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Since: 3.1.02
From: Glendale, Wisconsin

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#1 Posted on
The new Smarks page is really kinda crappy. Nothing more interesting than that to say, it just kinda sucks is all. This is "Site Bashing" you know...

*runs, hides, and fears banishment for bringing up Scott Keith's website*



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Since: 2.1.02
From: Wilmington, NC

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#2 Posted on
the forum layout is still worse.



joecollins
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Since: 2.1.02
From: Lititz, PA

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#3 Posted on
The whole site is Botteriffic.

Don't give them any feedback, though. They'll just be rude about it.




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Tragic1
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Since: 2.1.02
From: Rolling Meadows, Illinois

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#4 Posted on
I don't mind that it's less graphics intensive as that just means it's easier to load. But the color scheme and their Gawd-awful search engine for past articles bites. That and the fact that Scotsman seems to be the only one posting articles.



"You're bloody right! I masturwank to that hot piece of crumpet every night!" -Hot Newz

"Q: How nervous were you coming here?
Me: ...I think it definitely paid off for me and others. I've been able to do a lot of things here I wasn't able to do there.

Like wrestle on Jakked! I mean, if I were still in WCW, would I have been able to wrestle on Jakked, a WWF show?! I think NOT! Thank you for the opportunity, Vince! (tool)"- "The Shooter" Dean Malenko
Fazzle
Kishke








Since: 2.1.02
From: Wilmington, NC

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#5 Posted on
Yeah. I like Graeme, but someone else needs to do some wrestling stuff damnit.



Botter
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Since: 12.12.01
From: Houston, Texas

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#6 Posted on
"But the color scheme and their Gawd-awful search engine for past articles bites."

Eh, there's a million opinions on the color scheme. You either like it or you don't - it's been very polarized. I personally like blue and yellow together, and NO, I'm not a Michigan fan.

The search engine -- it hasn't functioned as well as I'd hoped, so we're revamping it AND adding a browsable listing of shows much like the old site had. It just takes a little time because I can't really devote all my time to it and Scott doesn't know anything about SQL.



jeremy botter

thesmarks.com
Abmulabmu
Cotto








Since: 10.12.01

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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.56
(This quote thing is confusing, I'll just kick it DELPHI STYLE NINJA)

BOTTER SAID: "Eh, there's a million opinions on the color scheme. You either like it or you don't"

That's two opinions. PS I think it sucks really horrendously bad in an Emzee way especially compared to the former, (vastly) superior design done by Sean mothertrucking Shannon.







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Alessandro
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Since: 2.1.02
From: Worcester MA

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#8 Posted on
I'm just waiting for them to fix it so that Netscape users can actually read the articles ...





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    Linguica








    Since: 2.1.02
    From: Ft. Hood, TX

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    #9 Posted on
    Botter was never known for his literary eloquence...



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    Tragic1
    Chourico








    Since: 2.1.02
    From: Rolling Meadows, Illinois

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    #10 Posted on
    Originally posted by jbotter
    "But the color scheme and their Gawd-awful search engine for past articles bites."

    Eh, there's a million opinions on the color scheme. You either like it or you don't - it's been very polarized. I personally like blue and yellow together, and NO, I'm not a Michigan fan.

    The search engine -- it hasn't functioned as well as I'd hoped, so we're revamping it AND adding a browsable listing of shows much like the old site had. It just takes a little time because I can't really devote all my time to it and Scott doesn't know anything about SQL.



    jeremy botter

    thesmarks.com



    I don't think I'd mind the yellow and blue if the field where all the articles are was inverted (black background with white text) I know black backgrounds are a web cliche but it's easier on the eyes and would make the colors show up brighter.

    And thumbs up for putting the listings back up. Most of the time I've been on Smarks is to read Scott's reviews. I usually don't look for anything in particular, I just go "Hmmm, what happened in WCW in '92" and go from there. So thanks for doing that.

    And on an unrelated note: Fazzle, I am a huge Jhonen Vasquez mark so your icon of GIR officially makes you the second coolest guy on the board (after Mr. Malenko of course). In your honor, I'm gonna sing the doom song.

    "Doom, doom, doom, doom. Doom, doom, doom. Doom, doom, doom. Dommy, doomy, doomy, doomy. Doom, Doom, Doom..."



