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274. I don't like it, either. I may come here less. n/t
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  -I do not like the new DU3...Am I alone? SkyDaddy7  Dec-06-11 02:41 PM   #0 
  - Yes  NeedleCast   Dec-06-11 02:42 PM   #1 
  - Thanks for the ridiculous reply!  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 02:57 PM   #11 
  - No  RevStPatrick   Dec-06-11 04:13 PM   #46 
  - This Is Where  RobinA   Dec-07-11 03:23 PM   #308 
  - Why fix what isn't broken?  pokerfan   Dec-08-11 02:09 AM   #358 
  - DU2 looks essentially the same as DU1 - both look like 1999...  Dennis Donovan   Dec-06-11 05:44 PM   #74 
     - Also, DU3 handles small screens (phone, tablet) quite well, whereas DU2 sucks for mobile... n/t  TroglodyteScholar   Dec-06-11 06:28 PM   #94 
     - I have a EVO and have no probs with DU 2  RegieRocker   Dec-06-11 06:33 PM   #101 
     - I have a Droid 2 and I don't have any problems either...  TroglodyteScholar   Dec-06-11 06:37 PM   #105 
     - I have no trouble at all with the current DU on my iPad  ProfessionalLeftist   Dec-06-11 06:34 PM   #103 
     - I never had any trouble  quakerboy   Dec-07-11 11:49 AM   #233 
     - No, iPhone & iPad work very well on the current DU. nt.  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 01:42 PM   #260 
     - Newsmax  Zanzoobar   Dec-06-11 07:24 PM   #111 
  - waaaay too soon to judge.  spanone   Dec-06-11 02:42 PM   #2 
  - I agree.  LiberalFighter   Dec-06-11 04:29 PM   #52 
     - That would help. I think. I really don't care for the new interface. nt  tblue37   Dec-07-11 03:35 PM   #313 
  - Haven't ventured into it yet, so can't really say.  graywarrior   Dec-06-11 02:42 PM   #3 
  - Nor have I, I just peeked and felt uneasy. lol n/t  madmax   Dec-07-11 10:45 AM   #225 
     - I did it. Not warm and fuzzy, but not bad either.  graywarrior   Dec-07-11 04:42 PM   #328 
  - I like it just fine.  HappyMe   Dec-06-11 02:44 PM   #4 
  - I agree with spanone - too soon to tell. I just went to  gateley   Dec-06-11 02:44 PM   #5 
  - There is one aspect that i like better  me b zola   Dec-06-11 02:45 PM   #6 
  - I totally agree!  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 02:55 PM   #9 
  - "WHY EVERYTHING must change other than for the sake of change? "  snagglepuss   Dec-06-11 06:57 PM   #107 
  - I could not agree more!! nt.  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 08:30 PM   #119 
  - Reminds me of Ebay. Every 6 months they rejigger it and each time it sucks more.  KittyWampus   Dec-06-11 10:35 PM   #145 
  - Facebook  RobinA   Dec-07-11 03:26 PM   #310 
  - +1  appal_jack   Dec-07-11 12:55 PM   #250 
  - Agree - what were the goals of DU3 -- and limiting freedom to post anything in GD is bad idea -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:36 PM   #288 
  - Soapbox is right up there with, if it isn't sterile shit, it ain't posted here...  DainBramaged   Dec-09-11 10:19 AM   #378 
  - Thats not entirely true  quakerboy   Dec-07-11 12:00 PM   #238 
  - Not exactly -- the "HOSTS" will have the power to delete -- Juries will merely HIDE messages ...!!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:42 PM   #289 
     - The more I am understanding about the jury system and all that  truedelphi   Dec-07-11 03:20 PM   #306 
  - I have found the "change for change's sake" aspect of computer interfaces to be  tblue37   Dec-07-11 03:51 PM   #319 
  - I agree, prefer the homepage as is.  SaveOurDemocracy   Dec-06-11 04:28 PM   #51 
  - The Homepage on DU WAS My go to browser homepage  Felinity   Dec-07-11 09:36 AM   #199 
  - I agree  proReality   Dec-07-11 02:13 PM   #282 
  - JOURNALS were also prominent on Home page -- making easy to review --  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:44 PM   #291 
  - Those who reframe the language control the mind...  truedelphi   Dec-07-11 03:22 PM   #307 
     - There is a bit of Orwell/NEWSPEAK in the air -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 07:14 PM   #336 
        - Hyper control of GD is downright mystifying. If someone is put off by a thread  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 10:57 PM   #346 
  - I almost never visit the home page except by accident--but I do use the "Latest Threads" page as my  fishwax   Dec-09-11 10:19 AM   #379 
  - +1000!  Fearless   Dec-07-11 12:56 PM   #251 
  - It'll take some getting used to  sharp_stick   Dec-06-11 02:53 PM   #7 
  - Yes, I agree there are some cool changes...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 02:58 PM   #14 
     - It looks like the new site was built from the  sharp_stick   Dec-06-11 03:10 PM   #23 
     - Latest Page is good for a few seconds browsing, but basically if you even  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:00 PM   #275 
        - The GREATEST is still there, or will be.  immoderate   Dec-09-11 09:54 AM   #370 
