R2DETROIT.COM!!!

Discussion in 'Detroit, MI' started by FearAndBullets, Apr 25, 2002.

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  1. FearAndBullets Jedi Knight

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    Our site is up and running!

    to quote Homer Simpson: "Now your freak flags flyin, let the freak out begin!"

    I'm open to any and all suggestions as to where we go from here. What would you like to see in the full version of our site?

    R2Detroit.com
  2. TheHuntressDiana Jedi Master

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    May 4, 2001
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    Sweet. :)

    I showed it to a friend of mine, and his only comment was this: "nice... basic. three colors. has three links. Could it be enlargened? I'm squinting just a tad..."
  3. FearAndBullets Jedi Knight

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    what screen resolution is he working with? I'm working on a 1400x1050 and can see it just fine...is it really too small?
  4. TheHuntressDiana Jedi Master

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    Wow...1400x1050 ehh?

    All I've got here at work and home is 800x600...and I'd wager that's what he's got...
  5. FearAndBullets Jedi Knight

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    800x600 -wow the site must look huge. considering the width of the site is 400. I'm working on the meta tags now, so that people will be able to find us in a search engine. I'm also going to check with Matt Busch to see if he could post a small banner link to our site. If you don't know who Matt is check out mattbusch.com, he's amazing and he does alot of work for Lucas...not to mention he's a detroiter also.
  6. DoubleAgent Jedi Knight

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    Apr 15, 2002
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    I tend to keep my resolution at 1024x768 here at work. The image is only a tad small. It gets bigger at 800x600, so unless I'm missing something I am not sure that is his problem.

    Nice, btw. Say, what is that little hidden link at the bottom right supposed to do?
  7. TheHuntressDiana Jedi Master

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    May 4, 2001
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    Ahh...the little "hidden link" opens the mail composer to send F&B an e-mail. :)

    I hadn't noticed that...I was too excited by just looking at it. :)
  8. FearAndBullets Jedi Knight

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    hopefully that's ok with everyone that I put that in there...it's my logo.

    hmmm....maybe i should put other easter eggs in there.
  9. TheHuntressDiana Jedi Master

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  10. robertyodarugenstein Jedi Master

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    To quote Mr. Burns "Excellent"
  11. SwordChick Jedi Knight

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    Mar 11, 2001
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    It looks great! I loved that you used Idgie's intro.
  12. DarthJurist Admin Emeritus

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    If it helps, the letters are a little hard to read in some places because of the gray letters on the blue/gray background and the letters in the intro text are a bit fuzzy (compare to the text in the lower left box)... If the text could be sharpened up a bit, that might solve the 'squinting' problem.

    I'm using 800 by 600 and the overall image size is fine.

    That said, Congats on your new site! Looks great. ;)

    ~Heather~

  13. huttese1138 Jedi Knight

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  14. LunchBoxWookie Jedi Padawan

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    Apr 25, 2002
    Hey Bro,
    Site looks nice...

    BTW, I am Fear and Bullets RL brother.
    I tried to open the site on the macs at school and they cant read the browser...maybe that is something to look into. I love the colors from a design stand point but you have to decrease the resoulion so you don't need a magnifying glass to view it...(eventhough the size works for me). Take Care.

    LunchBox
  15. FearAndBullets Jedi Knight

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    Fixed it, please let me know if that's a little better on your eyes.
  16. Lady Phoenix Jedi Master

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    Looks good!

    One note, since it's already been mentioned, however. I'm at 1280x1024 and I notice that the italics are a little hard to read. Somehow they seem smaller than the regular font. But I'm at a really high resolution and I'm willing to squint a little. :)

    Nice job!
  17. jedi_blynnj Jedi Master

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    Feb 5, 2002
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    The site looks great! I can't wait till we get the whole thing finished!
  18. Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA•

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    [image=http://www.sportg.com/brian/pics/goodjob.jpg]

    :D Love it! Obviously it could use some more content and what not, but it's an awesome start.
  19. Scooby_Wan_Kenobi Jedi Master

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    Feb 22, 2002
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    Looks great F&B. Fine job! :D
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