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User Vaporated Content

User Vaporated Content

Today, I had the strangest experience. I visited the dutch MSN website (don’t ask me why) and found myself erasing al the content with a flick of my cursor. As I moved the cursor over any piece of content featured on the site, it would simply pop away and leave a blank space.

It must have been some bug in Safari or so, I have no other explanation. Or— would there be someting that this site didn’t like about my previous surfing behaviour? I don’t wan’t to sound too antropomorphic, but you get to think weird things if something like this happens to you. By the time I had moved my cursor all over the screen, all content had dissappeared. What lasted was a completely empty webpage. It felt like an unexpected encounter with a deer in the woods gazing back at you with brown eyes. I stared back for a second and continued my walk—

mazamedia.com | Related post: Schöne aussichten | see also: wibkepausch.com/stadt

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    Related post: http://www.nextnature.net/research/?p=789

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    I remember I once visited a site that contained empty templates of very famous websites like MSN, Amazon, Ebay, Myspace, Google, etc. The catch was: all textual content was left out. It was just the colorbars and imagework that gave you a clue what site you would be visiting. Can’t remember the url though. Anyone?!?

  3. it’s this one: http://mazamedia.com/isp/msn.htm
    I thought I wrote a post about it here, but I can’t find it

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    Yeah great site! :) I don’t recall there’s a post about it so I suggest we add the links to Hendrik-Jan’s post.

  5. What a wonderful unexpected encounter HendrikJan

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    It is, isn’t it? And guess what: what you did in the MSN environment, Wibke Pausch experienced earlier in … well, some city in the middle of nowhere. ;) Check: http://www.wibkepausch.com/stadt.html