is www.google.com . I had it as this board once but I didn't like it because the few times that I fired up IE and wanted to search something such as "Using Oxygen Isotopes to Model Global Climate Change" it would mark that I had been here and read the forums. So then when I did come back to the forums it showed less new posts than I wanted it to.
    That was on the old boards where there were "show new posts since your last visit" so maybe the same doesn't hold true on these new boards, I haven't tried it yet.

    By the way, if anyone needs a 5 page paper on "Using Oxygen Isotopes to Model Global Climate Change" I have one. I got an A on it to. The class I wrote it for was Bio 245 or something (Ecology).
  8. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Agreed :) In IE and NS that is...

    Ah, the genious of Opera... (has a built in textbox for googlesearching :))

    As for hp's in opera... :
    The Register
    3dSpotlight Forums
    Tom's Hardware

    Takes some time to load, but it'll give most of the info I want... :)
  9. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

  10. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    If you fancy something more amusing:

    Currently I have 3dspotlight forums as my homepage but previously I had http://news.bbc.co.uk/ and before that I had my web email ( mail.yahoo.co.uk ) as my homepage as that was generally the first thing I checked out when starting up a web browser.
  11. Ai Hate

    Ai Hate TS Rookie Posts: 302

    about:blank !!!!
  12. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Posts: 672

    Mozilla has that too! It alows you to choose from a couple of search sites to search from directly from the address bar. Just type in your query, press the DOWN arrow key and you'll see "Search Google for <query>" :D
  13. hdmk

    hdmk TS Rookie Posts: 104

    about:blank :grinthumb
  14. prashidi

    prashidi TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 87

    After Google came out with the Google Toolbar for IE i stopped using Google as my homepage.
  15. Cucumber

    Cucumber TS Rookie Posts: 154

    I use it coz it gives a brief summary of the news, has a search engine, and lets you log into Hotmail

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