     - Yes, yes, yes--it is the "at a glance" aspect that I love most about DU, and that is lost  tblue37   Dec-07-11 03:58 PM   #323 
        - Exactly. Everything is so well laid out that a relatively massive amount of info can be scanned  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 10:59 PM   #347 
  - I really like what we have now, but I also remember not liking the current version...  hlthe2b   Dec-06-11 02:54 PM   #8 
  - I need a long test drive before I can say. nt  Zorra   Dec-06-11 02:55 PM   #10 
  - Not alone, no.  jannyk   Dec-06-11 02:58 PM   #12 
  - Where is the Greatest in DU3? That's where I go for top news! n/t  ProfessionalLeftist   Dec-06-11 02:58 PM   #13 
  - here: (called most rec'd)  The Straight Story   Dec-06-11 03:01 PM   #18 
  - EXACTLY! You have to navigate away...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 03:14 PM   #25 
  - But how do you find it? I can't locate the "Most Recommended"  tblue37   Dec-07-11 04:41 PM   #327 
     - I believe there are a row of buttons at the top  SkyDaddy7   Dec-08-11 05:25 AM   #360 
  - A lot of recs are quite tragic  dipsydoodle   Dec-06-11 03:28 PM   #30 
  - wow, i think the old DU is so much prettier, too  inna   Dec-06-11 05:13 PM   #63 
  - Thank you. Great! n/t  ProfessionalLeftist   Dec-07-11 03:19 PM   #304 
  - I LOVE the entire current Home Page!  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 03:02 PM   #19 
     - DU's old site has a "Hum"...from what I saw of the new one...it's disjointed.  KoKo   Dec-06-11 05:58 PM   #80 
     - Exactly. Update you clothes but don't change your identity.  RegieRocker   Dec-06-11 06:35 PM   #104 
     - Feels overly compartmentalized to me  suffragette   Dec-06-11 08:39 PM   #123 
     - Self-delete: accidental dupe. nt  tblue37   Dec-07-11 04:16 PM   #324 
     - SkyDaddy7, every descriptor you use captures my reasons for  tblue37   Dec-07-11 04:18 PM   #325 
  - There have been others who already said they don't like it  quinnox   Dec-06-11 02:59 PM   #15 
  - Thank-you very much for your HONESTY.  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 03:08 PM   #21 
  - no problem, this is a good thread  quinnox   Dec-06-11 03:15 PM   #26 
  - I don't care about folks seeing my typo's or mis-spellings.. Why should anyone care?  KoKo   Dec-06-11 06:01 PM   #81 
  - I think this is why the new edit feature is what it is...  Whisp   Dec-07-11 09:35 AM   #198 
  - I certainly agree with that.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-06-11 06:10 PM   #84 
  - 99% of the time, I edit posts due to embarrassing typos/misspellings  Frank Cannon   Dec-07-11 11:42 AM   # 
  - I agree.  laundry_queen   Dec-09-11 09:59 AM   #371 
  - I agree completely. As for the edits being for all to see is really troubling.  snagglepuss   Dec-06-11 07:17 PM   #110 
  - Holy cow! I didn't know that about the new "edit" feature! Now, what is the point of that?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 09:42 AM   #201 
  - Agree -- and why this odd emphasis on tracking editing changes -- ???  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 01:41 PM   #259 
  - I'll miss The Greatest.  CrispyQ   Dec-06-11 03:00 PM   #16 
  - I spoke too soon.  Iggo   Dec-06-11 03:27 PM   #29 
     - The Greatest page will be very different  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 08:39 AM   #177 
        - How much space is being reserved for advertising -- ???? What's the ratio -- ???  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 01:43 PM   #261 
  - I was excited about the thread judging thing, but after clicking 10 times to navigate to the thread  tridim   Dec-06-11 03:01 PM   #17 
  - It really seems as if the entire Home page we have now...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-06-11 03:10 PM   #22 
     - When I sit down in the morning to have breakfast and visit DU, the Home Page is my default location  NBachers   Dec-07-11 10:09 AM   #214 
        - Your point that "You  truedelphi   Dec-08-11 01:56 AM   #354 
  - It's easier to use on a variety of devices...  hunter   Dec-06-11 03:06 PM   #20 
  - I hate to say this, but...  KansDem   Dec-06-11 03:10 PM   #24 
  - In what way could it possibly remind you of that?  TroglodyteScholar   Dec-06-11 06:31 PM   #96 
     - It does look like it.  Frank Cannon   Dec-07-11 11:50 AM   #234 
        - "...very jumbled up and confusing"  KansDem   Dec-07-11 12:47 PM   #245 
           - LOL. DU3 does look better if you switch to "Classic" view in My Account.  Frank Cannon   Dec-07-11 01:20 PM   #256 
  - You're never alone. However, it's pretty hard to judge something  MineralMan   Dec-06-11 03:22 PM   #27 
  - Change comes harder for some than others. n/t  Scuba   Dec-06-11 03:25 PM   #28 
  - I remember my first forum too...  Evasporque   Dec-06-11 03:28 PM   #31 
  - i wish it was possible to opt out of DU3 and keep the DU experience just the way it is  inna   Dec-06-11 03:29 PM   #32 
