Today's <strong>UI Nightmare</strong> goes to <a href="http://www.moodstats.com/">Moodstats</a>, which was created entirely with Macromedia Director. <a href="http://www.moodstats.com/pages/about.asp">See screenshots here</a>.
Cuban Council, we're delighted to present you with a much-coveted <strong>UI Nightmare</strong>:
Interestingly, amongst the idiot-reviews on versiontracker, the developer notes:
As for the non-standard mac interface, [...] we're quite proud of it. I wish more applications looked like this.
After reading which I cranked my "Stress" slider right up to 10.0.
UI Nightmares are not comments on functionality or usefulness; they solely reflect the user interface, displayed text and general visual design logic of the relevant piece of software.
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