October 30, 2000
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Q: What tastes like lemon but isn't? A: Design theft at its most brazen and appalling.
posted by jjg (10 comments total)
jesus, that's odd. something has gotta be up, template or something??
posted by dominic at 12:45 AM on October 30, 2000

It looks like it has gone now.
posted by viama at 6:28 AM on October 30, 2000

Perhaps it's intended as a parody? 'Broquard' appears infaturated with the postmodern, which s/he has linked instead of 'Contact' at the top of the original page. Maybe this is their idea of postmodern commentary on vacuous weblogs...
posted by m.polo at 6:52 AM on October 30, 2000

No doubt somebody else new to HTML who read that you should start with a design you like and put in your own content.

I understand the point, but it's really hard to condemn these people. He's not selling his design skills. "Brazen" and "appalling"? I'll sign on to "ignorant" and "deplorable", on the outside, thank you.
posted by dhartung at 7:37 AM on October 30, 2000

There's also Camworld and something that is not Camworld.
posted by dithered at 8:43 AM on October 30, 2000

I won't even sign onto "deplorable" -- It's a goddamn box with text in it.
posted by rschram at 9:18 AM on October 30, 2000

Wow, they really bastardized my calendar HTML. Oh well.
posted by camworld at 9:51 AM on October 30, 2000

*Beautiful* response, Cam. Love it.
posted by baylink at 2:19 PM on October 30, 2000

lol, narks rule! show us more!
posted by greyscale at 6:30 PM on October 30, 2000

Wow, get over it. Their code is totally different to yours, the layout is actually a little different.. and it's just a simple plain layout.

It's like saying Lycos is a rip off of Yahoo just because there's a search box, they both have their logos and the top, and a category index.
posted by wackybrit at 10:36 AM on November 1, 2000

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