Waiting for Cursor

Waiting for Cursor

Transform your cursor into an existential statement.

What is Waiting for Cursor?

Waiting for Cursor is a Chrome extension by shivankaul.com. This extension has 21 weekly active users, a poor user rating of 1.00, and was removed from Chrome Web Store 3 months ago. The latest version, 0.0.1, was updated 7 years ago.

Stats
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2022-11-12
Stats date:
Users: 21
Rating: 1.00 (1)
Version: 0.0.1 (Last updated: 2016-03-27)
Creation date: 2016-03-27
Manifest version: 2
Featured: No
Size: 8.45K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
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Summary
Permanently set your Chrome mouse pointer to the waiting cursor. Because we are all "finding something, to give us the impression that we exist."
- Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

I am not responsible if this extension gives you an aneurysm.

Icon Credits: Freepik from www.flaticon.com
Safety
Risk impact

Waiting for Cursor requires some risky permissions and may not be safe to use. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

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Risk likelihood

Waiting for Cursor may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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Manifest

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  "update_url": "https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx",
  "name": "Waiting for Cursor",
  "short_name": "Nothing Happens",
  "description": "Transform your cursor into an existential statement.",
  "version": "0.0.1",
  "icons": {
    "16": "assets/icon-16.png",
    "24": "assets/icon-24.png",
    "32": "assets/icon-32.png",
    "128": "assets/icon-128.png"
  },
  "content_scripts": [
    {
      "matches": [