The W
Views: 118356211
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
5.12.09 0238
The 7 - the-w.com Site Feedback - Flags
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1 2 3 4 Next(634 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (64 total)
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 222

Posts: 3254/17001
EXP: 164013387
For next: 1589423

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 22 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 17.11.03 1143.54
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1145.49
Yep, there they are. Let me know if you're accessing the board from a different country than the computer thinks you are.
Promote this thread!
TheCow
Landjager
Level: 64

Posts: 673/948
EXP: 2154701
For next: 59408

Since: 3.1.02
From: Knoxville, TN

Since last post: 3223 days
Last activity: 3223 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#2 Posted on 17.11.03 1147.18
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1147.27
What's the purpose of these? Just to make sure that the computer is getting address locations of IP's right?

Or are you trying to foster a US v. Canada war?
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 222

Posts: 3255/17001
EXP: 164013387
For next: 1589423

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 22 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#3 Posted on 17.11.03 1208.06
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1210.07
    Originally posted by TheCow
    What's the purpose of these? Just to make sure that the computer is getting address locations of IP's right?
Mostly to see if I could do it. Also, I wouldn't mind seeing more people from outside the USA logging on and maybe seeing some other flags might coax some people into participating.
Ubermonkeys
Frankfurter
Level: 59

Posts: 778/784
EXP: 1620720
For next: 52418

Since: 2.1.02
From: Michigan

Since last post: 4292 days
Last activity: 4166 days
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 17.11.03 1228.04
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1229.01
Wow, it's like there's 600 little SUVs.

(edited by Ubermonkeys on 17.11.03 1328)
Spaceman Spiff
Knackwurst
Level: 104

Posts: 998/2930
EXP: 11708813
For next: 153352

Since: 2.1.02
From: Philly Suburbs

Since last post: 75 days
Last activity: 4 hours
AIM:  
#5 Posted on 17.11.03 1230.48
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1232.14
They're a bit distracting, IMO.
BrewGuy
Kolbasz
Level: 47

Posts: 432/456
EXP: 718910
For next: 47299

Since: 2.1.02
From: Pickering, Ontario

Since last post: 1319 days
Last activity: 13 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#6 Posted on 17.11.03 1233.58
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1234.37
What a kick-ass idea. Very nice!
Gugs
Bierwurst
Level: 85

Posts: 697/1857
EXP: 5805513
For next: 93051

Since: 9.7.02
From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking)

Since last post: 1291 days
Last activity: 420 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#7 Posted on 17.11.03 1235.43
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1237.35
Most nifty, Zed.
pieman
As young as
he feels
Level: 115

Posts: 1147/3711
EXP: 16723563
For next: 87852

Since: 11.12.01
From: China, Maine

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#8 Posted on 17.11.03 1303.07
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1303.28
How about state flags? That would be pretty cool.
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 222

Posts: 3256/17001
EXP: 164013387
For next: 1589423

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 22 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#9 Posted on 17.11.03 1311.18
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1318.49
    Originally posted by pieman
    How about state flags? That would be pretty cool.
Well, all the AOL people would end up with Virginia flags, for example.
pieman
As young as
he feels
Level: 115

Posts: 1148/3711
EXP: 16723563
For next: 87852

Since: 11.12.01
From: China, Maine

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#10 Posted on 17.11.03 1314.11
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1323.21
Alright then, bad idea.


The national flags are still a great idea, though.
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 128

Posts: 758/4750
EXP: 24169575
For next: 212191

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 314 days
Last activity: 10 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#11 Posted on 17.11.03 1330.54
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1332.21
I like 'em. Very nice.
eviljonhunt81
Pepperoni
Level: 68

Posts: 722/1084
EXP: 2633874
For next: 94940

Since: 6.1.02
From: not Japan

Since last post: 3761 days
Last activity: 3758 days
#12 Posted on 17.11.03 1333.16
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1333.37
I'm in America.

Edit: didn't realize I forgot to change that.

