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post #31 of 40
Thank you, I was trying to remove the picture because it was quite annoying. Its alright if somebody wants to log in and put a picture themselves but please do not force it upon me. The pictures with Bing just work with it, they aren't taking up the whole screen and they have little spots where you can click for info about the picture. Google is Google and Bing is Bing, let's keep it that way please.
post #32 of 40
I don't think this would have been a big deal at all if they would have just left the regular page as the default, with a 'add a background' link or something similar. Springing pictures on some people who use the page specifically for its minimalist style was not well thought out (nevermind the obvious similarity to Bing).
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It shocked me
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i hated that last night. good thing it's gone imo, i mean, they already have the options. maybe some people who liked it can't have cookies or what-have-you, but they should at least of had a cookie setting for original background, like the optional ones there
    
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post #35 of 40
My Google background is the best.

THE BEST.
post #36 of 40
Good, I hated it. The thought of trying to customise the background was just retarded.
post #37 of 40
I was surprised today when i saw it. I was actually happy about it. Found the link at the bottom to change it to my own right away. Do these people realize you can just as easily remove it. lol. Anyway. I love it. I would never leave google.
post #38 of 40
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Originally Posted by Dockery View Post
QFT.

It didn't bother me; I quickly search for things when I go to Google.
yea i liked the feature too because I used a 2048x1152 wallpaper as my background.
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I hated it. I was about to create a transparent image in Photoshop.
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post #40 of 40
My reaction:

"*goes on google* Oh, I see theres a different background, looks nice, and theres a link below the searchbar to add my own, awesome! Good thing I just got that 1.5 GB torrent of wallpapers, now which one will I choose? This earth one looks nice."

Take a chill pill people, its a website, they can do with it what they want, when you pay their bills you can have a say.
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