RickRadar, a Firefox extension I made

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  1. chuckstudios
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    http://rickradar.freehostia.com/

    This will give a Firefox-style warning message whenever a YouTube video is suspected of being a rickroll. You can then choose whether or not you still want to watch it.

    Screenshot:
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  2. BoneMonkey

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    RickRadarVersion2.0

    this version of rick radar is better click on the link above to see it in action!
     
  3. chuckstudios
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    Kekeke, RickRadar detected and blocked it.
     
  4. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    rofl
     
  5. TheWingless

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    What about internet is serious business. I'd say that's far worse than youtube.
     
  6. chuckstudios
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    Youtube only at the moment [​IMG]
     
  7. RupeeClock

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    "uuiU" is the give away here, it's one of the most commonly linked RickRolls.
     
  8. cris92x

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    Wat is so bad about rick rolling? The song is kinda catchy [​IMG] Never going to give you up!
    BTW who made up this rick rolling? How did it even get started makes no sense to me...
     
  9. chuckstudios
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    http://www.encyclopediadramatica.com/Rickroll
     
  10. bosscolor

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    I just love RickRoll
     
  11. CockroachMan

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    I was never bothered by RickRoll.. it's easy to detect just by looking at most links [​IMG]
    Most of the times I click anyway just cause I like the song XP
     
  12. Mewgia

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    I think the real givaway here is that it's a youtube link and guess what! You can't get firefox addons from youtube pages!


    Chuck: I grabbed this and then went to the rickroll link bonemonkey so helpfully supplied us with to test and it worked (firefox 2) but then I went to internetisseriousbusiness.com and it didn't block the video ): The popups didn't come up but that may be from another addon.

    [edit] though as stated below I can just block it by editing hosts or blacklisting it in OpenDNS.
     
  13. phoood

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  14. Pizzaroo

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    now only if it worked on raygoldmedals.... (the one that moves and wont close [​IMG])
     
  15. chuckstudios
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    Edit: Thanks for confirming Firefox 2 compatibility. Also, other sites are going to be added sometime soon (probably tomorrow... er... today)
     
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  18. FrEEz902

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    I didn't even have to click, and i knew it was a rickroll (from the start). Nice PSed image. It's impossible to detect a rickroll. You CAN however block it if it links to a youtube rickroll or somthing else.
     
  19. TheWingless

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    Are you talking about bonemonkey's 2.0(rickroll) or Chuckstudios because it works perfectly fine... You can either try it or not even click on it... It's not like it will kill you. I used it and tied it out loading up a youtube rickroll page and right before it plays the video, it redirects it to that image at the original post warning you that it's a rick roll. You can either go back to watch it or just close it.
     
  20. The Teej

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    I got pwned by this (by someone else), it was awful [​IMG]