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Cerebus Scrapple Level: 110 Posts: 1305/3536 EXP: 14128393 For next: 280539 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 17 hours # 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: 67 Posts: 129/1117 EXP: 2548089 For next: 44797 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 229 days Last activity: 5 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: 58 Posts: 553/783 EXP: 1492805 For next: 84750 Since: 13.7.02 From: Austin Since last post: 8 hours Last activity: 8 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: 39 Posts: 66/339 EXP: 394467 For next: 10308 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 3054 days Last activity: 2962 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: 67 Posts: 130/1117 EXP: 2548089 For next: 44797 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 229 days Last activity: 5 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: 39 Posts: 67/339 EXP: 394467 For next: 10308 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 3054 days Last activity: 2962 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: 1098 For next: 350 Since: 9.8.05 Since last post: 3345 days Last activity: 3238 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: 116394 For next: 14946 Since: 5.9.04 From: Downtown Since last post: 422 days Last activity: 290 days # 8 Posted on 11.8.05 2226.14 Reposted on: 11.8.12 2229.06 I've seen worse.
TL_Hopper Salami Level: 32 Posts: 184/214 EXP: 204934 For next: 1510 Since: 5.7.03 Since last post: 3060 days Last activity: 2914 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: 142 Posts: 2624/6432 EXP: 34834162 For next: 134353 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 76 Posts: 422/1476 EXP: 3921148 For next: 84931 Since: 24.2.02 Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 20 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: 66 Posts: 293/1148 EXP: 2437411 For next: 24453 Since: 28.6.04 From: Troy, NY Since last post: 164 days Last activity: 103 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: 215 Posts: 6677/16472 EXP: 147349608 For next: 761909 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 54 Posts: 551/696 EXP: 1219774 For next: 14103 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2302 days Last activity: 68 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: 976 For next: 472 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 3512 days Last activity: 3232 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: 215 Posts: 6678/16472 EXP: 147349608 For next: 761909 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 133 Posts: 3255/5407 EXP: 27642913 For next: 209827 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 85 days Last activity: 1 day
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: 976 For next: 472 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 3512 days Last activity: 3232 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: 68 Posts: 338/1166 EXP: 2609439 For next: 119375 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 4 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: 289535 For next: 18578 Since: 11.1.02 From: TX Since last post: 1598 days Last activity: 1367 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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