[TriLUG] OT: Flash web developers?
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Tue May 4 23:55:12 EDT 2010
On Tuesday 04 May 2010 22:06:49 Peter Neilson wrote:
> Cristóbal Palmer wrote:
> > off. There's a sizable chunk of the population not annoyed by
> > flamboyant intros. There's another sizable chunk that are. Think of it
> > this way: do you enjoy businesses where the service staff sing a ditty
> > every time somebody walks in? Do you know people who find that
> > annoying?
> I am more or less equally annoyed by:
> 1) Up-front Flash.
> 2) Drive-up hamburger joints that greet me with "Wlcm-to-Brgrclown-wld
> you like to try the special mbrfbgr pszmffblt with the bzmmtfb sauce
> today?" (All I wanted, if they would let me speak, was to order a double
> cheeseburger, and I particularly didn't want to parse mbrfbgr pszmffblt.)
> 3) Companies with complicated and mandated phone-answering scripts not
> unlike the Burger Clown, where they could have said simply, "Good
> morning. Jones Printing Company."
> The would-be Flasher needs to run tests on his own customers. I'll bet
> he's seen a competitor's Flash website and wants the same, without
> giving any thought to the effect on business, if any. Perhaps he should
> wait until the successor product, Flush, is developed that can pour
> actual wine samples over the Internet.
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