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Old 11-21-09, 10:00 AM
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I know this will get locked in 2 seconds, since we are not allowed to actually discuss the new forum over here but here is where I hang out.. I mean who hangs in the New Bikeforums Technical Issues Tread.. anyway:

The No Squint program helps my old eyes. Great addition to firefox.

I'm not liking all the white and all the pastel blue. Black for me please.
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Old 11-21-09, 10:23 AM
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It sucks....IBL!
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All uniqueness is gone
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Old 11-21-09, 10:34 AM
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It sucks....IBL!
What he said...

Terrible to look at...
Navigates slowly...

Sometimes new isn't better!
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Old 11-21-09, 10:35 AM
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I wonder if the visitor/user numbers have been down...
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Old 11-21-09, 10:59 AM
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Not as intuitive...maybe I was just familiar with the older type.

I fear change.
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Old 11-21-09, 11:02 AM
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It takes a while for everything to settle in. While I like the last incarnation better the new one is growing on me.
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Old 11-21-09, 11:47 AM
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****
hey... remember when road bikes were called 10-speeds?
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Old 11-21-09, 11:55 AM
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Old 11-21-09, 12:17 PM
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I have to believe numbers are down. i know mine are. I have spent a heck of a lot of time on facebook instead lately. This interface really sucks. Sorry. This is the same crap the other forums use and it's the reason I don't use the other forums.

I still love this place so I will adjust to whatever. It's not worth debating though. IB will do what it wants to do and only the numbers will matter.
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Old 11-21-09, 12:21 PM
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And, I still can't edit my avatar, and cant post to the help sig to get it fixed........

I liked the old one MUCH better....

less visits for me, and definitely won't pay for "membership."
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Old 11-21-09, 12:27 PM
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You can't even click to "Last Page in this Thread" anymore after the page numbers below thread titles. It blows. It's so damn bright it's ****ing annoying. Where's black? Grey? It's so much easier on the eyes. But what do we know...
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Old 11-21-09, 12:43 PM
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I too love the forum which is about the people here but these are my comments:

The Bike Forums Header Graphic is HORRIBLE. It was before and still is. Come on guys.

The forum is now harder to read. More eye strain and not less. It looks more cartoonish...less
information per page.

I basically hate the new changes. As mentioned...won't matter, just my $0.02.
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+1 on the white space and eye strain. My time and # of logons is down simple because I can't look at it. we need darker surfaces. Also way too much vertical space taken up by large avatars and huge signature spaces. Like this one from above (no personal offense intended) :

My Collection:
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this really needs a smaller font or smaller limit.
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Old 11-21-09, 01:50 PM
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Is it me or are most of the uploaded pictures now really grainy / fuzzy? Will this be corrected?
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Less information per page; absolute human factors fail.

Fisher Price appearance.

Awful, just awful.
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Old 11-21-09, 02:16 PM
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Gotta love the no squint add on... some of us have 40 plus year old eyes here.
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do we really need another thread on new forum b*tching? they'll work out the bugs, so stop your whining... STFU, HTFU, and get used to it....
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Maybe go ride your bike a bit more and then come back to it.

Actually, what I notice is that it is different, and being an old codger set in his ways, it just bugs me whenever anything changes. I guess if they listened to me, I'd be typing out a stack of punch cards to mail in to them, so maybe I'd better not offer up any suggestions here.
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maybe they started using this crappy interface so viewership would go down and then they wouldn't have to pay as much for bandwidth.
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Gotta love the no squint add on... some of us have 40 plus year old eyes here.
The no squint works great. I'm going for a ride, so no more "*****ing".
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seriously, shut up. no one cares if you don't visit the forum as much. you should be out riding your bike anyway.
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seriously, shut up. no one cares if you don't visit the forum as much. you should be out riding your bike anyway.
Same goes for you. Go ride YOU'RE bike and quit *****ing about us *****ing. They made a change, we've go a right to ***** about it if we don't like it. Why do we have a right? Because if it wasn't for us, this place wouldn't be here. The only reason I quoted you is because of how hypocritical your post is.
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There are ways to adjust what you object to...
If there are, can you tell us instead of show us in an attachment? Because when I click on the attachment now, it doesn't even load! I just get a black window. I waited two minutes, and gave up. Apparently the freakin' database itself could use a little "adjustment", ha!
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I rode my bike today. Can I complain now?
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