  - I know that would be really nice if those of us...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 09:07 AM   #187 
  - +1  pam4water   Dec-07-11 01:07 PM   #254 
  - well sorry to the powers that be .... I DON'T LIKE IT EITHER.  trueblue2007   Dec-06-11 03:33 PM   #33 
  - Nope. n/t  Pithlet   Dec-06-11 03:33 PM   #34 
  - Obviously not, from the replies  canetoad   Dec-06-11 03:37 PM   #35 
  - if sanity was restored to "latest discussion" page the rest is irrelvant really. recipes? scores? no  msongs   Dec-06-11 03:39 PM   #36 
  - I like some parts, worry about others.  Robb   Dec-06-11 03:40 PM   #37 
  - You need to remember that this is JUST a preview.  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-06-11 03:45 PM   #38 
  - Since I can't get into the new DU3, I guess I can't say  truedelphi   Dec-06-11 03:50 PM   #39 
  - Me too.  Enthusiast   Dec-07-11 12:54 PM   #248 
     - I know in my case, I believe that  truedelphi   Dec-07-11 01:40 PM   #257 
     - have you changed your password since January?  fishwax   Dec-09-11 10:27 AM   #381 
  - it is going to take some getting used to  Motown_Johnny   Dec-06-11 03:52 PM   #40 
  - It isn't love at first sight but I can't say I strongly dislike it either  TheKentuckian   Dec-06-11 03:58 PM   #41 
  - It will be like Star Wars: Episode 1.  Frank Cannon   Dec-07-11 11:56 AM   #237 
  - But... But... They let me ban an Admin from my group  Ohio Joe   Dec-06-11 04:04 PM   #42 
  - I like the MIR team concept  Kingofalldems   Dec-06-11 04:05 PM   #43 
  - I really like how the jury systems works  Ohio Joe   Dec-06-11 04:07 PM   #44 
  - ??? Can't get in: a form pops up asking me to answer a 'security question'  Mimosa   Dec-06-11 04:13 PM   #45 
  - I like the DU the way it is. Will I be alone...  T S Justly   Dec-06-11 04:14 PM   #47 
  - I think whether we like it or not...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 09:15 AM   #190 
  - Ditto, Thanks. (nt)  T S Justly   Dec-07-11 07:20 PM   #338 
  - Wait... were you able to get in?  PotatoChip   Dec-07-11 01:58 PM   #272 
  - No, I couldn't get in, yet, either...  T S Justly   Dec-07-11 07:15 PM   #337 
  - Whoops dupe  PotatoChip   Dec-07-11 01:58 PM   #273 
  - Is there any way to get the "Most Rec'd" chronologically?  starroute   Dec-06-11 04:14 PM   #48 
  - The only thing I hate more than dull routine is sudden change. n/t  leeroysphitz   Dec-06-11 04:18 PM   #49 
  - Sudden?  TroglodyteScholar   Dec-06-11 06:33 PM   #100 
  - Hey! Me too.  Enthusiast   Dec-07-11 12:57 PM   #252 
  - Those staggered boxes are clutter-y looking.  Mimosa   Dec-06-11 04:25 PM   #50 
  - I hope that's not what the new homepage will look like. You have go digging for info.  Better Believe It   Dec-06-11 04:33 PM   #53 
  - yes. this is so easy and clean and clear.  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 04:41 PM   # 
  - I think it is very cluttered  Mojorabbit   Dec-07-11 01:28 AM   #153 
     - +1  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 11:07 PM   #348 
  - It's way better with one switch. READ THIS POST  ellisonz   Dec-06-11 04:41 PM   #54 
  - my husband was looking for this when i was griping this afternoon, lol  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 04:42 PM   #55 
  - much, much better. thank you. SKY... you gotta do this. nt  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 04:44 PM   #56 
  - You're welcome! Makes it much more readable!  ellisonz   Dec-06-11 05:25 PM   #68 
  - Thanks for posting that!  Lars39   Dec-06-11 04:49 PM   #58 
  - you, too, huh? lol. the other was just so hard to read. this is much easier. nt  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 04:50 PM   #59 
  - It could be worse: Switching to the FreeRepublic's software.  mwooldri   Dec-07-11 09:02 AM   #186 
  - I get that the software needed to be updated.  Hatchling   Dec-07-11 09:59 AM   #210 
  - .... and what happens ... ??? Will check it next time I go to DU3 --  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:03 PM   #277 
  - Just did that - I notice it will be only for paying accounts.  ebayfool   Dec-09-11 11:04 AM   #383 
  - Here goes..I've been biting my tongue all day long....Nope, you're not alone....  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 04:45 PM   #57 
  - It might really represent a huge step in turning DU into a dull DPB. The Democratic Party Board  Better Believe It   Dec-06-11 04:55 PM   #60 
  - Right.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 05:13 PM   #62 
  - that bothers me the most, also. the jury draw  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 05:23 PM   #67 
  - Exactly.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 05:51 PM   #78 
  - That is the case with all juries, and then there's jury nullification.  joshcryer   Dec-06-11 09:24 PM   #135 
