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sep 23
2006

Redesign

Fimoculous.com got another dusting and cleaning today. Drop your thoughts in the comments.

19 comments

Looks great, though it looks like the Ads by Google on the right are screwing something up (I'm on Firefox). BTW, for your Flickr pics are you using one of their badges?

posted by Noah Brier at 7:51 PM on September 23, 2006

Well, it's cleaner and simpler, and it's easier to see the new stuff, which is nice. I wonder: (1) Are the subjects in the first column intended to eventually function as category tags? (2) Would there be any benefit at this point to providing for perusal of your post archive beyond the "search" function? (I'm just curious what your thoughts are on this second one -- I'm of two minds about it, myself.)

posted by dekadetia at 8:22 PM on September 23, 2006

Hmmmm. Its not that I don't like change but... I don't like scrolling down in the linear way you have done it this time. It seems you are organizing by subject and time. Call me old school, but I liked the original format the best. However, no matter the format you always have great info so I will read it no matter what.

posted by Julia at 10:13 PM on September 23, 2006

I like this better than version 2.0. It's easier to see the new stuff, and easier to see that comments are a part of this. And since you don't update your long posts, it's nice to see that in a smaller section on the right side. This is kind of fark-ish. Which is a good thing.

posted by Jason at 12:39 AM on September 24, 2006

I like this better, being able to tell which are the new links. The old one was making me not want to visit, or only once in a while.

posted by Eric at 12:18 PM on September 24, 2006

Much better. Now we can see what's updated more easily.

posted by omit at 12:25 PM on September 24, 2006

you can't be serious. maybe it's just cuz i see the 'most recent' via an external reader that i don't see the benefits all these yay-hoos think they see. i say revert. revert today.

posted by tw at 7:06 PM on September 24, 2006

Yes, I like. At first, I liked the previous box-o-rama categories, but I agree with what eric says. Easier to see what's new. And I can click on a category to get my box if I need it.

posted by Karl at 9:26 PM on September 24, 2006

dont like it... i liked the old layout better.

posted by marc at 1:06 AM on September 25, 2006

I was just getting used to the old version!

posted by Al at 5:50 AM on September 25, 2006

I loved the old layout. This one looks like it's broken on my office computer's sketchy old version of IE. How does your comment system work BTW? It's beautiful and simple.

posted by Rufus at 6:50 AM on September 25, 2006

I preferred all of the previous versions to this one.

posted by Mike at 12:46 PM on September 25, 2006

I rather liked the last version you had up - each subject-category getting its own little fimocular cell. But, the way you have it now makes it much more apparent to me that there's new content. I'd have done the work to check with the last version, though.

posted by Perc at 4:45 PM on September 25, 2006

I like this version better than the last, but the version before that the best. My why's are the same as the others: this one is easier to read for new content.

posted by melleners at 7:14 PM on September 25, 2006

Much improved...I just wanna see what is new...and this does the trick. It's a keeper.

posted by Weierd at 7:16 PM on September 25, 2006

Wait, yeah, I liked the green and black one best. Can't even remember what it looked like now, but didn't like the version that came after. Say, the little icon on my firefox tab for this site looks like a rolled up condom. Kind of like you might find on the subway floor but, you know, not "full", and still rolled up.

posted by Eric at 12:20 AM on September 26, 2006

you should absolutely go back three generations to the green and black. no question.

posted by cramedoggie at 5:01 PM on September 27, 2006

Although the new design looks neater, I miss having the chunks of information divided up, rather than 'tagged' as it is now. Just me perhaps - it's still grade-A stuff...

posted by Nav at 1:10 AM on September 28, 2006

chg'd my mind, it's awesome. (i think some display kinks have been fixed)

posted by tw at 1:07 PM on September 28, 2006




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