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I hate autoplay videos.

I'm 99.9% sure that there's no practical way to get the user base to stop linking to sites that have autoplay video embedded in them, but as a techno-doof, I'm wondering if there's any kind of, I don't know, pass-through or something that can generate URLs that set autoplaying videos to not play? Like an appended bit of code along with all the tracking kerfuffle on the URL? Failing that, any recommendations for video autoplay blockers for Chrome that actually work would be most welcome. My test page (which all the autoplay blockers fail at blocking autoplay on) is this one, which was linked from this post.
posted by Shepherd on Nov 22, 2017 - 32 comments

GraphFi + user tags chrome extension

Hi friends, Remember when yourcelf made GraphFi and it was great? Well, it still is great, only now it is also available as a chrome extension that I threw together. I've also added another thing that I've always wanted to make threads easier to follow - user tagging! Yay! Enjoy it (or hate it), and let me know what you think! Previous safari extension by nicwolff.
posted by durandal on Mar 28, 2017 - 12 comments

I don't want to see this

Is there a "hide" button for Metafilter posts? [more inside]
posted by sparklemotion on Jul 17, 2014 - 26 comments

Mefi extensions all died

Chrome suddenly has disallowed extensions if they don't come from the chrome web store, and you cannot re-enable them, and this includes all my metafilter ones (deleted posts, scroll tag). None of them appear to be in the chrome store. This appears to be a deliberate decision by Google -- is someone (I don't know who wrote them immediately, but I definitely lack the knowledge to do so) going to put them in the Chrome store? Or is there a workaround? Do I go back to Firefox?
posted by jeather on Jun 15, 2014 - 41 comments

MeFi Scroll Tag Being Flaky

I know that Plutor's MeFi ScrollTag extension is a 3rd party thing and not officially supported here, but..has anyone else found that it has stopped working correctly on the Blue, and only on the Blue? (relevant info: Mac, Snow Leopard, Chrome Version 22.0.1229.94) [more inside]
posted by briank on Oct 27, 2012 - 13 comments

MeFi Post Differentiator es broken.

Why does the Pocket Chrome extension break the MeFi post differentiator? [more inside]
posted by denriguez on Jun 5, 2012 - 7 comments

Curious about MeFi/AskMe in relation to Safari 5.0's Reader function.

Curious about MeFi/AskMe in relation to Safari 5.0's Reader function. [more inside]
posted by blueberry on Jul 10, 2010 - 45 comments

Version 2.2 of Metafilthy released.

Version 2.2 of MetaFilthy, the Firefox extension for MetaFilter, has been released.
posted by orthogonality on May 19, 2005 - 54 comments

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