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Cerebus Scrapple Level: 112 Posts: 1305/3556 EXP: 15192217 For next: 146036 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 159 days Last activity: 159 days # 1 Posted on 11.8.05 1234.50 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1235.00 Dear god, the new look over there is the WORST thing I've ever seen... Any comments? Promote this thread!
Mike Zeidler Pepperoni Level: 68 Posts: 129/1117 EXP: 2711816 For next: 16998 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 847 days Last activity: 135 days # 2 Posted on 11.8.05 1247.53 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1247.59 Isn't that what gets said when every website gets redesigned though?
GRL Frankfurter Level: 59 Posts: 553/807 EXP: 1662674 For next: 10464 Since: 13.7.02 From: Austin Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 18 hours # 3 Posted on 11.8.05 1309.33 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1309.43 Maybe it does... but I consider myself a fairly intelligent web surfer, and I gave up looking at this redesign.
Destrucity Boerewors Level: 40 Posts: 66/339 EXP: 423884 For next: 17429 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 3672 days Last activity: 3580 days # 4 Posted on 11.8.05 1517.35 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1517.40 I can't remember a redesign I've hated recently. I find that usually site redesigns are for the better. But ow, my eyes! They hurt so bad! Is Widro actually intentionally trying to blind me?
Mike Zeidler Pepperoni Level: 68 Posts: 130/1117 EXP: 2711816 For next: 16998 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 847 days Last activity: 135 days # 5 Posted on 11.8.05 1608.50 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1608.58 Blind you with white text on a black background? I'm not sure I follow.
Destrucity Boerewors Level: 40 Posts: 67/339 EXP: 423884 For next: 17429 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 3672 days Last activity: 3580 days # 6 Posted on 11.8.05 1810.03 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1811.27 White text on a black background is hard to read. See this, for example: http://library.albany.edu/imc/webdesign/page4.htm It also throws my vision out of whack and makes me see all blurry for the rest of the day. That could be just me, but I'm guessing probably not. After all, you're straining your eyes, and eyestrain isn't good.
MosesQuick Loukanika Level: 7 Posts: 2/7 EXP: 1191 For next: 257 Since: 9.8.05 Since last post: 3963 days Last activity: 3856 days # 7 Posted on 11.8.05 1820.36 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1821.02 ugh... widro
Bob C Chorizo Level: 28 Posts: 72/152 EXP: 125370 For next: 5970 Since: 5.9.04 From: Downtown Since last post: 1040 days Last activity: 908 days # 8 Posted on 11.8.05 2226.14 Reposted on: 11.8.12 2229.06 I've seen worse.
TL_Hopper Salami Level: 33 Posts: 184/214 EXP: 219212 For next: 9970 Since: 5.7.03 Since last post: 3678 days Last activity: 3532 days
AIM: # 9 Posted on 13.8.05 1203.57 Reposted on: 13.8.12 1204.01 IIRC, the old 411wrestling had white on black, and I greatly preferred that to 411mania's various permutations. IL, well, I like the look, if not the layout.
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 149 Posts: 2624/6828 EXP: 40599585 For next: 735650 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 52 min. Last activity: 28 min. # 10 Posted on 13.8.05 1547.42 Reposted on: 13.8.12 1547.43 Personally I prefer the dark background with the white lettering. Makes it easier for me to read. But that's just me. I like the new setup, and would favor it over the old one, no matter what the color scheme was.
Alex Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 422/1489 EXP: 4221991 For next: 160254 Since: 24.2.02 Since last post: 108 days Last activity: 4 hours # 11 Posted on 14.8.05 0441.48 Reposted on: 14.8.12 0441.54 I don't mind the color scheme so much, but I wish they would organize their reviews and articles a little better. Specifically, if they could be listed alphabetically, that would make it a lot more helpful if you're trying to find a review for a specific game or movie. Although the image borders are ugly.
