Great idea -- if it's feasible.
in reply to Having a 'Lab Rat' User Setting to minimize the impact of live development
That way, if there's an hour or more to stroll around the site, nibbling on various nodes, the occasional Odd Thing won't intrude too much. OTOH if you need to look something up fast, an Old, but it works setting would be preferable.
"Nyahhh (munch, munch) What's up, Doc?" --Bugs Bunny
The Old, but it works setting was for the web site and :) wasn't directed at anyone. (Like me, who graduated from high school in '75 and has been fiddling with computers ever since. Happily, so it seems.)