I found myself here searching if other people are annoyed at the fact that so many JS questions are answered with jQuery, completely unprompted.

Reading the rants here has given me hope.

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    So basically you need to change the text of a button with a certain ID? Sure thats easy, first download jQuery.
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    "How do I set selected option with js?"

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    @Pyroklastik I consider myself a newbie and I completely agree, with all the useful frameworks out now, it seems unnecessary.

    And it becomes a nuisance when i have to append "no JQuery please, Google, I beg you!" to my search terms when I have an issue.
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