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Do you like Flash sites?

Yes!
2
9%
No!
20
91%
I don't care either way.
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 22
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Post by jaredfogle » Sat May 28, 2005 8:27 pm

Flash is for sites with no content. The kind of URLs you find on the back of bags of junk food.

There are no exceptions to this rule.
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Post by theultimatechuff » Mon May 30, 2005 12:01 pm

Flash is great for animations and bringing multiple media types together in synch (video + audio + text + pictures etc) for things like presentations. It is generally bad for large bodies of text, site navigation (although that depends on the author), accessibility, search engine rankings.

I have never seen a site totally implemented in flash that was useful or easy to use or had any benefit other than making me go 'ooh' for a few moments. I would say unless there is a specific calling for flash then avoid it.
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Post by btm4k » Mon May 30, 2005 1:27 pm

flash should only be used for games and ads... and even then it shouldnt be used.

EDIT: haha i guessed there would be 17 "No!"s (which there is atm)
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Post by melancholy » Mon May 30, 2005 6:09 pm

I hate Flash and anything associated with it. I personally would be happy if Flash would have never been created.
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Post by CoasterKing » Tue May 31, 2005 7:04 pm

I hate most Flash sites too.
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Post by impetus » Tue May 31, 2005 7:24 pm

Homestar Runner and Alien Hominid hope you all find nasty things in your stockings this Christmas.
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