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Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:13 AM Reply

I did a front page tune-up yesterday... Removed a few button ads, trimmed some k off the layout images and html file, etc... Little anal changes here and there that should have cut off around 100k or more. Has anyone noticed a difference? :)

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:14 AM Reply

I seriously don't notice any difference.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:18 AM Reply

Oh well... So much for that.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:19 AM Reply

I noticed the front page loads 0.000002 seconds faster than usual.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:20 AM Reply

Sorry to disappoint you, but no.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:21 AM Reply

I have a high speed connection so it doesn't change for me much.
But i gues for 56k and dony it'll change abit.
Keep up the good work Tom.


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:25 AM Reply

nice work tom, my dial-up notices thanks


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:26 AM Reply

Nope, i haven't noticed something different, but i'm sure whatever u did, it was for the better.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:27 AM Reply

If I still had my crappy massed.net dialup service, I would probably love you right now. But as it is I have cable, so the difference is hardly felt.

uh... thanks anyway?


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:32 AM Reply

I use the front page as my main page and I have noticed a difference, but only when my computer is running slowly such as when I'm too far from my mobile transmitter. Still there is a difference. Thanks Tom.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:43 AM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:13 AM, TomFulp wrote: I did a front page tune-up yesterday... Removed a few button ads, trimmed some k off the layout images and html file, etc... Little anal changes here and there that should have cut off around 100k or more. Has anyone noticed a difference? :)

Well, I don't normally visit the front page, as well as most of us, but I really didn't notice any faster loading times per se.

I'll say this though, everything looks so good, you could almost lick it.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:47 AM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:13 AM, TomFulp wrote:

:anal

Lol Anal.


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 09:54 AM Reply

Nop, i didnt notice anything

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 10:12 AM Reply

I haven't notticed anything.
by the way, what kind of expresion is "Little anal changes"?:s must be my poor english, but that sounds weird...


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 10:14 AM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:47 AM, UndercoverStudios wrote:
At 1/5/05 09:13 AM, TomFulp wrote: anal
Lol Anal.

you said 'anal'

*butthead laugh*

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 10:15 AM Reply

I dont see the difference, but im glad you're improving the site :D

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 10:16 AM Reply

I actually did. I was wondering about it, because I saw the change while I was doing stuff. So one second it was like it was before, and the next, it was different. Nice job, as always.


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 10:24 AM Reply

Yeah it loaded very fast earlier today, thank you mr. fulp!


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 10:40 AM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:43 AM, RedCircle wrote: I'll say this though, everything looks so good, you could almost lick it.

Almost ? ....... I am !!!! */ licks*

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 10:54 AM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:13 AM, TomFulp wrote: I did a front page tune-up yesterday... Removed a few button ads, trimmed some k off the layout images and html file, etc... Little anal changes here and there that should have cut off around 100k or more. Has anyone noticed a difference? :)

Why dont you take that Sex Kitten RPG off the front page, that game was super lame and the only reason it has a high score is because of the losers that get of on hentai. Its its a shame that its on there with those other great entries.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 11:09 AM Reply

What are 100k nowadays?

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 11:11 AM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:13 AM, TomFulp wrote: I did a front page tune-up yesterday...

[...]

Has anyone noticed a difference? :)

It looks nice, Tom. I'm not sure i would have noticed if you hadn't
mentioned it, but yeah. It seems more organized somehow.

One thing i have noticed for quite some time that you might
want to change:

"The console version ships on November 16th! Play the original here!"

At this point that kinda implies that AH console version isn't
coming out for another ten months.


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 11:12 AM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:13 AM, TomFulp wrote: FRONT PAGE TUNE UP - Has anyone noticed a difference? :)

the NG homepage loaded so much quicker, when i visited today... and that is on 56k dialup connection. Goood work, those with Broadband probably would not have noticed.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 11:43 AM Reply

Everything seems fine... however, I keep seeing a banner ad that says "Alien Hominid... Coming soon to a console near you" on the forum page from time to time. D'oh!


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 12:02 PM Reply

At 1/5/05 09:18 AM, TomFulp wrote: Oh well... So much for that.

oh tom, you do care
<3

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 12:04 PM Reply

If you do a good job at trimming filesize, nobody SHOULD know the difference, right? :)

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 12:07 PM Reply

Yea for the dial up people. I didn't notice, but I'm on a good connection unlike dial up.

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 12:07 PM Reply

When I load NG from my classroom, I don't get any more pop-ups. Outside of the school, It loads slightly faster.

Well, at least you care about us, Tom ^_~

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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 12:15 PM Reply

Everything is lagging for me. Flash movies play like mudd, the very text I type with appears at least ten seconds after I type it. It's not photoshop or quark I already closed them. It's probably my connection. I did notice a huge lagg on Monday, probably during other updates you were making from Bora Bora, or where ever you said you went to. Couscus? I don't remember. Still, thanks for taking the time to update. I'm sure we all appreciate it.


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Response to Front Page Tune-Up Jan. 5th, 2005 @ 12:46 PM Reply

if you figure out what tom changed, it won't be much, since he said little anal changes