MinimalSput
Average Rating: 6
Yours: -1
File Size: .18MB
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MinimalSput

Updated Jul 01, 2004 by Sput


Sput
Comment #1 Friday, March 19, 2004 9:18 PM
Yeah this skin made it in!

Yes, I know the screen shot needs updating. I have it ready to upload soon. I'll remove the coments to the moderators too when I do that
treetog
Comment #2 Friday, March 19, 2004 10:26 PM
i am glad to see that you was able to post your skin...you are a brave guy! congrats!
RA5C
Comment #3 Friday, March 19, 2004 11:46 PM
There's minimal, and then there's "why bother?" Windows classic style already has a high contrast black&white color scheme.
RPGFX
Comment #4 Saturday, March 20, 2004 12:01 AM
yeah, this entry is a waste of time.
GT3RSR
Comment #5 Saturday, March 20, 2004 4:04 AM
Nice and clean... I like minimalist and you've definitely hit the mark. Cool! and don't let the negative posts discourage you.
Sput
Comment #6 Saturday, March 20, 2004 6:15 AM
I knew this skin wouldn't suite everyone, or even many people so the -ve comments are not a surprise

It was inspired by noticing that the catagory was listed as "MOST minimalistic" (at least in some places) - and when I saw that, my perverse sense of humour meant I wanted to see just how minimal something could be and still be usable.

BTW, the Windows classic + High contrast B/W is just that - Black and white, it keeps the standard Windows "theme" where as this has a different style. This also skins the toolbar buttons, animations, compact start menu etc which the High contrast option does not. Try it and see the difference yourself - High contrast still looks unmistakably like standard Windows - this doesn't...well, not as much
Sput
Comment #7 Saturday, March 20, 2004 6:17 AM
Oh, additionally - don't take this skin too seriously. I wanted taking part in the GUIO to be ablout having fun, not just people hoping to win - just like the real Olympics. Think of this as the entry from the small country no one has heard of with just one athlete turning up to join in and have fun
Scotty Anryugyo
Comment #8 Saturday, March 20, 2004 1:19 PM
I like your style Sput, very daring and creative. Always willing to step up to a challenge and shout at the top of your lungs 'ok world here I am, take me or leave me, but this is the way I'm going to be!' Bravo!!!
Essencay
Comment #9 Sunday, March 21, 2004 4:56 PM
I like it. Reminds me of WFW3.11 meets WinXP
fjord
Comment #10 Tuesday, March 23, 2004 5:15 PM
Personally, i can't see myself using this as an everyday theme, but i absolutely love the idea behind it. It has a very artsy feel to it, imho, that looks nice in a screenshot (hopefully better in a full screenshot )
Sput
Comment #11 Tuesday, March 23, 2004 7:48 PM
Thanks for the comment fjord...I agree that I wouldn't choose to use this every day either - but then, I wouldn't run a marathon every day either but people do in Olympics LOL
Evil Dust Bunny
Comment #12 Thursday, March 25, 2004 5:41 PM
Awesome skin. There's is something about it that allowes me to tolerate the hard colours. I really like the style of buttons, and well, everything. Great skin, one of the few that I can use every day and for everything. Hope you get some reward here in the Olympics.
wulfn1
Comment #13 Saturday, March 27, 2004 2:26 PM
that teeny tiny lil red border was an interesting surprise.
love the button style.
essencay has the theme spot on! does remind one of wfw3.11 meets xp.
good luck in the competition!
Latin4567
Comment #14 Thursday, April 15, 2004 6:37 PM
This is really cool...
I have never seen a zero rating before though LOL
Sput
Comment #15 Friday, April 16, 2004 7:49 PM
I think all GUIO skins show as a zero rating if viewed through wincustomise - I don't think the rating system is live for the competition. Either that or I really have scored a first with a zero!
etri
Comment #16 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 11:44 AM
Hi,Sput!I like your style very much,if any update or new works please let me konw!
ixixixi@hotmail.com
Thank you!
risblaque
Comment #17 Thursday, April 29, 2004 5:09 AM
Very unusual but works very well. Good luck.
joetheblow
Comment #18 Monday, July 05, 2004 10:32 AM
I like it!
butch123
Comment #19 Sunday, December 05, 2004 12:34 PM
nice blind
Extolence
Comment #20 Monday, June 17, 2013 11:17 PM

"It was inspired by noticing that the catagory was listed as "MOST minimalistic" (at least in some places) - and when I saw that, my perverse sense of humour meant I wanted to see just how minimal something could be and still be usable."

-Exactly what I was looking for, thx!

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