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Old 06-10-2010, 08:59 PM
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Stop it! My face hurts!
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HORRIBLE but HYSTERICAL!!!!!!
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:39 PM
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Okay, new forum rule: No more than ONE animated GIF per post. I'm tired of these poorly constructed files locking up my internet browser.
My bad bro, I wasn't even thinking of that.
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:49 PM
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My bad bro, I wasn't even thinking of that.
No big deal, it's just that many of them are made from cheap software or programs you download off the internet, so the files themselves aren't properly optimized for web use. Making them much, much larger in file size than they need to be. A properly optimized web image can be up to 75% smaller with little noticeable loss in quality.

If everyone used Photoshop's "save for web" feature, this wouldn't even be a problem; but maybe I'm just a Photoshop-snob.
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Old 06-11-2010, 12:37 AM
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No big deal, it's just that many of them are made from cheap software or programs you download off the internet, so the files themselves aren't properly optimized for web use. Making them much, much larger in file size than they need to be. A properly optimized web image can be up to 75% smaller with little noticeable loss in quality.

If everyone used Photoshop's "save for web" feature, this wouldn't even be a problem; but maybe I'm just a Photoshop-snob.
I'm hardly a photoshop expert, but even I know that much when it comes to file optimization. Whenever I have made GIFs I always use Photoshop or ULead, but I have been seeing a lot of people actually use websites that can snag clips from youtube videos now.

I actually remember you saying something about GIFs in the past, and how we shouldn't use so many in one post, or requote the same one over and over. I think it was on the old forum that you said it, but I just wasn't even thinking when I posted all those.
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Old 06-11-2010, 01:02 AM
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Yeah yeah you're gonna beat us at World Cup...

but you'll end up losing to Algeria, or whoever you play after that.
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Old 06-12-2010, 12:31 PM
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I don't mean to sound unpatriotic, but I hope England wins. Probably 1% of the U.S. population watches it or cares about it. It seems like it is a big deal to the English. I think if the U.S. wins there would be a deafening silence here. Soccer is so boring, if the U.S. exits early, maybe they won't report on the WC here at all.
Garunteed America would go crazy if you won the World Cup!

Winning stuff always makes people care!!!!!

However you are right, it does mean more to us.
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Old 06-13-2010, 12:29 PM
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Glad my name isnt Robert Green right now

I thought when all the flags dissapeared for one moment maybe we lost...but I think going to a draw was worse...and in the newspapers today there are such headlines as

"We Was Rob-ed" and "God Save Our Green"

Final Score: England 1 - 1 USA
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Old 06-13-2010, 02:01 PM
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How is a draw worse?

England are .
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Old 06-13-2010, 02:04 PM
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Onwards and upwards - not a bad start for the opener against a good team and we should have won.

We made a few chances and only coceded because of a horrid mistake.

We should emerge comfortably from the group.
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Old 06-13-2010, 02:10 PM
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It was a poor mistake and we looked the more likely to win but they created a few chances too, so it was probably a fair result in the end. I don't see us faring too well against the top teams.
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