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    var win = window.open(some_url_on_the_same_domain);

    var parent = window.parent;
Now, you can access global variables on either parent or win.

oh cool. In my head when I see that I just think spammy popup :) I can't recall seeing it used for a legitimate purpose. But yeah that would accomplish what you're describing.

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