Saving Myself from Myself
confirm before it loads. Now whenever I click a problem bookmark, I get a simple prompt: Are You Sure? If I really want to go to the site I click OK. If I was mindlessly clicking out of habit, Cancel.
If you too would like to create a time-saving mindful bookmarklet, here's how it works. Go in and edit any problem bookmark. Say for the sake of argument it's a bookmark for this URL:
I wonder if putting a random trigger in that might be more effective than firing it every time. That way you don't train yourself to automatically click "OK" the same way you've trained yourself to click the bookmark. (My mindless bookmark is Techmeme, but is slowly migrating to FriendFeed)
Just use MeeTimer: