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Drudge new black and white format *vanity*
07-11-12 | Me

Posted on 07/11/2012 12:55:03 PM PDT by Kevin in California

I posted about this on FR the other day and thought it was only a temporary thing and/or Drudge was sending out some type of message.

Looks like the b&w thing is there to stay. Not sure why the new format but I don't like it. Oh well, it's his website and it is what it is.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: repeatvanity

1 posted on 07/11/2012 12:55:08 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Kevin in California

B/W its the new gay


2 posted on 07/11/2012 12:57:46 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Kevin in California

It makes the ads pop off the page. A good selling point for advertisers.


3 posted on 07/11/2012 12:57:49 PM PDT by Brookhaven (Obama Admits He Can't Fix What Bush Broke, So Why Reelect Obama?)
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To: Kevin in California

He’s returning to his roots.

In the beginning, lots of people couldn’t load color photos.


4 posted on 07/11/2012 12:58:12 PM PDT by donna (Mitt quote: ...gay couples raising kids. That's the American way...)
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To: Kevin in California

I like it temporarily to demonstrate the mood of the country and our deplorable state of affairs


5 posted on 07/11/2012 1:00:46 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Kevin in California

As long as he writes in ALL CAPS he’s a bunghole to me.


6 posted on 07/11/2012 1:00:51 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: Kevin in California

It’s ugly and boring. If I wanted black and white I could look at pictures of my grandparents.


7 posted on 07/11/2012 1:00:51 PM PDT by BMC1 (OBAMA IS A THUG RUNNING A GANGSTER GOVERNMENT)
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To: Kevin in California
It's his way of showing he's not supporting a colored president.

sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry,

8 posted on 07/11/2012 1:01:11 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1267 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: Kevin in California

I like it temporarily to demonstrate the mood of the country and our deplorable state of affairs


9 posted on 07/11/2012 1:01:15 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Kevin in California
Here's some Drudge color:

10 posted on 07/11/2012 1:02:03 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Kevin in California

He’s so gray.............


11 posted on 07/11/2012 1:02:31 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Kevin in California
The Three Weeks
12 posted on 07/11/2012 1:02:34 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Kevin in California
It's a good starting point to transition to color images when something is really breaking or of need. The difference is really eye catching.
13 posted on 07/11/2012 1:02:54 PM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: Kevin in California

I like it.

It’s a literary device.

It’s a silent protest.

It represents government oppression, and the sapping of life from the private sector in favor of bigger government.

Our choices for the future, embodied by the coming election, are stark. Black and white choices. Freedom or slavery. Capitalism or Communism. Self-determination or dependency.


14 posted on 07/11/2012 1:03:37 PM PDT by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: Kevin in California

I went, I saw, it sux.


15 posted on 07/11/2012 1:05:03 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Kevin in California

I dropped him a note and asked WHY is our world suddenly in black and white? Last I checked he hadn’t tweeted about it either. Interesting. I’m certain he has a reason for it- but wonder if he’ll tell us or let the reader decide what it means..


16 posted on 07/11/2012 1:05:14 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Kevin in California

Maybe it’s a “fair use” ploy, where he’d get nicked for royalties on the color versions, but by changing them to monochrome he doesn’t.


17 posted on 07/11/2012 1:07:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Kevin in California

Take a screen shot for me...I haven’t been there since he became the anti-newt site.


18 posted on 07/11/2012 1:08:21 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Kevin in California

Me,I dont care I like BW. I am a BW purist from way back.....self tought zone system in an inviormentaly incorect dark room in the house the whole thing.Loved it and miss it.

Did a video here in the woods to day.....BW with an infrared filter.....Looks really cool.


19 posted on 07/11/2012 1:14:30 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: PhiloBedo

how dare he tell the truth about that fat charlatan....


20 posted on 07/11/2012 1:14:55 PM PDT by 92nina
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To: Kevin in California

yeh! looks like b&w and all else related has gone the way of the old usa, constitution, etc...... folks just cannot handle anything w/o bells and whistles, glitter and...well, BS!

Semper Watching!
*****


21 posted on 07/11/2012 1:14:59 PM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Brookhaven

Indeed. This is risky, however. It affects the visual appeal of his content and lack of being able to highlight certain ‘hot topics’ creates a more time consuming user experience.


22 posted on 07/11/2012 1:15:33 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Vendome

Exactly what I thought. Seems sadly fitting this summer.

And it is his site; he can do with it what he wants.


23 posted on 07/11/2012 1:16:14 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: PhiloBedo

Silly. Like he cares whether you visit.

He’s often the anti-Obama site, too.


24 posted on 07/11/2012 1:18:47 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: BMC1

Hey “Boats”...search “Ansel Adams” for ugly and boring you may be enlightened and get yer self a Kodak Brownie....no,no no Boats settle down, its a camera!


25 posted on 07/11/2012 1:19:45 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Jedidah

Freepers still use Drudge? I’ve been using “BadBlue.com” since Drudge was recruited to be Romney’s “power bottom”.

http://badblue.com ... Much better than drudge, and actually conservatively focused.


26 posted on 07/11/2012 1:20:46 PM PDT by risen_feenix
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To: Kevin in California

It’s a racist thing...


27 posted on 07/11/2012 1:21:33 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: al baby

B/W its the new gay


Fabulous! :)


28 posted on 07/11/2012 1:22:39 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Kevin in California
This reminds me of one of my most favorite comic strips.


29 posted on 07/11/2012 1:23:07 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
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To: risen_feenix

page sux to unorganized.....So basic it be better in Black and White


30 posted on 07/11/2012 1:25:24 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Brookhaven
It makes the ads pop off the page.

Yup. Smart marketing.

31 posted on 07/11/2012 1:31:19 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: bigbob

Bingo.


32 posted on 07/11/2012 1:32:40 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Kevin in California

Who cares? I’ve got more important stuff to worry about, and besides, it’s only been b/w a few days. Drudge could change it back at any time.


33 posted on 07/11/2012 1:34:55 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: PhiloBedo
Take a screen shot for me...I haven’t been there since he became the anti-newt site.

LOL While I'm not a Newt fan, I'm always happy to see someone with the principles to take a stand and stick with it.
34 posted on 07/11/2012 1:38:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: risen_feenix

I must have bad eyes. It was so busy I couldn’t read it. I don’t think I will be reading BadBlue.


35 posted on 07/11/2012 1:41:24 PM PDT by KYGrandma (The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home......)
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To: Kevin in California

I don’t like it. Is he nuts??


36 posted on 07/11/2012 2:20:39 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: t1b8zs

I hadn’t heard that “Boats” expression for 20 years. That made my day!! :-D


37 posted on 07/11/2012 2:36:50 PM PDT by Sporke (USS Iowa BB-61)
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To: OB1kNOb

One of the best comics and that particular set great.


38 posted on 07/11/2012 2:44:54 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: Kevin in California
trying to save money, those colored electrons cost a fortune...
39 posted on 07/11/2012 3:01:39 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Brookhaven
ads? what ads??? i never see ads... that's what ad blocker is for
40 posted on 07/11/2012 3:06:28 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Kevin in California

meh.

I haven’t visited his site since Bloody Thursday. I could handle his obvious Romney bias during the primary, but the dishonesty on display that day lost me as a customer forever.

I don’t do this kinda thing lightly and pick my fights carefully. I still haven’t willingly bought a French product since the Libyan air raid...


41 posted on 07/11/2012 3:51:18 PM PDT by LaserJock
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To: 92nina

No...it was over-the-top, unrestrained bias. Many of the story’s were liberal SRM hack jobs.

I’m not a big Newt fan either, not my 1st or 2nd choice, but he’s a better man than Romney.


42 posted on 07/11/2012 4:01:30 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: 92nina

No...it was over-the-top, unrestrained bias. Many of the story’s were liberal SRM hack jobs.

I’m not a big Newt fan either, not my 1st or 2nd choice, but he’s a better man than Romney.


43 posted on 07/11/2012 4:01:30 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: 92nina

No...it was over-the-top, unrestrained bias. Many of the stories were liberal SRM hack jobs.

I’m not a big Newt fan either, not my 1st or 2nd choice, but he’s a better man than Romney.


44 posted on 07/11/2012 4:02:07 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Jedidah

Silly? I didn’t say whether it mattered to me. Fact is, I don’t care if he doesn’t care if I don’t go to his site. Some other poster mentioned his hits are down 750k.....like I care, though.

Drudge is just a poofter that hit on a good idea, long ago. Now his site is dated and obsolete. It hit it’s expiration date.


45 posted on 07/11/2012 4:07:18 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Kevin in California

Huh... Personally, I couldn’t care less if the pix are in color or b/w.
I just want the freaking facts.


46 posted on 07/11/2012 4:10:07 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: PhiloBedo
I haven’t been there since he became the anti-newt site.

Same here, and I won't ever go back.

47 posted on 07/11/2012 6:58:34 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: KYGrandma

I clicked BadBlue and now my eyes are bleeding. Horrible site. I’ll stick with Drudge...


48 posted on 07/12/2012 5:38:18 AM PDT by xenob
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