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Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
and now that I have data from the few hours the new site was running...
New visitors looked at an average of 4.3 thread pages (content) as opposed to 2.7 in the current design.
Originally posted by Springer
No, there isn't. You hate change, get past it and rejoice in the functionality and brilliance. Seriously.
I am willing to bet 1 U.S. Dollar(a real one - wait- is there a real one left?) that in a month you are posting away oblivious to this upgrade.
Originally posted by ShadowLink
reply to post by Springer
I'll take that bet!
In a month, if the new theme looks as childish as it did earlier today, I won't be here to post anything.
Let me know if you want me to PM you my address so you can send me my money.
Originally posted by Krakatoa
I think by changing to cater to the mobile/tablet crowd, you may be sacrificing the desktop/laptop crowd.
I find this interesting in the sense that ATS is about content. While I happen to like both the current and the new look ( and the 3 that came before for that matter ) - the content is what matters here to me... not the formatting or gift wrapping.
Have you taken a look at other sites? Many are piss poor copies of ATS, or the same crap that's been around for the last ten years.
We need some sort of change, and they are offering it. The other option could be nothing.Think about that. This is their business and their love, with a lot of time poured into it . I am amazed at the backlash for functionality.
It looks like it suited for people/children with impaired vision.
That's 2 observations I'm in total agreement with.
Originally posted by kalisdad
Originally posted by BO XIAN
With WW3 looming closer and closer . . . there really ARE bigger things than to whine about petty details of the site's design. imho.
finally a comment I can agree with...
really, its their website. you either continue to participate or you find another forum
Originally posted by loam
reply to post by TrueAmerican
I actually think by just adding some color changes to the various icons and perhaps improving the padding or margins of some items, this responsive theme could really work, making many more people happy.