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The Buffzone redesign sucks!!!

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Tatanka™, Dec 3, 2013.

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What do you think of the new design?

  1. I like it.

    5 vote(s)
    10.9%
  2. I hate it.

    15 vote(s)
    32.6%
  3. I don't really care.

    18 vote(s)
    39.1%
  4. What is this Buffzone you speak of?

    7 vote(s)
    15.2%
  5. I fear change.

    1 vote(s)
    2.2%
  1. Tatanka™

    Tatanka™ Well-Known Member

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    It now has the same terrible design as the Denver Post. I HATE IT. Ads EVERYWHERE and the navigation bar doesn't show up with Safari AdBlock on. I quit visiting the post altogether when they went to this format. I guess I won't be checking Buffzone much anymore, either.

    This is how the site looks with AdBlock now. The old version worked fine with AdBlock.
    buffzone screenshot.jpg
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I had some major framing issues today using Firefox.
     
  3. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Club Member Club Member

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    I can't get to any of their content now (using Chrome).
     
  4. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Odd. I just used the BDC to purchase health insurance.
     
  5. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Color scheme is terrible. I assume Buffzone is going behind the paywall with everything else?
     
  6. Hugegroove

    Hugegroove Club Member Club Member

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    They must have used the same Canadian company that did the Obamacare webpage
     
  7. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    Then pay for a subscription to get it delivered. The BDC needs to make revenue through advertising. It ain't charity.
     
  8. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    Brain Howell's face got cut off more on mine (creepily, I might add). Same redesign as the Denver Post (same owner).
     
  9. Tatanka™

    Tatanka™ Well-Known Member

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    Who are these people who actually click on annoying Flash web ads? Even before I discovered AdBlock, I never did. Sites that have annoying animated ads, full page ads you have to click through or video ads that auto-play are sites I don't visit at all.

    Advertising can be done in ways that don't annoy readers and degrade the reading experience.
     
  10. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    That's what you get for using a Mac. It's double awesome on a PC.
     
  11. 89BUFF89

    89BUFF89 Well-Known Member

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    ****ing floating ads....
     
  12. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    I'm not opposed to the redesign since they have tabs for football, basketball, etc. Works for me.
     
  13. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    no one clicks those ads, I can vouch... Just look at the Allbuffs ledger!





    Sent from my Windows Phone via Tapatalk
     
  14. SuperiorBuff

    SuperiorBuff Well-Known Member

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    "Firefox has prevented this site from asking you if you want to install the add on." :rofl:
     
  15. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Wondering about the paywall - I have an actual subscription to the Longmont Times Call, which is owned (like every other newspaper on the Front Range) by the same company that owns the Denver Post. Can my Times Call subscription get me past the BDC and Denver Post paywalls? I won't pay the BDC or Denver Post directly, as I find both of those papers to be low grade garbage. I would like access to the DP's Sunday Travel Section, though.
     
  16. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Man, I hate the Denver Post site. I made a sarcastic comment on their game article about my 90 year old grandma getting pushed down stairs, cups of urine being thrown at me, and my tires getting slashed at Moby, and the moderator there hid my post despite the fact I violated no rules that I could see. I've never seen them hide posts when the same claims are made about CU. Must be CSU moderators.
     
  17. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Must have the same mods as allbuffs.

    Semper Gumby
     
  18. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    What happens when you click on the floating Dillard's ad?
     
  19. BuffUp

    BuffUp W.T.T.F. Club Member

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    meh, whatever... just wish VK would lighten up.
     
  20. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    You get to keep it and put in a Sam's ad.
     

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