I tried other browsers. IE, Chrome, Safari, Opera - they all bloody worked. No problems with flash.
I have browser loyalty. Ever since I discovered Firefox, I've loved it. The navigation just appeals to me. I like it logical. When I work on my computer or sew next to it, I like to listen to Youtube music. And of course I need PicMonkey to pretty up my images. Firefox, Youtube and PicMonkey are my 3 daily essentials.
At first I blamed it on the updated version of Firefox. Mine is 13.0.1. Because on my antique computer, I have a lower version of Firefox and it's just fine.
The first thing hubs did was to revert to an older version of Firefox. Which destroyed all my bookmarks. Which didn't work. A total waste of time.
Then I restored my computer to a previous timeline which worked. But once the software updates came in, the same problems with flash started once more. Exhausting.
Finally, after investing hours and hours of precious time on this stupid problem, I gave up and switched to IE (Internet Explorer) because it's the only browser not claimed by any member of the family.
Unfortunately using IE is like going back to an old boyfriend after you've married up. IE feels like a loser ex-boyfriend. The navigation is sooooo backward. I constantly find myself closing the wrong tabs. Plus the blogger editor in IE does something crazy to my blog post when I'm editing - it inserts blank lines wherever it likes. So I ended up using Firefox for blog editing and IE for Youtube and PicMonkey. Grrrr.
Recently I discovered a solution provided by Adobe for my flash problem. You would think the geniuses would be smart enough to not include flash application in the solution page. Because if you have the flash problem, the page simply won't load!!! So you need to use a browser other than Firefox to read the solutions.
Here is the worded solution.
Here is the video showing you how to fix the bug.
The solution is simple and easy to fix. It's the Real Player!
This solution is only for Firefox. If you're someone who pees in your pants at the very thought of changing your configuration, please ask someone with better bladder control to fix the problem for you.
After reclaiming my Firefox, I discovered that the problems still occur from time to time. However, the solution is easy. Just restart Firefox and flash works again. Methinks Adobe needs to go deeper into its software to find out what's wrong.
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Oh, this came in the mail. Yes, literally money from the sky. The Singapore government is giving me $250 cash on 1st August 2012. I secretly think it's because I've been helping the economy during the Great Singapore Sale. Okay, I don't really know why I'm getting the money. This money has come at a perfect time. I've been thinking of investing in a new serger! Anyone owns a serger? What's a good model?
Apart from $250 cash, I'm also getting a $100 off my utilities bill. This $100 rebate is per household. Hubs is sore he's not getting any cash so I'm donating this $100 rebate to him.