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Blue v. Orange

love yourself firstlove yourself first Posts: 5,398Registered Users
I've posted tons about the color scheme and am still in favor of "viewer's choice" by adjusting the screen color in our profiles. Short of that, I will just enjoy whatever color NC happens to appear in that day: orange (very lively and energizing, though hard on eyes) or blue (soothing, lovely, easy on eyes, calming, aaaahhh).

It seems that our board (like our hair ;) has a mind of its own :)

Thanks Gretchen and Michelle for the fabulous resource and cyber hang out spot!!

PS. I miss the emoticons and certain avatars and never thought I could.
PPS. I tried to add a poll re: whether we should have the option of selecting the site-color in our profiles..
"Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."
"I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision."
- Eleanor Roosevelt (both quotes)

(taking a break from posting starting late august 2009)
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  • love yourself firstlove yourself first Posts: 5,398Registered Users
    This is my first poll! Maybe it will help bring about this change, first suggested by K Kitty..
    "Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."
    "I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision."
    - Eleanor Roosevelt (both quotes)

    (taking a break from posting starting late august 2009)
  • M2LRM2LR Posts: 8,630Registered Users
    I don't think this matters, right?

    Didn't Gretchen say that they are going back to orange as soon as things get fixed?
    :rambo:
  • naturaltnaturalt Posts: 175Registered Users
    and I think she said that she doesn't want to hear any bitching and moaning either. hehehe.
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  • love yourself firstlove yourself first Posts: 5,398Registered Users
    OMG - NaturalT , that is the sweetest, cutest picture in your avatar!! Pray tell, is that you as a little one?

    As to whether this matters, hey, maybe Gretchen and Michelle will change their minds. I'm not suggesting the default be blue but rather that we are given some option re: color in our individual profiles. That seems most democratic/ fair..
    "Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."
    "I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision."
    - Eleanor Roosevelt (both quotes)

    (taking a break from posting starting late august 2009)
  • curlyarcacurlyarca Posts: 8,449Registered Users
    good poll idea, eyestrain. i don't care either way, so i said yes.

    "In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."

    4a, mbl, low porosity, normal thickness, fine hair.
  • naturaltnaturalt Posts: 175Registered Users
    OMG - NaturalT , that is the sweetest, cutest picture in your avatar!! Pray tell, is that you as a little one?

    As to whether this matters, hey, maybe Gretchen and Michelle will change their minds. I'm not suggesting the default be blue but rather that we are given some option re: color in our individual profiles. That seems most democratic/ fair..

    Aww, thanks! Yes, that's me at 4. My mom took it when I was kid and she actually just let me take some home with me to scan them in.

    I voted yes. The blue color scheme is so much easier on my eyes. I stopped frequenting the board because the orange was way too much.
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  • love yourself firstlove yourself first Posts: 5,398Registered Users
    Curlyara-

    Thanks!! Maybe it's a good thing I didn't create a third option of "I'm indifferent" ;) since it's good to have another yes vote..

    NaturalT-

    Awww, that's awesome your mom let you have that picture - I Love old family pictures! The blue is kind of a good-bad thing.. Good for eyes, bad for cutting down on NC habit..
    "Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."
    "I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision."
    - Eleanor Roosevelt (both quotes)

    (taking a break from posting starting late august 2009)
  • fig jamfig jam Posts: 2,555Registered Users
    Is that possible (to have an individual choice)? Who knew?

    I would go with calming blue.

    Nat -- verrry cute!
    "Tell me, are you incapable of restraining yourself, or do you take pride in being an insufferable know-it-all?"

    "Honey Badger don't care!"
  • loosecurlsloosecurls Posts: 637Registered Users
    LOVE the blue!!!
    Slinky's rule for NC.com:

    I suppose I can't judge you because you married a serviceman and it is wartime. Boo hoo. You must be loney sitting at home with nothing else to do but pick on people. Why don't you go masterbate again?
  • msrebamsreba Posts: 143Registered Users
    wellit was nice while it lasted.
  • EliciaElicia Posts: 881Registered Users
    eyestrain you trouble maker you :D (lol)

    i love the blue . i actually have to highlight the board before choosing the the topic to reply to cause the orange letters are super bright and seems to blend into each other. When it starts to give me a headache i go back to ezboard .
  • HairproductjunkieHairproductjunkie Posts: 363Registered Users
    Maybe it's just my computer screen, but the orange doesn't bother me. It's more of a darker, burnt orange on my screen rather than an obnoxious orange.
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  • CherishCherish Posts: 1,847Registered Users
    I'm surprised blue is in the lead by far... why did I think most people preferred orange?!
  • amerasiancurlsamerasiancurls Posts: 168Registered Users
    I loooved the blue! So much easier on the eyes!!!!
  • curlyarcacurlyarca Posts: 8,449Registered Users
    well, blue isn't in the lead...having a color option is, though.

    "In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."

    4a, mbl, low porosity, normal thickness, fine hair.
  • love yourself firstlove yourself first Posts: 5,398Registered Users
    Curlytop-

    I AM a troublemaker! (and if I could figure out which emoticon has those sunglasses, I would use it... :) )

    Curlyara-

    You are right, although one implication of people preferring "viewer's choice" by far is that we would like to set the site color to blue since orange is the default.

    Gretchen and Michelle-

    Whaddaya say? Is is possible to give us such a color-viewing option in our profiles?? Pretty please...
    "Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."
    "I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision."
    - Eleanor Roosevelt (both quotes)

    (taking a break from posting starting late august 2009)
  • curlyarcacurlyarca Posts: 8,449Registered Users

    Curlyara-

    You are right, although one implication of people preferring "viewer's choice" by far is that we would like to set the site color to blue since orange is the default.

    well maybe there should have been an i don't care either way option. cause i seriously don't care either way and i voted yes.

    the whole for us/against us blue/orange thing is kinda ridiculous...you know what i mean? i'm not trying to stink up your thread, i promise.

    i think having a choice as to what color you want the board to be is reasonable (if it's possible), that's why i voted yes.

    "In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."

    4a, mbl, low porosity, normal thickness, fine hair.
  • CherishCherish Posts: 1,847Registered Users
    My interpretation of the poll, given the subject line, was:
    Choice=blue or other
    No choice=orange

    I expected the "don't care" or "this is ridiculous" people to not have voted, or even bothered to open the thread.
  • curlyarcacurlyarca Posts: 8,449Registered Users
    all i saw was the thread titled Poll: blue or orange? and i was expecting an i don't care option. but seeing how the options were worded and the actual title of the poll, i decided hey, i can vote and participate in this poll and thread instead of simply reading, putting my 2 cents in or not, and closing the thread.

    that's all...still think it was a good idea eyestrain curly. :)

    "In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."

    4a, mbl, low porosity, normal thickness, fine hair.
  • love yourself firstlove yourself first Posts: 5,398Registered Users
    Thanks folks! I would change the title, but since it seems to get people to open the thread (and is catchy ;) and by now is very well explained, then I'll just leave it..
    "Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."
    "I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision."
    - Eleanor Roosevelt (both quotes)

    (taking a break from posting starting late august 2009)
  • amerasiancurlsamerasiancurls Posts: 168Registered Users
    Cherish wrote:
    My interpretation of the poll, given the subject line, was:
    Choice=blue or other
    No choice=orange

    this is what i thought too. anyway, anything other than the orange with all the ads would be best.