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What day-to-day web browser do you use to surf? 

40%
31 deviants said Chrome
40%
31 deviants said Firefox
13%
10 deviants said Safari
4%
3 deviants said Opera
3%
2 deviants said Internet Explorer 9 RC
1%
1 deviant said Internet Explorer 8
0%
No deviants said Internet Explorer 7
0%
No deviants said Flock
0%
No deviants said Konqueror
0%
No deviants said Other

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:iconfemmebott:
Femmebott Feb 3, 2012  Student General Artist
Absolutely love chrome, though I am a sucker for the firefox add-ons.
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:iconayucyruz:
Firefox, on both Windows and Mac. It's the best one for me.

But I am only 2 steps away from switching to Opera. I keep checking in once in a while and by now it's faster and smoother than Firefox. With the extensions I can have almost all the functionality I have with Firefox, too.

But the adblocker is still inferior to the one(s) for Firefox. It doesn't free up space of blocked elements for instance. Also, I HATE the white flash Opera gives you every time you load a page. Instead of just switching to the next page's layout, Opera always starts with a white page. It's only visible for a split second but I feel like I'm about to get an epileptic shock from using it at night/on dark websites. You can never get rid of it completely. Until they finally get this fixed --though I'm not sure if they are aware of the problem, talk about "It's not a bug, it's a feature." etc-- I'll be using Firefox.

Not a fan of Chrome at all, neither of IE, new or old.
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:icontheal:
TheAL Apr 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I loved Firefox for a time. I became quite attached to the add-ons. But, alas, the notorious memory issues weighed me down. When a browser makes you want to physically punch it, and it's not a markup discrepancy in IE, something has to give.

I have most all browsers installed for testing, but I've managed to settle into Chrome. I used Safari once. Didn't last. And I used Opera as my first anti-IE browser in my early college days. Can't really say why I strayed, but I did.
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:iconayucyruz:
The memory issue is probably Firefox's biggest problem. But then again my FF is quite loaded.

I think they're going into the right direction though, development during the FF4 beta staged looked promising. I'm sure they'll be able to get the memory usage to a reasonable level sometime soon.

On the desktop it's not really a problem so I'll stick with FF for now :).
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:icontheal:
TheAL Apr 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Did you see the list Mozilla released of the add-ons that bloat it the most? Firebug was right near the top! :(
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:iconayucyruz:
No I didn't. But good to know. I'll deactivate Firebug then until I need it again. Thanks for the info.
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:icontheal:
TheAL Apr 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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:iconda-aml:
dA-aml Mar 14, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Still in love with Firefox and for me it's still the best browser.
Eventhought recently I have had problems with Firefox to resolve all the feature from DeviantArt and somewhy it still gives a bad xtml...
But anyway..
For that bit I'll use Chrome which I certainly still dislike.
It's not so handy for me.
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:icontheal:
TheAL Mar 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm still unhappy with Chrome's ad-blocker. But the web tools and the speed are growing on me. I've found a few extensions that are quite neat.
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