My opinion about the right banner on the frontpage

Discussion in 'Site Problems & Feedback' started by Glaanieboy, Jun 30, 2003.

  1. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    I think the new banner on the frontpage (located at the right of the newsposts) is distracting. The frontpage is dark and the banner is bright-white, I don't like that. I personally don't like banners that are always visible (the banner at the top can be 'scrolled away'), but that's your way of making money, and I respect that. But if it's possible, I ask you to make the banner equally dark (or at least darker) in such a way that is won't be distracting.
    I'd like to see other people opinions about this.
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    The "banner" is actually an iFrame to the sponsors page.
    Sponsors wish for their advertisments to be prominent on the page else they'd never get noticed and their money would be wasted.

    Admitedly, our page design doesn't really give much leniance for allowing a vertical advertisment, which is why you may see it moving around at the moment, as EP and Ste...Waddy are trying to find a good placement for it.
     
  3. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Yeah, both banners are dynamic... It has been a new request of our new 64 minute old advertisers, I promise tho, we will NEVER EVER have popups.
     
  4. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    *claps*
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    pop-ups are blocked anyway :)

    Adverts, fine by me, I click them on virtually every site I visit (that I like anyway :p ) but pop-ups are just annoying.
     
  6. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    Hang a piece post-it pad over the banner.:p
     
  7. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    eeeek banner + advert overload!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    also it's making me scroll sideways :(
     
  8. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    also when i click the main banner dam is slowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

    this is on t3 btw ;)
     
  9. Alex_is_Axel

    Alex_is_Axel .:: FTPAlex ::.

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    i dont mind the top advertisement... just that side advert seems out of place.. but i see your working on that so i wont moan :D

    Besides, what happened to the Crucial adverts? :confused:
     
  10. SkazzyUK

    SkazzyUK XP-erience Oldie

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    I hate that side bar thing with AOL etc, looks pretty awful :(

    Skazzy
     
  11. funky dredd

    funky dredd Moderator

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    I don't really mind it. It is helping this site out, so I won't complain.
     
  12. Alex_is_Axel

    Alex_is_Axel .:: FTPAlex ::.

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    but what about crucial? didnt they help? :confused:
     
  13. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Yeah, crucial helped, but these new ones are helping more.. simple as that really ;)
    Unless you want to pay for the site out of your pocket (Like waddy is doing now) then unfortunately you will have to put up with adverts, that's just the way it is :(


    And Heny, change res you wierdo :p
     
  14. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    bleh it was fine before...............
     
  15. Alex_is_Axel

    Alex_is_Axel .:: FTPAlex ::.

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    fair enough :p

    Im sure ill be happy with these new advertisments if it helps NTFS more :)

    :D
     
  16. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    He's confiscating for smoething... :p
     
  17. aswettla

    aswettla Guest

    i think the one @ the top is fine but the one on the side is terriable