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Why People Do this? I guess pretty much the same answer given by the other readers. We all have been doing this but the question is that what we learn from this behaviour and how to overcome that? Learning I believe my biggest learning is I actually close the tab (accidentally) which I needed the most. Reason can be Titles of the tabs are not visible. ...


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I'll add another to complement the other good answers: The Wikipedia/TV Tropes 'waterfall' effect: http://xkcd.com/214/ Particularly on wiki-format sites, many tabs accumulate as an effect of finding related articles the user fully intends to read later. The user sees something interesting but they don't want to go and read it right now - they want to ...


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Humans have a tendency (which varies from person to person) to accumulate and hold on to objects which have been useful in the past, or are perceived to be useful in the future. This is a hording behavior. When you close a tab, the information is of course still available again, but somehow people feel that an open tab is a "collected item" that they want ...


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I disagree with your statement that, at the end of browser sessions, most people close previously opened tabs. I am certain that most people, who open large number of tabs in browser, keep them open across browser sessions and do that for the following perfectly valid reasons: 1) to establish multi-source and/or multi-topic context for their work activities ...


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Tabs that user opens beyond 5 or 6 tabs are in most cases for a quick view. They had no intention to browse those tabs deeper, after they view what made them to view that.In some cases they keep those tabs open, if they find something interesting. Multiple tabs linked from same website Imagine you are viewing a portfolio website, while there are multiple ...


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FavBrowser as very good ones for the specific case of Internet Explorer 6: Why People are Still Using Internet Explorer 6? You Seem to Be Using IE6 Internet Explorer 6 Motivation How To Deal With People That Use Internet Explorer 6 Internet Explorer 6 CSS Mess


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I personally don't like the idea of graceful degradation, especially now that almost every new Windows PC from an OEM ships with Chrome preinstalled and Mac's should mostly have some sort of version of Safari that supports most HTML5 features. One approach is that the app is either fully supported or it doesn't work and the user is pointed to a free web ...



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