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Old July 16th, 2009 (6:57 AM).
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What's your homepage and why?

Mine's iGoogle. Having a search engine is useful, as soon as I get on the internet I can search for things.
All the other important sites, like Pokemon Community, are on the bar at the top of the screen.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (7:10 AM).
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I use Macrumors as my home page, mainly because it's neat to see what's cooking in silicon valley.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (7:10 AM).
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Cause my dad is too lazy to call his friend who WORKS for NASCAR and as him what's going on,

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Old July 16th, 2009 (7:54 AM).
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Google.com
I had PC but father uses the comp as well.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (8:04 AM).
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If I had to choose a different one, it'd be PC for sure.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (8:05 AM).
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It used to be MSN.

But when I had my own computer, my homepages were:

pokecommunity.com
clubpenguin.com
webkinz.com
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Old July 16th, 2009 (8:10 AM).
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http://10.10.64.17/
http://www.pokecommunity.com/member.php?u=6956&tab=visitor_messaging
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http://www.pokecommunity.com/
http://zazie-lavender.livejournal.com/

Those are my current home pages, the first is my router config page, then I have two PC tabs, and two other sites.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (8:16 AM).
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http://en-US.start3.mozilla.com/firefox?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official

No real reason for me to change it.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (8:52 AM).
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Don't have one. i always save my tabs so there's no need for me to have one. if I have to be specific, then it's still the one you get when you install Firefox.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (8:57 AM).
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I'm pretty sure I have mine set to be just a blank page. :O If not, it's Google.ca.

Most of the time, though, I hibernate my computer so my browser is left up "24/7". So I turn my computer back on and everything's exactly how I left it. If not, I've usually saved my previous tabs.

edit: Wait, lol now that I think about it, my homepage might be PC. Maybe. lol, shows how much I use it, right?

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Old July 16th, 2009 (9:10 AM).
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Google, but it doesn't really matter because (like Lightning) I leave my laptop hibernating overnight so I return to whatever I was on.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (10:06 AM).
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Technically it's set to Opera Portal, since I never bothered to change it. It opens straight to speed dial. Yay Opera :D

Also, if anyone cares, IE is set to Yahoo and Firefox is set to Google.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (10:13 AM).
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Old July 16th, 2009 (10:36 AM).
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Google, just because it's a really quick site to load. Not that I ever want to search when I first log on XD Also, if Google isn't working, I know that there's something wrong with my internet connection rather than the site.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (11:02 AM).
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Yahoo.com
Just for the quick news blurbs and the quick access to yahoo answers and my mail of course.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (3:26 PM).
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It's this incredibly lightweight and fast-loading site called about:blank.

I actually don't like having a home page, which is why I use a blank page. I rarely end up using normal home page functionality anyway. I might make a list of links or something locally and use that, but right now I'm too busy to.

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Old July 16th, 2009 (3:50 PM).
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Google.com

Obviously just for searching, because that's usually what I used to start my browsing experience with.

More and more, though, my browsing starts with this site. XD;

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Old July 16th, 2009 (4:32 PM).
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A blank page, I never use the home page anyways, it takes longer to load..

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Old July 16th, 2009 (6:50 PM).
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I've had so many, but the lastest is comcast because my dad says it makes the computer run faster. I don't notice anything though...

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Old July 16th, 2009 (7:30 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Autumn27:
I've had so many, but the lastest is comcast because my dad says it makes the computer run faster. I don't notice anything though...
Simply put, your dad is incorrect. Maybe there's another reason he wants it as the home page, or maybe he just heard from someone else that this was the case. Either way, there's no possible way that going to the Comcast page will make anything faster. If anything, it'll slow you down by loading something you probably aren't going to be using.

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Old July 17th, 2009 (12:37 AM).
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Old July 17th, 2009 (6:12 AM).
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Old July 17th, 2009 (9:01 AM).
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Quote originally posted by twocows:
Simply put, your dad is incorrect. Maybe there's another reason he wants it as the home page, or maybe he just heard from someone else that this was the case. Either way, there's no possible way that going to the Comcast page will make anything faster. If anything, it'll slow you down by loading something you probably aren't going to be using.

Hahaha, thats what I figured.

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Old July 17th, 2009 (12:04 PM).
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It use to be google when I first got my laptop but since my life revolves around the newest Pokemon information, its now serebii.net

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Old July 17th, 2009 (2:41 PM).
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