  - You can blacklist up to 15 people from being on your jury.  Hatchling   Dec-07-11 12:17 AM   #152 
     - so, say you are especially known for sexist posts. be sure to blacklist the handful of women that  seabeyond   Dec-07-11 06:21 AM   #164 
     - Exactly.  Hatchling   Dec-07-11 09:43 AM   #202 
     - Is that list transparent? Will everyone know that snagglepuss has  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 11:12 PM   # 
     - Is that list transparent? Will everyone know that snagglepuss has  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 11:12 PM   #349 
  - Although I totally agree with your point...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 08:53 AM   #180 
     - That works both way though.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 09:22 AM   #193 
     - Juries are only about "HIDING" messages which you can decide to "see" ... Hosts DELETE -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:47 PM   #292 
        - But if a topic isn't seen, it isn't seen.  truedelphi   Dec-07-11 03:25 PM   #309 
           - MODS are now HOSTS who will be deleting messages -- same old problem ... maybe worse?  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 06:15 PM   #331 
  - I think you're right.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-06-11 06:18 PM   #91 
  - Woodchuck Underground?  Zhade   Dec-07-11 09:45 AM   #204 
     - I like it. :)  Blue_In_AK   Dec-07-11 02:25 PM   #285 
  - The "...this web site is not affiliated with the Democratic Party" disclaimer is gone in DU3.  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 09:15 AM   #191 
  - OOOOOOh no. So...  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 09:30 AM   #196 
  - Bingo.  sarcasmo   Dec-07-11 10:41 AM   #221 
  - If Democratic Underground has "no connection" to Democratic Party, may be a good time ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 01:54 PM   #267 
  - Wow. I hadn't even been aware of all these problems until now.  inna   Dec-06-11 05:20 PM   #64 
  - They may not be problems for other people!  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 05:22 PM   #66 
     - no, i by far prefer the current version, i.e. DU2 (n/t)  inna   Dec-06-11 05:27 PM   #69 
  - I think a couple of your concerns can be addressed  Duer 157099   Dec-06-11 05:22 PM   #65 
  - I did head over and change to Classic DU...MUCH better in the forum,  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 05:42 PM   #72 
  - Well I just learned something disturbing about DU3  Duer 157099   Dec-06-11 06:11 PM   #87 
  - Ick! I keep hearing more and more I don't like!  Pithlet   Dec-06-11 06:28 PM   #95 
  - I hadn't heard that before. Who I decide to ignore is private information  snagglepuss   Dec-06-11 07:08 PM   #109 
  - And some of us thought the un rec function bad enough! n/t  truedelphi   Dec-07-11 03:07 PM   #298 
  - they still won't know  fishwax   Dec-09-11 10:15 AM   #376 
  - Oh Gaaaaaawd! That is going to SUCK. Now it'll be like third grade cliques!  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 07:25 PM   #112 
  - I had no idea about the jury, blacklist, etc.  DeschutesRiver   Dec-07-11 01:57 PM   #269 
  - just a count--no names  fishwax   Dec-09-11 10:16 AM   #377 
  - ya. i really dont need to know or care about that shit. i have always  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 08:33 PM   #120 
  - Yes. Knowing all this borders on creepy,  woo me with science   Dec-06-11 10:49 PM   #151 
  - It does border on creepy!  BrendaBrick   Dec-07-11 02:58 AM   #158 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-11 10:42 AM   #222 
  - Funny --- !! And I barely ever notice a user name -- I react simply to the message of the post --  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:08 PM   #279 
  - I've used the ignore ONCE and I think that user is now gone. :)  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 02:55 PM   # 
     - Well ...  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 07:31 PM   #339 
  - Is this true? Five people form a jury and see to it that  truedelphi   Dec-07-11 03:06 PM   #297 
  - I do like some of the new features but...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 08:56 AM   #181 
  - I went over there this afternoon.  bvar22   Dec-06-11 05:33 PM   #70 
  - Well, that's just it .... !! What were the GOALS of DU3 -- to create more control/domination  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:09 PM   #280 
     - The goal was automation, I think. Mods are replaced by software.  immoderate   Dec-09-11 10:14 AM   #375 
  - So, when are you going to start your own forum??  Major Hogwash   Dec-06-11 05:38 PM   #71 
  - Geezusfuckingkrist....  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 05:47 PM   #76 
  - I don't care what the people say . . .  Major Hogwash   Dec-07-11 09:50 AM   #207 
     - Happy Chanukah, DUDE. n/t  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 12:36 PM   #241 