Deputy Marshall Liverwurst Level: 68 Posts: 293/1148 EXP: 2622187 For next: 106627 Since: 28.6.04 From: Troy, NY Since last post: 782 days Last activity: 303 days # 12 Posted on 15.8.05 1549.25 Reposted on: 15.8.12 1550.03 Originally posted by StaggerLee Personally I prefer the dark background with the white lettering. Makes it easier for me to read. But that's just me. I'm with you on that, for me it's a lot easier to read white on a black background. That's why I select the "Pffft!" layout option when viewing this site in particular. It'd be interesting to see what layout style for The-W.com is most popular with registered users. Edit - fixed. For some reason I originally read Stagger's post as saying that he preferred black lettering on white. *shrug* (edited by Deputy Marshall on 16.8.05 1329)
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 222 Posts: 6677/17003 EXP: 164065681 For next: 1537129 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 7 hours Last activity: 1 min. # 13 Posted on 15.8.05 1636.22 Reposted on: 15.8.12 1636.39 The one we force upon you after you register, naturally! Originally posted by Deputy Marshall Originally posted by StaggerLee Personally I prefer the dark background with the white lettering. Makes it easier for me to read. But that's just me. It's funny that yourself and others have brought that up. Myself, I've always found the complete opposite to be true, in that it's a lot easier for me to read white on a black background. That's why I select the "Pffft!" layout option when viewing this site in particular. It'd be interesting to see what layout style for The-W.com is most popular with registered users. mysql> select skin,count(skin) from users group by skin; +------+-------------+ | skin | count(skin) | +------+-------------+ | 0 | 223 | // pffft! | 1 | 50 | // Grayscale | 2 | 40 | // Blues | 3 | 30 | // Greens | 4 | 2544 | // Shifty | 5 | 15 | // ezboard | 6 | 8 | // grey/burgundy +------+-------------+ 7 rows in set (0.03 sec) We always meant to encourage the more enterprising folks out there to design their own skins and then give us the hex values to program into the board, but ... we kinda never put a page together to help people actually test out different colours and what not. That last one is relatively new...I can't remember when Aaron put that one in. Those of you who like black text might like that one more than the good ol' ezboard scheme (which remains VASTLY underrated). (edited by CRZ on 15.8.05 1636)
Battlezone Potato korv Level: 55 Posts: 551/696 EXP: 1302376 For next: 11822 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2920 days Last activity: 425 days
Y!: # 14 Posted on 15.8.05 1718.59 Reposted on: 15.8.12 1718.59 Wasn't the grey/burgandy skin inspired by that whole Dangermouse/Grey Album thing? When everyone made their websites grey for one day or whatever? edit: ah, here it is, Grey Tuesday: http://the-w.com/thread.php/id=18048 (edited by Battlezone on 15.8.05 1522) (edited by Battlezone on 15.8.05 1523)
Widro Chaurice Level: 7 Posts: 5/6 EXP: 1042 For next: 406 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 4130 days Last activity: 3850 days # 15 Posted on 15.8.05 1725.46 Reposted on: 15.8.12 1725.53 lets get this thread back on track... we should be bashing me and my site! cmon folks!
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 222 Posts: 6678/17003 EXP: 164065681 For next: 1537129 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 7 hours Last activity: 1 min. # 16 Posted on 15.8.05 1730.57 Reposted on: 15.8.12 1731.09 Nope - this was loooooooooong after that. If I recall correctly, I think Guru wanted a more monochrome setup - or rather, one with black text (as opposed to the "Greyscale" setup, which was still white text). Originally posted by Battlezone Wasn't the grey/burgandy skin inspired by that whole Dangermouse/Grey Album thing? When everyone made their websites grey for one day or whatever? edit: ah, here it is, Grey Tuesday: http://the-w.com/thread.php/id=18048 Too busy to use capital letters and apostrophes - tsk, tsk. Originally posted by Widro lets get this thread back on track... we should be bashing me and my site! cmon folks! When are you going to buy some more ads? We made a lot of money off those!
spf Scrapple Level: 136 Posts: 3255/5410 EXP: 29381046 For next: 715946 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 401 days Last activity: 225 days
AIM: # 17 Posted on 16.8.05 0956.35 Reposted on: 16.8.12 0956.48 Originally posted by CRZ When are you going to buy some more ads? We made a lot of money off those! Maybe he's saving the money to try and lure back the guy he seemingly pissed off Originally posted by Hyatte's blog Monday, August 15, 2005 Hi, The Summer of Hyatte is on indefinite hyattus. In fact, I'm probably not coming back. Fuck Inside Pulse and fuck Widro. He can find someone else to be an asshole to.
Widro Chaurice Level: 7 Posts: 6/6 EXP: 1042 For next: 406 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 4130 days Last activity: 3850 days # 18 Posted on 16.8.05 1053.28 Reposted on: 16.8.12 1053.29 i dont think it comes as a surprise to anyone that hyatte didn't follow through on the summer of hyatte... good to see him post something for our 1 year anniversary... oh wait... he posted nothing... what a boon to the site!
Reverend J Shaft Liverwurst Level: 70 Posts: 338/1208 EXP: 2942971 For next: 72855 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 18 days Last activity: 2 hours # 19 Posted on 16.8.05 1113.07 Reposted on: 16.8.12 1113.58 [Joey Styles' voice] CATFIGHT!!!! [/Joey Styles' voice]
TinMan Blutwurst Level: 36 Posts: 214/259 EXP: 307517 For next: 596 Since: 11.1.02 From: TX Since last post: 2216 days Last activity: 1985 days
ICQ: # 20 Posted on 16.8.05 1143.26 Reposted on: 16.8.12 1143.27
There were only 3 reasons I still went to IP and that was Hyatte, Eric S. and the Comics Nexus. With Hyatte gone and the turnover rate that is happening at the Nexus all that's left is Eric S. and he is now becoming as sporadic as Hyatte. Plus as of this post, I can't even get into the site to see if Eric S. has decided to post this week or not.
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