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How do I force Youtube to play videos in their lowest resolution

There's any good method that forces my web browser to play all Youtube videos on the lowest definition, even if the video offers a higher resolution. ?
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How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

I don't want anyone know what videos I’m watching/liking/commenting or any of my activity from YouTube to show on my Google+ page or stream. I found a few settings on the privacy page: But I can't ...
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What does the vertical lines mean in a YouTube video timeline?

I'm not talking about the yellow lines. I'm talking about the ones highlighted in the screenshot below: And also, why are they different in size?
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Play all videos from a channel's uploads, sorted by most popular

Is there a way to play all videos from a channel's uploads sorted by popularity? I'd be okay if they were added to a playlist as well.
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YouTube comment search

Everybody says that there is a comment search on YouTube, but I do not see any. I mean that I get this when go to the http://www.youtube.com/comment_search. Do proponents of this URL check it ...
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Do unlisted videos appear as suggestions on YouTube?

I'm planning an educational site that's video-heavy, and decided to rely on YouTube for video hosting. I want the videos to only appear (embedded) on my site. I see that YouTube supports private and ...
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How do I delete/change profile pictures that show up to my Gmail contacts after sending an email?

I have a YouTube account that is under my Hotmail account. The issue I am having is that everytime I send an email to a contact that uses Gmail, the profile picture (that I use for my YT account) ...
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How Do I Force YouTube to Use More of My Bandwidth?

I have a 25Mbps Comcast (cable) connection that gives me 30Mbps throughput, measured with active torrents (not while playing YouTube videos obviously). When viewing YouTube videos, they pause → buffer ...
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YouTube player won't expand to the middle size anymore?

These three buttons in the bottom right corner of the YouTube player: the leftmost shifts the player to the left and makes it smaller (default), the middle one shifts the player to the center and ...
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Can I link to a YouTube so that it's added to my watch-later queue?

I really like the watch later list/functionality on YouTube. If someone sends me a link though and I'm already watching some videos (perhaps on the watch later playlist), how can I send them straight ...
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How can I register a username for YouTube?

My friend has a Google Account, iwantthis. She has the iwantthis@gmail.com e-mail address, but at registration, she wasn't able to register the iwantthis YouTube name, insted she has ...
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Upload custom YouTube thumbnail?

Is it no longer possible to upload a custom thumbnail for your YouTube videos using the new YouTube "info and settings" panel in the video manager? I read articles saying click the "Upload thumbnail" ...
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Youtube Comment Upvote Frequency?

How frequent is upvoting Youtube comments allowed? Is it a one time thing or what?
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How to subscribe only to a specific category of videos in a YouTube channel?

I find most of the Tobuscus YouTube videos boring. But I like the "Cute Win Fail" ones. Can I be notified only when he uploads such videos, instead of subscribing to them all?
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Cut parts of a video from Youtube [closed]

I uploaded a 10 min video to youtube, but I am only interested in some "intervals" like the one between minute 4 to 5. I wonder if there are some online editors somewhere that allow to "cut" it, and ...
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Automate uploading of videos to YouTube

Is there a way to automate uploading of videos straight to YouTube? I would like to keep lots of home made videos. Of course, they are subject to being lost, or somebody could steal the the computer, ...
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Youtube - Clear History

With the new video recommendation system, youtube offers, I could not find a way to clear off my history. Frustrating is - it shows "because you watched" we recommend this!
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Play YouTube videos at speeds OTHER THAN 0.25, 0.5, Normal, 1.25, 1.5, or 2

Other than downloading the video and playing it on my own VLC player or whatever, is there a way I can play YouTube videos at other speeds? (E.g. 2.1, 2.2, ... , 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, ... 4.0) If it ...
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YouTube “Full Movies” Accounts

While searching for clips from movies (e.g. songs, lines, etc.), I often see some results that have the following similarities: An extremely long length (up to hour(s)), similar to a feature-length ...
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What does DRAFT mean in YouTube?

I sometimes see DRAFT in the videos I upload on YouTube: What does this mean?
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YouTube account hacked? Could someone get into my stats and corrupt them?

This is my first question on SuperUser [note: I posted this on StackOverflow, but was informed it was more relevant here; apologies for double posting]. I hope someone can help me. I recently ...
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Google+ link for YouTube channel creates 2 channels?

Using another Google account—myname@gmail.com—, I created a YouTube channel named DJTheLQ. Recently I was asked if I wanted to link this to Google+. I said yes and clicked all the options (don't ...
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Converting a suspended Google+ profile to a Page, without affecting YouTube name?

A year ago I created this YouTube user called CmisSync CMIS Synchronizer and uploaded some video tutorials about my product called "CmisSync". Somehow I also got an associated Google+ account with ...
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Watch history in YouTube

You know that YouTube allows us to see our watch history. My watch history is about 5000 videos, so I can't keep scrolling to reach the first videos that I viewed. Are there any better ways to view ...
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How can I keep track of when videos get a large number of views?

