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Old 11-09-09, 10:38 PM   #1
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Worst font use ever

http://www.electroauto.com/order.shtml

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Old 11-09-09, 10:42 PM   #2
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That is awful.
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Old 11-09-09, 11:55 PM   #3
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+1 for x136's comment, I clicked the link and the font it normal. That font from your screenshot is crazy, why did anybody create a font like that?
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Old 11-09-09, 11:59 PM   #4
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12 point arial for me, but I have Firefox force that font. Lemme check the source code...

Yeah, that site is a little screwed up. It specifies "New Times Roman", where I believe they meant to say "Times New Roman".

Your browser is choosing what it deems the closest font to the non-existent font specified.
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Old 11-10-09, 01:23 AM   #5
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Dude. What's the problem? I can read it just fine.
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Old 11-10-09, 01:34 AM   #6
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You doing business with the klingons or what? It looks fine when I clicky.
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Clicky on the linky and it reads normal. But the screenshot...I can read that easily.
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Old 11-10-09, 06:38 AM   #8
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Looks fine to me..
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I think it's hilarious.

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12 point arial for me, but I have Firefox force that font. Lemme check the source code...

Yeah, that site is a little screwed up. It specifies "New Times Roman", where I believe they meant to say "Times New Roman".

Your browser is choosing what it deems the closest font to the non-existent font specified.
Ya, it's 12 point, bold, Times New Roman for me. I liked the "New"Times"Roman" when I checked the code, too.
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Old 11-10-09, 09:52 AM   #11
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Can't be as bad as WingDings.
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Hi Suzie! I thought you were gone for good! Welcome back!
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Old 11-10-09, 04:16 PM   #13
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Check your character encoding in your browser...
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Old 11-10-09, 04:19 PM   #14
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Yup, that's your browser. Comes up in Times on my machine.
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Still, it's terrible. I thought Comic Sans/Papyrus had that locked down, but this is worse.
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Old 11-10-09, 04:21 PM   #16
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I found that font in my Font Book program. I have renamed it, "Crapy fake Chinese-Klingon" and the site come up in Times Roman now.
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Old 11-10-09, 05:19 PM   #17
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I thought it was Chinese at first glance.
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get something like that every month, from my credit card company.
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Old 11-10-09, 05:24 PM   #19
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Looks just fine with me. I think it's with your computer. But, good god man...
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Wouldn't it be awesome to write a virus/worm to change the name of Wingdings to Times New Roman or Arial? Chaos would ensue, I am sure of it!
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Can't be as bad as WingDings.
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Why does WingDings even exist?
Cheap substitute for clipart?
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Hey, Wingdings has snowflakes. And checkmarks. When you work for a small sign company like I do, ready-made snowflake vectors are essential.
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Old 11-11-09, 12:49 PM   #24
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<FONT FACE=New Times Roman>

^^ not sure why "new" times roman made it look like chinese takeout, but it sure did.
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Old 11-11-09, 03:00 PM   #25
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System was unable to find a font called "New Times Roman" and substituted the most closely named font it could find, I bet. Font was probably called "New T..."-something.
New Tsung Dynasty?
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