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Cerebus 3-time W of the Day! Level: 109 Posts: 1305/3486 EXP: 13637080 For next: 322610 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 29 min. # 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: 2513688 For next: 79198 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 104 days Last activity: 63 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: 57 Posts: 553/771 EXP: 1438856 For next: 47081 Since: 13.7.02 From: Austin Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 57 min. # 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: 388248 For next: 16527 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 2929 days Last activity: 2837 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: 2513688 For next: 79198 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 104 days Last activity: 63 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: 388248 For next: 16527 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 2929 days Last activity: 2837 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: 1078 For next: 370 Since: 9.8.05 Since last post: 3220 days Last activity: 3113 days # 7 Posted on 11.8.05 1820.36 Reposted on: 11.8.12 1821.02 ugh... widro
Bob C Chorizo Level: 27 Posts: 72/152 EXP: 114494 For next: 1666 Since: 5.9.04 From: Downtown Since last post: 297 days Last activity: 165 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: 201925 For next: 4519 Since: 5.7.03 Since last post: 2935 days Last activity: 2790 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: 141 Posts: 2624/6362 EXP: 33794338 For next: 325760 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 2 hours 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 Bratwurst Level: 76 Posts: 422/1471 EXP: 3849932 For next: 156147 Since: 24.2.02 Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 7 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: 2398319 For next: 63545 Since: 28.6.04 From: Troy, NY Since last post: 39 days Last activity: 27 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: 214 Posts: 6677/16362 EXP: 143987917 For next: 1737503 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 21 hours Last activity: 4 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: 54 Posts: 551/696 EXP: 1202382 For next: 31495 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2177 days Last activity: 229 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: 962 For next: 486 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 3387 days Last activity: 3107 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: 214 Posts: 6678/16362 EXP: 143987917 For next: 1737503 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 21 hours Last activity: 4 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: 133 Posts: 3255/5404 EXP: 27260616 For next: 592124 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 22 days Last activity: 6 hours
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: 962 For next: 486 Since: 28.2.03 Since last post: 3387 days Last activity: 3107 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: 67 Posts: 338/1141 EXP: 2488958 For next: 103928 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 46 days Last activity: 11 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: 285762 For next: 22351 Since: 11.1.02 From: TX Since last post: 1473 days Last activity: 1242 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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