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When a website doesn't work as you want, do you

Survey period: 22 Jun 2015 to 29 Jun 2015

I'm not saying us developers are picky or anything...

OptionVotes% 
Open up the browser developer tools and tamper with the page until it works28522.41
Write a long, detailed emailing that includes code snippets explaining how to fix the site826.45
Write a short, nasty email to the site owner645.03
Complain loudly on social media352.75
Assume it's User Error and try and understand how the site is meant to work22617.77
Ditch the site and go to a different site90771.31
Grit your teeth and bear it.30523.98
Other1179.20
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralRe: How about a SHORT concise message to the owner Pin
Mycroft Holmes23-Jun-15 13:55
professionalMycroft Holmes23-Jun-15 13:55 
GeneralIt depends Pin
Nelek22-Jun-15 12:04
protectorNelek22-Jun-15 12:04 
General7 seconds Pin
V.22-Jun-15 9:05
professionalV.22-Jun-15 9:05 
GeneralIf I like the site, help them fix it Pin
jkirkerx22-Jun-15 8:47
professionaljkirkerx22-Jun-15 8:47 
GeneralIf I told you, I'd have to ... you know ... Pin
RedDk22-Jun-15 7:21
MemberRedDk22-Jun-15 7:21 
GeneralDepends Upon Stuff Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-15 6:24
mveW Balboos, GHB22-Jun-15 6:24 
GeneralSwitch to a different browser. Pin
  Forogar  22-Jun-15 6:03
professional  Forogar  22-Jun-15 6:03 
GeneralRe: Switch to a different browser. Pin
Alex Sanséau23-Jun-15 6:38
MemberAlex Sanséau23-Jun-15 6:38 
I always try in a different browser too. Then if it doesn't work in Chrome, Firefox and IE, that means the website/the business is not for me.
Alex Sanseau

GeneralRe: Switch to a different browser. Pin
Ryan S White25-Jun-15 18:33
professionalRyan S White25-Jun-15 18:33 
QuestionWhat about the obvious option? Pin
Joezer BH22-Jun-15 4:38
professionalJoezer BH22-Jun-15 4:38 
GeneralOther - write a short, polite e-mail to the site owner Pin
Daniel Pfeffer22-Jun-15 3:59
professionalDaniel Pfeffer22-Jun-15 3:59 
GeneralRe: Other - write a short, polite e-mail to the site owner Pin
SoMad23-Jun-15 7:08
professionalSoMad23-Jun-15 7:08 
GeneralRe: Other - write a short, polite e-mail to the site owner Pin
Daniel Pfeffer23-Jun-15 21:25
professionalDaniel Pfeffer23-Jun-15 21:25 
GeneralRe: Other - write a short, polite e-mail to the site owner Pin
CDP180223-Jun-15 20:32
MemberCDP180223-Jun-15 20:32 
GeneralRe: Other - write a short, polite e-mail to the site owner Pin
Daniel Pfeffer23-Jun-15 21:28
professionalDaniel Pfeffer23-Jun-15 21:28 
GeneralDepends on the site Pin
OriginalGriff22-Jun-15 2:00
mveOriginalGriff22-Jun-15 2:00 
GeneralWrite a "nice" email to the owner Pin
Slacker00722-Jun-15 1:54
professionalSlacker00722-Jun-15 1:54 
GeneralA website that doesn't work Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan22-Jun-15 1:18
mveAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan22-Jun-15 1:18 
GeneralPages that don't work. Pin
john morrison leon22-Jun-15 0:54
Memberjohn morrison leon22-Jun-15 0:54 
GeneralRe: Pages that don't work. Pin
Stefan_Lang23-Jun-15 4:11
mveStefan_Lang23-Jun-15 4:11 
GeneralOthers Pin
Nagy Vilmos22-Jun-15 0:49
professionalNagy Vilmos22-Jun-15 0:49 
GeneralTry IE... Pin
Sander Rossel21-Jun-15 23:16
professionalSander Rossel21-Jun-15 23:16 
GeneralRe: Try IE... Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan22-Jun-15 1:21
mveAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan22-Jun-15 1:21 
GeneralRe: Try IE... Pin
Sander Rossel22-Jun-15 1:32
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-15 1:32 
GeneralRe: Try IE... Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan22-Jun-15 1:38
mveAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan22-Jun-15 1:38 

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