Neb. Teen Wins National Web Design Contest

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by muzikool, May 4, 2005.

  1. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    The Award-Winning Website

    Huh, I was kind of expecting a bit more. :suprised:
     
  2. celticfan11

    celticfan11 Moderator

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    ya pretty lame
     
  3. Ohzopants

    Ohzopants My mom thinks I'm cool

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    wow, was entry to the contest limited to eigth graders?
     
  4. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I bet she got paid to say that...


    I think for a young kid its a great site. I remember when I was back in her grade; all I could do was turn the computer on :s
     
  5. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    congratulations you can use Frontpage


    I mean its nice that they are trying, but honestly thats appalling. No doctype, 41 HTML 4 errors. Evil animated gifs. Someone do that girl a favour and convince her to proceed down a different path....

    I am now of course wondering what the other submissions looked like if this is the one that won..

    I dont mean to be cruel or anything, and given age and experience its probably a respectable effort, but the internet community as a whole needs to aspire to a higher degree of quality
     
  6. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I JUST came back to post that
     
  7. jpom

    jpom OSNN Addict

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    According to the quote by muzikool she only won in the Jr. High division. Here Jr. High is grade 7,8,9 (maybe it's different there) either way that probably narrows the options a bit.
     
  8. jimi_81

    jimi_81 Moderator Political User

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    i guess if ur in grade 8 thats impressive.
    my first ever webpage was back in 97...

    time to embarass myself.
    the web host i was on had just converted to graphic based browsing... the site was for some hockey pool i had....

    nowadays..php woulda made that look sooo much better. lol. instead of taking excel screenshots...

    http://www.hwcn.org/~ab832/power.htm

    enjoy that piece of trash.
     
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    I think 'most' Web Design Awards should be changed to Web Content Awards as this is what they mostly award sites on. That and ease of navigation.

    If you go past the look of the site, it is pretty easy to find what your looking for and I'm sure it is informative regarding it's subject matter.

    It's still a decent effort for someone at 14. I've seen much older students who are in web/IT courses do worse.

    FRONTPAGE SHOULD BE BANNED!!!

    :)
     
  10. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    I was honestly expecting some kick-ass site, but I was presented with and average site instead.
    Admittedly I didn't read the content but the over all look does not impress. Although saying that I have seen a number of other pages about learning for kids, school pages and others and it does beat most of them.
     
  11. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    I can honestly say that I've never used Frontpage. My first site, back in 1998, used Netscape 4.7's web software. Then shifted to Adobe GoLive for a few months, until a school project required DHTML work, where I then shifted to Macromedia Dreamweaver, which I thought made DHTML and Javascript a hell of a lot easier. I've been using it ever since.

    Melon
     
  12. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Eighth grade isn't really that young. I've seen quite a bit of talent in that age group here.
     
  13. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Exactly. I know there are plenty of 8th graders who can do much more.
     
  14. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    <title>New Page 1</title>

    just about the very first thing i do on a website :p
     
  15. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Pffft. You just use some jank software for your pages. *points at IPB* :p
     
  16. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    yeah well *thinks of responce*
     
  17. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    At least the eighth-grader can spell properly. :p
     
  18. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    Its better then my first ever website bt its jsut a frontpage template.... MS should sue her.
     
  19. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    when I was 14 I was already running a respected website :p
     
  20. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    nt-erience.org? :p