    "You're bloody right! I masturwank to that hot piece of crumpet every night!" -Hot Newz

    "Q: How nervous were you coming here?
    Me: ...I think it definitely paid off for me and others. I've been able to do a lot of things here I wasn't able to do there.

    Like wrestle on Jakked! I mean, if I were still in WCW, would I have been able to wrestle on Jakked, a WWF show?! I think NOT! Thank you for the opportunity, Vince! (tool)"- "The Shooter" Dean Malenko
    Fazzle
    Kishke








    Since: 2.1.02
    From: Wilmington, NC

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    #11 Posted on
    *sniff* That song always gets me right here.

    "Awww...I wanted to explode"



    Zeruel
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    Since: 2.1.02
    From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

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    #12 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.05
    I have a Johnny the homicidal maniac #1 first print signed i don't want anymore...anyone have an opening bid?






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    Since: 9.12.01
    From: Bay City, OR

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    #13 Posted on
    Oh yeah? I can top that.

    I had the guys from Arsenic Lullabye over to my house to watch the PPV that was on during the San Diego Comic-con.

    Beat that. Wrestling AND comics.

    Course, Doug never did give back my KOTR tape (sniff)



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    Fazzle
    Kishke








    Since: 2.1.02
    From: Wilmington, NC

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    #14 Posted on
    I'll uh...I'll give ya 28 cents for it



    Tragic1
    Chourico








    Since: 2.1.02
    From: Rolling Meadows, Illinois

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    #15 Posted on
    Originally posted by rikidozan
    I have a Johnny the homicidal maniac #1 first print signed i don't want anymore...anyone have an opening bid?






    R-D-Z



    So do I. And I have a Spooky squeak toy and a Filler Bunny.



    "You're bloody right! I masturwank to that hot piece of crumpet every night!" -Hot Newz

    "Q: How nervous were you coming here?
    Me: ...I think it definitely paid off for me and others. I've been able to do a lot of things here I wasn't able to do there.

    Like wrestle on Jakked! I mean, if I were still in WCW, would I have been able to wrestle on Jakked, a WWF show?! I think NOT! Thank you for the opportunity, Vince! (tool)"- "The Shooter" Dean Malenko
    The Big Kat
    Kishke








    Since: 11.1.02
    From: Austin, TX

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    #16 Posted on
    TheSmarks.com is a crappy layout, but occasionally has some good articles.



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    benny566
    Cotto








    Since: 8.1.02
    From: London

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    #17 Posted on
    they r still sorting out the bugs first! give them some time!



    i am the man
    Mike Phoenix
    Chorizo








    Since: 8.1.02
    From: Pittsburgh, PA

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    #18 Posted on
    Um. Well. I'm in Netscape at the moment, just for fun, and Netscape can't load the site at the moment...

    [edit] Works in MSIE, interestingly enough...



    ---=---:---=---
    [Look up a line]
    Wow, that belt looks like crap... I'll take it and carry it around for years and see if people can take it away from me... What? What was that? You mean even THIS belt doesn't matter! What? I'm insulted! Get away from me you... you... defiler!

    Fully Technical Wrestling http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/fullytechnicalwrestling

    (edited by Mike Phoenix on 15.1.02 1024)
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    Since: 2.1.02

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    #19 Posted on
    The only things I like on the Smarks are:
    1)Kieths rants-I may not always agree with his opinion, and he's damn full of himself, but I still respect his opinion as a person who has seen it all in the wrestling world (relatively).

    2)The Scotsman-a quote from a recent update of his:

    "In an interview with Slam Wrestling, Sid admitted he'd like to get back in the ring, and if he had it his way he'd come back as one of the "worst heels" we've ever seen. Well, he's already proved he can be one of the "worst wrestlers", so it's safe to say that he's got a leg to stand on in that argument....or does he?"

    Hilarious!



    "A lot of guys on this team have a lot of bark, but no bite. Guys have to just shut up and play."
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    Mike Phoenix
    Chorizo








    Since: 8.1.02
    From: Pittsburgh, PA

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    #20 Posted on
    Oh, I agree on both accounts. I would just prefer if the site loaded from time to time



    ---=---:---=---
    [Look up a line]
    Wow, that belt looks like crap... I'll take it and carry it around for years and see if people can take it away from me... What? What was that? You mean even THIS belt doesn't matter! What? I'm insulted! Get away from me you... you... defiler!

    Fully Technical Wrestling http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/fullytechnicalwrestling
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