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Cerebus Scrapple Level: 112 Posts: 1305/3556 EXP: 14992224 For next: 346029 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 24 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: 2677096 For next: 51718 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 712 days Last activity: 21 hours # 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: 553/803 EXP: 1629131 For next: 44007 Since: 13.7.02 From: Austin Since last post: 40 days Last activity: 5 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: 417669 For next: 23644 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 3538 days Last activity: 3445 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: 2677096 For next: 51718 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 712 days Last activity: 21 hours # 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: 417669 For next: 23644 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 3538 days Last activity: 3445 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: 1171 For next: 277 Since: 9.8.05 Since last post: 3829 days Last activity: 3721 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: 123475 For next: 7865 Since: 5.9.04 From: Downtown Since last post: 906 days Last activity: 773 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: 216190 For next: 12992 Since: 5.7.03 Since last post: 3543 days Last activity: 3398 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: 148 Posts: 2624/6769 EXP: 39551582 For next: 827176 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 4 hours # 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: 77 Posts: 422/1488 EXP: 4164974 For next: 26174 Since: 24.2.02 Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 10 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: 67 Posts: 293/1148 EXP: 2583167 For next: 9719 Since: 28.6.04 From: Troy, NY Since last post: 648 days Last activity: 169 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: 221 Posts: 6677/16912 EXP: 160742928 For next: 2275272 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 7 hours # 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: 1284882 For next: 29316 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2786 days Last activity: 291 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: 1028 For next: 420 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 3996 days Last activity: 3715 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: 221 Posts: 6678/16912 EXP: 160742928 For next: 2275272 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 7 hours # 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: 135 Posts: 3255/5410 EXP: 29017041 For next: 318040 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 266 days Last activity: 91 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: 1028 For next: 420 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 3996 days Last activity: 3715 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: 338/1204 EXP: 2888081 For next: 127745 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 13 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: 303701 For next: 4412 Since: 11.1.02 From: TX Since last post: 2082 days Last activity: 1850 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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