  - lame and substance-free, in (sharp) contrast to the post to which you were responding  inna   Dec-06-11 08:44 PM   #124 
  - Good lord, are you twelve? nt  woo me with science   Dec-06-11 09:37 PM   #137 
  - "I'm this many."  Major Hogwash   Dec-07-11 09:48 AM   #206 
  - I guess folks aren't allowed to speak their minds?  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 09:43 AM   #203 
  - No, that's not it. Go right ahead and give me a piece of your mind.  Major Hogwash   Dec-07-11 09:46 AM   #205 
     - That is it.  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 10:05 AM   #211 
  - Hogwash -- "If you don't like what's going on, leave" ... ???? Wow!!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:11 PM   #281 
  - Jurors do not choose. They are randomly asked by the system when a post is alerted  CakeGrrl   Dec-06-11 06:03 PM   #83 
  - So the juror doesn't know whose post they're deleting? That's a plus, but it still doesn't allow  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 06:20 PM   #92 
     - they know who they are deleting. they dont know who alerted.  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 08:36 PM   #121 
     - Well THAT changes the whole thing then. That means  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 08:49 PM   #126 
        - so many ways.... nt  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 08:55 PM   #128 
        - +  inna   Dec-06-11 10:25 PM   #141 
        - Good post. nt  woo me with science   Dec-06-11 10:46 PM   #149 
        - I don't agree with you that DUers are pretty much united on racism and homophobia  fishwax   Dec-09-11 10:34 AM   #382 
     - I believe that posts judged by the Juries aren't "deleted"; they are hidden.  NYC Liberal   Dec-06-11 08:48 PM   #125 
     - Oooooh. So, the Hosts are the ones we should be worried about.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 08:53 PM   #127 
     - and can you continue to post in a hidden thread? wow, that works. geez  seabeyond   Dec-06-11 08:56 PM   #129 
     - Threads are locked, not hidden. So no.  NYC Liberal   Dec-07-11 06:17 AM   #163 
     - It seems that way. The whole thing is just weird.  Pithlet   Dec-06-11 10:28 PM   #142 
     - THAT completely changes Jury Duty to a negative -- Wow -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:29 PM   #286 
        - Sorry, my apologies. Hosts cannot delete posts.  NYC Liberal   Dec-08-11 05:55 AM   #363 
     - I got picked as a juror today,  Blue_In_AK   Dec-07-11 03:49 AM   #162 
        - Think everyone who went to DU3 got "picked" .... however, HOSTS will still govern the deletes ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:31 PM   #287 
  - well........i didn't want to say...but,  KoKo   Dec-06-11 06:11 PM   #88 
  - I also don't like the idea of being stalked by people who want to see what I have recced and  Bonobo   Dec-06-11 10:37 PM   #147 
  - This is more or less what I was thinking.  BlueIris   Dec-06-11 06:18 PM   #90 
  - "immensely dislike it and it's too late to do anything about it". My sentiments  snagglepuss   Dec-06-11 06:32 PM   #97 
  - Interesting -- and while I have thought the new Jury Duty could work well, many don't think so ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 01:50 PM   #265 
     - how does this feel to you defend.  seabeyond   Dec-07-11 02:07 PM   #278 
  - +1000  RagAss   Dec-06-11 04:55 PM   #61 
  - Me no like. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-06-11 05:42 PM   #73 
  - Adaptation is the nature of the beast known as the internet. Let's see what happens.  patrice   Dec-06-11 05:45 PM   #75 
  - BTW, does anyone know what happens to this DU, when DU3 goes into production? nt  patrice   Dec-06-11 05:47 PM   #77 
  - It will become inactive, though will still be viewable.  madinmaryland   Dec-07-11 01:44 PM   #263 
  - I like a lot of the changes to functionality, and am somewhat ambivalent about changes to layout  fishwax   Dec-06-11 05:51 PM   #79 
  - I'm not real crazy about it,  Blue_In_AK   Dec-06-11 06:02 PM   #82 
  - Not just you. I hate the new format. While some of the new features look interesting,  BlueIris   Dec-06-11 06:10 PM   #85 
  - nope - besides looking bland they now lump in lounge posts in the latest threads?  Donnachaidh   Dec-06-11 06:11 PM   #86 
  - I didn't see that in the instructions about New DU. Are you sure about this?  KoKo   Dec-06-11 06:13 PM   #89 
  - well, they saidnto go in and look  Donnachaidh   Dec-06-11 09:20 PM   #132 
  - This morning there was so much lounge spam by one poster that the latest page was  myrna minx   Dec-07-11 10:54 AM   #228 
  - From what I understand, you will be able to shut off lounge threads from  madinmaryland   Dec-07-11 01:45 PM   #264 
  - That was fixed. They're adding functions as we work it.  immoderate   Dec-09-11 10:05 AM   #372 
