Voyeuristic Playlist

Rhapsody has always allowed you to email a playlist to your friends. In the bad, old days of the original interface, this meant you got an attachment of a .RPL file. I never really opened one up to figure out how it worked, but it seemed to work okay.

In the new interface, I only get a URL that points to a playlist identified by an ID number. No playlist name, or user ID, or encryption string. Just a number. So, I quickly wondered whether I could look at other playlists using the same method. And I can.

After a little bit of Javascript, I built a link that will give you a random playlist. Well, not completely random. Someone, somewhere, created the playlist. We don't know who it is or why they thought these songs were important.

BTW, the link is in the sidebar of this website. Enjoy.

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