My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

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My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

Post by Ivokyuftaf6666 » Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:45 pm

Dear fellow ASDF members, today I created an idea of a favicon of the ASDF forums. :smile:
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Re: My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

Post by Froggychum » Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:28 pm

I like the cartoony style (I think it fits the site well), but I have a few big criticisms:

- It's hard to read what it says. I cannot tell what those letters are without already knowing they say 'ASDF', as they are very oddly drawn and placed.

- The yellow background takes up too much of the image.

A good first iteration, Ivo, but I do not think it's polished enough to be a strong contender.

This is of course, my opinion, and you are free to disagree. I think if you tried to change those two things a bit, it would come out much nicer!

Though, I have to admit, even if you did those things, I still prefer the current favicon, as it's inherently less saturated, and thus less intrusive. It much more nicely matches the default light theme of most internet browsers.
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Re: My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

Post by vraiment » Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:01 am

I also think something that is easier to read would be great, but is a good first stpe :D
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Re: My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

Post by Ivokyuftaf6666 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:59 am

What about this drawing, then? :smile:
I was also considering the idea of offering it as a favicon, as well, even though I still do not know if it will be clear, since the size of the favicon is expected to be small.

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Re: My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

Post by Froggychum » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:38 pm

It's much better, but it would look terrible as a favicon, since it would be severely shrunk to a smaller resolution, leaving it as a blurry mess.

Also, this image is longer than it is taller, so it would be squeezed horizontally in addition to being compressed.

IIRC, a favicon needs to be 16x16 pixels? Or was it 32x32? Even if it were 64x64, this would still be too large an image to function.

Also, the site's theme has no yellow in it anywhere, except for the Smilies (if those even count as part of the theme), so something blue and gray would be more accurate to what the site actually looks like when you log on.
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Re: My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

Post by vraiment » Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:36 pm

yeah, it needs a little more squaredness to its rectangleness
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Re: My suggestion for a favicon of ASDF.

Post by atomtengeralattjaro » Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:57 pm

it could be squared up like this... not sure if it's a good idea, just tested it too see how it looks:
I shrunk it to 50x50 but it would be even smaller in the browser tabs and bookmarks I guess.
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