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Pledge for FireFox! (world record)

Unread postby Superflonic » May 30th, 2008, 5:43 am

Hey guys, yesterday, I was told about firefox trying to achieve a world-record.
On what? On the biggest amount of downloaders in 24h.
How can you help?
Go to http://www.spreadfirefox.com/en-US/worldrecord and hit the Pledge Now! button.
From there, you can fill in your email adress (don't worry, it's safe) and get a notification on when firefox 3 becomes available.

So, get pledging!
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Unread postby lolipedofin » May 30th, 2008, 6:17 am

Whoa... this is kinda awesome...

Burn Internet Explorer on a stake !!!
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Unread postby abscess » May 30th, 2008, 6:51 am

Duuude! Count me in, man!
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Unread postby Atriel » May 30th, 2008, 7:07 am

I don't get it <.<
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Unread postby Ciel » May 30th, 2008, 4:32 pm

opera >>>>> firefox
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Unread postby lolipedofin » May 30th, 2008, 4:40 pm

Ciel wrote:opera >>>>> firefox


Boooooooo !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Unread postby Miraploy » May 30th, 2008, 5:33 pm

Ciel wrote:opera >>>>> firefox


qft :wink:
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Unread postby Einherjar » May 30th, 2008, 9:01 pm

Safari FTW!!!!! *is shot*
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Unread postby alamarco » May 31st, 2008, 1:23 am

I'll just download it when I realize it's out. Pledges like this don't really do anything.
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Unread postby idontknoW » May 31st, 2008, 2:16 am

Ciel wrote:opera >>>>> firefox

Opera.... it was awesome, but I guess Firefox's extensions and the community is what I really liked.

alamarco wrote:I'll just download it when I realize it's out. Pledges like this don't really do anything.

true, but it does motivate quite a number of people to join in.

just tried the release candidate right now, and all i can say is that it's awesome. gotta download this once it comes out.
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Unread postby Superflonic » May 31st, 2008, 7:03 pm

Atriel wrote:I don't get it <.<


Well, in a while, Mozilla is going to bring out a newer version of firefox. It's number 3. It's been quite some time yaddayaddayadda, and now, Mozilla decided to make an attempt at the world record of most downloads in the first 24hours of being downloadable. So, you can sign up for a single email (two actually, one for the sign-up and one for de release date) and be there for the attempt.

TL;DR? DO IT.
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Unread postby Peorth » June 9th, 2008, 2:46 am

You have my sword!.....er...my bandwidth, anyway.
Downloading FF3 when it comes out :)
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Unread postby Cardcaptor Raa'Shaun » June 10th, 2008, 10:10 pm

This is a cool attempt. I hope that they manage to pull off the record. Also, this means that I get a notification when Fx3 is released since I'm currently running RC2 on my home machine that's kinda important to me ^_^
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Unread postby Einherjar » June 12th, 2008, 4:40 pm

I hope they have some improvements on speed, since it's below Safari from what I've seen.
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Unread postby lolipedofin » June 14th, 2008, 9:00 am

It's here, finally.... Download Day is June 17th 2008.

Just got the notification e-mail... I'm gonna join the download party. I'm just curious how heavy the traffic will be during that day in Mozilla.. Hope, they provide enough server, and fast one... Well, It'll be quite a crappy event if they don't..

But, man... they actually pick my sister's birthday for the release date,, lol.
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Unread postby Random Otaku » June 15th, 2008, 1:48 am

Over 1,200,000 people pledged already, if the numbers are to be believed (they ARE a bit iffy here and there).
Wow.
I really hope Mozilla have some serious hardware at hand for the release date, or a LOT of people are going see a 404 page REAL quick.
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Unread postby idontknoW » June 17th, 2008, 5:49 pm

and it's out! gogogo!
funny, servers are currently flooded (cant download yet.)
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Unread postby Superflonic » June 17th, 2008, 6:24 pm

idontknoW wrote:and it's out! gogogo!
funny, servers are currently flooded (cant download yet.)


Well, that was to be expected, somehow.
Anyway, I am part of it. Downloading now, if I can.

-Edit.

Wait. There is no link to the download mirror. None.
Only links to the release candidates or FF2. Where is it. WHERE IS IT!?
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Unread postby abscess » June 17th, 2008, 7:20 pm

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html
The link. The connection is getting jammed though, but that could just be me.
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Unread postby Superflonic » June 17th, 2008, 7:21 pm

abscess wrote:http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html
The link


Yeah, I found it, thanks anyway.

Also, need moar pledgers.
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