/ What's the off belay icon?
3 people, check the big icon at the top of the page.
Why does it come up in different colours?
It's a person with nearly a whole igloo on their head?
I thought it was Princess Leia
Yeah. Crap isn't it?
It's the paw print of a troll
It's bloody awful.
It looks like a person with a little angel on one ear and a little devil on the other.
....yeah, it's about right then.....<<"no it isn't"......"yes it is" >>
basically the design is absolute shite.
They have tried to 'update' it but really it just needs a complete overhaul.
It really is the most old-fashioned site that i use.
Ah well, no doubt in 57 years they might update it :)
What is the bouldering icon all about?
Why clearly its a person being ear f**clee by 2 midgets.
And the gear icon is an orange palm tree.
Ear f**cked that should say.
Looks like a motorway sign for a steep gradient.
Am I the only person having trouble telling the difference between off belay and rock talk - the colour contrast is marginal
It looks like a tap to me.
Steady on. This is what people voted for.
I'm going with yes.
It is definitely Mickey Mouse in a lifejacket. Eisner is going to be soooo pissed off with you...
I knew it reminded me of someone,
I think this perfectly sums up the icon change, you can't tell WTF it is without viewing it in a larger version!!
This is poor user interface design! It should be intuitive to understand, in small it looks like one person with 4 smaller heads around them. The colours of several of the icons are also not dark enough to stand out or create enough contrast with the background and as a result many look washed out. For example The Pub and Running forums
my partner says it looks like a paw print but on closer examination it looked like a head with four blobs around it!
The running one in particular looks completely amorphous without enlargement.
The icon changes seem like change for the sake of change and it's turned out to be change. They should be changed back immediately.
We couldn't understand the running one either.
Im in lille station drinking Chouffe beer. The guy on the bottle has got the same shoes on.
It's a balding man with a dodgy Affro.
Ok, maybe that was a bit strong (drink had been taken)
But people did not vote on the design....they voted for change.
However, change for the better might have been a good thing.
Yes, the interfaces are much better....not having to go to a new page to reply for example, but the design really isnt fantastic.
Ah well, small mercies
I have to say, I like the new layout and features, it's not just change for change sake it's actually useful stuff.
That said, the forum icons are not good at all, they look very washed out and almost blurry.
it's a genetically modified mickey mouse
I think the strength of your post was very unfortunate. Clearly quite a lot of effort has gone into the new upgrades - and I for one think they're pretty good. The new icons are better; more importantly all the other features are a significant improvement for mobile users.
Hey, i came clean!
Effort has clearly gone in and there are a lot of techno-dinosaurs to keep happy here ;)
But the design is almost kindergarten standard.
Im sorry, but bad design doth offend mine eye
Can we make this thread about all the icons we don't understand XD. Bouldering is next I reckon.
What other changes would you suggest?
It's a chair now.
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