Neil
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snaps

Snapshots of UI, UX, sites, copy, nice little touches or anything from around the Internet that has made me smile, laugh, or go "yeah, yeah that's some good stuff right there".

RRRRRRRROLL RRRRRRRROLL

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RRRRRRRROLL_gif

What?

A completely insane site of animated GIFs of things spinning around, logo/title has appropriately funky spinning animation on hover.

Have a search on us Have a search on us

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Jack Daniels

What?

Expanding search box when you hover over the sidebar of new Jack Daniels site.

Stop, press! Stop, press!

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http://attasi.com/

What?

Loving these icons, especially that 'Press' one.

Thar be dragons Thar be dragons

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Source of Build with Chrome

What?

Nice noscript tag dragon, for those who think disabling JavaScript isn't dangerous... On Google's awesome Lego building playground - Build With Chrome.

Opensource robots Opensource robots

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Pagoda box

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Everyone loves robots, right? The site has some pretty nice navigation icons too, in fact the whole site is really nice, go check it out.

Website map Website map

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Not sure who created/posted, but original image is here.

What?

World map of most used websites globally, pretty interesting.

Yeah, baby Yeah, baby

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unmatchedstyle.com

What?

Now THAT, is a form confirmation screen, baby.

dConstruct 2012 dConstruct 2012

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2012.dconstruct.org

What?

Nice to see a mobile-menu on a responsive site which has had a bit of thought put in to it, looking goood.

Damn right! Damn right!

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www.eqtr.com

What?

A welcome change from the usual spiel you see on "integrated marketing agency" sites.

Flashy GIFs Flashy GIFs

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www.domanistudios.com

What?

This is an awesome site in general - uses alot of background video and animated GIFs for hover effects, gives the site a level of interactivity that you normally only see in Flash sites.

Resize your window Resize your window

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hellofisher.com

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Background photo changing at different viewport widths, nice touch.

Yours & mine Yours & mine

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thisisnthappiness.com

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I like big portions.

Visited splat Visited splat

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Marc Kremers

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Don't see visited links getting much attention, this is the most creative use for them I've seen.

Psychedelic! Psychedelic!

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metafizzy.co

What?

The most colourful hover animation ever created.

3d form trickery 3d form trickery

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Form CSS3 tutorial by Codrops

What?

A bit of translateZ, box-shadow and text-shadow to create an impressive effect for required-field enhancing.

Interesting navigation Interesting navigation

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www.orangesprocket.com

What?

It's different and it looks great, but it's that animation that gets me; rarely see something so slick on non-flash sites, just spent 10 minutes clicking it open and shut again.

Stick your tongue out at me?! Stick your tongue out at me?!

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boagworld.com

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Cheeky cinemagraph - kept seeing it out of the corner of my eye and thought I was imagining things.

Think Jam Think Jam

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thinkjam.com

What?

Really nicely laid out site. Love the colours - mostly monochromatic shades and then then deep red border just throws it off, nice.