Bright Color Backgrounds and Borders Make Reading Hard  

want_a_bite 57F
209 posts
6/12/2006 9:30 am

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6/29/2006 4:42 pm

Bright Color Backgrounds and Borders Make Reading Hard

I posted this over on a "tech help" group and many folks agreed with me there. Some disagreed. I thought it was worth reposting here...

I know a lot of people enjoy and are excited about all the color and design options in posting. I, for one, find a lot of the heavily colored posts hard to read, and heavily colored COMMENTS on someone else's blog seem sorta rude to me, like you're SHOUTING.

I'd rather be able to just read what you're saying. Does anybody else feel the same way?

And writing/reading takes up so much time anyway, are people using repeating templates for all color/design or are you spending even more time with the writing??
One great suggestion was to highlight the colored text to make it easier to read

Cool, I just learned how to BOLD text. Oh well...

Georgie007777 67M
419 posts
6/12/2006 9:52 am

I love using colour - sorry - but I won't here to respect you.

Sir Georgie xxx

1973GAL 43F

6/12/2006 10:02 am

I like colors on the blogs and replies..just a personal thing I think..either you like or you dislike =)

TabithaElectra79 37F

6/12/2006 10:03 am

Sometimes I do...sometimes I don't....

MoonRise9 58M

6/12/2006 10:45 am

I'm OK with darkly colored text, but all the dark background color and borders are pretty distracting for me.

T_A_B_75 41M

6/12/2006 11:11 am

Certain colors are hard to read. I like colors but the writer should take into consideration the background the color is going to be on.

Seriously_Real 48M

6/12/2006 12:01 pm

I am an old newspaper guy...Very rarely do I bust out the colors....


gemini0157 59M  
6842 posts
6/12/2006 12:17 pm

You don't need all the fonts and colors.... I have to go.... your BOLD letters gave me a headache....

meerkittykat 42F

6/14/2006 10:02 am

I do ok with the colours, and mostly stay with the primary colors....

But as far as the coloured backgrounds, if it screams neon, then I just keep right on going.

All of woman's opinion.

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