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Discussion in 'Green Room' started by kcnychief, Feb 18, 2006.

  1. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    I'm sure a lot of you out there read a bunch of websites as I do....

    How do you manage your RSS? Do you have a widget or something similar on your desktop?

    I'm going to be customizing my new rig, and this was one of the things I wanted to start doing :)
     
  2. Bman

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    if you use firefox, it has a menu, inside or like the bookmark menu. It just shows up as a bookmark, say if you have one for here, and if you put mouse over it opens all the new things and such...
     
  3. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Don't want to use Firefox. I am a loyal IE user and want to remain that way ;)

    I know the IE 7 beta has some functionality, but I was more looking for a desktop-side application.
     
  4. Grandmaster

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    I used to use Firefox's built in Live Bookmarks feature, but that becomes too hard to use once you have more than 15 sites.

    I recommend checking out http://bloglines.com

    P.S. Loyalty to a piece of software = *******s.

    Edit: I can't believe we can't say b.ollocks.
     
  5. kcnychief

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    ha, this is my favorite answer in the Help Section:

    Thanks GM, I may give that a shot. Even better it's not an app I have to install, something I can just watch on the web.
     
  6. Grandmaster

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    Definitely. A huge advantage of using an online aggregator instead of something installed on your PC is that you can stay updated through different machines.
     
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  7. kcnychief

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    Word, good point. I was only thinking about it in regards to resources and such, but that's a great point :)

    Do you use it yourself?
     
  8. Grandmaster

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    Every single day. It's getting a bit crazy. I have 127 feeds I keep track of :p
     
  9. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Wow.

    We may need to do some insider-trading when I get this setup :)

    Can I get a screenie as to what it looks like?
     
  10. Grandmaster

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    Right here.
     
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    That seems pretty cool, I might start using this aswell.

    Thanks
     
  12. kcnychief

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    SAH-WEET dude.

    Reps coming your way, I LOVE that interface :)
     
  13. Bman

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    It's really cool but I have a problem with it. I have a feed for here for it, and it dosent show anynew ones. Dosent show any new posts....everyother thing works but this one?
     
  14. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Well probably something wrong with that feed if all others work. Which feed is busted?

    If you type the feed into a web browser directly, does it show different output than from bloglines?
     
  15. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Man.......

    I am trying this out now, simply amazing. I think I'm going to set this as my start page.

    Now, let's all start sharing!

    EDIT: I'm up to 71 feeds already, woo!
     
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  16. NetRyder

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    Yeah, I prefer online aggregators too. I used Bloglines for a long time, but I've been using NewsGator Online recently because I find that the UI is a little cleaner. They're both awesome though. :)
     
  17. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Another bloglines user here, fantastic aggregator :D

    I have 232 now :ermm:
     
  18. kcnychief

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    Speedy/GM/Nets - is there a way we can share our feeds? I only used it for a few quick minutes, but it doesn't appear to have an export or a buddy feature. Or, would we just have to copy and paste things here?

    I'm gonna look into this when I get back to work shortly....
     
  19. kcnychief

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    You guys probably already know this, but you can export your subscriptions from the Edit menu.

    Now, GIMMIE! :devious:
     
  20. Bman

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    Yes, please share