Discussion in 'polls' started by ams963, Jun 10, 2012.
Maybe it's time this great forum have a ......not a different look....but a better and modern look.
No. There's nothing wrong with the way it looks now. It has all the functions a forum needs. It's clean, uncluttered, and usable by any system. Looking newer wouldn't make it any better in any way. There is no reason that Wilders forum needs to conform to what the rest of the web considers a modern appearance.
There's a makeover, still in progress, of ubuntuforums.org and it was interesting to see the diverse opinions (and tempers flying)
What do you mean?
It's the content and not the book cover that matters.
Change for no reason other than some guy in marketing is a waste of effort.
Simply stating this without suggesting what exactly would make Wilders "better and modern looking" is just wasting space and time IMO. You could've started a thread in "general discussion" by suggesting what you think would improve Wilders looks. I can see how that could yield some creative discussion.
Instead, you started a poll with "yes" and "no" answers. How exactly would anyone benefit from such a poll?
The forum is fine as it is. "We Fear Change!"
It's not broken....
Better does not equal modern.
Modern does not equal better.
Content is far more important than appearance or modern "web effects".
About the only improvement I'd like to see is a more effective search engine, one that works better with abbreviations and quotes. Then again, you can say that about most every forum out there.
I have generalized the term so that other members can express their own view and understanding of what better and modern looking means. It is what you guys think better and modern look is. Not what I want to. And please do not talk about wasting space and time. If you do not want to take part and post in this topic then do not. I start whatever topic I like and think would benefit me and others. I have always been doing like this. No one ever complained about my threads being worthless, wasting other members time and this great forum's space. This kind of personal attack at my thinking and understanding is not necessary. I may sometimes post stupid things and do not understand. Other members always correct me and guide me. That is why I come to this forum and consider all members my mentors and friends.
That is why I have used the word 'and' between the two terms. The two may not be equal but go side by side to a extent even if it is slight.
If it ain't broke........
I am talking about the look. If a product is not broken does the author not still update the look after a certain time? Or does he say okay everything is going fine and I'm improving the engine and quality of the product so no need to improve the look and let's keep the nineties look. What is wrong with a bonus added improvement in the look? The forum itself is being maintained and improved. So is it too bad to get an improved look? I think it's great idea.
What's wrong with the "nineties look"? It's clean, easy to use, practical, and straight forward. What "improvement" does a new look bring? I don't see any gain in making Wilders look like everything else on the web, unless conformity is a priority. The last thing I'd want to see here is a menu system or equivalent that requires Google API to work.
These forums are open for anyone to read. It has been a great reference not only to members, but also to countless lurkers.
IMO, when creating a thread/starting a topic (and posting anything for that matter), one should always keep that in mind.
You need to suggest the improvement, you started the poll.
With screenshots, of course, for clarity...
You, as the originator of this thread, should give examples of forums with better looks along with an explanation of why whatever looks better.
Nope. Looks fine to me.
No, I'd rather have a fast, easily navigated and functional text-based forum than a flashy one filled with more of less useless features and eye-candy.
No. Wilders has no need for a makeover. It is functional and loads fast, that's all it needs.
nope if it aint broke dont fix it.
Looks spot on as it is.
Some advertisement and flash animations would be great ...
Well here's the problem. "Look" is entirely subjective. Everyone has a different view of what looks better.
Wilders' is the only forum where I, personally, really like the look. Any change would probably make me like it less.
Do I want Wilders to have a makeover?
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