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Personally I feel It's very stale. But thats how I feel about all of Chris's sites. I think it's it time for him to pay a pro to do some layout work instead of asking the community to chip in. Thats just me tho. Let me know what you think.

asked Sep 06 '10 at 17:20

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I wish I had the ability to design OSQA, believe me - so if you have a set of mockups you could allow me to pass along to the theam, I would be more than willing to help facilitate something better!

(Sep 06 '10 at 20:08) chris ♦♦ chris's gravatar image
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I think he wants more images, and less color boxes. Color boxes for the win. :)

(Sep 06 '10 at 20:09) Madison Tries Madison%20Tries's gravatar image
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Your right Chris and now that I read back on my Question I feel bad because it came out in a mean way and I hope I did not offend you that was not my point I love your sites and everything you do, But LockerGnome name means a lot to me and I want it too shine above all other sites.

(Sep 06 '10 at 20:37) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image
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Over ten thousand views in 4 hours? WTF?

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:41) chadt4 chadt4's gravatar image

It has been reported earlier and is upon investigation if possible Chadt4

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:43) kevin ♦♦ kevin's gravatar image

Why does this question say 10238 views instead of the usual 10K?

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:44) boba0420 boba0420's gravatar image

Not sure...could be a glitch or maybe it'll start again once it hits 11,000.

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:46) chadt4 chadt4's gravatar image

Yea sorry about that, It's not nearly a popular question. I have an auto refresher for things like Ebay and it was on on my laptop when I left this question open for responses....I fail sorry....I prob should delete it I don't wanna take away from someone else's popular question thats no fair.

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:49) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image

Thanks for confessing...maybe contact Chris about it and see if he can remove some of the fake hits? It is a good question though and I don't think you should delete it...

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:53) chadt4 chadt4's gravatar image

How would I go about that? I would like to fix it.

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:56) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image

Email Chris and tell him about the issue. <chris@lockergnome.com>

(Sep 06 '10 at 22:09) chadt4 chadt4's gravatar image

you can email him at <chris@pirillo.com>

(Sep 06 '10 at 22:09) kevin ♦♦ kevin's gravatar image
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leave it just like it is, I don't think having a lot of views actually has a change on his points or reputation, plus it's not damaging the page or any user.

(Sep 06 '10 at 22:13) Patxi Patxi's gravatar image
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The layout for this site is not of his own design, it's based on an open source project. Essentially, it was made by "pros", or at least other people.

answered Sep 06 '10 at 17:24

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Hmm thanks for letting me know, But at what point to we draw a line at using open source an sacrifice usability and style. Don't get me wrong I love this site I just wish some of the money that goes into the MILLIONS of add that are everywhere on his site to making it look better.

(Sep 06 '10 at 17:27) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image

Lockergnome.net isn't exciting, but I don't mind it and the ads don't bother me because I know this is how Chris makes money. On the other hand chris.pirillo.com, I find a bit cluttered whenever I try to read an article, sometimes I can't find what I'm looking for on that site.. But for not paying anyone to do anything I think all of Chris' sites look good. Although I think he might need to find some people in the community who have a bit more time to donate or as you said hire a professional.

answered Sep 06 '10 at 17:32

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Thumbs up good response.

(Sep 06 '10 at 17:34) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image

Yes, chris.pirillo.com is cluttered. I rarely can find things.

(Sep 06 '10 at 19:56) Madison Tries Madison%20Tries's gravatar image

When I first read this question, my reaction was --- WTF!?! Who is this rude person 'Lee Navarrette' posting Smack from the GET GO! I stepped away from the computer, processed the question, and returned.

I hangout in LockerGnome.net as a Guest. As a Guest, one should have respect for the owner & their place. This question is like going to a party, then telling other guests that you think this place is stale. You continue to state that all the owner's parties are stale, and that the owner should do this & that.

To answer the question, the layout of Chris' places are just fine. LockerGnome.net is only a few months old, and just passed 10,000 questions. A redesign would probably change the look & feel of Chris' places, thus turn into something other than a place to hangout, Ask/Answer questions.

answered Sep 06 '10 at 18:54

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Good point, and we aren't paying for the sites, so we can't really complain. As I said in my post the only thing I would change is chris.pirillo.com a bit to make it a bit less cluttered.

(Sep 06 '10 at 18:56) boba0420 boba0420's gravatar image
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The only thing I want changed on here is the "Ask A Question" button. :)

(Sep 06 '10 at 20:01) Madison Tries Madison%20Tries's gravatar image
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See I don't feel that way, When you decide to post your work on the internet you take on the knowledge that someone will always criticize what you do. My intention is not to offend Chris but to give him feedback. I like Chris and think he is a very professional man and I respect that he may do what he wants with his personal part of the internet. But coming from Yahoo answered and looking at how fresh and colorful it is then coming to Lockergnome.net it just feels like the best way to give it a running start would be to give it a little eye candy. I must admit tho I enjoy the environment that Chris has provided, We all talk and give each other feedback so well and if I had to decide where to post a question that I feel I would get valuable answers from, I would always come to Lockergnome.net first. Cheers thank you for your response, Sorry if I offended you in anyway.

(Sep 06 '10 at 20:55) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image

No worries =0p...

Chris understood what you meant, and that's what matters.

Welcome to LockerGnome!

(Sep 06 '10 at 22:23) r0bErT4u r0bErT4u's gravatar image
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"Lee Navarette" apparently renamed himself "Question and Answer Man"

(Sep 07 '10 at 08:26) jhagedon jhagedon's gravatar image

The layout of this site is the standard OSQA layout.

answered Sep 06 '10 at 19:50

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I find it busy, cluttered, and not too pretty. The additional ads are only making it worse. I agree that a cosmetic overhaul would be an improvement to the user experience. Check out Aardvark

Better graphic design and interface

answered Sep 06 '10 at 17:25

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Great response I would have to agree with what you say.

(Sep 06 '10 at 17:26) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image

I really like it, the adds don't bug me at all, the layout its really okay, at least it loads fast! witch I really like!!

answered Sep 06 '10 at 17:28

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It does load fast huh? It is pretty lightweight for what it is.

(Sep 06 '10 at 17:31) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image
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Except for the search function. That's slow as hell

(Sep 06 '10 at 20:03) chadt4 chadt4's gravatar image
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I don't really use the search box for that reason and in my PC sometimes don't allow me to enter the page again, but I just post the question and someone sooner or later will post Related questions:XXYXZ and save me the search >.>

(Sep 06 '10 at 20:18) Patxi Patxi's gravatar image

I like the layout of this site. Very simplistic and it gets the job done. I wouldn't go bashing Chris's stuff if I were you, he put a lot of hard work into this site and I think he deserves credit for it where it's due. You probably couldn't do as good of a job on a site like this and attract the same number of fans.

answered Sep 06 '10 at 19:58

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You would be surprised at what I am capable of doing with a website. It's not hard fool....

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:43) Question and Answer Man Question%20and%20Answer%20Man's gravatar image

It's not hard, but could you get the same following that Chris has?

(Sep 06 '10 at 21:54) chadt4 chadt4's gravatar image

I feel it's alright kinda bland but it's cool!!!!!

answered Sep 06 '10 at 21:40

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