(edited by eviljonhunt81 on 17.11.03 1334)
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 222

Posts: 3258/17001
EXP: 164013387
For next: 1589423

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 22 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#13 Posted on 17.11.03 1356.41
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1359.01
    Originally posted by eviljonhunt81
    I'm in America.

    Edit: didn't realize I forgot to change that.

    (edited by eviljonhunt81 on 17.11.03 1334)
.edu addresses are tricky :)
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 155

Posts: 3066/7534
EXP: 47372239
For next: 45088

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 1253 days
Last activity: 1253 days
#14 Posted on 17.11.03 1404.24
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1408.46
What about those of us who agree with Granny Clampett and believe USA stands for Undefeated Southern Army?
emma
Cherries > Peaches
Level: 90

Posts: 810/2103
EXP: 6980718
For next: 207918

Since: 1.8.02
From: Phoenix-ish

Since last post: 255 days
Last activity: 5 days
#15 Posted on 17.11.03 1406.29
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1408.47
Cool concept. Could the flags maybe move down to the bottom of the "user attributes" section (rather than the top)? Maybe its just my eyes (or monitor, or glasses) but the brightness of the r/w/b or r/w flags messes with the pastel pink/blue/green/coral/canary of the user names. (This may be particularly for those of us who run in the less colour-rich dial-up mode.)
OlFuzzyBastard
Knackwurst
Level: 106

Posts: 1792/3060
EXP: 12363412
For next: 308572

Since: 28.4.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 105 days
Last activity: 17 days
AIM:  
#16 Posted on 17.11.03 1424.54
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1426.17
If nothing else, this should put an end to annoying "I love America more than you" avatars.
BigDaddyLoco
Scrapple
Level: 137

Posts: 1342/5507
EXP: 30170791
For next: 702142

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 5 hours
#17 Posted on 17.11.03 1617.45
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1619.47
Can I have a New England Patriots flag or a pirate flag?

I like living in the US and everything, but I'm not sure I dig all the US flags all over every thread. I'm not sure why that is.

I guess it's a good way to see who is lying around here though.

(edited by BigDaddyLoco on 17.11.03 1727)
FMW
Salami
Level: 33

Posts: 155/202
EXP: 211937
For next: 17245

Since: 3.1.02
From: Niagara Falls ONT. Canada

Since last post: 4040 days
Last activity: 3676 days
#18 Posted on 17.11.03 1646.35
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1650.48
Wow, this is a pretty novel idea. Good job Zim Brothers!
Think of It As a Funnel
Cotto
Level: 17

Posts: 29/47
EXP: 22376
For next: 2367

Since: 22.9.03
From: Strongbadia

Since last post: 4723 days
Last activity: 4721 days
#19 Posted on 17.11.03 1659.26
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1659.26
I agree with moving to the bottom...or maybe into the space above the posts. It doesn't look balanced where it is. OCD is setting in, and I'm about to go nuts.
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 222

Posts: 3259/17001
EXP: 164013387
For next: 1589423

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 22 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#20 Posted on 17.11.03 1706.29
Reposted on: 17.11.10 1706.54
    Originally posted by Think of It As a Funnel
    I agree with moving to the bottom...or maybe into the space above the posts. It doesn't look balanced where it is. OCD is setting in, and I'm about to go nuts.
The problem with the bottom is it's not much different from the top...it'll STILL be close to the name at the top of the post right UNDER it. And, there's a potential for confusion since the "wrong" flag might be directly above a name. I tried two or three places but this was the best one - also, the flags were originally four times bigger (check any profile to see what I'm talking about) but I ended up shrinking them to 25% (16 pixels high) - they're not THAT bad and I'm pretty sure you'll get used to them...
Pages: 1 2 3 4 NextThread ahead: Thirteen Million Wasted Clicks
Next thread: Colors in Profiles
Previous thread: This site is 33% evil, 67% good
(634 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - the-w.com Site Feedback - FlagsRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.215 seconds.