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Offline Quetzalcoatl

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Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« on: January 26, 2017, 03:18:03 PM »
This happened a moment ago.

I had started to play a Youtube video. I paused it and went to my mirror just around the corner (about two meters from the computer) to shave a little. After a while I heard sound from the computer and went back to take a look. Apparently the video had resumed playing by itself.

Is this any sort of danger, or sign of danger? I can't recall this ever happening before.

My browser is Chrome.
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Re: Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2017, 03:45:34 PM »
Did the video have commercials?  That's where I've seen this happen - like the commercial is programmed to come in after x-minutes whether you're playing the video or not.
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Re: Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2017, 04:11:53 PM »
I don't think so. And it was the video itself that had resumed. It was not any commercial that had started.
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Re: Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2017, 08:01:15 PM »
I've seen this happen when the browser tab crashes because of Flash or for whatever reason, and the browser automatically reloads the tab.  The video reloads but the paused state is not retained, so it resumes playback from near where it left off.
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Re: Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2017, 08:27:48 PM »
I think it's obvious. You live with a ghost who is impatient about watching the video.
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Re: Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2017, 08:29:01 PM »
I think it's obvious. You live with a ghost who is impatient about watching the video.
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Re: Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2017, 08:31:49 PM »
I think it's obvious. You live with a ghost who is impatient about watching the video.
He's not gonna listen to you, J'sS. He's a skeptic, blind to the truth about our poltergeist friends.
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Re: Youtube video resumed playing by itself
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2017, 03:03:31 PM »
I've seen this happen when the browser tab crashes because of Flash or for whatever reason, and the browser automatically reloads the tab.  The video reloads but the paused state is not retained, so it resumes playback from near where it left off.

Hmm, interesting. Thanks.
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