help! i'm going nuts!

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  1. andiwm2003 macrumors 601

    andiwm2003

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    #1
    so i'm officially going nuts. i have two safari windows open on my powerbook g4 1.5 ghz, osx10.4.4. both windows are on macrumors. whenever i klick on the first window my mac shout loudly "hello, hello, hello"!:eek:

    what is going on? i have to just select the window and it goes "hello".:eek: nothing happens on the other window.:eek:

    should i call an ambulance and have them put me in a nutbarn???:eek:

    edit: even moving the mouse pointer over any website button results in a "hello, hello, hello". i'm dead seriuos.

    edit2: strange, after going to a different website and going back to macrumors the "hello" is no more. well, so it starts. i'm crazy.......
     
  2. iEdd macrumors 68000

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  3. Qoxiivi macrumors regular

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    #3
    You get this sort of thing a lot with 'Hi' tech computers.

    Sorry.
     
  4. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    I was at an Apple store yesterday, and no matter what I clicked on, the computer would speak to me. I couldn't turn it off! I think it was possessed. :eek:
     
  5. andiwm2003 thread starter macrumors 601

    andiwm2003

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    well, at least i know now that my G4 is still 'Hi' tech;)

    it isn't happening anymore. it is just strange. imagine you could create a website that makes your computer say hello (or any other word thats in the system) as soon as you mouse moves over a button. imagine the possibilities.....:D

    it's the freakiest thing that my PB did so far. at least it didn't happen during a presentation.
     
  6. Jesus macrumors 6502

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    It's the ad at the top of the page for downloading free talking smilies.

    Annoying as S***.
     
  7. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    Weren't people on here complaining about a banner ad that was screaming "hello?" That's probably what it was. When you came back to the page, a different ad loaded. arn usually blocks those when somebody complains about it.
     
  8. Dagless macrumors Core

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    hahaha this whole thread has had me laughing!

    "at least it didn't happen during a presentation."!!!! I can imagine that now! haha!

    man this is the best thread ever just for your attitude and reactions! I wish my mac went a little loopy for a bit.
     
  9. homerjward macrumors 68030

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    you can. it's horribly annoying. see http://www.familyguy.com for an example.
    edit: it's done in flash, i guess i should clarify.
     
  10. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    I had my speakers up too loud. I nearly had a heart attack. :eek:
     
  11. andiwm2003 thread starter macrumors 601

    andiwm2003

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    ok' thanks. so i'm not going nuts. now i have to call my boss and tell her to ignore my letter of resignation and all the nasty stuff i wrote about her and how crap my job is......:eek:

    the weird thing still is that i got the "hello" when i would click on the bookmarks bar which is of course outside the webpage.
     
  12. imacintel macrumors 68000

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    Voice over. It is an accessibiltity feature in Mac OS that speaks everythng
     

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