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3 years ago#1
Not that I visited it much before but God damn I just went there now and it looks like liquid ****. The damn videos take forever to buffer now and dip in and out of HD and 280p wtf.
Why would they design their website to run worse?
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3 years ago#2
No one knows. Maybe a motivational speaker convinced them that pointless change is good.

It was near perfect as it was before. At least compared to the butchering they did to it. I used to visit a lot. Now not so much.
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3 years ago#3
Did you change your video settings from Streaming to Progressive and then HD? It'll force HD all the time if you do that. Videos run fine for me other than that. Only thing I don't like about the new site is you don't get that big list of all the videos in release order on the front page anymore. It was so convenient.
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3 years ago#4
its not only their main site that's ass. they had broken forums for the longest time and when they finally fix them, they got rid of factions that were the main reason alot of regulars went there. terrible site now
3 years ago#5
It's the videos that insist I've already watched them that annoy me, it just jumps to the replay button every time I try playing them.
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3 years ago#6
I stopped visiting it once it stopped letting me easily download videos in Safari.

That and all the ads.

-JG
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3 years ago#7
I only ever went there to download Angry Video Game Nerd videos and now since he's stopped making videos, more or less I've really no reason to go there.
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3 years ago#8
I was a regular 6 months ago. Now I visit rarely.
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3 years ago#9
HD youtube killed the site for me.
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3 years ago#10
i stopped going there once they changed their forums which are some of the worst iv ever seen.
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