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Topic # 106146 18-Jul-2012 16:40 Send private message

So White Pages is conducting a survey to help them improve the site.

Any site that has the entire page background in garish Cadbury purple cannot even be taken seriously. It's enough to induce an instant migraine.

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  Reply # 657804 18-Jul-2012 16:42 Send private message

Looks like a cadbury chocolate ad




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  Reply # 657822 18-Jul-2012 16:54 Send private message

They probably should have asked that years ago. I see they have now moved into web design services.

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  Reply # 657838 18-Jul-2012 17:12 Send private message

allan: So White Pages is conducting a survey to help them improve the site.


No survey or design by committee can fix that mess. They should hire a quality Web / UX designer.

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  Reply # 657851 18-Jul-2012 17:22 Send private message

Does anyone still use White Pages?




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  Reply # 657856 18-Jul-2012 17:25 Send private message

nate: Does anyone still use White Pages?


Use what?




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  Reply # 657872 18-Jul-2012 17:39 Send private message

nate: Does anyone still use White Pages?


Does anyone use Bing?

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  Reply # 657874 18-Jul-2012 17:41 Send private message

johnr:
nate: Does anyone still use White Pages?


Use what?


You guys trying to be funny? Of couse many people still use the white pages, including myself.

Makes a good door stop



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  Reply # 657879 18-Jul-2012 17:43 Send private message

Don't use the paper version ever, but the web version is useful finding people and businesses. I went looking for a panel beater whose business name I could not quite remember, which is when I discovered the purple mess. Their search engine leaves a bit to be desired as well actually.

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  Reply # 658056 18-Jul-2012 22:26 Send private message

I'd be happy to help them out but I can't even look at it. Start with a brand like whitepages and then put yellowpages stickers all over it and fill the rest in with purple can't even tell if I'm in the right place. The number of times I've tried to use it and just grabbed the phonebook instead...

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  Reply # 658063 18-Jul-2012 22:31 Send private message

I watched the home page for a few minutes but did not see a gorilla start playing the drums to phil collins song In The Air Tonight




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  Reply # 658065 18-Jul-2012 22:32 Send private message

BraaiGuy:
Makes a good door stop


Great to prop up the end of the bed for the kids when they have a chest or ear infection. MODERN TECHNOLOGY 4TW.




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  Reply # 658066 18-Jul-2012 22:33 Send private message

Handy for a monitor stand as well




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  Reply # 658070 18-Jul-2012 22:39 Send private message

johnr: Handy for a monitor stand as well


+1

Got two under my laptop at work now that I think of it.




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  Reply # 658212 19-Jul-2012 09:59 Send private message

johnr: Looks like a cadbury chocolate ad


You should fill out the survey and that can be your one line of feedback.





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  Reply # 658238 19-Jul-2012 10:38 Send private message

BraaiGuy:
johnr:
nate: Does anyone still use White Pages?


Use what?


You guys trying to be funny? Of couse many people still use the white pages, including myself.

Makes a good door stop


Yeah like others I find great use for them under LCD monitors that don't have height adjustment!

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