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LadyScozz Report 1 Aug 2012 14:08

I'm wearing sunglasses!!! I thought I was getting snow blindness

Don't like this at all, it's far too bright.

I will NOT be adjusting the brightness - all the other sites I use are fine.

I haven't looked at my tree yet ~ is it also this bright? Geez, I miss the awful green flock wallpaper already.

Why do I have NO emoticons?? I NEED to blow a BIG raspberry!!!


BeverleyW Report 1 Aug 2012 13:59

I have also sent feedback but really it's a waste of time, I know that I will get a reply which starts: 'We are sorry that you don't like the new appearance.........we will take all your comments into account'.
But they don't.


AnninGlos Report 1 Aug 2012 13:53

Please if you dislike anything don't just complain here but contact support via help at the top. I sent off my comments and had a swift reply about 15 minutes later saying they would be passed on to the desvelopment and management teams.


BeverleyW Report 1 Aug 2012 13:53

OMG what have they done to the tree.
It's so bright and bare, I can hardly read it. It looks like a bad combination of MyHeritage and Ancestry.
What's the point of Genes asking for members' opinions if they take no notice of anything at all?


MargarettawasMargot Report 1 Aug 2012 13:51

I agree-the white is a bit stark, definitely not easy on the eyes.I wouldn't want to stay on here for too long either.Maybe we'll get used to it in time?? We'll wait and see, I suppose.


Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Aug 2012 13:50

Roy, I have emailed GR, the tree has been fine all through the beta test ( on IE) , just checked and if I use googlechrome it is still there.

but I won't be able to use the boards, I can read them because i have changed my font to bold, but that does not work in the reply boxes so i am literally typing this 'blind'.

my eyesight is more important than the site to me, so i think unless something radical changes i will be off ( who cheered? lol)


Porkie_Pie Report 1 Aug 2012 13:44

Rose, My tree is fine,

Have you reported it to GR?

I will have to have a break, my eyes are shot



Cynthia Report 1 Aug 2012 13:34

Anyone remember the complaints when GR introduced the 'flocked wallpaper' look??



sprucespringclean Report 1 Aug 2012 13:34

Sorry folks, this is really hard for me to see and read, with all he glare on the screen. The words have got harder to make out the more i read.


Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Aug 2012 13:26




GlasgowLass Report 1 Aug 2012 13:24

My clever daughter fixed my screen!
It involves using Firefox instead of Safari but it looks great with a nice bold font.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Aug 2012 13:16

Have changed my font to 'Rockwell extra bold' which helps the text is bigger and bolder ( except in this box!) and so there is less background to glare, Rollo has given tip on how to change colours on thread on Suggestions, and whilst I couldn't get a good background ( needs customising) the font change can help.


Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 1 Aug 2012 13:12

being dislexice i will not be abale to read long post
as the letter will be jumping up and down

and reading will take me twice as long as i will have to vocaks more

but in all i think the new look is a little plane and baoring



AnninGlos Report 1 Aug 2012 13:10

Oh I have just looked at the tree, hardly there is it, and I did prefer it when the male/female boxes were different colours.


YorkshireCaz Report 1 Aug 2012 13:02

I've been out all morning and come back, put Genes on and find I can't read it, I was hoping for a nice hour reading the threads but will close down now as it is hurting my eyes. Do GR listen if we complained.


Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Aug 2012 12:49

Have emailed support, and will look back later but can't read this, :-(

Good luck guys.


AnninGlos Report 1 Aug 2012 12:47

What was the point of trialing the Beta site if they din't take notice of comments. I don't see why I should have to adjust my screen for this site when all others are fine. And I never had trouble on Ancestry, this is just too bright and hurts my eyes. I have been out and only on here for 5 minutes and am already uncomfortable. :-(


Porkie_Pie Report 1 Aug 2012 12:43

Rose my emoticons have also gone but it will work if you enter the text equivalent



Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Aug 2012 12:36

well I didn't get here early because I knew what I'd find ....but I DID tell them it was too bright and text too small ...and it is.

So much for their promise to make a change to that, as it was the most commented on 'flaw' in the beta feedback. Disappointed...and who nicked my6 emoticons?!

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 1 Aug 2012 12:32

I have only been looking on the site for the last 10 minutes and right now I will have to go off as it is making me feel sick just looking at the black on white background..

Wish GR would ask the members before they put new ideas on site.

Bye all.