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Cooper Report 1 Aug 2012 10:03

I have just found a death for a long lost relative.It took less than a couple of minutes and I had been looking for a long time. The age of death is displayed so making it easier to obtain the right info. Was it on there before, I dont remember seeing it. Black print on white is not the best combination for people with eye problems and I have lost all my smiley faces (:



Porkie_Pie Report 1 Aug 2012 09:55

My Emoticons have gone also but i have reported it

the bright background is not quite as bright as it was on the beta

but if it's to bright for some try adjusting the brightness on your PC down a tad


Edit, AnninGlos I did and i know for a fact that several members with eye problems did report this as a problem it gave me a head ache after abt 10 minuted, they sent me a message saying that they had noted my comment,

If anyone still has that problem they need to tell GR direct using the facility provided


Choccy Report 1 Aug 2012 09:55

Too bright for me too - did they listen to anyone's comments? Don't think so.

(not mine at least!)


Susan Report 1 Aug 2012 09:50

My icons are gone but I see you few still have them .


AnninGlos Report 1 Aug 2012 09:46

Too bright for me as well but I told them that with the Beta site, they said nobody else had a problem with it.


Adeline Report 1 Aug 2012 09:46

I can now understand some of the comments made by those who were given access to the beta site.

I hate being negative, but my eye condition means that the white background is far too bright for me to contemplate using the site in future for more than a few minutes at a time. How sad.


Kay???? Report 1 Aug 2012 09:43

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO,even after playing with screen buttons......

The text boxes may have been better shaded down a tad to green,,,,,,like the search box on the left,,,,,,,,,much to conflicting,

Black,,,,stark white,,,,pale grey,and green all over the place bit messy,,,,,,,,,submit tab would have been better exchanged for the preview green......

bring in an interior designer,,,,,,,,,,

I will miss the Purple Eater People..RIP>>>>>> ;-) ;-) ;-) :-D


Juneoftheroses Report 1 Aug 2012 09:38

Pleaseeeeeeeee why dont you leave things alone ??
Give us back our old tree to :0((


LindainHerriotCountry Report 1 Aug 2012 09:38

Black on a white background is not good for the eyes


Petef Report 1 Aug 2012 09:37

An amazing difference! I have "something wrong" with my eyes but I can view this with no bother at all,
Thank you Genes, thank you!



ElizabethK Report 1 Aug 2012 09:37

I have Glaucoma and also find it rather bright-cannot read more than a few posts at a time !

Will see how it goes but at the moment cannot access my tree


PricklyHolly Report 1 Aug 2012 09:32


Where's my old tree!! :-|


MaccollFan1 Report 1 Aug 2012 09:31

Just noticed that the link to the old tree which I have been enjoying for the past two days has now gone for a Burton :-(


PricklyHolly Report 1 Aug 2012 09:30

It's a bit bright innit?

Just off to find my sunglasses! :-S


Eldrick Report 1 Aug 2012 09:30

Love it. Doesn't quite go far enough, but at least it's progress.


LaGooner Report 1 Aug 2012 09:28

Hmmmmmmmmmmm I'll reserve judgement on that until I see how it affects my poor vision


Porkie_Pie Report 1 Aug 2012 09:28

I think everyone busy exploring



MaccollFan1 Report 1 Aug 2012 09:24

First impressions of the new look...?