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Commits on Sep 5, 2014
Commits on Sep 9, 2013
  1. hide irritating 'paywall'

    committed Sep 9, 2013
Commits on Aug 25, 2013
  1. gawdawful nav-nag removed

    committed Aug 25, 2013
Commits on Mar 28, 2013
  1. fucking wikia

    gilesgoatboy committed Mar 28, 2013
Commits on Feb 18, 2013
Commits on Feb 16, 2013
  1. srsly, legibility 101

    wtf is wrong with these people? read Robert Bringhurst.
    committed Feb 16, 2013
Commits on Feb 13, 2013
  1. not worth the effort to maintain

    twitter changes its DOM a lot, and I only hit the web site when I've
    uninstalled my Twitter clients deliberately. I only do this when I
    want to take a break from Twitter. but sometimes I want to take a break
    from Twitter but occasionally need to log in quickly to DM a specific
    person, or something like that.
    since anything on the site which annoys me will encourage me to continue
    whatever break I'm taking, and discourage me from making exceptions,
    I'm going to call the annoyances of Twitter's bad UI useful for that
    committed Feb 13, 2013
  2. light grey on white? admire the company but wtf?

    someone was paid money to decide that blog post text should be light
    grey on a white background
    one of the most interesting companies out there in my opinion. but
    this is just ridiculous.
    committed Feb 13, 2013
Commits on Jan 31, 2013
Commits on Jan 26, 2013
  1. truth

    committed Jan 26, 2013
Commits on Jan 16, 2013
  1. chapter 1 section 6 is legible also now

    I know it was written in 2003, but that is some utterly awful
    committed Jan 16, 2013
  2. legibility

    added margins
    committed Jan 16, 2013
Commits on Jan 13, 2013
  1. deleting bullshit "features" to avoid distraction

    Netflix "star ratings" are information pollution.
    committed Jan 13, 2013
  2. keep irritating job ads hidden

    they changed a class to an id for some reason
    committed Jan 13, 2013
Commits on Dec 1, 2012
  1. die in a fire

    committed Dec 1, 2012
Commits on Nov 24, 2012
  1. ironically this blog advocates for better CSS

    this is really funny. a Microsoft platforms guy writes a blog post about
    writing better JS and CSS. I read it because it's on HN and read his
    CSS/DOM shit so that I can clear out the sidebar(s) and make his shit
    readable. the better CSS he advocates writing does not appear in the
    code for his blog. just sayin.
    committed Nov 24, 2012
Commits on Nov 15, 2012
Commits on Nov 11, 2012
  1. legibility

    committed Nov 11, 2012
Commits on Oct 31, 2012
  1. yeah that didn't work

    committed Oct 31, 2012
  2. fuck

    committed Oct 31, 2012
  3. sadly, this broke facebook

    so I've had to go back to using Facebook's broken UI :-p
    committed Oct 31, 2012
  4. well ok

    committed Oct 31, 2012
Commits on Sep 21, 2012
  1. design changed, broke my fixes

    actually it looks as if the semantics changed more than the actual
    design. anyway, I mostly just use Clearly now anyway (it's a
    browser extension).
    committed Sep 21, 2012
Commits on Jul 27, 2012
  1. the usual left margin issue

    committed Jul 27, 2012
Commits on Jun 15, 2012
  1. whitespace

    committed Jun 15, 2012
Commits on Jun 8, 2012
  1. this will very probably happen for all NYT

    likewise with their paywall. I've encountered it once, and it
    seems to consist of nothing but a lightbox-style overlay. it will
    very probably be trivial to circumvent
    committed Jun 8, 2012
Commits on Jun 7, 2012
  1. now readable

    committed Jun 7, 2012
  2. scorched-earth noise removal.

    in the past I've gone through much more work to get around much
    worse DOMs, but these days, if I can just find the div which has
    the part I actually clicked to see, I just grab that and throw
    everything else away.
    committed Jun 7, 2012
Commits on May 26, 2012
  1. more astrology bullshit

    not proud of reading these things, but by God if I'm going to read
    them, I'll do it without the unbelievable UX nightmare that is
    committed May 26, 2012
  2. removes slide-over sign up bar

    give it up, quora, it's never going to happen. I'm not ever going
    to sign up or log in. you're a site which tries to be a Stack
    Overflow for everything but code, and where a question about side
    projects rates a comment BY A GUY WHO BUILT A FUCKING PLANE below
    a comment from one of your own engineers who supplies no evidence
    of having ever completed any side project successfully at all.
    reminds me of this:
    committed May 26, 2012
Commits on May 24, 2012
  1. make CNet readable

    for the rare instances someone links to it
    committed May 24, 2012