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Why does my mentioning of user agent switching keep getting removed? I tried it myself and got the goggles in Firefox by immitating the Chrome user agent.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 90.185.41.104 (talk).

Someone said it goes against RuneScape's ToS or something. User:Urbancowgurl777/Signature 20:26, December 7, 2011 (UTC)
In addition, Jagex mods have been locking threads discussing how to get the goggles without using Google Chrome for breaking Jagex's rules, as seen here: (http://services.runescape.com/m=forum/sl=0/forums.ws?15,16,219,63431707). Therefore, since Jagex doesn't want people using a "work-around" to bypass using Google Chrome to get the goggles, I've removed your information about the "work-around".
  1. REDIRECT User:N7 Elite/Signature 20:30, December 7, 2011 (UTC)
Ok, but it still sounds odd. User agent switching is a common task on the internet to circumvent browser discrimination and is in no usual way against the rules.
It is only against the JaGeX rules because they (presumably) get a large sum of money from Google for adding the goggles. I think their methods are questionable and that the browser wars should be kept separate from Runescape.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 90.185.41.104 (talk).
Be that as it may, the Wiki does not allow information about unfixed, abusable glitches on its articles since that not only goes against the Wiki's policies, but also against Jagex's Code of Conduct. If Jagex says not to discuss ways of bypassing using Google Chrome to get the goggles, then please don't post ways to get around using Google Chrome. It's as simple as that. Also, be sure to sign all of your comments in the future with ~~~~ so that other users will know that you were the one who left those comments on a talk page. Thanks.
  1. REDIRECT User:N7 Elite/Signature 20:58, December 7, 2011 (UTC)
I will require a citation on this talk page or on the article in question before we prevent users from posting such information. The current link on the article (which I am about to remove) points to a thread that does not exist. --Andorin (Talk) (Contribs) 08:53, December 19, 2011 (UTC)
Also, it's silly to assert that user agent spoofing is a glitch. It's a completely normal part of how web browsers work. If Jagex wants to release content that favors a certain browser, there's nothing whatsoever they can do about people who change their browser's user agent. Nothing glitchy about it, sorry. --Andorin (Talk) (Contribs) 09:00, December 19, 2011 (UTC)
Chrome goggles are made to be received after you download Chrome. Not downloading Chrome and receiving the goggles would be a glitch. Since we don't post unfair advantages/current bugs glitches on the Glitch page, why should we here? It's against the nature of the item. User:Urbancowgurl777/Signature 04:57, December 22, 2011 (UTC)
As I stated in the post you just replied to, this is not a glitch. It's a completely normal part of how web browsers work. While one might say that changing user agents and receiving the goggles is unintended behavior, Jagex would have to be ludicrously incompetent in order to not anticipate it. They're handing out an item to people who use a specific browser... what can they possibly do about people whose user agent merely says they are using that browser? Nothing. Unless, as aforementioned, Jagex is ludicrously incompetent, they went ahead with the promotion knowing this. In short, there is nothing glitchy whatsoever about this.
Furthermore, how is this an unfair advantage? The goggles are purely cosmetic; owning them gives you no advantage whatsoever in-game. Others have likened sharing information on user agent spoofing with posting an item duplication glitch, but the comparison is quite ridiculous because one gives you an unfair advantage and the other doesn't. Owning the goggles doesn't even prove that you use Chrome. Maybe you installed it once to get the goggles, then removed it. Maybe you logged in on a computer that already had Chrome installed so that you could get the goggles. Maybe you changed your user agent (which, as previously said, Jagex can't do anything about). No glitch, no unfair advantage, it's legitimate information that belongs on the article. --Andorin (Talk) (Contribs) 05:56, December 22, 2011 (UTC)

Dang

And here I was hoping I had cooler looking goggles to add to my bomber cap....  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 134.114.124.254 (talk).

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