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Sites featured in articles like Worst Websites of 2010 often are redesigned, which explains why some sites mentioned in my articles don't match their current look. The Daily Sucker features current examples of bad web design which haven't been fixed (yet).

If you see a site that you think sucks, email the URL to me. No personal pages (personal pages are supposed to reflect the individual's personality and artistic freedom) or web site designers (it would look like a conflict of interest), or others of their ilk.

If I think there's some merit to your selection, I may post it along with some commentary. If you know of a site that qualifies, let me know.

Dispensa-Matic – An Example of Bad Web Design for May 13, 2014

May 12th, 2014 11:11 pm by Vincent Flanders

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Submitter’s comments: Useless animation-like scrolls? Sure. But you’ll have readers that may not have been born yet when this design was popular.

Vincent Flanders’ comments: S/he’s right. This design was popular in 1996, as was the Marquee Tag (first used in Internet Exploder 3 on August 13, 1996). Interestingly, Archive.org’s earliest example of Dispensa-Matic’s website is February 2003. I guess they were trying for a retro look.

Not to offend my Japanese readers, but this website should be nuked and redesigned.


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