My Pet Peave Too

If I click 'no', I've probably given up on everything, so don't bother taking me to the page I was trying to go to. Just drop me on the homepage. Thanks.

Do media sites really think I want a different piece of software for every single website I browse?

xkcd, of course

I keep a signed copy of this xkcd over my computer as an eternal reminder while I am blogging


  1. marque2:

    American Express did this to me for 3 years when I logged into their site. It wasn't for an app though, they wanted my current email. Every time I said no, and every time I logged in to get my account info they asked again. Really frustrating. They don't really need my email for anything anyway.

  2. Tanuki Man:

    Peeve, eh?

  3. Larry Sheldon:

    Heeve a peave.

  4. jon:

    I was wondering if he got the idea from Scott Hanselman's post:

  5. NormD:

    I heard a podcast a couple years ago where the speaker decried the "appification of the web"

    Open web sites written in standards-based tools have morphed into closed apps written in proprietary tools.

    Its just bizarre that people don't realize this and object to it.

  6. obloodyhell:

    We're all peeved at your failure to pay attention to your spellchecker, Warren.

    Just because we thought you should know...