  - that's just for now -- they'll have a way to eliminate lounge threads eventually  fishwax   Dec-09-11 10:06 AM   #373 
  - Not Alone  otohara   Dec-06-11 06:22 PM   #93 
  - +1  snagglepuss   Dec-06-11 06:34 PM   #102 
  - No, you're not. So far I don't like it much, hopefully  Raine   Dec-06-11 06:33 PM   #98 
  - Oh jesus christ.  Puglover   Dec-06-11 06:33 PM   #99 
  - 10 minutes? LOL!  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 08:57 AM   #183 
  - Resist the urge to suppress criticism ... do you want to wait until board is finished ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:52 PM   #293 
  - I do not have an opinion because it won't let me log on. n/t  RebelOne   Dec-06-11 06:40 PM   #106 
  - I don't really like significant change either, but....  pipi_k   Dec-06-11 07:05 PM   #108 
  - I love how it feels on my droid. Much smarter. nt  jtrockville   Dec-06-11 07:41 PM   #113 
  - I can't wait for DU4. n/t  L0oniX   Dec-06-11 07:48 PM   #114 
  - DU 4 will be a 100 dollars a year.  sarcasmo   Dec-07-11 12:54 PM   #247 
  - This could turn into a war game to see which DU political grouping can lock the most posts!  Better Believe It   Dec-06-11 07:56 PM   #115 
  - My thought as well.  flying rabbit   Dec-07-11 06:44 AM   #166 
  - Don't care for the cascading posts.  bikebloke   Dec-06-11 07:59 PM   #116 
  - +1000  snagglepuss   Dec-06-11 10:07 PM   #138 
  - Getting used to the "new normal" - that's what good citizens do, isn't it?  scarletwoman   Dec-06-11 08:00 PM   #117 
  - I don't like it, but I'm a firm believer in not fixing things that aren't broken. nt  Still Blue in PDX   Dec-06-11 08:26 PM   #118 
  - Too soon for me to make an objective  Texasgal   Dec-06-11 08:38 PM   #122 
  - I was happy to get out of it.  undeterred   Dec-06-11 08:58 PM   #130 
  - You are not alone.  Auntie Bush   Dec-06-11 09:18 PM   #131 
  - I hate change once I've gotten the hang of something. Remember  babylonsister   Dec-06-11 09:21 PM   #133 
  - Editorials and Other Articles section is gone, or placed somewhere else?  Jefferson23   Dec-06-11 09:22 PM   #134 
  - Nope, you're not.  flvegan   Dec-06-11 09:31 PM   #136 
  - Looks like a stupid man's idea of what a smart website should look like  Awsi Dooger   Dec-06-11 10:11 PM   #139 
  - I predict Soapbox won't last a month.  joshcryer   Dec-06-11 10:16 PM   #140 
  - I agree, but where will all the GD diehards go?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 10:43 PM   #148 
  - We'll have GD/GDP as before.  joshcryer   Dec-07-11 02:57 AM   #157 
     - So The Soapbox isn't the GD replacement?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 09:32 AM   #197 
     - Never went to "GD/GDP" -- !! And JURY DUTY is only re "hidden" posts -- HOSTS still delete -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:01 PM   #296 
     - The way the wording of your last statement is set up  truedelphi   Dec-08-11 02:03 AM   #355 
  - Strange goal of DU3 ... change General Discussion to "soapbox" and LIMIT subjects -- !! Whaat?????  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 02:55 PM   #294 
  - Pretty bizarre, eh? We can only assume they want to get rid of GD.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 06:53 PM   #332 
  - I am inclined to agree  Harmony Blue   Dec-07-11 03:53 PM   #320 
  - Sports forum:  Princess Turandot   Dec-07-11 02:23 AM   #155 
  - Dude! The Sports Forum is still there...  madinmaryland   Dec-07-11 01:51 PM   #266 
  - there's still a sports forum  fishwax   Dec-09-11 10:13 AM   #374 
  - not so far  JanMichael   Dec-06-11 10:31 PM   #143 
  - it's going from a website forum, to a blog  JanMichael   Dec-06-11 10:33 PM   #144 
  - It has a completely different feel to it, don't you think?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-06-11 10:48 PM   #150 
     - It's a very different feel. Slick and corporate.  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 08:29 AM   #175 
  - My mistake, there is a Sports forum  Awsi Dooger   Dec-06-11 10:36 PM   #146 
  - i thought the same as you looking at the catagories. nt  seabeyond   Dec-07-11 06:30 AM   #165 
  - I think they just copied over the current groups/forums that exist now.  madinmaryland   Dec-07-11 01:57 PM   #271 
  - I see much that I don't particularly like  ThomCat   Dec-07-11 01:55 AM   #154 
  - I cant login to it.  dameocrat67   Dec-07-11 02:41 AM   #156 
  - The database was imported Jan 19, so you'll just have to hold out a bit longer.  joshcryer   Dec-07-11 03:15 AM   #160 
     - and... how do you know that?  inna   Dec-07-11 05:04 PM   #329 
  - Changes always require adjustments. We'll make it through this.  backscatter712   Dec-07-11 03:05 AM   #159 
  - Better to make "adjustments" before DU3 is put in place -- HOWEVER ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:08 PM   #299 
  - Is there anything wrong with the current DU?  Hugabear   Dec-07-11 03:26 AM   #161 
