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    Unique Vintage Steel cuda2k's Avatar
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    A Foo Poll

    Is the new gray/silver gradient bar at the top of the page on my website velobase.com too dark to easily read the links in that area?

    Link: VeloBase.com

    Original Img: << the area that looks like this with links in it to other parts of the website.
    Last edited by cuda2k; 11-08-07 at 04:03 PM.
    [CENTER][URL="http://VeloBase.com"][IMG]http://velobase.com/App_Themes/VeloBase2_blue/Images/VeloBase2TitleCampagnolo.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER]
    [CENTER][URL="http://JonPFischer.com"][COLOR="#006400"]Fischer Photography[/COLOR][/URL] - [URL="http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/785462-My-new-modern-quot-Classic-quot-Kirk-JKS-Classic-Terraplane"][COLOR="#8b0000"]Kirk Frameworks JKS-Classic Build Thread[/COLOR][/URL][/CENTER]

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    wohooo! I finally got the first vote in a poll!
    1 bronze, 0 silver, 1 gold

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    Sorry, but yea its too dark IMO. Lighten the whole gradient up a couple notches and I think you would be ok.

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    Looks good to me!

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    I like it!!
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    i think it is too dark, now where is my pie and what does this have to do with foo?
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    I don't even know what you're talking about.
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    (I voted pie just so I didn't have to keep clicking on 'view results' to see the current tally).

    I have a pair of flat panels here at the office and the bar looks a tad on the dark side compared to what was there before (solid color "silver") but wasn't sure how it looked on other monitors, thus the Foo Poll! I'll wait to see how the results go tonight before playing with other versions. I also added the blue gradient on the left hand side today to highlight that section a bit more, and changed the font on the website to a san-serif type to improve readability.
    [CENTER][URL="http://VeloBase.com"][IMG]http://velobase.com/App_Themes/VeloBase2_blue/Images/VeloBase2TitleCampagnolo.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER]
    [CENTER][URL="http://JonPFischer.com"][COLOR="#006400"]Fischer Photography[/COLOR][/URL] - [URL="http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/785462-My-new-modern-quot-Classic-quot-Kirk-JKS-Classic-Terraplane"][COLOR="#8b0000"]Kirk Frameworks JKS-Classic Build Thread[/COLOR][/URL][/CENTER]

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    teh cypress, click on his link to velobase and look at the bar on the top of the page. dang.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    teh cypress, click on his link to velobase and look at the bar on the top of the page. dang.
    Still lost.
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    just shoot yourself then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Consider it done.
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    you should have just voted pie and stayed quiet
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Who uses that bar anyway? This is the first time I've looked at it with any sort of critical eye.
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    hmpf.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda2k View Post
    Is the new gray/silver gradient bar at the top of this page too dark to easily read the links in that area?
    It's fine, but the links are way too vertically tight to use on a subcompact PC, Mobile PC or iPhone. I would suggest making them larger in height and the BF link smaller. That would help tremendously.

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    Sorry if I didn't make it more clear, I meant the gradient bar on my website velobase.com (link now BOLD in original post.)
    [CENTER][URL="http://VeloBase.com"][IMG]http://velobase.com/App_Themes/VeloBase2_blue/Images/VeloBase2TitleCampagnolo.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER]
    [CENTER][URL="http://JonPFischer.com"][COLOR="#006400"]Fischer Photography[/COLOR][/URL] - [URL="http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/785462-My-new-modern-quot-Classic-quot-Kirk-JKS-Classic-Terraplane"][COLOR="#8b0000"]Kirk Frameworks JKS-Classic Build Thread[/COLOR][/URL][/CENTER]

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    Your initial question doesn't imbed the link so Cypress, among others like me, don't follow. So I voted pie.

    Edit: this format for the question would be clearer (this as the link)
    Is the new gray/silver gradient bar at the top of this page too dark to easily read the links in that area?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda3k
    Is the new gray/silver gradient bar at the top of the page too dark to easily read the links in that area?
    FYI, it's not immediately obvious that you're talking about the top of a page outside of bikeforums.net.

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    Its hard to read the blue text on it

    The first rule of flats is You don't talk about flats!

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    Added additional clearification to the OP. This is what I get for trying to make a Foo-ish initial post with as few words as possible.
    [CENTER][URL="http://VeloBase.com"][IMG]http://velobase.com/App_Themes/VeloBase2_blue/Images/VeloBase2TitleCampagnolo.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER]
    [CENTER][URL="http://JonPFischer.com"][COLOR="#006400"]Fischer Photography[/COLOR][/URL] - [URL="http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/785462-My-new-modern-quot-Classic-quot-Kirk-JKS-Classic-Terraplane"][COLOR="#8b0000"]Kirk Frameworks JKS-Classic Build Thread[/COLOR][/URL][/CENTER]

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    we like words
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I voted for everything
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    I'd like to change my original vote from "No", "Pie", and "What does this have to do with Foo?" to "Yes".

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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda2k View Post
    Sorry if I didn't make it more clear, I meant the gradient bar on my website velobase.com (link now BOLD in original post.)
    *oops*
    Like I stated in a post quite awhile ago, this is going to be a very good site. You can't even read that blue lettering, though. Make it simpler...lose all the gradients and make the lettering some color like dark blue or dark red on a white background if you are going to stick with the white theme. Again, nice work on the site...

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