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Adobe survey crashed my browser

LEGEND ,
May 14, 2010 May 14, 2010

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While visiting the forums, a pop-up asked me if I wanted to complete a survey on the Adobe site.


I said yes, but it then requested I enable javascript and immediately froze my browser (Firefox 3.6.3). In fact I had to restart the computer to resume my work in the forums.

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Mentor ,
May 26, 2010 May 26, 2010

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Do you actually remember the URL.

Look it up in you browser History. I'd love to go to it.

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LEGEND ,
May 26, 2010 May 26, 2010

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I am with you. I am just sorry that I was in the middle of a rush Project and just did not have time at that moment. I try to take all Adobe surveys, just to get my impressions and observations back to San Jose.

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Engaged ,
May 26, 2010 May 26, 2010

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It doesn't show up in Safari under my history, I looked and did not see it.

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Mentor ,
May 26, 2010 May 26, 2010

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Thanks for looking.

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LEGEND ,
May 26, 2010 May 26, 2010

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Phillip,

That might be a survey that Adobe would need to hire a bunch of "sailors," to review, due to the "salty language... " Would not want the poor processors to be faint of heart.

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Mentor ,
May 26, 2010 May 26, 2010

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No salty language. But they would find in uncertain terms just how awful this Jive forum is and how silly it is to make bug fixes on pre determined schedules. And to ignore others.

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Engaged ,
Jun 01, 2010 Jun 01, 2010

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I just got the message again and left it up. When I go here it works fine...give it a try:

http://survey.foreseeresults.com/survey/display?sid=browse-adobe.com-sitewide-en_us&cid=s5ccpQJxpV8s81t5gshQdw%3D%3D&pattern=http%3A%2F%2Fforums.adobe.com%2Fcommunity%2Fgeneral%2Fforum_comments&a=1275409150858_285363&b=38262274539312568325&c=86400000&version=6.0.0&cpp

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Mentor ,
Jun 01, 2010 Jun 01, 2010

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Filled out submitted.

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Engaged ,
Jun 01, 2010 Jun 01, 2010

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Glad it worked, now everyone can have a chance at submitting their feedback rather than a random few (not that it really matters though).

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LEGEND ,
Jun 01, 2010 Jun 01, 2010

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User,

Thanks for that link. All worked perfectly, and I was able to complete the survey on Chrome, with no issues. Now, as soon as I told Adobe that they could contact me, my InBox filled with porno spam - well, that is not true, and I actually hope that they do contact me, so that I can share my perspective with them, regarding the fora.

Again, that link is appreciated,

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Mentor ,
Jun 01, 2010 Jun 01, 2010

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Heck If they would call me I'd be willing to talk to them personally. Of course they may have to have some cooling savee to put on there ears after hanging up.

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LEGEND ,
Jun 02, 2010 Jun 02, 2010

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I would welcome the call, and would do my best to keep On-Topic for their survey. After all, the person on the other end of the line would probably be employed by another firm and know zero about the fora, or similar - just doing their job to ask more questions and compile the answers.

I'd try to be a gentleman and also be understanding of their role in things - trust me!

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Mentor ,
Jun 02, 2010 Jun 02, 2010

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The savee wouldn't be for any salty langiage. but a

ll the details of what's wrong with the forum software would take so long b

ecause of the many bugs their ears would simply fall off.

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LEGEND ,
Jun 02, 2010 Jun 02, 2010

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Make the random line-breaks #1, OK?

I can just imagine the poor caller. After you finish with them, they would look like the popular depictions of extraterrestrials - no ears and their eyes bugging out!

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Mentor ,
Jun 02, 2010 Jun 02, 2010

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Yes that would be #1

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LEGEND ,
Jun 02, 2010 Jun 02, 2010

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Not just the line breaks. The

reply box should adhere to the global standards for te

xt editing.

It is a daily frustration to remember what works p

roperly and what doesn't.

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Enthusiast ,
Jun 04, 2010 Jun 04, 2010

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how about the ability to stay logged in more than a couple hours at a time? or maybe the ability to remember what page of the current forum you're on. grrr...

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Mentor ,
Jun 04, 2010 Jun 04, 2010

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Or the pour souls that have their names (Id's) changed every few minutues

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Mentor ,
Jun 04, 2010 Jun 04, 2010

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We're just supposing anyw ay  Adobe do

n't give a Rat's Backside what we think they could care

less.

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Explorer ,
Jul 08, 2010 Jul 08, 2010

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What is this? It smells like a spoof. If it's legit, Adobe should forget about getting responses from cautious professionals.

Richard

------ Forwarded Message

From: "IPR_AdobeResearch@gmi-mr.com" <IPR_AdobeResearch@gmi-mr.com>
Reply-To: <IPR_AdobeResearch@gmi-mr.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 17:24:18 +0000
Subject: Adobe needs your feedback - Take the survey and enter a drawing!

If this message is not displaying properly, copy the following URL and paste it into your browser window:

http://www.gmi-mr.com/survey/s.phtml?E_168614_f88e950ce4cebb50f1d0d7c87b83e145


Adobe Systems Incorporated has asked International Planning and Research to conduct a study regarding Adobe creative software applications. The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete. Adobe is trying to get as much feedback as possible - in appreciation of your time, you will be entered into a drawing* for a chance to win one of the following:

  • One of two easily redeemable $500 Gift Cards
  • One of five easily redeemable $100 Gift Cards
  • One of ten easily redeemable $50 Gift Cards
  • One of twenty easily redeemable $25 Gift Cards
This survey does not support smart phones or netbooks. The following is a list of browsers that are supported: Windows
  • Internet Explorer 8, 7, 6
  • Firefox 3, 2
  • Chrome 3, 2
Mac
  • Safari 4, 3, 2
  • Firefox 3, 2
To begin the survey, please click HERE <http://www.gmi-mr.com/survey/s.phtml?E_168614_f88e950ce4cebb50f1d0d7c87b83e145> If you have any problems with this survey, please click HERE <mailto:IPR_AdobeResearch@gmi-mr.com> . Your responses will remain completely confidential - they will be combined with responses from others who complete this survey and the results will be reported only in aggregate form to Adobe. Thank you for sharing your opinions with us. The Adobe Global Market Research Team

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ANSWERS TO SURVEY QUESTIONS WILL NOT INFLUENCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. See the complete official rules by clicking

------ End of Forwarded Message

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New Here ,
Jul 09, 2010 Jul 09, 2010

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I got the same thing.  I don't mind taking a survey (if the company  actually wants to hear what I have to say), but sending it from a  non-Adobe address (in this case) is just *stupid*.

Can  anyone tell me if this is legit?  (I'd ask adobe, but they seem to have made it exceedingly difficult to ask a general question...)

Thanks,

BJ

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Mentor ,
Jul 09, 2010 Jul 09, 2010

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Yes it is legit. the dummies at adobe don't have the links correct for the form

If you you look in this forum there is actually a thread with the correct link to the Form. It won't make one iota of difference if you fill it out. In fact to my mind if there is enough criticism they will take down forums altogether.

I wonder if adobe didn't conciously adobe the sorry Forum software just to drive everyone away so they could shut it down.  Adobe doesn't care about anything except getting you bucks anway. If you get stuck aftwards no skin off their nose, they got your money.

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