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Are you fucking kidding me?!  Look, yes, i agree. what some of our players and people did were disgusting. But you know what? NONE of it would have surfaced so severely, so terrible, if the goddamned officiating crew had ANY soft of consistency! 

You know what triggered the Bengals; fans and players alike? That Ridiculously Obvious illegal hit to Gio Bernard!!! It was CLEARLY Helmet:Helmet contact, which they had been penalizing by upwards 15 yards ALL GAME, and then suddenly NO FLAG on the same hit that not only was obviously afoul, but it sent our best Runningback to the ground in shock from the hit then off the field by the Medics!  That single, Obvious call got overlooked and the whole fucking city turned Ugly. I'm disappointed at my team, my city, but I am fucking Pissed at the bullshit that drew out the worst in all of us. If i wasn't so shocked I'd have flipped my Dinning Room Table in frustration. 
The Bengals were seeking their first playoff win in 25 years. They came up just short.
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It was further fanned by the guy who did it celebrating for ten minutes
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Omg omg omg omg omg!!! 
Exclusive anime-inspired ships join the fleet! Are you ready to add some stylized flair to your shipyard?
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Arpeggio has something Kancolle doesn't. Plot. There's even talk floating around that the creator for Arpeggio worked with Kancolle so their anime production could move forward. Not sure how accurate that is but being that their anime was delayed by a year...

Also, Kancolle doesn't need to cross promote. They got literally boatloads of money to throw at just about anything they want to do. 
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+Shurikn Ibuki +Valerie K hehehe
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Stig-chan~!
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Usability: Too. Many. Clicks.
Simple tasks should never be this cumbersome

Let me first say that overall, the aesthetic of the new +Google+ interface is beautiful. The move to Material Design is a welcomed change for me and being a web designer, I understand just how much time, intelligence, and long hours of development must have gone into this move.

With that said, there are some obvious problems with the interface, primarily in regards to usability and performing simple, common tasks.

Let's first look at the most basic task...

Creating and sharing a post on the New Google+
The following is an example of the workflow to create and share an image post...

The Old Workflow:
1. Click the Camera icon
2. Type your post since your curser is already there
2. Drag/drop your image(s) into the image area
3. Click in the To: field to type/select your destination (or tab once)
4. Use arrows to select from the list and hit Enter
5. Click the Share button (or use tab, and Enter)

5 steps, 3 clicks

The New Workflow
1. Click to initiate a new post (or use the 'c' shortcut if you're saavy)
2. Click the destination (previously the To: field)
3. Click See more because your intended Collection/Community/Circle(s) aren't in the pre-populated list
4. Click the Search input because you're not going to scroll through the entire list
5. Type your desired destination then Click it in the list (because using the arrows on your keyboard don't work to select from the list)
6. Click in the text area to type your message
7. Click the image icon because simply dragging and dropping images don't work anymore (or maybe just not yet)
8. Click to upload a photo (if it's not already in your list of files)
9. Navigate to and double-click your desired image file
10. Click the Post button (or tab 3 times and hit Enter)

10 steps, 10 clicks (unless you count the double-click as 2 clicks)

This is more than double the amount of work to accomplish the same task.

Resharing a Post (A piece of feedback I've already sent to Google)
The resharing experience has now become incredibly cumbersome. After the initial buzz that will be created from the redesign, user fatigue will likely creep in fast and I anticipate a HUGE drop in resharing activity.

It now takes roughly 8 clicks to reshare a post.

The previous reshare workflow:
1. Click the share icon
2. Type your post (since the cursor is automatically place where you need it to be)
3. Tab (or Click) to the To: field and type/choose where that post is shared
4. Click Share

4 steps, 3 clicks

The new reshare workflow:
1. Click share icon
2. Decide (and Click) where you want to share it (as if the choice is going to be something other than Google+ 99% of the time)
3. (Hopefully) realize that the pre-populated destination (formerly the To: field) isn't where you want it to go and thereby Click to choose a different destination.
4. Click See More because the destination you want is likely not pre-listed
5. Click Search because nobody wants to scroll through all their Collections, Communities, and circles.
6. Type the destination and Click it in the list
7. Click back into the text box
8. Type out your message
9. Click "Post" (or tab 3 times to get to the Post button)

9 steps, 8 clicks

There couldn't have been a single person in usability testing that thought that was in any way fluid, easy, or intuitive.

Order of Operations and Assisted Actions
In my opinion, most of the clunkiness of these new workflows could be avoided by simply paying attention to the order of operations. Placing the destination before all else causes some kinks in the workflow by not allowing users to simply start typing.

If I could engineer the process myself it would look very similar to the old method. Order of operation should be:

Typed content, attached content, destination, post

This is a Wide-Spread Problem

Many users are voicing an overall feeling of having too many clicks between them and accomplishing common actions. (Another example is GIFs: https://plus.google.com/+DustinStout/posts/SD4BjFFVBXy)

Each click is a barrier to entry, and it seems like although simplification of the network was the overall goal, over complication of the engagement with the network has been the result.

I believe the team is listening, and I hope they hear this one loud and clear: Less clicks please!

#newgoogleplus #feedback #uiux
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+Faolan Baldwin he new Design reflects Google's new visual design philosophy known as Material Design. So this new version will be the permanent version. It's currently considered a beta, but thats so they can work out all the kinks. In this phase they're paying close attention to feedback so I recommend you voice your feelings using the Send Feedback feature. They've already made a number of improvements based on feedback. 
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special addition to my Motorcycle collection; a very good friend pointed out i was lacking a certain famous yellow Vespa. So, here, all for you +Amanda HaleStorm the lovely Haruko Haruharu from FLCL and all her Vespa Fanservice :)
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heheheehe
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I have one similar to this as an lockscreen.
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You heard the man! Better yet get a life trolls
 
For the last few dimwits on the 9/11 conspiracy train.
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Not gonna lie, the only meme I hate as much as Doge is jet fuel.
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Fapping causes friction, you'll burn yourself!
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and just because Nonon looks ravishing in a little Haruko cosplay, I'll throw this in the mix too ;)
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