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Developers at 'The Onion' wrote a script that makes images load like it's 1995

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The Onion throws shade at all facets of culture on a daily basis, but the humor and snark isn't limited to its editorial staff. Developers from The Onion have just posted a bit of useful code on Github that slows image loading down to a crawl. Appropriately, it's called Comcastify:

With all this internet going around, sometimes you just want to experience the thrill of a long page load. Give your users the chance to enjoy a little slice of the future by slow loading your website's images with ComcastifyJS!

True to form, images load at a frustratingly slow crawl, bringing back days of yore trying to look at webpages in the early '90s on AOL. Who among us doesn't miss that? If you're young enough to only remember broadband, check it out and get a glimpse of what your elders had to deal with.

Beyond the troll, The Onion is also using ComcastifyJS as a recruiting tool, with a prominent note that the publication is looking to hire more developers. Here's hoping the application page loads faster than those images.

(You might want to refresh and scroll down to get the full effect.)

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