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Do You Use Multiple Browser Tabs?

Do You Leave a Ton of Tabs Open on Your Browser?

There are a few tech-sins I'll cop to: not shutting down my computer as often as I should, yanking the headphones out of my iPhone to stop the music instead of just pushing the stop button, and, of course, leaving a ton of windows open in my browser. I'm not sure what I have against closing the individual windows, but for some reason typing "command + t" is so much easier than clicking on the "x" to close each tab. Any other "lazy" browsers out there? The ironic thing about not closing these windows is that I get cranky when I have to scroll right or left to find a tab I'm looking for. (The photo above is an actual shot from my computer, which currently has 15 open tabs. It's a slow day.)

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lindzers lindzers 7 years
I use a Firefox add-on called Too Many Tabs. It gives me an extra row for my tabs and that extra top row is really 6 rows, I just can only pick one of those rows to go alongside the original row.
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
I usually always have a tab open with Twitter, sometimes Facebook, but that's usually all I leave open. I close everything else when I'm done with it. :P
marisaoswald marisaoswald 7 years
I usually have a couple of tabs going on at once, but once I know I'm done with the site for sure, ctrl + w is my friend! Like sourcherries, I also have a problem with Chrome's tab functions (it doesn't warn you when it closes all tabs how firefox does), but am still trying it out.
sourcherries sourcherries 7 years
Guilty, guilty, guilty! Tried out Chrome and didn't like how it handled tabs, so went back to firefox.
michlny michlny 7 years
Is it so wrong??
kedawen kedawen 7 years
Yep, I do the same thing... use Reader, open up tons of articles and have trouble getting through them. My husband makes fun of me too. :D Haha.
socalbeachgal socalbeachgal 7 years
Glad I'm not alone, my son is always giving me crap about leaving so many tabs open when he gets on the PC.
JessRose JessRose 7 years
google chrome... tabs are my friend
esmerb esmerb 7 years
Yay! I'm SO glad to know that I am not alone in this! I open way too many tabs on any given day! :)
Chiisaikitsune Chiisaikitsune 7 years
I've had 160+ tabs open at one point in time. I have absolutely no clue what they were, as it was a while back, but I miss when my computer could easily handle that.
bingbingboom bingbingboom 7 years
Ctrl+t for life!
arcticpuppet arcticpuppet 7 years
i always have multiple tabs going on. like right now, i have seven open. but i usually close them when i finish!
SaBean21 SaBean21 7 years
I use Foxtab ( - it helps during the times when I have more than 10 tabs open and can't find what I'm looking for. :)
graduatedsqueaks graduatedsqueaks 7 years
Of course, I just opened those links in this article in new tabs!
hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 7 years
I also use two Firefox addons that allow me to have some permanent tabs (GNews, Gmail, GReader), and to only see their icons, rather than having them take up a full tab space. That makes it easier for me to find them at a glance.
hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 7 years
When I read Google News or go through my GReader, I open things I'm interested in reading in new tabs. That means that I often have TONS of tabs open, but I also close them as soon as I read them . . .
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