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    Question about websites....

    Hi gang... I am wondering what everyone's opinion of "incomplete" websites is... You know that website with the "under construction" sign showing on a key page.

    Is this a major problem or just a minor annoyance?

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    Haven't lost too much sleep so far...

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    Websites are always under construction, regardless of any particular banner.

    There are only two other states which mean much
    - abandoned
    - deleted

    A bit like software really, which goes from betaware to abandonware in one step at some point in it's lifecycle.
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    As long as you have the proper flashing animated gifs to illustrate that your site is under construction everything is fine.

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    Gifs? You're living in the past. The way you do it now is with a flash (or is you're really badass, silverlight) loading screen that loads an animation of a little man walking down the street and falling down a manhole, followed by the ubiquitous wah wah wah sound of eternal disappointment. Most notably, the animation has to take longer to put together than any content the site will ever host will.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adeyblue View Post
    Gifs? You're living in the past. The way you do it now is with a flash (or is you're really badass, silverlight) loading screen that loads an animation of a little man walking down the street and falling down a manhole, followed by the ubiquitous wah wah wah sound of eternal disappointment. Most notably, the animation has to take longer to put together than any content the site will ever host will.
    LOL... now that's funny.

    Anyway, thanks for all the feedback. Now I just gotta keep the momentum going to finish it...

    I went ahead and put it online since a couple of friends were bugging me for it...

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