Annoying things #16,578: annoyingly over-clever location based pages

No, Wikimedia Foundation Donation Page, just because I am currently accessing you from the UK, I do not necessarily wish to donate to your UK arm in UK currency. You may be unfamiliar with the concept of ‘travel’ (or, for that matter, ‘proxy servers’ or ‘tor’), but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.

Moral: if you’re going to design a clever-clever site which detects where people are and tailors the content on the basis that where they are is *obviously* the country they live in and care about, you suck. At least provide a menu system to override the clever-clever detection.

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