I monetize my Youtube videos, but to avoid annoying my regular subscribers I set my video defaults to disable the "TrueView" ads (the video ads) but enable the less-annoying overlay ads on new videos. ...
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Videos I upload do not play audio on mobile devices but work fine on desktop

As the title says, my issue is that videos I upload do not play audio on mobile devices but work fine on desktop. I've confirmed this with other users as well, so this is not just a problem with my ...
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How do you show/hide comments on videos, in profile on YouTube?

I notice that when you click "Feed", some people have comments listed, others don't. How can I show/hide comments made on videos, from my profile, when people click feed?
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How can I disable the “Get a better username on YouTube” prompt?

YouTube constantly prompts me to update to use a real name (and thus attach a Google+ account to my email address). I've selected the option to continue using my old username only, but it doesn't ...
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What special meaning do “>” and “<” have in YouTube searches?

If I search on YouTube for e.g. a>b ("a greater than b") I get a message An error occurred during validation. What is it validating? What does this syntax do, if anything? How can I search ...
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Replace faulty video on YouTube [duplicate]

I have seen a mistake in one of a series of seven videos I've uploaded to YouTube. They have been recently posted and don't have "likes", comments etc, so I am perfectly happy to start from scratch. ...
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Google Apps Email for new Primary Youtube Email

I have a YouTube account that I want to change the primary email for but every time I try to add a alternate address it says it is already associated with another google account. The email is a ...
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What compression codec results in the best quality when uploading 720p videos to YouTube?

I've uploaded some videos to YouTube with a resolution of 1280x720. After uploading the videos, I began to wonder what compression codec results in the best quality when uploaded to YouTube. In my ...
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Where did the dedicated “Recommended Videos” page moved on YouTube?

The latest update of YouTube doesn't seem to include the single-panel "Recommended Videos" - just a short list on the right-side panel. Do you know if this recommended videos page is still available ...
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Thinking “icon” remains “turning” on Youtube video after the video is playing. What's the fix?

When I play some Youtube videos the "thinking wheel" remains in the centre of the video still thinking even though the video is loaded and playing properly. In some videos everything is normal. What ...
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YouTube Default Player Display Size

Looking for a way to tell youtube to ALWAYS load my videos in the nice expanded view (Not Fullscreen, but the one where it's the width of the page and ACTUALLY VISIBLE on a decent sized monitor ...
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How To Link To YouTube Video In Expanded View And Choose Desired Definition To Play In?

I want to link to YouTube video that will expand itself when user lands on page and selects appropriate definition to play video. For example i want to link to video that can play in 240, 360, 460 and ...
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How are YouTube videos selected for inclusion in Google Maps?

Apart from geolocating videos via your YouTube account, is there any other process involved in getting them shown on the 'More... videos' overlay in Google Maps? Edit: As well as geolocating a test ...
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Tweaking YouTube playback

How can I adjust brightness and speed while watching a video on YouTube? If there isn't a way to do this with YouTube's flash player, can I do this with HTML5 video (through their beta)?
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Cannot disable auto-play for each video in YouTube embed playlist

<iframe width="763" height="448" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLD7SqVUGDdDBw_xmMKTDF5MlBwys_KlUk&showinfo=0&rel=0&autoplay=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen ...
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How to set chapter markers in YouTube

Does anybody know how they got the little yellow lines indicating "chapters" in this YouTube video?
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How to rotate YouTube clips during playback

Unlike this question, I would like to view someone else's clip that is already uploaded with wrong orientation (mostly because of holding the phone vertically). I know this can be done by ...
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How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube?

For example, I want to block videos that contain the word cat in the title. I also do not want the blocked videos appearing in: Recommended Channels tab Recommended/related videos Search results ...
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay

When you start a YouTube video, there's a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. When I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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Embedded Youtube videos are missing fullscreen functionality

If I view videos on Youtube, I see the fullscreen button, as well as being able to double-click the video. If a youtube video is embedded on a non-youtube site however, I'm missing both the button ...
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YouTube monetization - monetization turned on, but no revenue ever shown

About 6 months ago I turned on monetization for some of my videos. It was just a test since my videos don't get many views, but together they got about 5k+ views since then, so I found it strange that ...
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YouTube: Reducing bandwidth by getting only the audio [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable videos in YouTube, listen to the audio only I use YouTube as a radio, listening to a different playlist every time. I don't watch, I just listen. How can I ...
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How to create a RSS feed out of favorite youtube channels [duplicate]

i think the question is clear. i want to publish the title of last uploaded videos of my favorite channels on my blog. is there any feature on youtube for that ?
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How to programmatically add videos to YouTube playlist? [closed]

I have a list of several YouTube URLs that I would like to add programmatically to a YouTube playlist (in my channel). (Actually, I have several target playlists in mind, each getting a subset of the ...
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YouTube sets awesome videos? [closed]

I was doing a web trace to see how much my blog would take in loading time, using Chrome Inspector network tools. I then found a video I had posted and decided to click on it. The weird thing is that ...