  - Great question --- and I'm not clear on what the GOALS of DU3 actually were -- ????  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:09 PM   #300 
  - You're not alone, but it doesn't mean you're correct.  Atman   Dec-07-11 07:00 AM   #167 
  - Sure, that applies to some people but...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 01:40 PM   #258 
  - This isn't a resistance to change ... It's questioning the changes ... what were the goals?  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:12 PM   #301 
  - so far i don't.  barbtries   Dec-07-11 07:46 AM   #168 
  - It sucks!  Pharaoh   Dec-07-11 08:02 AM   #169 
  - As of now, I like it.  City Lights   Dec-07-11 08:03 AM   #170 
  - I understand. It's different but still nice.  DaveJ   Dec-07-11 08:06 AM   #171 
  - you'll end up liking it. same thing happened when we went from DU2 to DU3. i was like WTF this sucks  dionysus   Dec-07-11 08:08 AM   #172 
  - Not true. DU2 hardly changed at all from DU1. They added  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 12:41 PM   #242 
  - Uh oh. I agree with you perhaps .01% of the time.  truedelphi   Dec-08-11 01:54 AM   #353 
  - I don't like the home page as much but ...  GOTV   Dec-07-11 08:22 AM   #173 
  - I think the term 'blacklist' isn't necessarily the best choice for a Democratic website  tomm2thumbs   Dec-07-11 08:22 AM   #174 
  - Exactly -- lots of poor choices in renaming ... "Soapbox" ... "Creative Speculation" ... ????  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:13 PM   #302 
  - Don't like but will get used to. Nt  abelenkpe   Dec-07-11 08:33 AM   #176 
  - No, you're not  a2liberal   Dec-07-11 08:42 AM   #178 
  - I'll let ya know whenever I can log onto it!  backtoblue   Dec-07-11 08:45 AM   #179 
  - DU3: For those times when a simple thumb on the scale is not enough....  Junkdrawer   Dec-07-11 08:56 AM   #182 
  - Think this is a poor time to make a change like this ---  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:16 PM   #303 
  - where is the home page on DU 3  riverbendviewgal   Dec-07-11 09:01 AM   #184 
  - Visually, home page is just another blog.  StandingInLeftField   Dec-07-11 09:01 AM   #185 
  - Just where was the current DU broken? Why fix what works?  Jakes Progress   Dec-07-11 09:11 AM   #188 
  - "New Coke"...My thoughts exactly!!  SkyDaddy7   Dec-07-11 09:24 AM   #194 
  - It's a case of myopia.  Jakes Progress   Dec-07-11 11:42 AM   #232 
  - I am starting to think the major reason for the changes...  SkyDaddy7   Dec-08-11 05:31 AM   #362 
     - Then the reason is silly because  Jakes Progress   Dec-08-11 12:18 PM   #364 
  - We all know how long the new coke lasted.  sarcasmo   Dec-07-11 12:58 PM   #253 
  - IMO, the question of "MODS" was the biggest problem for members and for administration ...???  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:20 PM   #305 
  - I remember why new Coke was manufactured and put out in  truedelphi   Dec-08-11 01:51 AM   #352 
     - It was bean counters.  Jakes Progress   Dec-08-11 12:24 PM   #365 
  - After further consideration the new site is junky and appears to be designed to limit dialog and  TheKentuckian   Dec-07-11 09:14 AM   #189 
  - Agree....I just spent more time over there..  KoKo   Dec-07-11 10:34 AM   #219 
  - Some piece #%@% salesperson sold the DU owners and they swallowed it  nolabels   Dec-07-11 12:41 PM   #243 
     - It sounds like it was written by Lawyers and MBA's from America's Greatest Schools..  KoKo   Dec-08-11 08:17 PM   #366 
        - There must of been a typo, you were have been here since 2001  nolabels   Dec-09-11 09:27 AM   #369 
  - Agree -- it's the first thing that hits you in the face -- LIMITS subjects and flexibility ...  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:38 PM   #314 
  - People like convenience and information at a glance  Oilwellian   Dec-07-11 09:19 AM   #192 
  - It's Lifeless  NeeDeep   Dec-07-11 09:26 AM   #195 
  - 67 recommendations and people are trying to squelch dissent  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 09:41 AM   #200 
  - +1  sarcasmo   Dec-07-11 10:45 AM   #224 
  - Foolish to try to "squelch dissent" -- these are issues to work out NOW ... before DU3 begins --!!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:43 PM   #315 
  - tried to try it  SixthSense   Dec-07-11 09:51 AM   #208 
  - You are not alone.  JTFrog   Dec-07-11 09:52 AM   #209 
  - Can't answer the question.  madamesilverspurs   Dec-07-11 10:07 AM   #212 
  - I hate change  Broderick   Dec-07-11 10:09 AM   #213 
  - Status quodians ...  GeorgeGist   Dec-07-11 10:13 AM   #215 
  - i like this DU, and not the new one. also  meow mix   Dec-07-11 10:15 AM   #216 
  - Violation of common sense ...don't fix what ain't broke.  L0oniX   Dec-07-11 10:23 AM   #217 
  - I'm just a Bozo on this bus.  WheelWalker   Dec-07-11 10:26 AM   #218 
  - Kick!  sarcasmo   Dec-07-11 10:37 AM   #220 
