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Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:39:39 Reply

Quick question: Does anyone out there have a screen resolution LESS THAN 1024x768? For example, 800x600 or 640x480? If so, please respond to this thread so I can get a feel.

Supposedly, 20% of web surfers still use resolutions less than 1024. I'm just not sure if any of them are Newgrounds visitors! IGN.COM is 1024 and one of the top 200 sites on the web, so I'm assuming it hasn't been a problem for them.

If we are going to consider expanding to 1024, I want to be sure we aren't screwing over a lot of people.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:40:44 Reply

I have the normal one and it works perfect <3


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:40:55 Reply

I use 800x600 (stupid small monitor), but can easily and readily will switch to a higher resolution to view this site.

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:41:31 Reply

I got 1024...


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:42:08 Reply

I rarely am in a situation where I need to use 800x600 or lower. However, I do like being able to browse NG with space left over for other windows.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:42:16 Reply

At 2/22/05 07:39 PM, TomFulp wrote: If we are going to consider expanding to 1024, I want to be sure we aren't screwing over a lot of people.

I use 1024, but I have actually been considering going up one step. The only thing stopping me is the fact that all the Digital Blasphemy free desktops I have saved on my computer since 2002 are only in the 1024 resolution. Although, now that I'm old enough, I may buy myself a subscription to help support the guy. It'd solve my problem at least.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:42:29 Reply

At 2/22/05 07:39 PM, TomFulp wrote: Quick question: Does anyone out there have a screen resolution LESS THAN 1024x768?

no, i seem to like the excess space on the sides.


That was a great post. Right Zach?

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:42:37 Reply

Does this mean there might not be thoose big bars of nothing on the site


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:42:39 Reply

Acutally I have a 1280x1024 resolution.
Also, most laptops are now widescreen and 1024x900.

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:42:40 Reply

If we make the switch we can always put up a temporary notice that visitors should set their screen res to 1024x768 or higher to properly view the site.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:42:42 Reply

i have 1280 by 1024 so mines accually wider than newgrounds

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:44:39 Reply

i use the 800X600 sized screen n thanks for caring tom

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:45:05 Reply

WEll, i think my screen downstairs is 800, i was able to view NG on it...however, im not entirely sure it was 800.

P.S. why does it say 0 comments when there is like 8 comments already. Wierd...but whatever.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:45:25 Reply

I run my comp at 800/600.
It wouldent really mess up my comp if i stick with right?

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:45:50 Reply

BTW, I use 1600x1200 on my laptop and NG only takes up 50% of my screen's width. There is an extra 400 pixels on either side for giant porn skyscraper ads. :P j/k


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:45:56 Reply

I'm pretty sure mine is 1024x786, but I know my brother's is 800x600, and his works perfectly.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:46:00 Reply

I have three comps down here with me, one of which has a smaller monitor, so I run that at 800*600 but rarely goto NG on it. The other runs at 1024*768 and my main one runs at 2560*1024(split view), so I'm all for an upgrade. :-)

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:47:27 Reply

We should probably also take a poll on what size monitors you guys use. If you're 17 inch or larger you should be using something higher than 800x600 like 1024x768.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:47:37 Reply

What would be the difference if you changed it?


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:47:56 Reply

At 2/22/05 07:39 PM, TomFulp wrote: Quick question: Does anyone out there have a screen resolution LESS THAN 1024x768? For example, 800x600 or 640x480? If so, please respond to this thread so I can get a feel.

Supposedly, 20% of web surfers still use resolutions less than 1024. I'm just not sure if any of them are Newgrounds visitors! IGN.COM is 1024 and one of the top 200 sites on the web, so I'm assuming it hasn't been a problem for them.

Really? Wow, that is shocking and surprising. I didnt think monitors still had 640x480 resolutions available.

in fact, i myself am somewhat insulted by the concept that people would have resolutions even as small as 1024x768

If we are going to consider expanding to 1024, I want to be sure we aren't screwing over a lot of people.

Well, Obviously i have larger resolutions
(1920x1080) & (1600x1200) because i wouldnt be able to toggle between my program menu's if i didnt, but wow... Im just astounded by that statistic.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:48:11 Reply

At 2/22/05 07:45 PM, WadeFulp wrote: BTW, I use 1600x1200 on my laptop and NG only takes up 50% of my screen's width. There is an extra 400 pixels on either side for giant porn skyscraper ads. :P j/k

Im running at 1152 x 864. I like the extra space thats there. As long as it dosent totally kill all the extra padding, by switching to 1024, all should be swell.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:48:21 Reply

if you switched would the porn ads be biger?


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:48:42 Reply

At 2/22/05 07:45 PM, WadeFulp wrote: There is an extra 400 pixels on either side for giant porn skyscraper ads.

DOOOO ITTT! You won't do it. (He won't do it). DOOOOOO ITTTTT!!

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:48:52 Reply

my screen uses 800 x 600 and im proud of it

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:49:16 Reply

I use 1024, there won't be any complaining here. I actually like the idea because then users might not shy away from making flash files with large resolutions.


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:50:17 Reply

you gusy should have a preview section so people can vote on it,

Maybe have a mock referendom


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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:51:46 Reply

At 2/22/05 07:42 PM, Mr_Fluffykins wrote: Does this mean there might not be thoose big bars of nothing on the site

I hope so. Maybe another collumn of frontpage flash features.

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:52:59 Reply

I've used 800x600 with all my earlier computers. I actually feel more comfortable with a cramped screen.

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:54:39 Reply

I normally use 1024. Right now, I'm trying out 1280 by 1024. It's so small, I don't know if I can stand it.

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Response to Screen Resolution 2005-02-22 19:54:45 Reply

i wish i knew what my screen resolution is,but i was smart enough to delete my rundll32...