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Browser extension to hide all the activities of a given user on Stack Exchange

I went ahead and wrote a solution for this: StackIgnore To install, download this file and go to chrome://extensions (I'm not sure how to do it in other browsers). Check the 'developer mode' checkbox, ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

I use Nimbus Screenshot. Right click on the page, select Nimbus Screenshot then Entire Page. gratis Available for Chrome Works also for Selected area Rather simple, even though I could do without ...
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Userscript to show Winterbash hats on meta sites?

Hats are now enabled on child metas, see No hats on meta?. Thus to answer your software recommendation question: I recommend Vanilla JS. The nice thing about Vanilla JS is that it's really great at ...
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Tool to read data from Google Chrome SNSS files?

So far I've found Chromagnon tool written in Python which allows to read SNSS files to extract current tabs from current and last session. Usage: python chromagnonSession.py ~/.config/chromium/...
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Userscript to add a 'flag' button to deleted Stack Exchange posts

// ==UserScript== // @name Flag Link for Deleted Messages // @namespace http://github.com/ // @version 0.1 // @description Eh. // @author Madara Uchiha // @include /http:\...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

One is Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate Capture or clip selected area, or all visible portion, or entire page Support PNG format Support horizontal scroll when capturing Annotate it with ...
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Web app to count how many Chrome tabs I have open

No, because web apps can't do that. There is no Chrome JavaScript API accessible to webpages for interacting with the browser's tab system. The chrome.tabs API is for extensions only.
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Chrome extension to delay web page loading

I would like to suggest few Chrome Extensions after doing a bit of search.Hope my recommendations will fit for what you are looking for!. Delayed Gratification Inspired by XKCD, this extension ...
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Chrome extension that will allow me to switch between multiple proxy servers?

You can use Proxy SwitchySharp: free Google Chrome Extension requires two clicks to change switch proxy
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Web app to count how many Chrome tabs I have open

What I did was: Go to chrome://flags/, Next to the line that reads mem_usage, click the Expand... button, Press Ctrl-F to open a search box, and Type 'Tab [' into the search box.
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I need a tool for my Google Chrome to prevent closing several Tabs at once

Google had an extension to do that called Chrome Toolbox, but it has been discontinued. Apparently, this currently can't be done according to this post from a Google employee. Quote: Thank you all ...
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Chrome extension to mark duplicate tabs?

I think despite its terrible name, Tab Dupectomy should work for you. It's a lot simpler than what you described: Detection of duplicate is automated. It doesn't edit the page header, but instead ...
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Change Chrome homepage by time of day

If you are confident with coding/copy pasting, you could make a local home.html file that, using some javascript, redirects you to wherever you wanna be redirected. Below is an example script that you ...
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Is there a "Open in Firefox" Google Chrome extension?

Great question, I've never found an OSX app to do this, so I've used the following Applescript (edited to work for Firefox, instead of Safari): tell application "Google Chrome" set urlChrome to ...
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Userscript or extension to indicate when a Stack Exchange question is scheduled for auto-deletion

I've made a userscript for this. I've tested it on a few questions shown by Franck's helpful query and it works, so it should work for the rest of the questions :) To install, please first install ...
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Chrome extension for changing color based on URL

Is URLColors perhaps the extension you're looking for? https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/urlcolors/jjccpcminoppplpmcfghflolejbdkekm
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Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

Unlike what the name suggests, FireShot is available for Google Chrome (also for Firefox and even Internet Explorer). It's a gratis Chrome extension. It has a Pro version, but you probably won't ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that I can use to note why I've opened a tab?

Here is a small extension that I wrote a while back for myself that may help you or others like you: Inter-tab history It's not quite what you are asking for: it doesn't allow for manual writing of ...
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Chrome extension to notify on StackExchange activity (and others)

You can use Chime. It's perfect! I found it recently while browsing through the Chrome Store (because that's just what I do ;p) Services: Gmail reddit facebook twitter quora github flickr stack ...
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Chrome extension to mute all but the active tab

I found an extension that mutes everything but the active tab. I tested it on YouTube. When I switched tabs, the other tab muted itself, but unfortunately the extension does not pause the video. It'...
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Chrome extension to copy the link & URL of the page as a single line Rich Text Format hyperlink to the clipboard

The extension Create Link does exactly what you want, with the exception that you have to press an icon rather than press some keys on your keyboard. Instructions after it is installed: Click on the ...
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Chrome extension to automaticaly close tab and block site from then on

You can use Ad Close Gold to automatically close tabs for certain websites: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ad-close-gold/blhbohajaekmpblcffpkpogkhkmmbbhf
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Chrome extension for "Open this URI with …"

There are two extensions: Open with external application by Lorenz Cuno Klopfenstein Opens any link of a webpage with a custom external application. "Open with external application" (in ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

EDIT (2014-08-23): Webpage Screenshot now adds their URLs a the bottom left of the screenshot, thereby making the screenshot unnecessarily wider, so I advise against it. You can use the Chrome ...
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Chrome extension that will allow me to switch between multiple proxy servers?

You can use FoxyProxy: free Google Chrome Extension (originally developed for Firefox, hence the name) requires two clicks to change switch proxy
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Google Chrome extension to unroll shortened URLs (like "http://bit.ly/Wxeieo")

You can use LinkPeelr: expands shortened URLs on hover works with most URL shorteners manually expand a shortened link on their website:
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Bookmark launcher for Chrome

You can use Pine Bookmark Explorer: beautiful interface can set keyboard shortcut (more info below) can search bookmarks uses whole window more bookmark title/tile than URL To set the keyboard ...
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Set custom DNS servers in Google Chrome?

This is the correct answer, go to google chrome settings > Advanced > Security search DNS and enter with customized: https://1.1.1.1/dns-query you will get DNS over https check https://1.1.1.1/...
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Chrome extension to 'find' multiple words and phrases

Regex Search Regex search is a Chrome extension to search webpages by regular expressions. To use it based on your requirement just separate the words by the "or" character, |. The dot . can ...
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Chrome notifier for new Stack Exchange filtered questions

Any RSS feed extension should do the trick, as long as it supports Atom. I personally use Inoreader, which comes with a Chrome extension. What you need to do is subscribe to your filter(s) using the ...
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