Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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This is what happens when one confuses "random" with "profound."

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A list of articles containing the "content" from the Top N lists from clickhole sites
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Admit it, you do want to see those 15 plastic surgery disasters. But they don't make it easy, do they, all those ads that masquerade as forward backward buttons, dynamic resizing of the clickable areas, content mimicry -- pretty soon, they'll make you enter a captcha to find out that Kelly Clarkson gained some weight.

Well, this is intolerable. What we need is an automated way to defeat clickholes, by chasing down the list of content and creating nice summary articles that can be absorbed, ad and content free, at your leisure

theircompetitor, Apr 18 2015

clickhole http://www.clickhole.com/
the greatest thing to happen to the web since The Onion [calum, Apr 19 2015]


       So a list of trollops?
pocmloc, Apr 18 2015

       4Chan for the equivalent of the online National Enquirer ? Lo, how the mighty have fallen...
normzone, Apr 18 2015

       Micro$oft's new browser has that feature: you still have to download all the crap but, once the page is loaded, you can click on "reading mode" which reportedly (I haven't tried it yet) displays only the article.
FlyingToaster, Apr 18 2015

       //Lo, how the mighty have fallen...<click here to see>//
theircompetitor, Apr 18 2015

       I don't remember the idea title but we've already done this.
Voice, Apr 19 2015

       [FT], Safari's had that for a few years now, and you can get an equivalent result in any browser by using Readability (which Safari's feature was based on).
notexactly, May 28 2015


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