  - When I was seeing a shrink years ago he said,  madmax   Dec-07-11 10:44 AM   #223 
  - Don't like it either  relayerbob   Dec-07-11 10:46 AM   #226 
  - I can't get on it. "Username PotatoChip does not exist"  PotatoChip   Dec-07-11 10:52 AM   #227 
  - IIRC, only users who registered before a certain date...  Iggo   Dec-07-11 11:15 AM   #229 
     - OK thanks Iggo!  PotatoChip   Dec-07-11 11:32 AM   #230 
  - Nada  colsohlibgal   Dec-07-11 11:33 AM   #231 
  - Don't care for the look and feel either  bengalherder   Dec-07-11 11:51 AM   #235 
  - I hate the editing switch  Awsi Dooger   Dec-07-11 02:00 PM   #276 
     - But ... bigger question is ... "Who would possibly care to see your edicts?" Fanatics?  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:47 PM   #316 
  - Is a better front page coming after the trial is done?  pam4water   Dec-07-11 11:52 AM   #236 
  - I appreciate Skinner,EarlG and Elad and everyone else for trying to improve things..but  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-07-11 12:01 PM   #239 
  - I have to agree  matt819   Dec-07-11 12:52 PM   #246 
  - Agree -- and it's a HUGE DISTRACTION from OWS and things we need to be looking at right now -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:48 PM   #317 
  - Too Much Wasted Space. That's only good for Mobile Phones.  mojowork_n   Dec-07-11 12:30 PM   #240 
  - Sadly I think you've nailed it.  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 01:09 PM   #255 
  - +1  slay   Dec-07-11 01:57 PM   #270 
  - Maybe it's more about advertisements?  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:49 PM   #318 
  - I don't know. I'm really just guessing, but ads are part of the equation.  mojowork_n   Dec-07-11 05:53 PM   #330 
  - Hmm that could very well be the case.  truedelphi   Dec-08-11 02:07 AM   #356 
  - The old one looks less plain. Like DU3 could have been DU1.5.  Fearless   Dec-07-11 12:44 PM   #244 
  - I'm a little dubious...  ljm2002   Dec-07-11 12:55 PM   #249 
  - I'm in agreement with you. That said  B Calm   Dec-07-11 01:43 PM   #262 
  - No, you are not alone  slay   Dec-07-11 01:54 PM   #268 
  - I don't like it, either. I may come here less. n/t  murielm99   Dec-07-11 01:59 PM   #274 
  - Well...  Johnny Noshoes   Dec-07-11 02:15 PM   #283 
  - I really miss the greatest apge, which is my always go to page. I know you can choose between  robinlynne   Dec-07-11 02:18 PM   #284 
  - Nothing is ALL bad  LiberalLovinLug   Dec-07-11 02:42 PM   #290 
  - I'd like any DU...when I found this site my heart lifted....  Tikki   Dec-07-11 02:59 PM   #295 
  - I dread the change. Seems like a "USA Today" format --  bbgrunt   Dec-07-11 03:30 PM   #311 
  - You are not alone. I don't like it at all. nt  tblue37   Dec-07-11 03:32 PM   #312 
  - Good move, Sky Daddy -- !! THIS IS THE TIME to work on these issues ... not later ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 03:54 PM   #321 
  - I just left there. Again.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 03:58 PM   #322 
  - Me too! Looking for a new virtual home. Please PM if anyone has ideas.  inna   Dec-07-11 07:05 PM   #334 
  - Someone said that the DU3 Most Recommended page isSomeone said that the DU3 Most Recommended pag  tblue37   Dec-07-11 04:33 PM   #326 
  - Go to: Home Page>Latest Threads and at the top of the forum you will see tabs (next to the YELLOW  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 06:59 PM   #333 
     - GREATEST page is now MOST REC"D page -- ??? hmmmmm......  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 07:41 PM   #340 
     - I guess so.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 09:10 PM   #342 
        - Presume the "UN-REC's" are going ... ????  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 10:29 PM   #343 
           - GONE! Just ask and you shall receive!  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 01:37 AM   #351 
              - Think they were doomed when liberals began  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 04:53 AM   #359 
     - Thanks. nt  tblue37   Dec-08-11 01:24 AM   #350 
  - Moan, moan, whine, whine.  GoneOffShore   Dec-07-11 07:10 PM   #335 
  - You have to remember the first rule of websites.....  whistler162   Dec-07-11 07:43 PM   #341 
  - LOL You have noooo idea how much I needed that laugh.  snagglepuss   Dec-07-11 10:46 PM   #344 
  - That need to be its own OP.  truedelphi   Dec-08-11 02:09 AM   #357 
  - From what I've seen  tawadi   Dec-07-11 10:53 PM   #345 
  - The general measure will be the rate at posts occur.  dipsydoodle   Dec-08-11 05:28 AM   #361 
  - It feels claustrophobic, this one feels more alive  flamingdem   Dec-08-11 08:20 PM   #367 
  - No, you're not alone.  highplainsdem   Dec-08-11 08:31 PM   #368 
  - The DU3 Death Star battle station will be operatonal by 2012.  L0oniX   Dec-09-11 10:26 AM   #380 
 

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