in reply to Proposal: Have Image Macros

One of the things I like on perlmonks is the plain structure of the site. No (flashing) images on top, left or right, only two colors (as defined in the theme I use) (except that very decent one pair-advertisement and the lone monk to the right). That way I find it very easy to concentrate on the important things (the content).

The example picture you provided is too big and too colorful for my taste. I don't see any benefit of that picture vs. a written advice to use strict and warnings. And why should I believe what a dog tells me???

But probably my taste is too old-fashioned.

So go ahead with that change if you think it improves the place. But don't forget to implement the feature I like most in your proposal: the ability to turn the pictures off.

Rata

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Re^2: Proposal: Have Image Macros
by ambrus (Abbot) on Jul 12, 2012 at 16:08 UTC

    Agreed.

    (Though I still have one extra image enabled in my settings. Hmm, in fact, let's make a variant of that one which shows an image of a cute animal and gives you posting advice if you click on it.)